Meet the Team

NDX is led by a highly experienced and dedicated team with ~200 years of aggregate experience in high-growth, healthcare services companies

corporate leadership

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Tom Daulton

Chief Executive Officer
  • 30 years of extensive global operations, manufacturing, sales & marketing, business development and M&A experience
  • Led multiple corporate turnarounds, start ups and large scale enterprises
  • Previously was the Founder and CEO of Devicor Medical Products, and President of Danaher following Danaher’s acquisition of Devicor
  • Prior to Devicor, held senior leadership positions at Cardinal Health, Allegiance Healthcare and Baxter Healthcare
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David Waltzer

Chief Financial Officer
  • Extensive financial and M&A expertise, and 25 years of experience using a data-driven approach to drive profitability and sustainability across different industries
  • Previously held senior financial management positions across multi-unit healthcare services, manufacturing, distribution, consumer products and services companies

Cass Lundgren

Chief Operations Officer
  • A successful strategic operations executive with more than 20 years of extensive experience in the Ophthalmic Vision Care and Medical Device Industries
  • Proven C-Level leader with specific process-driven global experience covering: multi-site operations, M&A, Six Sigma, Lean, Automation, and Employee Engagement / Bottom-Up Continuous Improvement Initiatives
  • Graduate from West Point, served as Captain in the U.S. Army as an Apache pilot in the 101st Airborne Division for 6 years prior to starting his career as a civilian in operations with Vision-Ease Lens
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Rob Woosley

Sr. Vice President of Operations
  • Over 35 years in the dental industry leading lab operations
  • Previously President of DDS Lab, Partner at Rogers Dental and Vice President of Manufacturing at Oral Arts Dental Lab
  • Currently serves on the JDT and IDT advisory board, is a member of International Congress of Oral Implantologist and is a certified dental technician
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Mark Parisi

Sr. Vice President of Sales
  • Over 20 years of healthcare, medical device, medical supply and dental lab experience
  • Extensive experience leading realignment of commercial infrastructures and turnarounds
  • Previously held executive leadership roles in Fortune 500 companies, including Danaher

Brian Ruffner

Chief Marketing Officer
  • Over 25 years of healthcare experience including global leadership roles in Marketing & Sales, R&D and Operations at NDX, Devicor Medical Products, Carefusion, Cardinal Health and Stryker
  • Experienced in carve-outs, acquisition of product lines and bolt-on businesses and divestitures
  • Expertise in strategy, product launch and management / leader development
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Jeff Gordon

Chief Information Officer
  • Over 30 years of IT experience, including leadership roles at Cap Gemini Consulting, Johnson & Johnson and Danaher
  • Significant experience leading IT and Program Management; integration of acquisitions, restructuring IT, realignment of systems and overseeing corporate strategy execution
  • Global IT experience with organizational and technology responsibilities in 10 countries
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Kimberly Topps

Sr. Vice President Human Resources
  • 25+ years of progressive business leadership specializing in strategic human capital management and strategic growth in both the public sector and private equity-backed firms
  • Previously held executive HR roles in various business platforms such as Technology, Oil and Gas and the Chemical industry
  • Expertise in managing acquisitions/divestitures, organization growth and talent acquisitioning
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Chuck Stapleton

General Manager, WCDL and DADL
  • 15+ years of experience in the dental industry leading operations and commercial organizations in the U.S., Europe and Asia
  • Previously COO of Sun Dental Labs, CTO of Reliable Dental Lab and VP at Pacific Dental Arts
  • Experience leading integrations across organizations, including NDX’s integration of Trident Labs