Board-level experience with more than twenty development-stage businesses, plus several larger businesses, and various not-for-profit Boards.
In 1984, Mr. Bradt joined the Board of Lunar Corporation, a small medical imaging business at that time. With venture capital funding (Greylock – Boston) the company grew and went public (NASDAQ: LUNR) in 1991. In 2000, as revenues passed $100 million, the Company was purchased by GE Healthcare.
In 1986, he joined the Board of Managed Health Services, Inc., a $10 million health insurance sub-contractor. With venture capital funding, that business eventually became the predecessor to Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) where he was a Director. Today Centene is a $100+ billion managed care business.
Also during that period, Mr. Bradt served on the Board of International Bio Flavors, a science-based cheese flavoring business, and was instrumental in the $25 million sale of that business to Givaudan S. A.(Swiss), a large European flavor & fragrance business.
In 1995, he joined the Board of R&D Laboratories, a small Los Angeles-based producer of nutritionals and supplements for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients. The company was eventually sold to Watson Pharmaceuticals (now Allergan, NYSE: AGN).
From 2004, he served on the Board of Tanis, Inc., a local brush manufacturing company. That company was sold in December of 2020.
Currently, Mr. Bradt serves as Chairman of the Board for Lohman Technologies, LLC, a healthcare technology business offering “remote patient monitoring” technology, and on the Board of Transmodus Corporation, a small but growing “FINTECH” business (electronic payments) on the west coast.
Mr. Bradt has worked with a variety of other businesses, including a physician recruiting database business and, way back, an early-stage company producing enzymes for genetic engineering. He also Administered a special purpose fixed income investment pool. He was a corporate officer with Abbott Laboratories, and with Federal Signal Corporation; a commercial banker with American National Bank (now JP Morgan) in Chicago; received a BSME from Stanford and MBA from the University of Chicago.
Jason brings nearly 30 years of successful commercial and executive leadership experience in the healthcare software, device and services markets to Lohman. In his most recent tenure as SVP of Corporate & Business Development for Excel Medical (acquired by HillRom NASDAQ: HRC Jan. 2020), Jason led commercial efforts, including a partnership with Epic Systems (Madison, WI) and several strategic relationships, including Allina Health (Minneapolis).
Additional experiences include VP of ZirMed (now Waystar), focused on reimbursement and healthcare revenue cycle management, SVP, Global Sales & Business Development, TeraMedica start-up out of the Mayo Clinic, sold to FujiFilm (OTCMKTS: FUJIY) in Japan, focused on radiology and cardiology digital image archival & distribution, VP of Sales for PDS (sold to Mason & Wells, Milwaukee), focused on healthcare device deployment, service & data warehousing and Executive for GE Healthcare and Marquette Medical earlier in his career.
Jason graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a B.S. in Consumer Science and has extensive executive course work from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Craig is widely known as the co-founder of Paragon Development Systems (or PDS) 35 years ago, in an Oconomowoc basement with loose change and built it up to a company doing $200+ million in revenues. PDS is a technical I.T. infrastructure company with 26 years of consecutive growth before Craig retired from PDS.
Some of Craig’s business and community accomplishments include:
• Twice recognized by Ernst and Young as “Entrepreneur of the Year”
• INTEL recognized him for creating the “Most Innovative Business Solution in North America”.
• He has been recognized as “Citizen of the Year” by the Chamber of Commerce
• He is the recipient of Ronald Reagan’s National Leadership Award.
• PDS was repeatedly named “Best Place to Work” in Southeast Wisconsin.
• Beyond Lohman Technologies, Craig serves on the Boards of Bank Five Nine, Evans Transportation, Boy Scout Council, Pettit Center.
• Creator of the Oconomowoc Public Education Foundation (OPEF) and the Oconomowoc Area Foundation or OAF, which has given $3 million to local charities.
James serves as the Chairman of Horizon Bank, a privately held bank in Austin, Texas. He is actively involved with the expansion of subsidiary banks in Central Texas, focusing on small to middle-market businesses. In May 2010, he also became an Operating Partner at Lead Edge Capital in New York, which invests in expansion-stage technology companies.
Until his departure in 2007, Mr. Schneider was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dell, Inc. In this role, Mr. Schneider was responsible for all Controller functions, planning, tax, treasury operations, investor relations, corporate development, real estate, risk management and development of internal audits. In addition to his financial responsibilities, Mr. Schneider also served as Dell’s Chief Information Officer from 1999 to 2000. Mr. Schneider joined Dell in September 1996 from MCI Communications Corp. in Washington, D.C., where he was Senior Vice President of Finance. Before joining MCI in 1993, Mr. Schneider was associated with Price Waterhouse for 19 years in the United States and international markets, including ten years as a partner.
Mr. Schneider holds a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting from Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and is a Certified Public Accountant. He serves on the Board of Directors of several privately held companies and also on the Board of Trustees at Carroll University. Previously, he was a member of the Board of Directors of numerous public companies, including Lockheed Martin Corp., the GAP and General Communications, Inc.
Mr. Schneider is a member of the Financial Executives Institute. For four consecutive years, Institutional Investor named Mr. Schneider as top CFO in IT hardware and was named one of the 100 Most Influential Financial Executives by Treasury & Risk Management magazine.
Scott Kowalski brings over 25 years of direct sales and marketing experience to Lohman Technologies and currently serves as its Chief Growth Officer. He has held multiple leadership positions with a regional insurance company, started his own law firm, managed large sales territories in the US and Canada and led national sales and marketing teams. Scott has significant experience developing ad campaigns, implementing social and digital strategies, launching corporate branding initiatives, arranging strategic sponsorships/partnerships, expanding sales channels, and identifying key market expansion opportunities.
Scott started his career with IBM after graduating from the University of Wisconsin. After law school, he led a national sales team for a technology start-up, that later went public, specializing in the use of computer animation in the courtroom.
Scott is passionate about the communities in which he lives, currently serving on the Midwest Regional Affiliate Board of the American Heart Association, including the Corporate Operations and Marketing & Communications committees, and formerly serving on the Boards of the Salvation Army and JDRF. He supports the local business community as a member of the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Foundation Board and is a frequent speaker and advisor on the virtues of establishing professional relationships, networking, personal branding, and life-long learning.
Scott started his career pumping gas at his dad’s services stations throughout the greater Milwaukee area during the 1980s. He is an avid drummer, cyclist, hunter and Harley Davidson enthusiast.
Peter was the Vice President of Columbus McKinnon’s Crane Solutions Group ($400M division of CMCO) until his retirement in July 2021. Peter had global responsibilities for Magnetek (headquarters in Menomonee Falls, WI), Stahl Crane Systems (headquarters in Künzelsau, Germany), and Unified Industries (headquarters in Brighton, MI). Before assuming his current role in late 2017, he served in various executive capacities at Magnetek (a public company traded on NASDAQ), including as President & CEO and earlier in his career, as executive vice president & general manager of Magnetek’s Power Controls Group. In that role, he oversaw the company’s motion control systems for cranes and hoists, elevator drive systems, mining equipment drives and alternative energy power conversion systems. McCormick joined Magnetek in 1993 from Square-D Corporation. He currently serves on the board of MRPC in Butler, WI (single-source provider of innovative medical device components and assemblies) and, up until his retirement, was on the board of Eastern Morris Cranes in Saudi Arabia. He received his bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with minors in computer science and power and control systems.
Tony brings over 25 years of passion for helping others, fostering meaningful relationships, and creatively building new businesses in entrepreneurial and healthcare environments. He possesses expertise in vision casting, strategic planning, product development, business management, healthcare operations and business development. He has recently transitioned from his latest venture as EVP – Chief Strategy Officer at Briotix Health, LP. Prior to this role, he was the CEO/founder of InSite Health (acquired by USPH / Briotix Health NYSE: USPH), leading the merger of both organizations to become the largest Industrial Sports Medicine group in the country as well as performing many strategic planning and operational responsibilities. In addition, Tony led the creation and leadership for Blount Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine and Corporate Wellness Services in Milwaukee, WI, before its acquisition by ATI Physical Therapy (NYSE: ATIP) in 2007. Prior to this, and throughout much of his time with ATI and InSite Health, Tony maintained a strong clinical practice specializing in traditional sports medicine, the rehabilitation of the shoulder, Industrial Sports Medicine, Preventative Medicine and ergonomics in outpatient health centers, industrial settings, professional, Olympic and college sports.
Tony has a master’s in leadership studies and Healthcare Administration – Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Bachelor’s of Science Kinesiology – University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Milwaukee, is a Wisconsin Licensed Athletic Trainer – State of Wisconsin and a Certified Athletic Trainer – National Athletic Trainers Association.
Dr. Turkal is currently the CEO of the Center for Health Education and Access, an organization dedicated to the education of health care professionals who will serve patients in rural and urban underserved communities. In this role, Dr. Turkal serves on the Board of Directors of the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Nick Turkal was President and Chief Executive Officer of Aurora Health Care, a not-for-profit health care system based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As CEO, Dr. Turkal was responsible for the overall strategy and direction of one of Wisconsin’s leading integrated health systems and its largest private employer, with more than 31,000 employees.
Dr. Turkal’s background includes rural private practice prior to 1987 when he entered the academic arena. With the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Dr. Turkal served as a Clinician Educator, Residency Director (1990-1994), Department Chair (1994-1996), and Associate Dean for the Milwaukee Campus (1996-2000). He was jointly employed by the University of Wisconsin Medical School and Aurora Health Care as Associate Dean/VP of Academic Affairs prior to serving as CMO. From 2000 to 2005, Dr. Turkal served as Aurora’s Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, focusing on care management, quality, patient safety, academics, risk management, and research. Immediately prior to his role as CEO, Dr. Turkal served as Aurora’s Metro Region President.
In addition to serving Lohman Technologies as Chief Medical Advisor, Dr, Turkal serves on the Board of Creighton University and the Board of the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI). He is a past Chair of the Wisconsin Hospital Association Board. He also served on the Boards of Blood Center of Wisconsin, StartUp Health, abouthealth, Premier and the Greater Milwaukee Committee, MMAC, United Way, and American Hospital Association Governing Council.
Dr. Turkal graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine, followed by a residency in Family Medicine. He continues to be Board Certified in Family Practice and holds memberships in a number of professional organizations, including ACPE, AMA, ACHE and AAFP. Dr. Turkal is the recipient of a number of teaching awards.