Leadership Team



With more than 20 years in private and academic practice, Dr. Gordon understands the needs of medical professionals. Dr. Gordon earned a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and is a graduate of the University of Illinois Medical School at Chicago. He did post-doctorate training at Northwestern University, including an internship in internal medicine, residency in diagnostic radiology, and a fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology.  Dr. Gordon served as Head of Interventional Radiology at the Saint Luke’s Hospital / University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine followed by the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He previously served as Director of Interventional Radiology at the Omaha Veterans Hospital and currently works in private practice.

Dr. Gordon has devoted substantial energy towards his entrepreneurial passions, focusing and promoting standardized occupational and radiation risk management strategies. He has published multiple peer review articles and is a frequent speaker at educational symposiums and continuing medical education events. Fueled by his interests in innovation, intellectual property, and practice development, Dr. Gordon has been a primary investigator in multiple clinical medical device trials. Through his partnership with UNeMed, Dr. Gordon founded Radux Devices and developed the company’s first two product concepts: StandTall™ and Steradian Shield™ (formerly LockBlock).



Mr. Monette has more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience in medical device and product sales with a proven track record of success including launching and managing a $200M+ product in a highly competitive market through multiple sales channels. He served as Sales Director at MedTox. After the company’s acquisition by LabCorp, Tom was Associate Vice President/Sales Director for Clinical Drug Testing. His expertise spans a variety of disciplines, including revenue forecasting and budgeting, cross-functional team building and training, process change and improvement, Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing principles, medical/insurance billing/coding, and contract negotiations. Tom earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. He is a veteran of the United States Navy.



Ms. Jacobs is a seasoned operations leader who served for more than 20 years as Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships for Chiltern, a Clinical Research Organization. There she managed global client relationships with Eli Lilly, Abbott, Abbvie, Pfizer, and Astellas, among others. She was responsible for creating competitive pricing models, proposals and terms, and negotiating multi-year contracts and strategies and was also a recognized speaker and panelist at industry conferences. She previously served as a corporate account manager with Celsis International, working with the executive team to develop and implement a Value Improvement Partnership Program that drove global expansion and improved client communication. Hillari earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University.



Ms. Swanson is a career regulatory and clinical professional with more than 25 years of experience in the health products industry designing strategic regulatory solutions that expedite progress to market and extend market life. She has served in both hands-on roles and senior management positions for a variety of organizations, from innovative start-ups to some of the biggest names in the industry with a primary focus on neurology and cardiology. She now serves as a consultant focused on Class I and Class II devices. Melinda earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology from Minnesota State University–Mankato.



Mr. VanHouten is a seasoned Senior Project Engineer with expertise in successfully bringing new single-use medical devices to market and into high volume production. Alan began his career working with interventional cardiology companies in the mid-1990s as a quality engineer. In addition to his broad view of project management as it relates to quality production and system implementation, Alan works on such details as identifying specifications of mechanical components.  His key responsibilities at Radux include process validation, developing a quality system that complies with MDSAP, ISO 13485 & MDR, Risk Management Files, and electrical safety certification 60601-1. He is also a certified auditor for ISO 13485:2016. Alan earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Winona State University.