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Ronald M. Sparks

Board Member

With more than 40 years of executive experience in the medical device industry, Ronald has launched over 50 products across a wide range of healthcare specialties. He is currently director and compensation committee chair of PAVmed, Inc. He previously served as an advisor at Avista Capital Partners, a private equity firm; chairman and CEO of Navilyst Medical Inc.; and president, CEO and director of Accellent, Inc., among other roles. He has served on numerous boards and industry councils, including the Arthroscopy Association of North America, AdvaMed, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, and the Society of Interventional Radiology. He holds a bachelor's degree in finance and accounting from the University of Massachusetts, and he attended the INSEAD Advanced Management Program at the European Institute of Business Administration in Fontainebleau, France.

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