Meet Our Team

TRUSTED KNOWLEDGE FOR OVER 18 YEARS

Founded in 2001, Via Biomedical is deeply rooted with over 18 years of experience. Dedicated to the development of innovative medical devices, meet each member of our exceptional team. 

TIM HIDANI

President

Paul E. Kohls

VP of Sales and Marketing

Ricci Smelser

Manager, Engineering

Jim Kendall

Manager, Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs

Lisa Cheney

Senior Operations Manager

David Ulmen

Manufacturing Manager

Rachel Brolin

Engineer

Robert Laine

R & D Engineer

Robert Dorr

Senior Engineering Technician

Mark Krueger

Engineer, Machinist, and Moldmaker

Sara Gries

R & D

Julie Shoenecker

Office Manager

Charlie Burk

Sales Representative

Giles Stifter

Sales Representative

Ger Vang

Assembler

Xor Lee

Assembler

Antionette Torh

Assembler

Shafeng Xiong

Assembler

Cam Tiburgo

Assembler

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Testimonials View All Testimonials

  • “I like Via’s responsiveness and flexibility to meet our demands. The people at Via are friendly and professional – it is nice to be doing busin...
    – V.V. Boston Scientific
  • "Via Biomedical manufactures a robust tabletop injection molding machine that fits our manufacturing flow perfectly. We have run several of these mach...
    – J.D. Footprint Medical Inc.
  • "Via's response and turnaround time for ordering parts is exceptional!"...
    – R.S. Penumbra
  • “In comparison to other players, Via has an open mindset, willing to take up challenging projects without the assurance any long-term relationship w...
    – P.J. KU Leuven
  • “Personable, approachable. I enjoy working with Via”...
    – T.S. Aspisafe
  • "Via Biomedical fully supported what we needed and asked for."...
    – V.W. Endoluminal Sciences
  • "I used Via as a test house for device testing. Their engineer was very knowledgeable about the devices and industry which helped the testing go smoot...
    – J.S. Medline Renewal

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