Barton Sachs, M.D., MBA; Founder & Chairman
Dr. Sachs is Professor of Orthopaedics at MUSC, Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at Clemson University, former Chief of Staff & Special Assistant to CEO of MUSC Health Systems, and a practicing orthopaedic spine surgeon. He has been cited by Becker’s as one of the “Top Ten Academic Spine Surgeons to Know” and been published in over 43 peer-review journals.
A serial entrepreneur and technology developer, Dr. Sachs also founded Innovative Spine Technologies (IST), a venture-backed spine product incubator; TBI CRO, a for-profit clinical research organization; and Endobotics, a robotic surgical company, and has invented 10 medical and robotic devices. He holds a B.S. from Harvard University, an M.D. from SUNY Upstate Medical University, and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Matt Weismiller; Founder & CEO
Mr. Weismiller co-founded Snapp after decades of leadership and innovation in the healthcare technology industry. Most recently, he was President/CEO of Berchtold Corporation, leading the global OR equipment manufacturer to five years of double-digit growth and the company’s subsequent sale to Stryker. Prior to that, he served in senior executive roles at Hill-Rom, where he founded two new divisions, led two acquisitions and integrations. Matt also led development of the company’s storied TotalCare bed, and subsequent formation of the ICU Division which quickly became Hill-Rom’s largest business. A noted innovator with a BSEng and MBA from Purdue University, Mr. Weismiller holds over forty patents in various medical device and technology areas.
Michael McEvoy; Founder & Director, Product Development
Mr. McEvoy is a Software Architect with fourteen years of experience in programming and eight years of extensive experience in mobile app software engineering. He founded MustardSeed Software, a mobile app development agency that currently has ten medical industry applications in the iOS App Store and Google Play Store. Mr. McEvoy’s software is used daily at the Alabama Department of Transportation, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, the City of Atlanta Department of Aviation (Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport) and the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dan Sachs; Founder & Early Stage Advisor
Mr. Sachs brings an array of expertise in business development and finance to the team. He raised over $10 million in financing as Founder and Director of Business Development at Triton Algae Innovations, and more than $150 million in equity, $55 million in government-supported debt, and $50 million in government grants as Director of Finance and Business Development at Sapphire Energy. He also has an active career in the real estate sector; he is the Founder of Deca Companies, a real estate acquisitions fund with over $30 million in transactions in 2016, serves as VP of Development at Majestic Realty Co., one of the largest private developers in the U.S., and worked as an acquisitions professional at Walton Street Capital, a global real estate private equity firm. Dan holds an MA from Harvard University.
Jason Highsmith, MD; Industry Advisor
Dr. Highsmith is a board certified neurosurgeon. He holds an honors degree in Pre-Med from Cornell University, completed medical school and residency at the Medical College of Virginia, and fellowship training from Emory University. While at MCV, he served as CTO of a publicly traded company, designed and administered SQL databases for the American Brain Injury Consortium and International Epilepsy Consortium, and completed award-winning research that was featured in Popular Science.
Dr. Highsmith lectures internationally, has served as surgeon faculty for physician courses in complex and minimally invasive brain and spine surgery, and has authored several peer-reviewed and published research articles and book chapters. He regularly hosts visiting surgeons for training and serves as a Continuing Medical Education advisor to his colleagues.
Megan Fulton, MSPAS, PA-C; Industry Advisory
A board certified PA since 2007, Ms. Fulton has worked in Emergency Medicine, General Surgery/Trauma, Neurosurgery, and most recently family practice. She serves as Director of PA Practice at a large academic institution, where she consults on the utilization and workflow efficiencies of PAs, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician teams.
A longtime health educator, Ms. Fulton co-created ASPIRE, an SCAPA (South Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants) program that provides mentorship to over 100 pre-PA students, and is an adjunct faculty member in a PA program. She was awarded 2017’s South Carolina PA of the year by SCAPA. With expertise in optimal billing and team practice, Ms. Fulton functions as the primary resource for APP best practices, including on-boarding, credentialing, and telemedicine integration.