Management Team

Jeff Tyber

CEO, President, Board Member

Mr. Tyber has worked in the orthopedic medical industry for over 12 years in product development, research, and management roles. Mr. Tyber most recently was the first employee and R&D Manager for Extremity Medical, a start-up company focused on the distal extremity orthopedic market. During his tenure at Extremity Medical, Mr. Tyber and his product development group were responsible for the invention, development and release of over 9 products, including Extremity Medicals core technology.

Prior to Extremity Medical, Mr. Tyber was a Design Engineer with B. Braun Aesculap, specifically in the spinal implant division. At Aesculap he designed posterior and anterior cervical spinal systems, as well as a stand-alone interbody spacer. Mr. Tyber was a co-founder and Senior Engineer for Medshape Solutions, a medical device company-commercializing device using a shape memory material platform. MedShape Solutions has released 4 shape memory products and raised over $25 million in venture backed funding.

Mr. Tyber’s inventions have been implanted in over 100,000 patients and have grossed over $450 million for the companies he has worked for. He is a named inventor on over 39 domestic and international patents and patent applications. Mr. Tyber graduated from the University of Colorado with an MS in Mechanical Engineering and BS in Mechanical Engineering as well as a minor in Business and minor in Statistics.

Mark Schenk

Vice President of Regulatory & Quality

Mr. Schenk has over 20 years of experience working in the medical device industry, specifically in Quality and Regulatory Assurance roles.  Mr. Schenk has been responsible for the implementation of over a dozen ISO 13485 quality systems, as well as numerous FDA and International product regulatory clearances. Previously Mr. Schenk served as Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs for Simpact Dental.  During his tenure at Simpact, he was responsible for building an ISO 13485 quality system while receiving regulatory clearances in less than a year from the company’s conception.  Prior to Simpact, Mr. Schenk served in senior quality positions at several companies including Datascope Cardiac Assist Division.

Gary Thomas

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Gary Thomas has over 28 years of operations management, product development, quality and regulatory experience.  Before joining Tyber Medical, Mr. Thomas was the Vice President of Operations at Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF), an orthopaedic biologic company. There he was responsible for multiple sites (approx. 300 employees) including: Operations, Distribution, Development, Supply Chain and Business Unit Operations. Prior to MTF, he was the Group VicePresident of Portfolio and Project Management at Biomet overseeing spine, bone healing and microfixation. Mr. Thomas has also held top management positions for Norman Noble, Howmedica (Stryker) and Pfizer.  Mr Thomas holds a Master’s degree in Management for NJIT and a Bachelors in Business Management from Ramapo College.

Michael Emery, CFO

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Emery, Chief Financial Officer, Tyber Medical, has over 25 years’ experience in Accounting, Finance, Business Systems, Acquisition Integration, and Process Improvement. Before joining Tyber Medical, Mr. Emery served as Global Vice President of Finance & Accounting at Plasma Surgical. At Plasma Surgical he was responsible for all Finance, Accounting, Information Systems and Legal functions for multiple legal entities across the globe, including the United States, United Kingdom, France, and BVI. He has also served on the Boards of  United Kingdom and French entities. Prior to Plasma Surgical, he was the Corporate Controller for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, a $1B revenue entity.