James Willett oversees and guides the company’s vision, mission and overall strategic direction, with a focus on innovating new and improved service delivery strategies and operational plans for TriMedx’s core clinical engineering business.
Willett is a proven healthcare management executive with over 25 years of experience, and a distinctive track record in global market expansion, revenue growth, cost reduction, strategic development and operations. Before joining TriMedx, Willett served as Vice President and General Manager (and previously Vice President of Global Product Marketing) of Covidien’s Respiratory Solutions business unit, where he led the expansion of the $800 million Ventilation and Airway Management businesses. Jim also worked with Hayes Group Consulting, where he led efforts focused on the development and implementation of key marketing, public relations and management strategies for start-up and established medical device firms. Willett also served over 5 years with Medtronic’s Surgical Navigation Technologies business leading business development efforts and strategic marketing.
Willett earned his MBA from the University of Nebraska, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications also from the University of Nebraska.
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Jim Fanelli delivers leadership in strategic and financial planning, reporting, auditing, internal controls and due diligence for TriMedx. Under Jim’s leadership, TriMedx is positioned for continued financial growth, exceeding past financial and strategic goals.
Jim spent nearly a decade with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Crowe Horwath, providing auditing and consulting for both public and private organizations. Jim also spent four years guiding Conseco through the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and leading various cost-reduction efforts.
Jim earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Indiana University. He is a certified public accountant and certified internal auditor. Jim is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Indiana CPA Society and the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Chief Information Officer
As Chief Information Officer, Douglas Folsom provides strategic technology leadership. Douglas has nearly 30 years of information technology leadership experience. Previously, Douglas held positions at Kohl's Department Stores, Sterling Commerce and The Spiegel Group. He brings his proven track record of transforming business through technology to TriMedx.
Douglas earned an MBA from Ohio University and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering technology from DeVry Institute of Technology. He is a member of Project Management Institute (PMI), American Management Association (AMA), American Society for Quality (ASQ) and Institute of Electrical and electronic Engineers (IEEE).
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Tim McGeath is Senior Vice President and General Counsel, providing overall legal direction and advising senior leadership on general business initiatives, transactions and risk management. In addition, Tim holds the position of Chief Compliance Officer and is responsible for negotiating all agreements and contracts, and provides counsel on the company’s strategic partnerships.
Previously, Tim was a partner at the law firm of Hall Render, specializing in healthcare law. While in private practice, Tim focused in the areas of corporate counsel, health care mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and information technology. Prior to his legal career, Tim worked as an intelligence analyst and supervisor at the National Security Agency, served as an adjunct faculty member at the National Cryptologic School and Defense Intelligence College, and was senior intelligence officer in the White House Situation Room under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
Tim earned a bachelor’s degree, with honors, from Hanover College, a master’s degree from Georgetown University and a law degree, cum laude, from Indiana University. He is a member of the Indiana Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Health Lawyer’s Association, and Indiana Council on World Affairs. Tim serves on the board of directors of the Tau Chapter House Corporation and is board chair of TriMedx Foundation.
Barbara Burcope brings more than 20 years of corporate human resources experience to TriMedx, serving as both Vice President of Human Resources as well as the company’s Chief Responsibility Officer. In her human resources role, Barbara is responsible for leading the company’s human capital strategy, including talent acquisition, talent and organizational development, employee engagement and internal communications. As Chief Responsibility Officer, she develops and leads the corporate responsibility program, championing employees around a unified culture and set of values.
Previously, Barbara served as a human resources executive for several leading Indianapolis-area corporations, most recently at Langham Logistics, a global freight management organization.
Barbara holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Purdue University and has completed coursework toward a master’s degree in special education from Indiana University. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, Human Capital Institute and the American Society for Training & Development. In addition, Barbara is a professional certified coach by Corporate Coach U and a certified trainer by Myers-Briggs, Development Dimensions International and Blessing & White.
Vice President, Operations-Program Development
James Gupton leads the development of new product and service offerings, the Field Service organization, and manages key customer relationships for TriMedx.
James is a seasoned healthcare management leader with extensive experience in service excellence, marketing, operations and customer care. Prior to joining TriMedx, James served as Director of Customer Success for ServiceSource and as Senior Director of Global Field and Factory Service for Covidien’s Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions business unit, where he led the $55 million, 200-employee global business. Other roles at Covidien included Director of Customer Care and Senior Global Marketing Manager of Sleep Products and Ventilation Service. James also held leadership roles at GE (Cactus Region) and Banner Health System.
James earned a MBA from the University of Leicester (England), and a Bachelor of Science degree from Kennedy-Western University. He also holds a respiratory therapist certification from PIMA Medical Institute.
Vice President, Value Chain
As Vice President, Value Chain, Robert Duffy leads the planning, development and coordination of TriMedx global supply chain business. Robert has over 25 years of leadership experience in supply chain, procurement, and logistics management.
Aside from serving in the United States Army for five years, Duffy has a proven track record of process improvement, change management and cost savings in roles within respected healthcare organizations like Harlan Laboratories, Inc. and Roche Diagnostics as well as logistics firms like APL Logistics and Schneider Logistics. He previously served as Global Director of Supply Chain and Logistics for Harlan Laboratories, Inc. Rob graduated from The United States Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering.
Vice President, Business Development
As Vice President, Business Development, Shane Landrum provides leadership towards strategically growing the TriMedx business. He brings nearly 20 years of business development and project management experience to his role. Prior to this role, Shane served as Director of Business Development. Previously he held a variety of project management and leadership positions with various Indianapolis companies.
Shane holds an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, a Bachelor’s degree in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University and a Bachelor’s degree in biology from Indiana University. He also served in the US Army, where he completed the Ranger Indoctrination Program and the Army Airborne School.
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