The J-Pac Medical management team brings a diverse range of talent and experience to the company. Our primary objective is to help medical device and diagnostic companies. We bring high quality lifesaving technologies to our customers, physicians, and the patients who count on the best care available.
Jeff Barrett, President and CEO
Jeff Barrett has more than 25 years of experience building high-growth medical product-based companies. He leads the advancement of J-Pac’s growth strategy, pursuing opportunities to further drive adoption of the company’s offerings and optimizing its capabilities to better serve customers.
Prior to joining J-Pac Medical, Barrett held CEO positions at GI Supply and Optim LLC and Vice President of Operations roles at Haemonetics and Aspect Medical Systems. He is also a successful entrepreneur. By applying his operational and engineering know-how, Barrett founded Eggrock Modular Solutions, which became a disruptive business in the building technology industry. Barrett has proven expertise building and managing high performance management teams; developing and implementing optimized operating infrastructure and manufacturing processes; and both improving existing product pipelines and growing new ones.
Barrett holds an MBA from Boston University’s Graduate School of Management and a B.S. in industrial engineering and B.A. in economics from Rutgers University.
Rick Crane, Vice President, Innovation Services Group
Rick Crane has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare products industry. He brings strong general management skills demonstrated across operations, R&D, program management, technical sales, and marketing organizations.
Crane has been instrumental in the development of J-Pac Medical’s Innovation Services Group and utilizes his product development and operational experiences to identify those capabilities and services that can most benefit J-Pac Medical’s customers during the development and validation phases of a product’s lifecycle. Crane’s group relies on tooling, automation, materials and process expertise to bring innovative solutions to medical product and process challenges.
Crane’s experience spans R&D and operations-related roles in both management and technical responsibilities. Prior to joining J-Pac Medical, Crane held various leadership roles at Tolas Healthcare Packaging, International Paper Company, and most recently with the Ethicon Division of Johnson & Johnson.
Crane is an Ameristar Packaging Competition Gold Star Award Winner for Medical Device Package of the Year, and is a patent holder. He has a Bachelor of Science from Ursinus College.
Tim Valentine, Vice President of Operations
Tim Valentine is a goal-oriented operations manager who brings high engineering aptitude and a successful track record of on-time delivery, cost reduction and team leadership in manufacturing environments to his role at J-Pac Medical. Valentine’s background includes product design, quality, process and project engineering, and capital equipment acquisition and integration, as well as implementing lean manufacturing best practices with the goal of continuous improvement.
Prior to joining J-Pac Medical, Valentine held operations management positions at Watts Water Technologies, Freudenberg- NOK Sealing Technologies and Eaton Corp Fluid Power Division, where he oversaw large teams, developed and executed strategic optimization plans and strengthened productivity.
Valentine is a licensed Professional Engineer, a certified Quality Engineer, a certified ISO 9001 and TS16949 auditor, a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, a certified Lean Systems Greenbelt, and is a patent holder. He has a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University and an MBA from Harding University.
Michael Dolge, Chief Financial Officer
Michael Dolge brings more than 20 years of international management and financial experience to J-Pac Medical and has proven success in implementing growth strategies in medical device markets to drive profitability.
Prior to joining J-Pac Medical, Dolge served as CFO at GI Supply Inc., a distributor of endoscopic medical devices serving leading medical centers, hospitals and physician offices. Dolge has also held senior level positions at multi-billion dollar publicly traded companies such as Rohm and Haas and the Industrial Products Division of Goodrich, as well as management positions with Johnson and Johnson in operational finance. Prior to J&J, Dolge was a senior auditor with Deloitte and Touche.
Dolge holds a Bachelor’s in Accounting, Cum Laude, from Villanova University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Fred Finocchiaro, Manager, Business Development
Fred Finocchiaro, Manager, Business Development
Fred Finocchiaro has over 20 years of industry experience in managing medical device and healthcare-related accounts for national companies, independent distributors and OEM clients. He brings extensive expertise in business development, OEM contract manufacturing, successfully managing new product launches, sales training and personnel development to his role at J-Pac.
Prior to joining J-Pac Medical, Finocchiaro held senior sales positions at medical companies including Thermo Fisher Scientific and Symmetry Medical, Inc., where he demonstrated his adeptness for successfully developing new business opportunities, driving revenue growth across multiple product lines, and increasing OEM sales.
Finocchiaro holds a Bachelor’s in Biology from Union College in Schenectady, NY.