TBS’ Management possesses extensive product development, marketing, manufacturing and management experience in the clinical and industrial laboratory industry. Company principals have developed and licensed to major corporations a multitude of highly profitable and successful products. TBS executives have proven to be reliable in managing significant growth, seeking new market opportunities, integrating acquisitions and establishing & maintaining key relationships with vendors, distributors and customers. Furthermore, TBS’ success with previous acquisitions has given its management team credibility with the financial community. Resumes for key management are presented here.
Executive Vice President, Business Development
Prior to co-founding the company, Mr. Hunnell was Vice President of Centaur Sciences, Inc., a manufacturer of disposable laboratory plastics and medical instrumentation. In that position, he had general management responsibility for the development, manufacture and marketing of a wide variety of high margin consumables and equipment serving both the clinical and medical research markets.
Previous positions include president of a construction company, national sales manager of a medical chemical manufacturer and various sales positions with the Scientific Products Division of American Hospital Supply Corporation. While with American, Mr. Hunnell consistently finished in the top 2% in sales, was the first $2 million salesperson of a 500-plus person sales force, and was the number one sales representative several years running.
His undergraduate focus was in biology and chemistry at West Virginia University followed by several years of research, teaching experience and graduate work in medical biophysics at West Virginia University’s School of Medicine.
Ms. Veasey joined TBS in 1985. As the Company had few employees at the time other than the Founders, Ms. Veasey’s responsibilities included purchasing, inventory management, shipping & receiving and everything else that needed done. Over the years she continued to grow in her ability to contribute to the Company and has been the Operations Supervisor for many years. In recognition of her continued growth and commitment to the Company, she was promoted to Operations Manager in December of 2003. Ms. Veasey directly oversees Shipping & Receiving, Inventory Control and numerous manufacturing functions related to production of the Company’s consumable and reagent product lines.
Mr. Cumberland began working for TBS in January 1995. His role as production supervisor has evolved over the years into support with engineering, quality control, inventory management, and service. Prior to TBS, he worked as a technician for cassette and compact disc processing equipment.
Mr. Cumberland holds an AAS degree in Electronics Engineering Technology from Durham Technical Community College.
Director of International Sales
Mr. Geyer joined TBS’ Marketing Team in November 2001. He has over 15 years of business development, marketing and management experience in both domestic and international markets. Greg has created entrepreneurial opportunities for himself in multiple businesses and has held executive management positions in several healthcare related firms including Recovery Corporation of America and AmeriNet.
Mr. Geyer is multilingual and has lived, worked and attended graduate school in Europe. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University.