Kevin graduated from The University of Akron with a Bachelor’s of Science in Corrosion Engineering. After a few years in the field, Kevin decided he wanted to change industries and pursue his dream of creating a hypoallergenic wound dressing for those with unique skin care needs. Evolving from a science fair project, to the backing of investors, to then commercializing a solution - Kevin founded NelDerm. Since, he has been researching cutting edge technology to invent the perfect alternative to the current wound dressing options.
Mike is the Chief Operating Officer of BIOHM Health and holds over 25 years of experience in starting and growing entrepreneurial companies that are commercializing new innovative healthcare products and services. Mike carries a significant knowledge in forming and managing healthcare related partnerships and distribution channels, which assembles him to be the ideal Healthcare Advisor for NelDerm. He is equipped with a strong background in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. He is also currently a Healthcare Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Bounce Innovation Hub.
Dr. Perse was previously the CEO of multiple Cleveland hospitals and now services the wound care needs of Long Term Care facilities throughout Northeast Ohio. This highly relevant background and network helps NelDerm’s commercial initiatives including both sales and clinical efforts.
Duane Mancini, VP of Business Development - Duane’s success in the MedTech and Pharma industries is transferring well to help NelDerm build out the pillars of the organization. Through his own consulting and podcast organization, Project Medtech, Duane continues to introduce and grow relationships within NelDerm including quality control experts, investors, customers, and cross-selling partners.
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