Experts in patient monitoring connections
LifeSync is the only vertically-integrated company completely focused on patient connections, and is your single-source provider of cardiac cables, leadwires and neuromonitoring connections, as well as contract manufacturing. You’ll find the perfect mix of high-quality connections and cost-effective prices, ideal for the needs of patient care professionals, procurement departments, and device manufacturers.
LifeSync is the economical, single-source alternative to expensive OEM connections from multiple suppliers.
Patient connection specialists
LifeSync focuses exclusively on patient monitoring connections, bringing you superior performance, reliability, and patient care.
A leader in quality
LifeSync manufactures cables and monitoring connections in-house to the highest industry standards, fully-tested, and certified.
Our leadership team draws on broad industry experience to enable our customers to make better connections with patients and to make a difference for our other stakeholders: patients, communities and employees.
Chief Executive Officer
Bob Buehler is the Chief Executive Officer. Bob previously held senior executive positions at two high-growth private equity-backed companies and was actively involved in a number of liquidity events. For over twenty-five years, he held senior operating and international business roles at global healthcare companies including RespirTech/Philips Healthcare, 3M Healthcare, and Arizant Healthcare. Bob is also a board member of Somnetics, a private company specializing in treatments for sleep apnea. At LifeSync, Bob drives the strategic direction of the company and works throughout the organization to support the company’s values and goal of making superior connections with patients.
Chief Financial Officer
Mike Degnan is the Chief Financial Officer, overseeing finance, HR, IT and administrative functions. Prior to his current role, Mike spent six years as CFO at American Biosurgical, which was acquired by LifeSync. Mike brings over sixteen years of financial leadership experience to LifeSync, including working as CFO at Georgia Natural Gas and EnerTech Environmental.
Ian West, PhD
VP of R&D, Quality, & Regulatory Affairs
Ian West is the Vice President of R&D, Quality, and Regulatory Affairs, overseeing LifeSync product innovation, design and compliance. Over the last twenty-five years, Ian held leadership positions developing patient monitoring and therapeutic devices at global companies including Johnson & Johnson, GE Healthcare and Philips Healthcare. At LifeSync, Ian is focused on creating innovative product solutions that exceed customer’s expectations for quality and reliability.
VP of Operation
Bob Rothfritz is the Vice President of Operations, responsible for LifeSync’s manufacturing sites and supply chain activities. Bob joins LifeSync from American Biosurgical, which was acquired by LifeSync. He brings over thirty years of experience in senior engineering and manufacturing roles including time with Bausch & Lomb, Kimberly-Clark, Johnson & Johnson, Dental Research, SpectRx and Novamin Technology. Bob ensures all LifeSync products meet customer expectations for quality, reliability, availability, and fulfillment.
VP of Sales & Customer Service
Bob Zinmaster is the Vice President of Sales and Customer Service, leading direct, contract manufacturing and key account sales as well as overseeing customer relations. Since 2000, Bob has held sales and executive leadership roles in medical device companies including Sheridan Catheter, Arizant Healthcare and 3M Healthcare. At LifeSync, Bob is focused on revenue growth through new business development opportunities and providing greater value and care to LifeSync customers.
Director of Marketing
Pedro Tejeda is the Director of Marketing, leading product management, corporate and product marketing, communications, and branding. For over seventeen years, Pedro has brought his marketing expertise to medical monitoring companies including Draeger Medical, Natus and Hill-Rom. At LifeSync, Pedro is focused on providing customers with solutions and a seamless omni-channel product, purchasing, and support experience.
EVP of Integration & Administration
Cedric Ragsdale is the Executive Vice President of Integration and Administration. Formerly, COO/CFO of LifeSync, Cedric is also an Operating Partner at HealthEdge Investment Partners, the majority shareholder of LifeSync. Cedric’s CFO and executive financial experience includes roles at Lilly, Advanced Biotechnologies, Steifel Laboratories, and Bijoux Terner. At LifeSync, Cedric guides acquisition integration and process improvements.