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Board

Board of Managers

John Warlick

Co-founder, Manager and Chief Scientific Officer

Mr. Warlick co-founded our company and is an Initial Member, Manager, former Chief Executive Officer, and current Chief Scientific Officer of our company.  Mr. Warlick has been employed in the shockwave industry since 1985.

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and was the founder of the first publicly traded company in this field.  In 1996, he founded OssaTronics, the predecessor to HealthTronics, a publicly traded healthcare company (Nasdaq:HTRN). From 1996 until mid-2000, Mr. Warlick held various positions as the vice president of HealthTronics and the president of both HealthTronics and OssaTronics.  From 1991 until 1996, he was the vice president of sales and then the president and a director of Servicetrends, Inc., the nation’s first third-party lithotripter service company. From 1989 to 1991, he was the vice president of sales for Energy Four, a medical consumables company.  From 1985 to 1988 he was the sales operations manager of Dornier Medical Systems. Prior to this Mr. Warlick was employed by Lockheed. Mr. Warlick earned a B.S. in Financial Management from Clemson University. 

Alan Larosee

Chief Operations Officer

Mr. Larosee joined the Company in August 2020 serving as Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Larosee comes to us with over 25 years experience in waste management, project development and operations. 

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Mr. Larosee is a seasoned professional with a strong record of achievement in strategic planning, permitting, regulatory affairs, FDA, financing, budgeting, marketing, sales and materials management. His prior experience includes Health and Safety manager with Clean Harbors, Inc. of Braintree, MA, General Manager for Medigen, Inc. (a division of Clean Harbors) and most recently Director of Compliance with Daniels Health, Inc. Mr. Larosee received his BS in Business Management from Bryant College in Smithfield, Rhode Island.

Mark Gronowski

Co-founder and Manager

Mr. Gronowski co-founded our company and is an Initial Member and Manager of our company.  He is also a co-founder and partial owner of Lincoln Land Lithotripsy, Inc., an Illinois corporation operating in the lithotripsy

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industry, American Shockwave Therapies, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company operating in the orthopedic industry, and Ohio Mobile Lithotripsy, LLC, an Ohio limited liability company operating in the lithotripsy industry.  In 1997, Mr. Gronowski was a distributor for HealthTronics Surgical Services, Inc., selling and servicing medical shockwave devices. From 1991 to 1996, he was Senior Account Manager for Dornier Medical Systems. Prior to 1991, he was a sales representative for several companies, selling various products including cardiac monitors. Mr. Gronowski obtained a B.S. degree from Eastern Illinois University.

Joe Tate

Joseph Tate

Board Member

Mr. Tate brings more than 50 years of entrepreneurial experience to the companies in which he is involved. In 1967, he founded Valley Sanitation, a two-truck waste hauling business in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. The company employed

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three people and generated annual revenues of $40,000 the first year. In 1993, he merged his 12-location business with 10 others to form Superior Services, Inc., a solid waste, special waste and hazardous waste business serving the Midwest. By 1999, Superior had a successful initial public offering, a secondary offering and finally, sold to a French conglomerate, Vivendi. At the time of the sale, Superior had over 3,000 employees. Mr. Tate served as President/CEO and Chairman of the Board at Superior. After the sale of Superior Services, Inc., Mr. Tate started Tate Enterprises, a company offering professional management services to the organizations in which he is a substantial equity partner.

Board of Advisors

Dr. Wolfgang Schaden

Medical Director (TRT Board of Managers)

Dr. Schaden is a Manager of our company and Director of TRT’s Scientific Advisory Board.  Since 1998, Dr. Schaden has served as the Chief of the Department of Shockwave 

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Therapy in Meidling Trauma Center in Vienna, Austria.  In 1997, he founded the International Society for Musculoskeletal Shockwave Therapy (ISMST) in Vienna. Since 1992, he has been a member of the re-plantation team of Meidling Trauma Center and in 1993 he performed his first treatment with extracorporeal shockwaves on non-union fractures.  Since 1988, he has worked in Vienna, Austria’s Meidling Trauma Center Unit, which treats an average of 60,000 patients per year. From 1986-1987, he joined a peace keeping force in Syria for 6 months. Dr. Schaden trained for traumatology in the Clinic of Wiener Neustadt from 1982 to 1986.  He has also received special training in Microsurgery, Reconstructive surgery and Neurosurgery. In addition, Dr. Schaden has produced over 40 published articles and given more than 200 presentations in the field of extracorporeal shockwave therapy.

Dr. John David Mullins, FACS

Medical Director 

Dr. Mullins is the recent Chairman Department of Surgery at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital and has years of experience dealing with complex injuries and complicated reconstructive surgical cases. He is a leader in the use of SoftWave ESWT treatment for surgical and wound care applications in the U.S.

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Dr. Mullins graduated from the Emory School of Medicine. He served in the United States Air Force as a Colonel, State Air Force Surgeon, and then Joint State Surgeon for the Georgia National Guard. He entered his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery practice in 1985. He holds and has held key level positions including Chairman Department of Surgery, Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, Attending Staff – Piedmont Hospital, and the Shepherd Center. His professional society memberships include:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 1987
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Association of Georgia
  • Medical Association of Atlanta
  • American Board of Wound Management
  • Certified Hyperbaric Specialist

His professional activities include:

  • 1995 President of Georgia Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • 1994-1995 Chairman Metropolitan Atlanta Foundation for Medical Care Inc.
  • 1997 Director of Piedmont Hospital Laser Center
  • 1999-2006 Chief of Plastic Surgery, Piedmont Hospital
  • 2006- 2013Vice-Chairman Department of Surgery, Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta
  • 2006 Co-Founder of Piedmont Hospital, Wound Center
  • 2016-2022 Chairman Dept. of Surgery, Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta
John Finney

John Finney

John Finney worked as an executive in healthcare for Johnson and Johnson and he was a recipient of their coveted J&J achievement award for developing a national hospital consulting software program. He was also a consultant for Johnson and Johnson where he was successful in new business development. 

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John has served as CEO of several start-up companies that he developed and sold in the areas of healthcare.

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