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About

“Our mission is to help you achieve yours.  Whether you are a healthcare professional, patient, or MedTech colleague, our job is to help you get the most out of your life.”

Optima Surgical is a leading provider of medical device technologies and media development solutions for spine care physicians and MedTech organizations.  Optima was founded in 2012 with a simple mission...

“Our mission is to help you achieve yours.  Whether you are a healthcare professional, patient, or MedTech colleague, our job is to help you get the most out of your life."
 
With headquarters in Tempe, Arizona, Optima Surgical team members currently provide service to physicians and patients throughout the State of Arizona and Northern Nevada.  At Optima Surgical we are committed to continual improvement both individually and as an organization so that we can be an optimal resource and valuable medical device partner to physicians and their patients.  

MEET YOUR TEAM

Mike Budak
Founder
Tempe, AZ

Mike Budak is the Founder and CEO of Optima Surgical. Prior to founding Optima, Mike worked for major healthcare organizations Pfizer, Stryker, and NuVasive. In total, Mike's medical sales career has spanned 16 years.  Mike holds a bachelor of business administration degree from the University of Louisville and was also a scholarship athlete on the University of Louisville baseball team. 

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Jennifer Kern
Director of Sales
Phoenix, AZ

Jennifer Kern, Director of Sales, joined Optima Surgical in 2018.  Prior to joining Optima, Jen spent 7 years in sales & marketing for leading outpatient radiology centers.  Jen holds a  bachelor of interdisciplinary studies from Arizona State University majoring in communications & marketing.

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Haylee Debartolo
Medical Device Representative
Phoenix, AZ

Haylee Debartolo, Medical Device Representative, joined Optima Surgical in 2020 while finishing her Biomedical Engineering Degree from Grand Canyon University.  Haylee brings a passion for medical devices and a compassion for helping people to Optima Surgical.

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Annie Dunn
Medical Device Representative
Phoenix, AZ

Annie Dunn, Medical Device Representative, joined Optima Surgical in 2018. Annie comes to Optima with professional management experience, as well as a background in marketing and public relations, with a degree in communications from North Carolina State University. Over the last four years, she has expanded her medical sales experience across multiple markets, including outpatient radiology, toxicology, and clinical blood testing. 

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Kassie Koski
Medical Device Representative
Phoenix, AZ

Kassie joined Optima Surgical in 2022.  Prior to joining Optima, Kassie held a career in the medical field as a Speech Language Pathologist.  Kassie completed her bachelors at Illinois State University and went on to complete a Master's Degree from Southeast Missouri State Univeristy.

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Jared Kromminga
Medical Device Representative
Phoenix, AZ

Jared joined Optima Surgical in 2022.  Prior to joining Optima, Jared began his career in the medical field as an Operations Support Specialist with ATI Physical Therapy.  Jared graduated from Judson University where he was also a scholarship athlete on the baseball team.

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Erin O'Connell
Medical Device Representative
Reno, NV

Erin O'Connell, Medical Device Representative, joined Optima Surgical in 2020.  Prior to joining Optima, Erin enjoyed a career as a registered radiological technician.  Erin holds a bachelors degree in community health sciences from University of Nevada in Reno, Nevada.

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Jarrett Pille
Medical Device Representative - Intern
Phoenix, AZ

Jarrett Pille, our resident intern, joined Optima Surgical in 2022.  Currently, Jarrett is completing his Bachelor's in Business Management from Utah Valley University where he was also a scholarship athlete on the baseball team.

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Patrick Watabe
Media Production Manager
Phoenix, AZ

Patrick Watabe, Media Production Manager, joined Optima Surgical in 2021.  Patrick holds a degree in digital film production from Grand Canyon University.

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Careers
 

Are you interested in a career in the medical device field?  Optima Surgical is a home for people with hustle, humility, curiosity, intelligence, and selflessness.  If that sounds like you and you are up for a challenging career, please follow the link to complete our application form.