Optima Surgical is a leading provider of medical device products & services for use in interventional radiology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, pain management, and podiatry.  Optima was founded in 2012 with a simple mission,  "To provide the best value and service we can, such that by doing so, the patients, physicians, facilities, manufacturers, and payors we service would recommend us to their family and friends."

Located in Tempe, Arizona, Optima currently provides service to doctors, patients and facilities throughout the State of Arizona.  At Optima Surgical we will make every effort possible to provide you with friendly and knowledgeable service no matter the day or time.   Please take a moment to meet your Optima Surgical team.


Mike Budak

Founder, CEO

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 15 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. 

Office Manager

Annie Dunn

Annie Dunn, Office Manager, joined Optima Surgical in 2018. Annie comes to us 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. Her variety of professional experience enables her to anticipate the needs of our sales team and contribute to the overall growth of our company.

Medical Device Representative = Phoenix & Tucson

Jen Kern

Jennifer Kern, Medical Device Representative, 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.

Dimitri Kompotiatis

Medical Device Representative - Phoenix & Tucson

Dimitri Kompotiatis, Medical Device Representative, joined Optima Surgical in 2018.  Dimitri is a successful entrepreneur having built and ran a number of businesses throughout his career.   Dimitri's "jack-of-all-trades" persona will provide great value to Optima Surgical and the patients, physicians, and facilities Optima serves.

Erica Schmitt

Medical Device Representative - Phoenix & Tucson

Erica Schmitt, Medical Device Representative, joined Optima Surgical in 2016.  Prior to joining Optima, Erica held various marketing and administrative positions with local healthcare providers.  In total, Erica has over 6 years of medical sales experience.

Ryan Mix

Medical Device Representative - Phoenix

Ryan Mix, Medical Device Representative, joined Optima Surgical in 2019.  Prior to joining Optima, Ryan spent over 10 years in medical sales and sales manager roles, primarily in the durable medical equipment space.  Ryan brings an infectious personality, strong work ethic, and a wealth of knowledge to the team.  Ryan holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration-Management from Wartburg College where he was also a scholarship athlete on the baseball team.

Shane Welker

Medical Device Representative - Northern AZ

Shane Welker, Medical Device Representative, joined Optima Surgical in 2019.  Prior to joining Optima, Shane developed a successful career in various sales and sales leadership roles within the automotive industry.  In looking for a career change that would offer him the opportunity to help people, Shane found Optima Surgical and the medical device industry.  Shane is the type of person that will make your day better and more enjoyable.  He is extremely resourceful and has a work ethic that is second-to-none.  Shane holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Northern Arizona University. 

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