The management is experienced and skilled.
Thomas G. Muehlbauer, Chairman, Founder, Product Inventor and R&D Head, President, Director
Fortune 500 senior executive experience with over 40 years of CEO and startup skills including acquisitions, capital formation, and public market transitions. Prior to founding AVACEN in 2009, Mr. Muehlbauer started an Internet company that was sold to a publicly traded company, bringing a return to founding investors of over 180% in 2 years. As a hands-on investor, he engineered the startup growth and sale of World View, International, providing multimillion-dollar returns to shareholders in less than a three-year period.
Anthony P. Shimkin, CEO, President,& Director
Throughout his extensive career, Mr. Shimkin held key marketing and innovation leadership roles at several notable companies, including Qualcomm, where he served as senior director of marketing and later, senior director of business development. Before that, he held senior executive positions at Lantronix, Quidel, Cardinal Health, Alaris Medical Systems, and Neoforma. He also led the health care equity research team at Wedbush Securities and consulted for leading life sciences companies including Abbott, Boston Scientific, Genentech, Roche, and Sanofi. Anthony received his M.B.A. from Boston University, an M.A. from Boston University School of Medicine, an M.S. from the University of San Diego, and a B.A. from Boston University.
Rhonda R. Migliaccio, CFO & VP Administration
Rhonda has 35+ years of experience in Finance focusing on business development, international trade, and business relations. Fortune 100 company and startup experience. She has a B.A. from the University of Wyoming.
Danielle J. Forsgren, Co-Founder, CMO and Board Member
Danielle has over 40 years of experience in sales and marketing. She has extensive theatre, radio, public speaking, and TV experience including multiple appearances on QVC. As the Company’s top salesperson and Chief Marketing Officer, she is currently developing several strategic initiatives to expand sales. Her efforts over the last 3 years have placed the Company on the INC. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies in the US. She studied at International University and the University of San Diego.