Robert W. Hagopian
President and CEO

Mr. Hagopian is a co-founder of the company and serves on the Board of Directors. He has led Medica’s business growth from the company’s startup to the current operation levels, guiding Medica’s proprietary knowledge, product development capabilities, and manufacturing technology, to meet global market needs. Mr. Hagopian holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Juris Doctorate from Western New England College. Previous to Medica, he was a Director and Vice President at Orion Research Incorporated.

Stephen A. Rettew
Vice President, Product Design

Mr. Rettew is a co-founder of the company, Treasurer, and serves on the Board of Directors. He has 47 years of professional experience as an industrial designer. He is focused on developing medical devices that integrate the science and technology requirements with good design, such that the finished product enables ease of use and service by customers in the global market. Mr. Rettew holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Design from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Previous to Medica, he was Manager of Industrial Design, Orion Research Incorporated.

Cairann Gallagher
Vice President, Finance

Ms. Gallagher joined Medica Corporation as Vice President of Finance in September 2008. She is responsible for banking relationships and all financial activities including audits and financial reporting. Her career has included accounting and finance activities in the semiconductor, medical, and consumer electronics industries. Previous to Medica, Ms. Gallagher was Vice President of Finance at Harman Specialty Group, a division of Harman International. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Fairfield University and her MBA from Babson College.

William Whelan
Vice President, Software Development

Mr. Whelan joined Medica in 1984 and is responsible for managing the development of software and electronics for the company’s products, considering each product’s need for ease of use, extensibility, and exacting performance. Prior to joining Medica, he was employed by C.R. Bard, developing infusion pump delivery systems for insulin and pain medication.

Dean Hoffman
Vice President, Operations

Mr. Hoffman was named Vice President of Operations in December 2014. Dean joined Medica in July 2014 as Director of Operations. In his new role, he is responsible for purchasing, strategic sourcing, planning, manufacturing, logistics and facilities, as well as managing the company’s manufacturing engineering activities. Mr. Hoffman joins Medica as an operations leader with significant experience leading operations and driving organizational change. With over 25 years’ experience in operations and a strong expertise in data-driven, long-term strategic planning, Mr. Hoffman will be a welcome addition to the executive team at Medica. Prior to joining Medica, Mr. Hoffman was employed at Thermo Fisher Scientific where he held various positions within Operations, Sourcing and Operational Excellence. Mr. Hoffman has also held operation positions with Olympus and EMC. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from University of Massachusetts  Amherst and his MBA from Boston University.

Donald E. Barry
Vice President, Research and Development

Dr. Barry joined Medica in 2013 and was appointed to his current position in 2017. Prior to serving as VP Research and Development, he held the position of Director of Research and Innovation, responsible for new product development and advanced technologies. Before joining Medica, he held various leadership roles at PointCare Technologies, responsible for leading the development of novel flow cytometry and hematology systems. Dr. Barry holds bachelor’s degrees in physics and mathematical science from Colby College, a master’s degree in physics, and a Ph. D. in biological physics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Mary Williams
Vice President, Human Resources

Ms. Williams joined Medica in 1985 and now serves as Vice President of Human Resources. She has over 20 years of experience in employee benefits and human resource management and administration, and holds a SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certification. Ms. Williams has previously served in administration roles at BayBank, Harvard Trust, and Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts.