With continued corporate expansion Innovasis has recently added 2 new Area Vice Presidents. Jim Cady will handle the South East Region and Ron Eckels will manage the North West region of the country.
Jim brings over 25 years of medical device and spine experience to Innovasis. He started his spine career as a Territory Rep with DepuyMotech. He was promoted to Distributor for DepuySpine for 12 years, where he grew his company to $15M and employed over 15 people in Arkansas. Jim is part of a select group of Distributors in the Depuy Spine Hall of Fame. After the Synthes/Depuy merger, he was Area Vice President Sales for Amendia for 3 years, and was responsible for building a distribution network in 12 states with a growth rate of over 25% year over year.
Originally from Kansas City, Jim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising and a minor in Biology from University of Missouri-Kansas City. He resides in Little Rock with his wife Jill and enjoys fishing, hunting, golf, and coaching his children JP(16), Joshua (13), and Joseph (9) in football and wrestling.
Ron has held numerous roles within sales, marketing and education. He started his career with DePuy Spine (now DePuy Synthes) in 1999. He has worked for NuVasive, Alphatec and most recently Medicrea. Ron holds a BS Degree from Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland and an MBA from Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management in Malibu, California. Ron and his wife Colleen have two young boys with a third on the way. They live in south Denver. When not working Ron enjoys working out, golf and coaching his boys’ soccer teams.
Please join us in welcoming Ron and Jim to the Innovasis family!