Management Team & Board of Directors

Management Team

Kathleen S. Skarvan
Kathleen S. Skarvan
President and Chief Executive Officer
Kathleen S. Skarvan • CEO of Electromed since December 2012
• 30+ years of experience in executive leadership, operations, sales, marketing and strategic planning
• Track record of transforming organizations through innovation, quality and productivity initiatives
• Former President of Hutchinson Technologies’ Disk Drive Components division ($300M+ annual revenues)
• Former Vice President of Operations of OEM Fabricators
• Bachelor’s degree, Mass Communication with minor in Finance and Business – St. Cloud State University
Jeremy T. Brock
Jeremy T. Brock
Chief Financial Officer
Jeremy T. Brock • CFO of Electromed since October 2011
• 16+ years of experience in leadership, financial management, reporting, planning, forecasting & auditing
• Former Auditor, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP; focused on manufacturing, distribution and technology sectors
• Expertise in strategic business planning, risk assessment, and internal controls
• Served in the United States Marine Corps from 1998 to 2002
• Bachelor’s degree, Accounting and Finance – University of Northern Iowa
Bud Reeves
Bud Reeves
Vice President of Sales
Bud Reeves • VP of Sales at Electromed since April 2019
• 20+ years of sales and marketing leadership experience in the healthcare industry
• Former Director of Sales with Philips Healthcare, Specialty Business Channels; led the distribution, business to business and LTAC hospital sales activities
• Former Director of Sales, Corporate and Strategic Accounts with Respironics; oversaw all GPO, IDN, and distribution management
• Bachelor's degree, Biology - North Carolina Central University; MBA in Executive Management - Ohio University
Kathryn Thompson
Kathryn Thompson
Vice President of Reimbursement
Kathryn Thompson • VP of Reimbursement at Electromed since October 2017
• 20+ years of experience in the healthcare industry with a proven track record in the reimbursement revenue cycle, as well as operations and finance
• Former Revenue Cycle Director at Fairview Health Services/University of Minnesota MHealth
• Former Senior Manger of Revenue Cycle at Virtual Radiologic, where she managed the billing and reimbursement function, and improved revenue cycle processes.
• Bachelor’s degree, Strategic Leadership, Metropolitan State University; Bachelors’ degree, Journalism, University of Montana

Board of Directors

Stephen H. Craney
Chairman
Mr. Craney has served on the Board since November 2010 and has served as Chairman of the Board since May 2012. Since 1984, Mr. Craney has founded and operated a number of successful companies, including RiverSide Electronics, Ltd., RiverBend Electronics, Ltd., RiverStar, Inc., Custom Control Systems, Inc., RiverStyks, LLC, and JMW Enterprises, Inc. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Mr. Craney worked as an engineer, having earned an electrical engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mr. Craney is also an active member of a number of community groups, such as the Winona Historical Society. In addition, he has provided support and advice to startup companies for more than 20 years through a local entrepreneur network. Among other attributes, skills, experiences and qualifications, our Board believes that Mr. Craney’s experience developing companies with a strong record of growth, his technical knowledge in the electronics field, his research and development experience and his connections within the business community make him uniquely qualified to serve as a director.
Stan K. Erickson
Vice Chairman
Mr. Erickson has served on the Board since November 2014. Mr. Erickson is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Capital, Inc., a company he co-founded in September 2013 to provide capital and advisory services. In November 2012, he retired from a 32-year career at ZieglerCat, Inc., one of the largest Caterpillar dealers in the U.S. where he most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Erickson is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, earned a business degree from the University of Minnesota, a CPA Certification and began his business career as an auditor and tax professional. Mr. Erickson serves on the board of directors of Titan Machinery, Inc. (NASDAQ) and several private company boards, advisory committees and associations. Among other attributes, skills, experiences and qualifications, our Board believes that Mr. Erickson will be an asset to the Board due to Mr. Erickson’s extensive experience in finance and management.
William V. Eckles
Mr. Eckles has served on the Board since July 2011. Mr. Eckles has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Earth Valley Communications, Inc. since 2003. He also serves as a director of First Bank Blue Earth, FNB Bancshares, Inc. (Blue Earth, Minnesota), and Hector Communications Corporation (New Ulm, Minnesota). Mr. Eckles received his undergraduate degree from the University of St. Thomas in 1999, and received an MBA from the University of St. Thomas in 2007. Among other attributes, skills, experiences and qualifications, our Board believes that Mr. Eckles’ experience leading and setting the strategic direction of growing companies allow him to make a significant contribution to the Board.
John L. Erb
Mr. Erb has served on the Board since August 2019. He is currently CEO, President and Chairman of the Board at Nasdaq-listed CHF Solutions. He also is CEO and Chairman of NeuroMedic, a private company he co-founded in 2014, Chairman of the Board of Osprey Medical, and a director of MiroMatrix, a private biotech company. Previously, he was CEO of NuAx, Inc., a private medical device company, and he also served as Chairman of the Board of Vascular Solutions until its acquisition in 2017.
Gregory J. Fluet
Mr. Fluet has served on the Board since August 2019. He currently is a consultant with Ferring Pharmaceuticals, focused on microbiome commercialization and partnering. Previously he was Chief Business Officer at Rebiotix, until its acquisition by Ferring Pharmaceuticals, and a strategic consultant working with various life science companies. Before that, he served as COO, interim CFO and CEO of Urologix, Inc. and was an associate at Sapient Capital Management, a healthcare focused venture capital fund.
Lee A. Jones
Ms. Jones has served on the Board since September 2014. Since November 2011, Ms. Jones has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Rebiotix, Inc., a biotechnology company that develops and commercializes medical therapies. She has more than 30 years of healthcare and medical device industry experience. Until September 2013, Ms. Jones was on the board of Algos Preclinical Services, Inc.
Kathleen S. Skarvan
• CEO of Electromed since December 2012
• 30+ years of experience in executive leadership, operations, sales, marketing and strategic planning
• Track record of transforming organizations through innovation, quality and productivity initiatives
• Former President of Hutchinson Technologies’ Disk Drive Components division ($300M+ annual revenues)
• Former Vice President of Operations of OEM Fabricators
• Bachelor’s degree, Mass Communication with minor in Finance and Business – St. Cloud State University
George H. Winn
Dr. Winn has served on the Board since 2005 and served as its Vice Chairman from May 2012 through November 2014. He has practiced dentistry with an emphasis in orthodontics and facial pain management in New Prague, Minnesota, for 50 years. He holds a bachelor of arts from Mankato State College, a bachelor of science from the University of Minnesota and a D.D.S. from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. He has served as an associate clinical professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry and participates in a medical ethics program of the American College of Dentists at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Winn previously served for nine years on the University of Minnesota Foundation Board of Trustees, which included service on its executive and finance committees, from 2007 through 2016. Among other attributes, skills, experiences and qualifications, our Board believes that, in addition to the vast industry relationships that Dr. Winn has developed, his education and experience give him insight into the medical device industry that is valuable in his role as a director.