Management Team

Wayne R. Anderson, MD MBA | President & CEO

Dr. Anderson co-founded SMD in 2010 and is President and CEO. Dr. Anderson is a board certified anesthesiologist with over 25 years of experience in the operating room specializing in orthopaedic anesthesia. He was Chief of Surgery at Ventura County Medical Center in 2000 and again in 2013 at Mammoth Hospital. Dr. Anderson’s business experience includes 9 years as CFO at South Bay Components, Inc., a family run stocking distributor of electronic components and 5 years as COO at SJ Biologics, a biotech startup exploiting cholesterol lowering technology based upon bacterial enzyme systems. Dr. Anderson holds a BA (summa cum laude) in biochemistry and cell biology and received his MD from the University of California, San Diego (Joseph Collins Fellow, 1987). He completed an anesthesiology residency at Stanford University in 1991 with a subspecialty in cardiac anesthesia. While at Stanford, Dr. Anderson completed a post-doctoral fellowship in immunology, studying the mechanisms of immunologically mediated diseases. Dr. Anderson received his MBA with honors (Delta Mu Delta) from Pepperdine University in 1999 and finished programs in object oriented programming and database management at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2003.

Laura H. Park, Esq. | CLO & COO

Ms. Park worked at several high profile boutique law firms before she founded and was managing partner at her own law firm. Ms. Park’s resume includes successfully arguing cases at the appellate court level, for example see the published decision: Anna Maria Sistare-Meyer v. Y.M.C.A., et al. (1997) 58 Cal.App.4th 10, 67 Cal.Rptr.2d 840. Ms. Park began consulting with SMD on a range of business and securities matters in 2013 and then joined SMD in 2014 as COO & CLO. Ms. Park oversees the Quality Management System, day-to-day operations and manages the business and patent legal work. Ms. Park holds a BA in Law & Society with Honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara where she was honored as the Student Commencement Speaker. Ms. Park received her Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California in 1994.

Business Advisory Board | Acting CFO

The Business Advisory Board currently oversees the company’s financial position. In addition, the Business Advisory Board assists with strategic planning and operational logistics.

• John P. Stofko, MBA 
• Edward A. Dohring, MBA 
• Ted R. Kreitzman, MD
• Nick Albero, MBA, PE, PMP

Clinical Advisory Board | Acting CMO

The Clinical Advisory Board oversees the company’s R&D program, including regulatory and compliance issues and surgeon user needs. In addition, the Clinical Advisory Board interfaces with university surgeons and research personnel currently testing the SMARTdrill.

• John “Jack” Perry, MD, FAAOS 
• Michael M. Karch, MD, FAAOS