Our many years of hands on experience in managing various business functions are what makes us unique. BCS combines plastics engineering and medical device manufacturing expertise with strong business backgrounds. Our medical device consultants have both hands on businesss leadership skills and technical backgrounds.
Mark Bonifacio - Boston, MA
Owner of Bonifacio Consulting Services
Mark Bonifacio has over 25 years of experience in Medical Device Manufacturing across many therapeutic disciplines. After working for several major Medical Device OEMs, Bonifacio co-founded APEC, a Medical Device Contract Manufacturer, in Baldwin Park, CA and sold it to Freudenberg Medical in 2007. He established Bonifacio Consulting Services soon afterward.
Mark leverages his education (B.S Plastics Engineering UMASS Lowell), 20+ years of manufacturing experience, extensive international network, engineering and operational expertise along with his entrepreneurial drive to assist his customers in business growth, strategy and tactical execution, M+A, Joint Ventures, Licensing as well as with cost reduction initiatives, operational and organizational improvements.
Mark is well known in Medical Device Manufacturing and is a regular speaker at industry events.
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John Thomas - Los Angeles, CA
Managing Director, Technical Services
John Thomas has 18 years of plastics related experience in the medical device, optics, packaging, military and consumer products industries. He has held positions in management, engineering, manufacturing and product development supporting injection molding, extrusion and thermoforming operations. John also has a BS in Plastics Engineering from UMass Lowell and an MBA from the University of Southern California.
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Andrew Potter - Orlando, FL
Andrew spent the first 15 years of his career working for global manufacturing organizations with hands-on roles in Business Development, Operations and Project Management. The last 5 years he has worked as an Analyst and Consultant to Private Equity Groups, M&A Advisors and other investors in the lower middle investment market. He has also performed Due Diligence on numerous Venture Capital backed start-ups.
Andrew has a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MBA from Clark University.
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Tom McGuill - Boston, MA
V.P. of Talent Acquisition
Tom McGuill has over 10 years in the recruiting services industry where he was Sr. Technical Recruiter specializing in the placement of power electronics industry professionals. He was involved in the startup and development of Analog Group, Inc., where in addition to recruiting he also was the Computer Administrator. He received his BS degree from Western New England University and also attended the University of Lowell.
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Perry DeFazio - Boston, MA
Mark Guitarini - San Diego, CA/Mexico
Mark Guitarini has over 25 years experience in manufacturing / operations, product development and program management. He has worked in the medical device, automotive and defense industries for some of the most prestigious companies (Covidien / Medtronic, Textron and General Dynamics) in those arenas. During his tenure he has worked both domestically and internationally in OEM and supplier capacities. Mark draws upon his vast technical knowledge of plastics, their processing (injection molding, extrusion, thermoforming) and secondary operations to support client needs.
Mark has a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
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Chris Paxton - Shenzhen, China
Managing Director - Far East
Chris Paxton has over 25 years' experience in manufacturing mainly in the injection molding field. Chris had increasing rolls of responsibility up through the General Manager level of a thin wall packaging injection molding company in the Netherlands for over 15 years. During that time, Chris's responsibilities included sourcing and establishing operations in China. Chris has production experience in Healthcare, Consumer Goods and Electronics manufacturing. While having worked in Asia for the last 15 years, Chris has resided in southern China for the last 4 years working as a consultant for many companies looking to source products from China, mainly for the US Market and also provided various audit and consulting services for various manufacturing companies. Chris joined BCS 3 years ago to support BCS and their customers with their manufacturing and outsourcing activities in southern China and Asia.
Chris has an HND (A.S.) degree in mechanical engineering from the U.K.
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