People

Pattons Medical - Administration
Greg Hood – Operations Manager
  • Previously with BeaconMedaes for 25 years
  • Started as an assembler of air compressor packages for Fluid Energy/Beacon Medical Products
  • Became shop foreman for Beacon Medical Products with responsibilities for production of products, acquisition of manufacturing equipment and manager of shop personnel
  • Manufacturing manager for BeaconMedaes for both air and vacuum products, scheduled manufacture of products, directed the purchase of manufacturing equipment, production parts and supplies, managed 37 shop and warehouse personnel
Shannon McAfee – VP Sales and Business Development
  • Chemical Engineer for Bechtel Corporation specializing in Pump and Compressor Design and Calculations
  • National Account Manager for BeaconMedaes for 7 years where I traveled the country assisting engineers with specifications.
  • Worked with National IDNs on standards for medical gas to realize significant savings
  • Created McAfee Medical, LLC in Nashville. A medical gas design and consultant firm working with nationwide clients for 10 years
  • Started as Vice President of Sales and Business Development with Pattons Medical in July 2017
Pattons Medical - Engineering
Tim Hornbuckle – Engineering Manager and Electrical Controls
  • Previously with BeaconMedaes for 25 years
  • Started as assembler of air compressor packages for Fluid Energy/Beacon Medical Products
  • Responsible for testing, quality assurance, troubleshooting and some field service for compressor packages and air dryers
  • Advanced to Engineering position for development of electrical controls
  • Continued in role of quality assurance, testing and technical support for service
  • Responsible for UL approval program for all air and vacuum products for BeaconMedaes
  • Instrumental in the adaptation and development of HMI displays and programming
  • Developed Variable Frequency Drive program for vacuum systems
Tom Feller – Design Engineer
  • Previously with BeaconMedaes for 4 years as a Design Engineer
  • Responsible for the design of new or modification of existing air and vacuum systems, assisted manufacturing in solving assembly or performance problems
  • Previous experience in design, specification development and technical support with Nash-Gardner Denver vacuum products
Paul Lover – Design Engineer
Production Support
John Young – Production Manager
  • Previously with BeaconMedaes for 9 years
  • Started as assembly technician of air and vacuum systems
  • Advanced to warehouse, shipping and receiving supervisor
  • Became Production Manager and supervisor of 38 shop personnel for air and vacuum systems manufacturing
Sales Support
Janet Williams
  • Previously with BeaconMedaes for 19 years
  • Initially involved in Customer Service
  • Became Production Coordinator in charge of scheduling, purchasing of components and supplies for manufacturing and immediate supervisor for 3 purchasing and production coordination personnel
  • Project Manager supporting 10 in-the-field sales people for air, vacuum and pipeline products in the Southeast
Cathy Brunk – Project Manager
  • A total of 29 years in the medical gas business: 11 years with Beacon 18 years with Puritan-Bennett.
  • Began as an administrative assistant, advanced to Equipment Estimator Trainee, Equipment Estimator, Senior Equipment Estimator, Project Manager, and Lead Project Manager
  • Involved with developing an efficient process to count equipment and effective quotation programs
  • Analyzed architectural drawings to identify proper equipment and quantities of each required per job,
  • Entered the list of equipment into a computer quotation system
  • Coordinated the price level with the Sales Personnel
  • Completed and provided quotations to the Sales Personnel for distribution to the bidding contractors.
  • Responsible for not only shipping and tracking information for the customer, but also returned goods and settlement of billing errors
Alden Brooks – Project Manager
  • Previously 21 years with Puritan Bennett and BeaconMedaes
  • Started as a submittal coordinator/project manager
  • Created submittal packages of drawings, Operation and Maintenance packages, quotation and specifications for customer use.
  • Works directly with Engineering Department to develop special products and processes
  • Promoted to Project Manager
  • Responsible for working with top sales team members.
  • Completed and provided quotations to the Sales personnel for Distribution to the bidding contractors.
  • Established as the in-house contacts for the sales force for project bids, revisions, issues, submittals, orders, shipping, tracking, and billing
Sales Force
Pat Coyle – Medical Gas / Lab Consultant – East Coast
  • Pattons Medical Direct Sales for past 6 years. Medical Gas / Lab Consultant
  • H & H Representatives, Charlotte, NC
  • Manufacturers Rep for Pattons Medical for 2 Years. Medical Gas Sales for the states of North and South Carolina
  • Manufacturers Rep for Beacon Medaes for 10 Years. Medical Gas Sales for the States of North and South Carolina
Jerry Newton – Medical Gas Consultant
  • Ohmeda Medical Engineering 5 years designing and selling medical gas delivery systems.
  • BeaconMedaes 20 years as a medical gas consultant designing and selling medical gas delivery systems.
  • Patton’s Medical as a medical gas consultant designing and selling medical gas delivery systems.
Angelisa Sullivan – Customer Service/Inside Sales
  • Previously with BeaconMedaes for 6 years
  • Stated as service coordinator, moved to technical support and warranty, project management, parts department supervisor, and finally inside sales and parts management.
Andy Hawkins – Warranty Administrator and Inside Sales
Jeffrey Cardozo – Medical Gas Consultant – Illinois, Wisconsin
  • Syntex Corp. 4yrs. Sold “state of the art” diagnostic equipment [for testing drug levels] selling to hospitals and laboratories in a 7 state area.
  • Abbott Laboratories, Hospital Products Division, 15 yrs. Covering a 4 state area selling anesthesia inhalants, IV equipment
  • BeaconMedaes for 7 yrs. Started as the direct sales representative for the Illinois/Wisconsin territory. In 2004 was promoted to the Western Regional Sales Manager position responsible for 28 states of the western United States. Managed 8 direct sales reps and 9 distributor groups