Meet the people that make this company great.

Management Team
Surgeon Advisory Board
Board of Directors

Management Team

Jeffrey Dunn

Jeffrey Dunn

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Dunn has over thirty years of executive experience, including serving as the CEO of six companies prior to founding and serving as the CEO and President of SI-BONE. His medical device experience includes sacroiliac surgery, ankle replacement, and small bone extremity fusion. Mr. Dunn has taken one company public,... More »

Tony Recupero

Tony Recupero

Chief Commercial Officer

Tony Recupero is a highly regarded commercial leader with more than 25 years experience as a senior executive at leading healthcare firms. Tony started his career at United States Surgical Corporation where he was a multi-award winning sales executive. Tony progressed through sales to follow his true passion of leadership and... More »

Laura Francis

Laura Francis

Chief Financial Officer

Laura Francis has over 15 years of experience in finance and operations in the healthcare and life science industries.  Prior to joining SI-BONE, Ms. Francis was the Chief Financial Officer for Auxogyn, a women’s health start-up company.  Prior to Auxogyn, she was the Vice President of... More »

Scott Yerby

Scott Yerby

Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Scott Yerby has served in an R&D position for several start-up medical device companies for the past 15 years. Most notably, he served as the VP of R&D for St. Francis Medical Technologies, until its acquisition by Kyphon in 2007. Scott has co-authored dozens of peer reviewed publications,... More »

W. Carlton Reckling, MD

W. Carlton Reckling, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Carlton Reckling is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon with over 17 years of spine surgery and clinical research experience in Cheyenne, WY, Ft. Collins, CO, and St. Paul, MN.  His experience includes authoring numerous clinical orthopedic publications, orthopedic surgical society presentations on a wide variety of spinal procedures and techniques,... More »

Daniel Cher, MD

Daniel Cher, MD

Vice President, Clinical Affairs

Daniel Cher is a board-certified internist with over 15 years of clinical affairs and research experience in a variety of medical device technology companies.  His experience includes developing clinical and regulatory strategy, designing and leading clinical trials, directing clinical research, and consulting with a variety of medical device technology companies... More »

Joe Powers

Joe Powers

Vice President, Marketing

Joe Powers brings over 20 years of experience in the minimally invasive medical device and biomaterials areas including 16 years in sales and marketing.  Mr. Powers joined SI-BONE in 2009 as a member of the sales management team where he helped drive early revenue growth before moving into his current role as... More »

Roxanne Dubois

Roxanne Dubois

Vice President, Regulatory and Quality

Roxanne Dubois has represented medical device companies as the primary liaison with the FDA and Notified Bodies for over 20 years.  Roxanne forms collaborative working relationships with representatives of regulatory agencies to obtain clearance/approval for 510(k)s, IDEs, PMAs, and Design Dossiers for new medical devices and device modifications.... More »

Michael Mydra

Michael Mydra

Vice President, Health Outcomes & Reimbursement

Michael Mydra brings over 20 years of healthcare leadership to SI-BONE in the areas of health outcomes, reimbursement, clinical, sales and marketing.  He has a comprehensive background in developing and leading clinical and economic value propositions across the healthcare continuum for product commercialization and significant revenue growth.Prior to joining... More »

Andrea Mercanti

Andrea Mercanti

Vice President, EMEA Operations

Andrea Mercanti has over 25 years experience in the biomedical field, both in multinational companies in local and international distribution. During his 18 years with Medtronic (from 1987 to 2004) he held progressive positions in strategic sales in different divisions, including 12 years in Neurological Business Unit with spinal cord stimulation treatment for pain, 2 years... More »

Mike Pisetsky

Mike Pisetsky

Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Mike Pisetsky serves as our General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Previously, Mr. Pisetsky practiced law privately, serving as general counsel to New Wave Surgical Corp. and a large operator of shopping centers in the southeast, among a number of other companies in the medical technology and healthcare services space.... More »

Nikolas Kerr

Nikolas Kerr

Vice President, Product Marketing

Nikolas Kerr has served as our Vice President, Product Marketing since August 2016.  Prior to joining us, Mr. Kerr was President of Kerr Consulting Group where he advised leading medical device companies on product strategy.  Previously, Mr. Kerr was Senior Director of Marketing for Benvenue Medical from December 2013... More »

Surgeon Advisory Board

Steven R. Garfin, MD

Steven R. Garfin, MD

Chairman SI-BONE Surgeon Advisory Board - Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery University of California, San Diego

Dr. Garfin is Professor and Chairman of Orthopedics Department at University of California, San Diego, and the chair of the SI-BONE Surgeon Advisory Board. Dr. Garfin is a Board Certified Spine Surgeon who is a past president of the North American Spine Society (NASS) and Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS)... More »

Frank M. Phillips, MD

Frank M. Phillips, MD

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Section Head Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Rush University Medical Center, Chicago

As Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Head of the Section of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, Frank Phillips is an internationally recognized spine surgeon and an acknowledged expert in the field of motion preserving and minimally invasive spinal procedures. He has participated in the development of... More »

A. Nick Shamie, MD

A. Nick Shamie, MD

Associate Professor Orthopedic and Neurosurgery UCLA Comprehensive Spine Center UCLA, Santa Monica

A. Nick Shamie, MD, is an Associate Professor of Orthopedic and Neurosurgery at UCLA Comprehensive Spine Center. Dr. Nick Shamie is a Board Certified Spine Surgeon on the UCLA School of Medicine faculty since 2000.Dr. Shamie is actively involved in basic science and clinical research in the field of spine... More »

Ralph F. Rashbaum, MD

Ralph F. Rashbaum, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon Co-founder Texas Back Institute Texas Back Institute, Plano

Dr. Ralph F. Rashbaum is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with a specialization in spine surgery. He co-founded the Texas Back Institute in Plano, Texas, which has grown into one of the largest spine specialty clinics in the US. Dr. Rashbaum received his MD from the Chicago Medical School and... More »

Jonathan A. Hyde, MD

Jonathan A. Hyde, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics at Florida International University

Jonathan Hyde, MD is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in Spinal Surgery. Dr. Hyde's expertise is in both open and minimally invasive surgical techniques. Besides performing surgical interventions, Dr. Hyde performs diagnostic and therapeutic injections for varying spinal disorders as part of conservative non-operative spinal care. He... More »

Board of Directors

Jeffrey Dunn

Jeffrey Dunn

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Dunn has over thirty years of executive experience, including serving as the CEO of six companies prior to founding and serving as the CEO and President of SI-BONE. His medical device experience includes sacroiliac surgery, ankle replacement, and small bone extremity fusion. Mr. Dunn has taken one company public,... More »

Mark A. Reiley, MD

Mark A. Reiley, MD

Inventor & Founder

Dr. Mark Reiley is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with 20 years of experience creating ground breaking products for the orthopedic marketplace. He is widely known as the inventor of successful devices used in orthopedic and spinal surgery.Dr. Reiley co-founded Kyphon, which revolutionized the treatment of vertebral compression fractures of... More »

Ted Davis

Ted Davis

President and CEO, Active Implants

Mr. Ted Davis is currently the President and CEO of Active Implants, a company that provides orthopedic implant solutions that complement the natural biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system. Prior to joining Active Implants, Mr. Davis was Chief Executive Officer of MicroPort Orthopedics, created following the asset purchase of... More »

Greg Hinckley

Greg Hinckley

President, Mentor Graphics

Greg Hinckley serves as the president of Mentor Graphics, a leader in electronic design automation. Before Hinckley joined Mentor in January of 1997, he was senior vice president and chief financial officer of VLSI Technology, Inc. in San Jose, California. In the past he has held senior officer positions with Bio-Rad... More »

John G. Freund, MD

John G. Freund, MD

Managing Director and Founder, Skyline Ventures

John began his career at Morgan Stanley in New York in 1982, where he co-founded the Healthcare Group in the Corporate Finance Department and was later the original healthcare partner at Morgan Stanley Ventures.For six years, he was at Acuson Corporation (an NYSE-traded company that is now part of Siemens),... More »

David Bonita, MD

David Bonita, MD

Private Equity Partner, OrbiMed

David Bonita, M.D., is a Private Equity Partner. Prior to joining OrbiMed, Dr. Bonita worked as a corporate finance analyst in the healthcare investment banking groups of Morgan Stanley and UBS. He has also published scientific articles in peer reviewed journals based on signal transduction research performed at the... More »

Karen A. Licitra

Karen A. Licitra

Ms. Karen A. Licitra served as Corporate Vice President at Johnson & Johnson. Ms. Licitra led Worldwide Government Affairs & Policy and was responsible for Johnson & Johnson's engagements with global government leaders at the multilateral, national and state levels. Her organization also led development of Johnson & Johnson... More »

Keith Valentine

Keith Valentine

President and Chief Executive Officer at SeaSpine

Keith C. Valentine is currently President and Chief Executive Officer at SeaSpine. Prior to joining SeaSpine, Mr. Valentine served as President and Chief Operating Officer of NuVasive, Inc. from January 2007 to January 2015 and as President from December 2004 to January 2007, prior to which he served in various senior executive roles in... More »

Tim Petersen

Tim Petersen

Managing Director, Arboretum Ventures

Tim’s investment focus has been shaped by his broad business experience with creating, growing, and financing entrepreneurial firms. His investments primarily target capital-efficient companies in medical technology, health IT and services that redefine efficient models for care delivery and improve access to care. Tim has led investments and... More »