Management Team

Mark R. Tauscher
Chairman of the Board, President and CEO

Mark Tauscher joined PLC Medical Systems in January 2000, bringing more than 20 years of medical product sales, marketing and general management experience in the medical products field. Most recently, he was executive vice president of sales and marketing at Quinton, a developer, manufacturer and marketer of cardiology products. Prior to Quinton, Mr. Tauscher served as division president for Marquette Medical Systems. Mr. Tauscher's experience also includes general management, sales and marketing positions at Hewlett-Packard Medical Products Group for their Diagnostic Cardiology and Supplies divisions, and National Accounts Program.

Gregory Mann
Chief Financial Officer, Director

Mr. Mann has served as the Company's CFO since October 2011. Prior to joining PLC, Mr. Mann was Business Unit CFO of the Healthcare, Insurance, Financial Transformation, and Emerging Markets business units at Virtusa Corp, a publicly traded IT services company. At Virtusa, Mr. Mann was involved in its successful IPO, and responsible for the company's M&A activity. Prior to Virtusa, Mr. Mann held various finance and accounting roles of increasing responsibility at companies including Acusphere, InterGen Energy, and BeFree Inc.

Kenneth J. Luppi
Vice President, Operations

Ken Luppi came to PLC Medical Systems in 1993 as Director of Service Operations, after spending a number of years as National Service Manager for Candela Laser Corporation, a medical laser company. In 1997, he was named Vice President of Operations for PLC Medical Systems, and has served in that capacity since then. Mr. Luppi received his B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University

Andrew Halpert
Director of Marketing

Andrew Halpert joined PLC in 2006, with more than 13 years of experience in the medical device industry. Most recently, he worked for Coridea, a medical device incubator, where he developed a number of devices including the initial prototype for RenalGuard. Prior to Coridea, he acquired start-up experience as a member of the team that developed CHF Solution's Aquadex System, and led a team of engineering interns who built and tested the Dobelle Institute's first portable artificial vision system to restore vision to blind volunteers. Mr. Halpert received his M.B.A. degree from Babson College and his B.S. in electrical engineering from Columbia University.