Visionary Leadership

An Experienced Team

To stay ahead of the curve in a fast-evolving industry, you need leadership with vision. Our leadership team is made up of an experienced team of agile minds, with deep, proven expertise in management, technology development, finance, marketing and sales. The strategies and programs they bring to bear not only outpace the competition; they define change in the aesthetics industry.

  • Board of Directors
  • Corporate Officers

Mark M. Sieczkarek

Chairman of the Board, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

 

Mark M. Sieczkarek was elected Chairman of the Board in June 2013 and appointed Interim President and Chief Executive Officer in August 2013. Mr. Sieczkarek has been a member of the Board of Directors since July 2006. Mark has more than 18 years of leadership experience in the medical device industry and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Conceptus, Inc. from 2003 to 2011. Previously, Mr. Sieczkarek was Senior Vice President and President of The Americas Region, responsible for the commercial operation of all Bausch & Lomb businesses in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Mark joined Bausch & Lomb in 1995 as Vice President and Controller in the former Personal Products division and also served as a Vice President in Corporate Business Development. Previousl... Read More ›

Mark M. Sieczkarek was elected Chairman of the Board in June 2013 and appointed Interim President and Chief Executive Officer in August 2013. Mr. Sieczkarek has been a member of the Board of Directors since July 2006. Mark has more than 18 years of leadership experience in the medical device industry and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Conceptus, Inc. from 2003 to 2011. Previously, Mr. Sieczkarek was Senior Vice President and President of The Americas Region, responsible for the commercial operation of all Bausch & Lomb businesses in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Mark joined Bausch & Lomb in 1995 as Vice President and Controller in the former Personal Products division and also served as a Vice President in Corporate Business Development. Previously, Mark held an executive level position with KOS Pharmaceuticals, several Bristol Myers-Squibb subsidiaries and Sanofi Diagnostics Pasteur. He received a MBA degree in Finance from Canisus College in Buffalo, NY., and a B.S. degree in Accounting from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1976.

Cathy L. McCarthy

Director

 

Cathy L. McCarthy was appointed to serve on the Board in May 2007 and serves as the Chairman of the Compensation Committee and sits on the Audit Committee. Ms. McCarthy is President and Chief Executive Officer of CrossTack, Inc., a consulting firm providing highly experienced professionals to assist clients in developing strategies to address critical decisions by applying a project management framework and processes. From 2007 to 2011, Ms. McCarthy was President and Chief Executive Officer of SM&A, a provider of business strategy, competition management and project management consulting services to large government contractors in the aerospace and defense, healthcare, financial/audit and software industry. Ms. McCarthy served in various senior executive positions at SM&A including... Read More ›

Cathy L. McCarthy was appointed to serve on the Board in May 2007 and serves as the Chairman of the Compensation Committee and sits on the Audit Committee. Ms. McCarthy is President and Chief Executive Officer of CrossTack, Inc., a consulting firm providing highly experienced professionals to assist clients in developing strategies to address critical decisions by applying a project management framework and processes. From 2007 to 2011, Ms. McCarthy was President and Chief Executive Officer of SM&A, a provider of business strategy, competition management and project management consulting services to large government contractors in the aerospace and defense, healthcare, financial/audit and software industry. Ms. McCarthy served in various senior executive positions at SM&A including Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary, and served as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2005 to 2007. Prior to SM&A, Ms. McCarthy was Chief Financial Officer of PIA Merchandising, a retail merchandising firm, Giant Group, Ltd, a Los Angeles investment firm and Wherehouse Entertainment, a major music and video retailer. Ms. McCarthy began her career at Mellon Bank, NA in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she held various senior lending and credit approval positions in both the commercial lending and credit divisions of the bank, including Vice President of the Highly Leveraged Transaction Division of the bank's credit department.

Ms. McCarthy currently serves as Chairman of the Board of SM&A, is a member of the Orange County Advisory Board of City National Bank, is an advisory board member of a private company, the Clipper Corporation. Ms Mccarthy is a member of the Board of Governors of the Aerospace Industry Association, which focuses on supporting industry issues covering civil aviation, space, national security, and procurement and finance. Ms. McCarthy attended Robert Morris College and the University of Wisconsin at Madison´s banking program.

David Holthe

Director

 

David Holthe was elected to the board in February 2013, after Solta Medical acquired Sound Surgical Technologies. Mr. Holthe served as Manager and Chairman of the Management Committee of Sound Surgical Technologies. He was also CEO of Sound Surgical Technologies from August 2006 to April 2007. He was appointed to serve on Solta’s Technology Committee in July 2013. David has been President and managing partner of Inlign Capital Partners, a private equity fund focused on investments in the southwest United States, since 2004 . Mr. Holthe currently serves on the Management Committee of Rocky Mountain Log Homes. Mr. Holthe has held various Board and Management Committee positions on portfolio companies and was CEO of Whisper Creek Log Homes from 2009 to 2011. From 2002 to 2004 Mr. Holthe was... Read More ›

David Holthe was elected to the board in February 2013, after Solta Medical acquired Sound Surgical Technologies. Mr. Holthe served as Manager and Chairman of the Management Committee of Sound Surgical Technologies. He was also CEO of Sound Surgical Technologies from August 2006 to April 2007. He was appointed to serve on Solta’s Technology Committee in July 2013.

David has been President and managing partner of Inlign Capital Partners, a private equity fund focused on investments in the southwest United States, since 2004 . Mr. Holthe currently serves on the Management Committee of Rocky Mountain Log Homes. Mr. Holthe has held various Board and Management Committee positions on portfolio companies and was CEO of Whisper Creek Log Homes from 2009 to 2011.

From 2002 to 2004 Mr. Holthe was President of Retail Marketing with Conoco Phillips Corporation and President and CEO of its subsidiary, The Circle K Corporation. Circle K operated 2,500 retail convenience stores in 37 states and had national and international franchises of an additional 3,000 stores. The company had over $4 billion in revenue and 21,000 employees. From 2001 to 2002 he was Vice-President, Retail Marketing for Phillips Petroleum Company and President and CEO of its subsidiary, The Circle K Corporation. From 1996 to 2001 he held various executive positions with Tosco Marketing Company including Executive Vice President, Company Operations and President and CEO of The Circle K Corporation and was involved in numerous acquisitions, divestitures and lease, financial and operational restructurings. From 1993 to 1996 Mr. Holthe held various Executive Director positions related to strategic planning, acquisitions and financial analysis with The Circle K Corporation From 1986 to 1992, Mr. Holthe was a Certified Public Accountant and a manager with Arthur Andersen & Company’s Audit and Corporate Recovery Service Group, where his primary focus was on bankruptcy and business workout consulting. He holds a B.S. in accounting from Arizona State University.

Eric Stang

Director

 

Eric B. Stang has been a member of our Board of Directors since December 2008 and he was appointed Chairman of the Technology Committee in July 2013. Mr. Stang was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of ooma, Inc. in January 2009. He possesses a wealth of leadership experience from company founder to corporate CEO, with a career including positions in consumer products, semiconductors, scientific computer and medical technology, strategic planning, and general management. From October 2006 to December 2008, Mr. Stang was Chief Executive Officer of Reliant, Technologies, a medical technology company, which was acquired by Solta Medical, Inc. (formerly Thermage, Inc.). Prior to Reliant Technologies, Mr. Stang was Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman of the Board of Di... Read More ›

Eric B. Stang has been a member of our Board of Directors since December 2008 and he was appointed Chairman of the Technology Committee in July 2013. Mr. Stang was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of ooma, Inc. in January 2009. He possesses a wealth of leadership experience from company founder to corporate CEO, with a career including positions in consumer products, semiconductors, scientific computer and medical technology, strategic planning, and general management. From October 2006 to December 2008, Mr. Stang was Chief Executive Officer of Reliant, Technologies, a medical technology company, which was acquired by Solta Medical, Inc. (formerly Thermage, Inc.). Prior to Reliant Technologies, Mr. Stang was Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Lexar, now a subsidiary of Micron. Lexar is a leading provider of NAND flash memory products, including memory cards, USB flash drives, card readers and ATA controller technology for the digital photography, consumer electronics, industrial and communications markets. During his seven years at Lexar, Mr. Stang played a leadership role in taking the company public, effectively enacted a turnaround strategy, led its growth and entry into new markets, oversaw the development of a consumer brand, and established Lexar products in over 70,000 storefronts worldwide with 2005 revenues in excess of $850 million. Under Mr. Stang's leadership, Lexar became one of the 50 largest public technology companies in Silicon Valley before its acquisition by Micron.



Prior to Lexar, Mr. Stang was with ADAC Laboratories, where he led the company's worldwide radiation therapy planning business, which at the time was the company's fastest growing and most profitable division. In this role, Mr. Stang worked closely with luminary oncologists and medical physicists at several universities around the world in support of ADAC's technology leadership in radiation treatment planning. Mr. Stang also served as Vice President and General Manager of ADAC Laboratories.



Previously, he was Director of Operations at Raychem Corporation. Mr. Stang co-founded Monitor Company Europe Limited, an international strategic consulting firm in Europe. He has also worked for McKinsey & Company and as a software engineer at Ford Aerospace (now Loral). He holds a B.A. in economics from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business at Harvard University. Additionally, Mr. Stang sits on the board of Miradia, a private company that designs and manufactures a micro-mirror array that drives high-performance, high- definition displays.

Harold L. Covert

Director

 

Harold ("Hal") Covert was nominated to our Board of Directors on July 11, 2007 and was appointed Lead Director in August 2013. He serves as Chairman of our Audit Committee and also sits on the Governance and Nominating Committee. In September 2011, Mr. Covert was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lumos Networks Corporation, a spinoff of a wireless service provider Ntelos Holdings Corp. In October 2007, Mr. Covert was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Silicon Image, a leader in the secure distribution, presentation and storage of high-definition content. From October 2005 to October 2007, Mr. Covert served as Chief Financial Officer of Openwave Systems, a provider of software solutions for the communications and media industries. From December 2003 to Sept... Read More ›

Harold ("Hal") Covert was nominated to our Board of Directors on July 11, 2007 and was appointed Lead Director in August 2013. He serves as Chairman of our Audit Committee and also sits on the Governance and Nominating Committee. In September 2011, Mr. Covert was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lumos Networks Corporation, a spinoff of a wireless service provider Ntelos Holdings Corp. In October 2007, Mr. Covert was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Silicon Image, a leader in the secure distribution, presentation and storage of high-definition content. From October 2005 to October 2007, Mr. Covert served as Chief Financial Officer of Openwave Systems, a provider of software solutions for the communications and media industries. From December 2003 to September 2005, Mr. Covert served as Chief Financial Officer of Fortinet, a security software company. From July 2001 to October 2003, Mr. Covert served as Chief Financial Officer of Extreme Networks, a network infrastructure equipment provider. Mr. Covert currently serves as a director of JDS Uniphase, a networking equipment manufacturer. Mr. Covert received his B.S. degree from Lake Erie College and his M.B.A. from Cleveland State University. Mr. Covert is a Certified Public Accountant.

Linda Graebner

Director

 

Linda Graebner was nominated to the Board of Directors effective February 9, 2011. She serves as Chairman of the Governance & Nominating Committee and also sits on the Compensation Committee. Ms. Graebner is currently serving as Executive Chairman of the Board of Chef’n Corporation (household products). From 1993 to 2006, Ms. Graebner was CEO of Tilia, Inc (household appliance products). From 1987 to 1993 Ms. Graebner held various executive level positions at Dole Food Company. In 1979 to 1987 she held senior Marketing & Business Development as well as Strategic Planning positions at James River Corporation, and similar positions at Crown Zellerbach Corporation (plastics and forest products industries). From 1975 to 1979, Ms. Graebner was also a Senior Associate with the management... Read More ›

Linda Graebner was nominated to the Board of Directors effective February 9, 2011. She serves as Chairman of the Governance & Nominating Committee and also sits on the Compensation Committee. Ms. Graebner is currently serving as Executive Chairman of the Board of Chef’n Corporation (household products). From 1993 to 2006, Ms. Graebner was CEO of Tilia, Inc (household appliance products). From 1987 to 1993 Ms. Graebner held various executive level positions at Dole Food Company. In 1979 to 1987 she held senior Marketing & Business Development as well as Strategic Planning positions at James River Corporation, and similar positions at Crown Zellerbach Corporation (plastics and forest products industries). From 1975 to 1979, Ms. Graebner was also a Senior Associate with the management consulting firm of Booz, Allen & Hamilton. She serves as a Director of Distant Lands Coffee Company (specialty coffee grower, roaster, trader and marketer) and Taylor Precision Products (precision measurement products). She has served as the Chairman of the Board of the International Housewares Association (IHA) and currently leads a Bay Area CEO Group sponsored by IHA. She also serves as Group Chair of the Silicon Valley and East Bay Chapters of the Women Presidents' Organization. Ms. Graebner has a B.S. degree in mathematics from Purdue University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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