Our team has numerous years of combined industry experience which guides our future direction. We understand your needs and strive to provide you with opportunities to improve your operations and grow your business.
In his role as President and Chief Executive Officer, Stuart J. Straus brings over 30 years of consumer products experience in customer development, marketing, branding, and general management both domestically and internationally. Stuart possesses a strong commercial focus providing strategic direction to build long term company growth and expertise in working with customers to co-create brands and programs to drive mutual growth. He has led several companies through start-up, survival, turnaround and expansion modes giving him a strong sense of urgency to drive fast growth and success for customers and for Compass Health.
Prior to joining Compass Health, Stuart was the CEO of Sun & Skin Care Research, a leading manufacturer of sun care and consumer products including such brands as BullFrog and NO-AD. Under his guidance, the company grew their major brands, increased market share, and became the fastest growing manufacturer in the sun care category leading to a sale to a multi-national manufacturer. Prior to Sun & Skin, Stuart was CEO of Personal Care Products, the leading US provider of value health/beauty and household products. While there, he drove the creation of new brands and forged new relationships with strategic customers including Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, & Kroger.
Earlier in his career, Stuart worked in senior management roles for Helene Curtis/Unilever and Andrew Jergens/Kao Brands, and began his career with L'Oreal. In addition to his executive roles, Stuart founded The Beautology Brands Company. Beautology created hair care brands and partnered with major drug chains to create exclusive premium beauty offerings.
Stuart graduated from University of Florida with a B.S.B.A. degree in Finance. He enjoys spending free time with his wife, Roberta, and his two adult children, Matt and Lindsay.
Henry Lin has a strong reputation and extensive international experience in sourcing and supply chain management. He manages key collaborative relationships with national OEM accounts and international accounts, offering full scale sourcing capabilities and clear margin benefits.
Prior to Roscoe Medical, Henry started from the ground up at American Bantex in 1996, and worked his way to become the President of American Bantex in 2004. In 2007, American Bantex was acquired by Roscoe Medical.
Henry is a big sports fan and enjoys playing golf and tennis. He has captained many teams that have advanced to state and national competitions in USTA league play. He attended the University of California, Berkeley.
Jim Hileman brings extensive operational and financial experience to his role as Chief Financial Officer, and is responsible for the overall financial management of the Company, including accounting, financial planning and analysis, M&A, internal audit and tax functions. He also actively manages the Information Technology and Human Resources teams.
Prior to joining Roscoe Medical, Jim served as Chief Financial Officer for Kalas Manufacturing, a $250 million manufacturer and distributor of copper wire and cable, serving the heavy duty truck and commercial markets. Earlier in his career, he worked for Defiance Metal Products as the Chief Financial Officer, and over two decades at Owens Corning where he served as the vice president and controller of supply chain and exterior solution businessess.
Born and raised in Ohio, Jim received his business administration degree from Mount Union College, and his MBA from the University of Dayton. A competitive golfer, he enjoys free time spent on the links, and spending time with his wife, son and two daughters.
Ryan brings 20-plus years of experience selling into various healthcare channels. He started his career as a practicing physical therapist at St. Louis University Hospital, where he acquired a unique perspective of patient care from the provider's point of view. Later, Ryan joined Johnson and Johnson, and began his sales career working in their medical device division. Thereafter, he joined several other healthcare organizations in various sales leadership capacities where he gained a diverse range of experience with both start-up companies and large complex organizations.
Prior to joining Roscoe Medical, Ryan served as the Vice President of Sales for Current Solutions, Inc., a leading manufacturing of pain management products, where he was instrumental in leading strategic growth through business development and product innovations. In February of 2012, the company was acquired by Roscoe Medical, a division of Compass Health Brands, and Ryan was appointed to Vice President of Sales for the Professional Division.
Ryan holds a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Physical Therapy from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. In addition, he holds an MBA from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Ryan is based out of the Compass Health Brands office in St Louis. Ryan and his wife have six children and enjoy spending time with friends and family.
As Vice President of Marketing, Retail Channel, Jeff Swain leads the effort in product development, brand management, advertising and ecommerce strategy for the Company.
He brings 20-plus years in healthcare, technology and consumer product marketing to his role and he has extensive expertise in the areas of strategic planning, brand management, product research, advertising, e-commerce, social media and public relations.
Prior to this role, Jeff served as the Director of Marketing and Product Development for Carex Health Brands (a subsidiary of Compass Health Brands) where he successfully managed the Carex Brand family (Bed Buddy™, TheraMed™, Apex™, Carex™, and AccuRelief™) and drove expansion through new innovations, effective management of product mix and margins while growing brand awareness through advertising and grass roots public relation efforts.
Earlier in his career, Jeff served as Senior Manager of Global Marketing at CardScan (A Newell Rubbermaid Company) and as Sales and Marketing Manager at Graphique de France.
Jeff holds a B.S.B.A. in Management with a major in Marketing from the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
Tony brings 20+ years of consumer-packaged-goods sales experience across all major retail channels, including food, drug, mass and club. He has been a senior-level sales executive at US Nutrition, a $3.2 billion manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of top-selling brands, including Nature's Bounty, Osteo-BiFlex, Sundown, and Pure Protein.
Previously, as a top sales executive at Schiff Nutrition, a leading manufacturer of premium vitamins and supplements, he helped grow the business to almost $200+ million. He was also responsible for developing and executing the national sales plan that included the launch of Schiff Mega Red, which became the #1 selling brand in its category. Prior to Schiff, Tony spent ten highly successful years in various sales and sales leadership roles with The Gillette Company, the global leader in male and female shaving products.
Tony holds a B.S.B.A. in Economics from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.
As Vice President of Marketing for the Professional Division, Laura Casto leads the marketing activity, including branding, communications, digital and marketing strategies into the Home Medical Equipment, Long Term Care, Physical Therapy, Chiropractic, and Distributor channels. In this position, she is responsible for the positioning and expansion of Roscoe®, Meridian®, Viverity®, InTENSity®, and TheraMed Professional brands.
Prior to this role, Laura spent ten years as the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Roscoe Medical (a subsidiary of Compass Health Brands) where she demonstrated positive results with the strategic direction, development and execution of the marketing and product related activities.
Before joining Roscoe Medical in 2006, Laura held a variety of senior marketing positions and her experience spans both the client and agency side. Laura holds a B.S. in Marketing Management from John Carroll University and an M.B.A. from Baldwin Wallace University. She also attended the Affiliate Program at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.
Greg Zenko Vice President of Sales, Professional HME
As Vice President of Sales - Professional Home Medical Equipment, Greg is responsible for leading the strategy and development in to the Home Medical Equipment market, OEM and Distributor Channels for both the domestic and global markets.
Greg brings more than 20 years' experience in the medical device industry, including capital medical equipment. He thrives in dynamic business environments often leading, developing and transforming his divisions into high performance organizations.
Prior to Compass Health, Greg was with Linet Americas as Vice President of Commercial Operations and Business Development. It was there he successfully transformed the company from the formative start-up phase to the normative growth stage resulting in significant growth in sales and EBITDA improvement. Earlier in his career, Greg worked for such brands as ScottCare, Inc., Hill-Rom, Inc. and Mediq, Inc. Through out his career, Greg has successfully built and developed strong teams that work together to deliver results.
Greg holds a BA in Business Administration from Wittenberg University. Greg enjoys spending time with his family and his boats out on the open water.