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LEADERSHIP

Developing new technologies for a better tomorrow.

Kurt Goos
Chief Executive Officer

Kurt brings more than 30 years of experience in the medical device industry and President/CEO level experience with both public and private medical device, manufacturing, software and telemedicine companies. He also has held a number of general management, M&A, marketing and business development positions with several leading medical device manufacturers, including St. Jude Medical, Medtronic, Carestream Health and LivaNova and most recently CEO of TheraTec. 

Kurt has advised private equity firms on mergers, acquisitions and portfolio management ranging from large cap to start-ups in medical devices, telemedicine, medical software and contract manufacturing. Kurt brings extensive experience on both the buy- and sell-side M&A deal structuring for corporate and private equity investors seeking domestic and international opportunities. 

He is well respected for his specialized expertise that extend beyond his strong executive leadership experiences,  Kurt is a strong advocate for carefully defined strategic Go-To-Market (GTM) planning and analytics and often leads with technical and scientific diligence with deep market intelligence and research. Kurt is often traveling to meet valued clients exploring corporate development opportunities and investments in early ventures, licensing and joint-venture strategies. His global network of senior level executives, directors of boards, multi-national companies and corporate investors uniquely qualify him to help find, execute and lead advanced manufacturing and innovative solutions within Access Point’s medical device and manufacturing businesses. 

Mr. Goos holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and Business Management from Minnesota State University and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas-Opus College of Business. He is active on several corporate and civic boards including AllerMed Pharmaceuticals, TheraTec, American Heart Association and American Cancer Society. 

Steve Berhow
President

Steve has over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry. He started his career in 1985 at AngioMedics, where he developed a thorough understanding of devices utilizing balloons, stents, and delivery systems for percutaneous access and treatment of diseased vessels. After AngioMedics, Steve moved to Everest Medical, the first company in the US to primarily focus on developing Bipolar Electro-Surgical devices for minimally invasive surgeries using Bipolar RF energy.

 

Steve is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in Physiology. Over the last 20+ years Steve has founded 5 medical device based companies in the US, Asia, and Europe. He is the holder of numerous patents in the medical field and is always seeking to help create new devices and technologies used for the advancement of medicine throughout the world. 

Cory Teigen, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Teigen joined Access Point Technologies in 2020, serving as Chief Medical Officer and a board member. Prior to joining Access Point, Dr. Teigen, a board certified vascular and interventional radiologist, was Chairman of Interventional Radiology at Sanford Health, Fargo, North Dakota for 25 years. He has authored numerous publications and has been involved in the development of multiple interventional devices for the treatment of vascular and other diseases. Dr. Teigen received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with distinction and did his radiology residency at the Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota. He completed his fellowship at the Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Miami, Florida 

Anthony Caforio
Chief Commercial Officer

Anthony brings more than 30 years of experience in the medical device industry where he enjoyed significant commercial, biotechnology industry and product development success with a focus on heart failure, advanced heart failure, cardiac rhythm management and electrophysiology therapies. 

With a demonstrated track record of success in the global cardiovascular and medical device space, specific to areas relating to commercial sales, R&D, market and business modeling, he will lead all aspects of Access Point Technologies worldwide sales and marketing efforts. His appointment follows the company’s recent change to an internal sales and marketing team, which will enable the acceleration of global market development and further expansion into new therapy areas.

He was most recently at Impulse Dynamics, where he held roles of increasing responsibility while working with their advanced heart failure devices, running the FIX-HF-5 series of trials through successful FDA approval while building and leading diverse, global teams spanning 

clinical, sales, marketing and customer support. Prior to Impulse, Anthony had a successful career in the cardiac rhythm, electrophysiology and heart failure business with Ela Medical, Sorin CRM and others, where he held various leadership positions.

Tony Hyk
Chief Financial Officer

Tony is a commercial operations and strategy leader with over 20 years of financial, operational and strategic experience. Prior to Access Point Technologies, he was with TheraTec, ACIST Medical Systems, Inc, a pioneering interventional and diagnostic technology company with a portfolio of advanced products and global revenue of $200M, where he led global commercial operations and strategy. Prior to these roles, Mr. Hyk led the financial operations for Sorin Group as well as Upsher Smith Laboratories. 

 

Mr. Hyk holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Business Management from St. John’s University and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.