Warsaw, Indiana, July 18, 2017 — WishBone Medical, Inc., a new pediatric orthopedic company, announced that Toney Owsley has taken on the role of Vice President of Supply Chain and Quality. Toney is responsible for working with our supply chain partners to establish a culture of continuous improvement with alignment to medical device regulatory controls.
Mr. Owsley has over twenty-five years of experience with twenty of those years in the medical device industry. He specialized in process validation, manufacturing process qualification, quality system, and regulatory controls. Toney is an ASQ certified auditor with expertise in cross-functional project planning with internal quality teams and external supplier teams through collaboration in LEAN and Six Sigma initiatives with Master Black Belt certification. Mr. Owsley worked for Sofamore Danek and Medtronic for almost 20 years and was an Air Traffic Control technician for the United States Air Force.
“He is joining a very talented team that is focused in driving Wishbone Medical as the premier single-use, sterile-packed pediatric orthopedic company,” said Nick Deeter, CEO of WishBone Medical, Inc. “We are so very pleased to have Toney as part of this dedicated team.”
WishBone Medical was founded by Nick Deeter, a leader in Pediatric Orthopedics. WishBone is a Warsaw, Indiana based pediatric orthopedic company focused on the unmet needs of children suffering from orthopedic issues. WishBone’s commitment is to provide anatomically appropriate innovative implants and instruments in sterile packed, single use, disposable kits with an emphasis to minimize disease, prevent infection, reduce overall costs for our customers and to achieve the best outcomes for children who are still growing, because kids are not just little adults.
Mary Wetzel, COO WishBone Medical commented, “Since Toney became a WishBone team member, he has been working continuously on developing and implementing strategies to assure our supply chain processes produce the highest possible quality product to customers at the lowest possible cost.”
“Having been in this business for over 20 years, I’m excited to bring my level of expertise to WishBone” said Toney Owsley, Vice President of Supply Chain and Quality for WishBone Medical. “Not only to ensure we have the right manufacturing partners, but that the products are developed and produced efficiently with the highest quality standards.”
Toney holds a master’s degree in Operations Management from the Arkansas University Millington Naval Base and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Southern Illinois University. Toney and his wife of thirty years, Candy, have raised seven children and are enjoying their five grandchildren at their Ridinger Lake home.
About WishBone Medical, Inc.
WishBone Medical, Inc. is a privately held pediatric orthopedic company offering anatomically-appropriate innovative implants and instrument solutions to pediatric patients and surgeons worldwide.
To learn more about WishBone Medical, visit www.wishbonemedical.com.
For further information, visit www.wishbonemedical.com or call Allison McSherry, General Manager at 574-306-4006.