2016 – April 11- 510(k) Clearance for all diagnostic (Dx) products
2016 – May- Received Japanese PMDA for Dx products approval and launches Product Line
2016 – APT EP Expands manufacturing operations in Rogers, MN facility
2016 – US Launch of the APT EP Map-iT™ Catheters and accessories
1999 – Access Point Technologies USA (APT) was founded in the United States by Steve Berhow.
2003-2007 – APT functions as an engineering services company and develops the design IP and process IP for a line of EP Catheters
2013 – EU Sales started by APT USA
2014 (Sept.) – APT Merges with Biomerics to separate commercial entity (APT USA) from engineering services (Biomerics Advanced Catheter)
2015 – Sean Carroll hired as APT US President and forms APT EP Inc.
2016 – Expands Manufacturing Operations in Rogers, MN facility
2016 – Receives Japanese approvals and launches EP Product line
2016 – Receives US clearance for all Dx products and launches EP Product line
Steve Berhow – CEO
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.
Sean Carroll – President
Sean is a West Point Graduate who served in the US Army as an Armored Cavalry Officer from 1989-1994. Following his service he received his Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Rensellaer Polytechnic Inst. In NY. Sean has 20+ yrs. of Medical Device Experience with various companies including Cordis, CryoCath, Biosense Webster and Edward Life Sciences. Sean has 100+ US and International Patents. Sean has strong working relationships with KOL physicians as well as very strong NPD and new product introduction experience.
Lisa Rathbun – Sr. Director of Sales and Marketing
Lisa has been in the medical device industry for 20+ years and has a diverse background including sales, marketing, clinical education tradeshow management, customer service and training. Prior to joining APT EP Inc. Lisa worked for Olympus Surgical Technologies as Mgr. of Intl. Sales & Marketing - Energy. Previous positions include Product Mgr. at Vascular Solutions for their Laser System, Mgr. of Intl. Sales & Marketing at Gyrus ACMI, and various positions with Everest Medical a company focused on developing and manufacturing RF Energy products for minimally invasive surgery.
Jon Hammond – Director of Engineering
Jon has 30+ years of experience in medical device industry. Including most recent position as Director of Engineering Technology with Teleflex, VP of Manufacturing Engineering with Vascular Solutions, Senior Manufacturing Engineer with Enpath Medical, Technical product Manager and Senior Manufacturing Engineer with Microvena.
Jon has a BA in Technology Management from Bemidji State University and a Technical Diploma in Automated Packaging and Machinery Systems from Hennepin Technical Institute.
Charlotte Gasperlin – Sr. Director of Regulatory and Quality
Charlotte has been in the medical device industry for over 15 years with various companies such as St. Jude Medical, Medtronic, Stryker and as an independent consultant. Charlotte has in-depth experience in the areas of quality, regulatory, medical safety, clinical, and compliance. Prior to the medical device industry, she was a registered nurse focusing on critical care, cardiac cath. labs and EP labs. Charlotte has a BSN from Augsburg College and an MBA from St. Thomas University.
APT EP Inc.
12560 Fletcher Lane
Rogers, MN 55374
Dir. Int'l Sales & Training
23nd Annual International
Atrial Fibrillation Symposium
January 11-13, 2018
February 10-11, 2018
EP Live Symposium
March 1-2, 2018
European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA)
March 28-20, 2018
Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions
May 9-12, 2018
Cardiostim 40th Anniversary Meeting
June 20-23, 2018
October 12-13, 2018
Sheraton Time Square
New York, NY