VP of Sales & Marketing at R&D Medical Products.
After graduating from Mount San Antonio College with an Associate in Science degree in Respiratory Therapy, Don was the Technical Director of the Respiratory Therapy Departments at Tarzana Medical Center, Valley Medical Center and the Director of Respiratory Therapy for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Don taught college level courses part time in assisted ventilation of neonates and pre-term infants to neonatal nurses, respiratory therapists and physicians at Rio Hondo College and Mount San Antonio College for several years while publishing a professional paper and patenting several products used today in neonatal intensive cares units. Don was cofounder of the Neonatal & Pediatric Respiratory Forum that later joined the California Association for Respiratory Therapy.
Following completion of a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Redlands, Don started his own company as an independent sales representative representing several companies manufacturing respiratory therapy and infusion therapy products for 3 years. In 1986 Don became VP of Sales & Marketing for Sentry Medical Products for 10 years before Sentry Medical was acquired by Ludlow Technical Products (division of Tyco International) and remained with Ludlow for an additional year. In 1997 Don joined Axelgaard Manufacturing Co. as VP Sales & Marketing and Director of Sales in Europe, Asia and Middle East for 13 years before joining R&D Medical Products.Don Nelson