Cutting Edge Spine’s President and Co-Founder Randy Roof brings nearly 25 years of orthopedic spine and biologic expertise to the organization, along with an entrepreneurial vision, extensive management and leadership experience, and a proven track record of industry success.
Mr. Roof has an intimate knowledge of the intricacies and challenges of creating an early entrant entity and taking products from the development phase, to 510(k) approval, and then creating an identifiable brand with broad scale distribution success.
His extensive clinical experience, combined with his understanding of the market at field level, gives Mr. Roof an in-depth understanding of current technology and most importantly, the patient needs of tomorrow.
Prior to co-founding Cutting Edge Spine, Mr. Roof was President and Founder of nuSpine Medical Technologies, an agency focused upon spinal implants, pediatric trauma and deformity, and biologics sales and clinical support. He has been a Co-Founder/Founder of several other companies within the spine space; including spine focused organizations Eden Spine and Band-Lok in addition to neuro-monitoring entity TechnoVision.
A cum laude BAC graduate of Bowling Green State University, Mr. Roof’s passions include mentoring youth by coaching sports, supporting numerous charitable causes, and advancing the efforts of Kidz Foundation, a charitable organization he and his wife founded that is focused upon helping under-privileged children on many fronts.
Brad Roof possesses 15 years of experiences in managing operations for orthopedic and biologics organizations.With an extensive knowledge of quality assurance, manufacturing sourcing, field level logistics, and customer service, Mr. Roof’s focus is on providing Cutting Edge Spine’s surgeon-users, agents, and customers with the absolute best value proposition offered in the industry today.
Mr. Roof lives by the standard of making Cutting Edge Spine the most agent and customer-friendly company in the industry.
JD Williams is an accomplished medical device sales professional with nearly 30 years of experience in orthopedics. Williams honed his expertise at industry players like Smith & Nephew and Wright Medical, where he quickly earned his stripes as a top national salesman, reaching Smith & Nephew’s Two Million Dollar Club and President’s Club. As National Sales Manager, Williams will manage Cutting Edge Spine’s major scientific and industry events, oversee the company's sales team, and work with hospitals to make CES technologies readily available to its clinicians. In addition, he will assist with product development and clinical studies.
Williams prides himself on his creative problem solving style, mentoring and team building skills in addition to his proven ability to forge new business relationships while simultaneously increasing efficiency and generating revenue. A graduate of Murray State University, Williams now resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Kyle Kuntz has over 20 years of career experience and more than half of that in the Spine industry. He brings a common sense approach to design and development. His varied background allows him to solve clinical problems in a practical way. This method of problem solving brings product to market in a faster and more cost effective manner. He enjoys working with surgeons to develop systems that meet both the patient’s and the surgeon’s needs. His passion for the Spine Industry drives him to put the best possible solutions in the surgeon’s hands.
Mr. Kuntz is a graduate of Penn State University and currently lives in Waxhaw, North Carolina.
Shyam Patel is part of the R&D team at CES. Mr. Patel is a native of Charlotte, NC who graduated from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2015 with a degree in Biomedical Engineering. He strives to innovate and bring creative solutions to the table. Mr. Patel is an avid designer who loves to take on new challenges and opportunities.