Mr. Hale, age 49, has over 25 years of experience as a financial professional, more than 20 of which have been in the medical technology industry. From September 2017 to February 2023, Mr. Hale served as Chief Financial Officer of Bigfoot Biomedical, Inc., which develops an integrated decision support solution for insulin requiring diabetes. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer of CardioKinetix Inc., a developer of medical technology to treat heart failure, from 2013 to 2017. Prior to joining CardioKinetix, Mr. Hale served as Chief Financial Officer of Concentric Medical, Inc., which manufactured and marketed minimally invasive devices to remove blood clots causing ischemic stroke, from 2010 through 2012, including through the acquisition of Concentric Medical, Inc. by Stryker Corp. in 2011. He began his career at Guidant Corporation (acquired by Boston Scientific Corporation) in strategic planning, sales finance, financial planning, and internal audit, as well as serving as Assurance Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Hale holds a B.S. in Accounting and an M.B.A. from Indiana University and was also a Certified Public Accountant.
Maria Sainz has over thirty years of experience in the medical device industry. She has held President and CEO positions at multiple medical device companies in her industry tenure, including AEGEA Medical, acquired by CooperSurgical in 2021, Cardiokinetix, and Concentric Medical, acquired by Stryker in 2011. Prior to her President and CEO appointment, she served as a valuable member of Hyperfine’s Board of Directors, including on both the Audit Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.