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Leadership Team

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Terry Duesterhoeft, President & CEO

An effective marketing leader of over 20 years, Terry Duesterhoeft has the skills and experience to effectively lead organizations and deliver profitable growth via innovative new product development, process improvement and cost productivity.

Mr. Duesterhoeft is a media-savvy professional whose work is widely published, and he is an effective speaker at industry conferences. In addition to specialized training within the industry, Terry Duesterhoeft holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Terry Duesterhoeft began his career in the health care industry as a project manager for digital detector systems at GE Medical Systems Global X-Ray business. In this role, Mr. Duesterhoeft guided the company through design and introduction of the industry's first flat-panel detector for X-ray imaging, and he integrated the technology into mobile radiology systems and digital mammography. After two years, he went to work for GE Medical Systems ultrasound business, where he remained for 10 years, progressing through product development and marketing positions of greater responsibility.

Terry Duesterhoeft has continued to work in positions of leadership with well-known health care organizations, maintaining a track record of guiding companies towards impressive sales growth and increased profitability.

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Greg Lillegard, General Manager, A&D Medical

Greg has driven world class medical device product innovation and development for over 25 years.  Having worked in both the US and Japan, he is an experienced and skillful facilitator of diverse global teams working through challenging multi-functional issues to bring products to market.

Greg Lillegard began his career in the healthcare industry as an ultrasound design engineer at GE Medical, and he holds four patents related to ultrasound.  For sixteen years at GE Medical, he continued in product development and marketing positions of greater responsibility for GE’s magnetic resonance, patient monitoring, cardiology and healthcare IT businesses.  He subsequently joined the executive staff at Honeywell’s remote patient monitoring business before becoming the General Manager at A&D in 2016.

Greg lives outside of Milwaukee, WI with his wife of twenty years and three daughters.  He is active in his daughters’ schools, and he enjoys bicycling and do-it-yourself projects.

 

Brad Wiltz, Director of Sales, A&D Americas

Jessica Nash, Acting General Manager, Auto Control Medical
Jessica has been a leader in the Canadian medical equipment distribution industry for over 20 years, including 16 years with Auto Control Medical prior to its acquisition by A&D Company, Americas in 2016.  

With experience in segments such as Diabetes, Hypertension, and Respiratory Care, Jessica has utilized her deep industry knowledge and business development strategies to propel the successful launch of many consumer and professional medical devices, such as insulin pumps and blood glucose meters.  She holds an Honors Biology degree in Genetics from Western University in London, which provides background for her keen scientific understanding and ability to work with healthcare providers and pharmacists.  Additionally, her sales and marketing acumen has helped Auto Control Medical grow to become a premier distributor in the Canadian market. 

Jessica lives in Ontario with her husband of 15 years and their 3 children.  She enjoys running, reading, and has recently taken up rock climbing.     

Fred Lau, Director of Finance & Information Technology

Terri Melton, Director of Human Resources
Terri has been a leader in Human Resources for over 15 years, working with leadership teams around the globe to provide focused expertise in organization design and talent management strategies.  She is a strong proponent of developing flexible solutions to meet the needs of the business and employees in all stages of life.  

Terri joined the A&D team in 2017.  Prior to that, she spent 14 years with Honeywell where her work helped grow and transform businesses, including global functional groups, small business divisions, and municipal governments.  Terri holds a bachelor’s degree in Management with an emphasis in Human Resources from Norther Illinois University.  

Based in Milwaukee, WI, Terri lives with her husband, her 8-year-old son, and their disabled pit bull mix.  She enjoys building LEGOs, reading, walking/hiking, volunteering at school, and traveling.  She also is an active member of the Milwaukee Metro Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).  

Megan Kleckner, Senior Marketing Manager
Megan has been in medical device marketing for over 20 years.  She is responsible for building the A&D brand in the Americas, cultivating focus on the customer and managing programs that drive customer preference for the brand. 
Prior to joining A&D 3 years ago, Megan worked at Baxter Healthcare in various roles in Product Management and marketing.   She led the launch of several products which secured a market leadership position in the hospital pharmacy market space.    She earned a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University and is a graduate of GE’s Technical Leadership program.   

Megan lives in Denver, CO with her husband of 16 years and their 3 children.  She enjoys running, eating good food, coaching kids sports and traveling.     

Todd Bertrand, Director of Weighing Sales