CENTENNIAL, Colo., Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — AlloSource, one of the nation’s largest providers of cartilage, bone, skin, soft-tissue and cellular allografts for use in surgical procedures and wound care to advance patient healing, today announced the appointment of Bob Lay as Chief Operating Officer.
With over 20 years of experience in both finance and operations, Bob has a broad-based understanding of how each department within an organization impacts another. He has an extensive background working with businesses and medical device companies to conduct operational audits, improve processes and systems, and balance the needs of many departments to drive company growth and success.
“The Chief Operating Officer role at AlloSource is critical to creating the cellular and tissue products surgeons need to help restore mobility in more patients,” said Thomas Cycyota, AlloSource President and Chief Executive Officer. “Bob’s background, as well as his open-minded approach to driving improvements, will help us identify new opportunities to advance the work we do.”
In addition to his role as Chief Operating Officer, Bob also served AlloSource as the Director of Cost Accounting and Vice President, Operations. Prior to his time at AlloSource, he held leadership roles at both startups and large companies. Bob received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accounting from the University of Denver.
“I am honored to lead the dedicated and passionate Operations team at AlloSource,” said Lay. “AlloSource’s commitment to donors and patients inspires me every day, and I look forward to contributing to the organization’s continued growth.”
AlloSource is one of the largest nonprofit cellular and tissue networks in the country, offering more than 200 types of precise cartilage, cellular, bone, skin and soft-tissue allografts to advance patient healing. For more than 20 years, AlloSource’s products have bridged the proven science of allografts with the advanced technology of cells, offering life-saving and life-enhancing possibilities in spine, sports medicine, foot and ankle, orthopedic, reconstructive, trauma and wound care procedures. As the world’s largest processor of cellular bone allografts, fresh cartilage tissue for joint repair and skin allografts to help patients heal from severe burns, AlloSource delivers unparalleled expertise and service to its growing network of surgeons, partners, and the country’s most reputable organ procurement organizations. The company is accredited by the American Association of Tissue Banks and is headquartered in Centennial, CO. For more information, please visit allosource.org or our educational website, allograftpossibilities.org.
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