John W. (Jack) Woodmansee
Jr. Founder, CEO & Chairman of the Board
Retired from the U.S. Army in 1989 as a Lieutenant General. Jack’s last assignment in the Pentagon was the Director of Army Future Requirements, where he was responsible for prioritizing the Army’s then $25 billion Research, Development and Acquisition budget.
In 1993, he joined Perot Systems Corp, became a member of the Board of Directors and the President of North American Operations. He turned this major part of the Company around to enable a later IPO. In 1997, he left Perot to take over as CEO of M&W Medical Management, Inc. He directed a profitable year, which led to the company being purchased in December. In 1998, Jack founded Tactical & Rescue Gear (TRG), which provides innovative equipment and capabilities to armed forces and law enforcement. TRG has been awarded 16 Patents; several are currently standard US military equipment. It continues under his son, John. In 2010, he founded Hemotek where he remains as the Managing Partner.
BS degree in Engineering, United States Military Academy (1956)
MS degree in Public Administration from George Washington University (1965) White House Fellow for the Secretary of State, (1968-69)
National Security Fellow at the Hoover Institution (1972-73)
MA degree in Political Science from Stanford University. (1973)
Brooks Bash is the President of Hemotek, LLC. Brooks served as a 3-Star General in the US Air Force, he is an experienced commercial C-Suite executive, operations leader and logistics expert.
As President of Western Global Airlines led transformation resulting in doubling of revenue to nearly $400M and an EBITDA compound annual growth rate of 50%. As a Lieutenant General in the U.S. Air Force, led organizations with up to 55,000 employees. Served as the principal Director to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs for the $600B Defense logistics & health enterprises. As a member of the White House National Security Council for two Administrations, interacted daily with the President and world leaders. Was the senior military leader in the White Situation Room on 9/11. Represented the Pentagon in Congressional testimonies and championed U.S. interests at European and Pacific defense forums. He deployed for a year to Iraq as a Commander in charge of rebuilding the Iraqi Air Force. He holds an FAA Airline Transport Pilot rating with over 7000 hours in 20 different aircraft types, to include over 150 hours of combat time in Afghanistan and Iraq. He holds an active top-secret security clearance and is a Service-Disabled Veteran.
BS degree in Management, United States Air Force Academy, CO MS degree in Administration, Central Michigan University, MI MA degree in National Security Studies, Naval War College, RI MA degree in Airpower, Air University, AL
Global Leadership Executive Program, Carnegie Mellon University, PA
Robert A. (Rob) Woodmansee
Vice President, Production
Rob completed 30 years of army service, which included 8 years on active duty, and 22 as a member of the Texas Army National Guard. He retired as a Colonel having served three deployments in combat theaters as well as service in Germany and Romania. He has 27 years of business experience in technology and sales for companies that include Perot Systems, Northern Telecom and Tactical & Rescue Gear. After joining Hemotek full time, he was tasked to learn the production process from the inventor and develop a method to increase manufacturing tenfold over the original process.
He is responsible for building and managing production facilities and for meeting our market demands for Ox66™ while establishing security protocols. He is also responsible for meeting all manufacturing requirements set by federal and state agencies.
BS degree in Engineering, United States Military Academy (1984)
Vice President Commercial Markets
As Vice President of Hemotek, Leslie brings over 30 years of executive leadership structuring and executing mission critical business strategies in fast-paced, global marketplaces, with a proven track record of achieving business outcomes. She seamlessly combines operational excellence with sales leadership, developing controls to improve profitability and increase revenue while maintaining strong customer relationships.
Leslie’s career has centered on leadership in a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, high-tech, industrial manufacturing, and retail where she built strategic relationships with customers such as the US Government, GE, Rolls-Royce, and Lockheed Martin. She has consulted for many years with some of the world’s most prestigious Private Equity firms such as Cerberus Capital Management and The Carlyle Group, helping to maximize value by evaluating target business acquisitions as well as executing recommended plans post-acquisition. Until recently Leslie was the CEO of Metro Aerospace, successfully navigating the startup company to profitability in its first year of business and every year thereafter. She also held positions as VP
of Sales & Marketing and Chief Information Officer for a Carlyle owned mid-market, global aerospace manufacturing company.
BS degrees in Computer Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Michigan BA degree from Arizona State University
Vice President, Medical Markets
Cary serves as Vice President/Medical Markets for Hemotek, LLC. Cary oversees Hemotek’s core initiatives related to the use of Ox66TM in a medical setting, many uses of which require FDA approval. He helps to coordinate the Ox66TM project research efforts of the scientists/researchers at Baylor University and other labs to funding sources and to ultimate revenue streams. In addition, Cary’s background in finance and philanthropic networking has led Hemotek to investors, foundations, philanthropists, and dozens of business partnerships and opportunities including a foundation grant to support COVID-19 research.
Cary served as CEO for two medical sales companies: Biologic Medical Applications, a U.S.- based initiative focused on orthopedic and critical limb ischemia care and ABT Global (Autologous Blood Technology), a South Africa-based effort to revamp healthcare on the continent of Africa. Cary has also served as a Director for Veracity Capital, an alternative investments firm and as a Vice President for Manning & Napier and a Principal/Director with AllianceBernstein. Cary also spent 10 years in direct medical sales, serving as a Managing Director for Cordis Corporation and as a Cardiovascular Specialist teaching minimally invasive heart surgery with Heartport, Inc. (both Johnson & Johnson companies).
Cary actively serves on 12 non-profit boards: Global Heart Ministries, SHARE, Foundation for Responsible Television, Center for Brain Health, Empower Heroes, DASA, Hunger Busters, TE/GE, Relationships First, Boot Campaign, and Terry Glenn Foundation. Cary also acted as Philanthropic Consultant to Philanthropy World magazine for 10 years.
Cary served his entire 5-year West Point military commitment in Germany as a General’s Aide-de-camp and as an Air Defense officer.
BS degree in Biology (Pre-Med) from the United States Military Academy (1986) MS degree in Business Management from Troy University (1991)