Mike Gaul is currently Group Vice President, Medical Business Unit, Sparton Corporation. In this role he is responsible for five facilities with full design and manufacturing services for complex medical devices. Mr. Gaul joined Sparton in 2011 as General Manager of the Sparton Medical design and manufacturing facility in Strongsville, Ohio. In this role he was responsible for the lean transformation of the facility. Prior to that, Mr. Gaul held the positions of Vice President, Operations and COO at SynCardia Systems and Vice President of Manufacturing Operations for Ventana Medical. His industry experience includes Medical Devices and Reagents, Complex Capital Automation Equipment, Public Safety Communication System’s and Industrial Controls and Instrumentation.