Michael Lyons

Mr. Lyons has over twenty years of experience in the medical device industry. After graduating from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1991 with a BS degree specializing in finance and marketing, he returned to his family’s business at Brimfield Precision, Inc., to head one of the manufacturing departments and to assist in the operations of the business. Mr. Lyons, in 1996, co-founded Blackstone Medical, Inc., an orthopedic company specializing in the spinal instrumentation and implant market. He was responsible for instituting many of the company’s policies and procedures in network systems, quality, distribution, customer service, purchasing, sales and marketing. As Chief Operating Officer, he participated in every aspect of the company’s growth from zero to $92M in worldwide sales within ten years, before being acquired by Orthofix International. Upon the sale of Blackstone Medical, Mr. Lyons founded Streetlight Concepts, a consulting company focused on operations, systems, and strategic analysis for new and emerging companies.