ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spineology Inc., the innovator in anatomy-conserving spine surgery, announced today the appointment of Mr. Richard J. Nigon to its board of directors effective immediately. This appointment expands Spineology’s board to five directors.
"We are extremely pleased to have Dick join our board," said John Booth, CEO of Spineology. "With more than 20 years of leadership experience as a board member in the life science industry and over 45 years of experience in the financial sector, I am confident Dick will provide significant and valuable experience to our board as we continue to grow our market presence and execute our corporate objectives."
Mr. Nigon currently serves on the board of directors of Celcuity Inc., Northern Technologies International, Incisive Surgical and Tactile Systems Technology. He also served on the boards of Vascular Solutions, Inc., Virtual Radiologic Corporation, Restore Medical and Endocardial Solutions until they were acquired. Mr. Nigon is currently Senior Vice President of Cedar Point Capital, LLC, a private company that raises capital for early stage companies. Previously he was a Director of Equity Corporate Finance for Miller Johnson Steichen Kinnard, a privately held investment firm, until its acquisition in December 2006 by Stifel Nicolaus, where he stayed on as the Managing Director of Private Placements. Mr. Nigon was employed by Ernst & Young for 30 years, with 19 as a partner and Director of Ernst & Young's Twin Cities Entrepreneurial Group, and was the coordinating partner on numerous publicly traded companies. Mr. Nigon received a B.A. degree in Economics and Accounting from Saint John’s University.
“I’m thrilled to join the Spineology team at such an exciting time,” said Nigon. “The company has very unique product portfolio, a strong culture, and is experiencing growth in all of their product lines. I look forward to contributing to Spineology’s continued growth and success.”
About Spineology Inc.
Spineology Inc. provides innovative, anatomy-conserving spinal technologies for surgeons and their patients. Spineology surgical techniques conserve spinal bone, ligament and muscle tissue. Spineology is committed to increasing procedural efficiency, reducing surgical morbidity and accelerating patient recovery. Learn more at spineology.com.