The President and CEO
John Q. Baumann is President and Chief Executive Officer of Midmark Corporation.
Prior to holding this position, Baumann joined the Midmark Board of Directors in 2009 and was named Chairman in 2013. He leads the company with a strong focus on Midmark’s vision, values and strategies, which support innovation and growth initiatives to increase the efficiency of healthcare.
A highly skilled and award-winning senior executive with more than 38 years of experience, Baumann, a Cincinnati native, began his career in the Cincinnati office of Arthur Andersen in 1979. He left Arthur Andersen to serve as the COO/CFO of Duro Bag Manufacturing, the largest manufacturer of carrier shopping bags for major specialty retail and department stores. He joined Fisher Investment Group in 1994 serving as Vice President, Corporate Development.
In 1997, Baumann became President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as shareholder of Ampac, a Cincinnati-based global leader in creative packaging solutions serving the retail, food, pharmaceutical and security markets. During his tenure, Ampac increased its size twenty-fold, completed twelve acquisitions and expanded into Europe and Asia, where it now operates several global manufacturing centers.
Baumann has won numerous awards for leadership and entrepreneurship, including the 2014 Entrepreneur Vision Award from the Entrepreneur Organization of Cincinnati and Entrepreneur of the Year from Ernst & Young in 2005. Furthermore, he also brings leadership experience from several corporate boards which currently include Basco, Kost USA, Ocean Accelerator, Inc. and, formerly, Bethesda, Inc., amongst others.
He remains actively involved with organizations throughout the community, including Higher Branches, a charity he and his wife Emily founded to help build community in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati. Baumann formerly contributed on the boards of the Cincinnati Museum Center and the Cincinnati Parks Foundation, the latter for which he was a founder.
Baumann holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Xavier University.
Chief Technology Officer
Stephanie Muir is the Chief Technology Officer of Midmark Corporation.
Stephanie began her career at Delphi Delco Electronics supporting all General Motors brands and later joined Johnson & Johnson (J&J) where she was involved in surgical robots, instrumentation, connectivity and data analytics. At Ethicon Endo-Surgery, a facet of J&J, Stephanie held many positions, including Harmonic Project Director and Engineer, Research and Development Director and New Product Development Leader. Her most recent role at J&J was vice president of digital surgery where she was the platform lead for the development of surgical robotics systems through a collaboration with Verily Life Sciences: Verb Surgical.
In addition, Stephanie led a cross J&J volunteer effort to increase the number of women in science, technology, engineering, math, manufacturing and design functions called WiSTEM2D.
Stephanie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Cincinnati and completed co-operative assignments at Delphi Delco Electronics in design, manufacturing, marketing and development.
Chief Operations Officer
Mike Walker is the Chief Operations Officer of Midmark Corporation.
Walker has more than 30 years of experience with Midmark. He was named an executive in 2000 and has held leadership positions in operations, quality assurance, technical service, product development and general management. In his current role, Walker is responsible for leading all areas of quality, engineering and operations, as well as all technology research and development for the company.
A Beta Gamma Sigma member, Mike served on the HIDA Educational Board for five years.
Walker received his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Eastern Kentucky University and Master of Business Administration degree from Xavier University.
Chief Commercial Officer
Jon Wells is the Chief Commercial Officer for Midmark Corporation.
As an award-winning senior executive, Wells has more than 28 years of experience in designing, leading and implementing a broad range of corporate growth and realignment initiatives. He has held positions in sales, project management, product management and marketing leadership. Wells played a significant role in Midmark’s rebranding efforts, which included the assessment, customer research, ideation and implementation of Midmark’s new brand identity and standards across the organization.
Using his education in architecture, Wells has dedicated his career to improving the healthcare experience. He has written published articles addressing such issues as efficient exam room and procedure room design, process workflows and effective instrument processing for office-based sterilization areas. Through his thought leadership, Wells has delivered solutions where equipment and design can improve patient outcomes while creating physician office efficiencies and lowering cost.
As a past board member and President of Healthcare Manufacturers Management Council (HMMC), Wells was awarded the Leonard Berke Achievement Award in 2012 and Midmark’s Excellence in Innovation Award for Customer Centricity/Business Model in 2011. Wells is an advocate for patient accessibility standards in medical facilities and has testified regarding accessibility requirements for medical devices to the United States Access Board.
Wells received his Bachelor of Science degree in architecture and Master of Business Administration degree from The Ohio State University.