Our Leadership Team


John Q. Baumann

President/CEO Midmark Corporation



Sharyl S. Gardner

Chief Administrative Officer




Robert Morris 

Chief Financial Officer




Eric Shirley

Chief Commercial Officer


Eric Shirley is the Chief Commercial Officer of Midmark Corporation, responsible for overseeing the global sales and marketing teams. Prior to joining Midmark in 2004, he held positions in product development, sales and marketing with Sybron Dental Specialties and Dentsply International. Due to his experience with manufacturers of dental, medical and animal health devices, Shirley offers particular expertise in sales management, marketing, public relations and new product development.         

A recent past-chairman of the Dental Trade Alliance, Shirley currently serves on the Board of Directors for several philanthropic organizations, including TeamSmile, Oral Health America and the Dental Lifeline Network. Born and raised in Southern California, Shirley has a BA in Journalism from Long Beach State University, and received his MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA.




Mike Walker

Chief Operations Officer


Mike Walker is the Chief Operations Officer (COO) for Midmark Corporation—a privately held company founded in 1915 that is a leading provider of medical, dental and veterinary equipment and workflow solutions. The company strives to bring efficient patient care to millions of people each day in the human and animal healthcare industries around the world.         

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.