John Q. Baumann is the 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 was named President and CEO in 2016 to lead the company with a strong focus on Midmark’s vision, values and strategies, supporting innovation and growth initiatives for increasing the efficiency of healthcare. As CEO, Baumann is focused on Midmark’s transformation, strategic direction and organic and inorganic investments in Midmark’s capabilities and long-term strategic priorities.
A highly skilled and award-winning senior executive with more than 40 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, Baumann brings leadership experience from several corporate boards which currently include Basco, Ocean Accelerator, Inc., Cassady Schiller and, formerly, Bethesda, Inc., amongst others.
Baumann 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 of which he was a founder.
Baumann received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Xavier University.
President and Chief Commercial Officer
Jon Wells is the President and Chief Commercial Officer for Midmark Corporation.
As an award-winning senior executive, Wells has more than 30 years of experience in designing, leading and implementing a broad range of corporate growth and realignment initiatives. He works with the Midmark executive team to further solidify its strategy
and execution, ensuring the delivery of the Midmark brand promise to design seamless solutions that simplify and enable better care, wherever clinician and patient interaction occur.
Wells has held positions in sales, project management, product management and marketing leadership. As Vice President of Marketing, he led both forward-thinking upstream marketing as well as downstream and played a significant role in Midmark’s rebranding efforts, which included the assessment, customer research, ideation and implementation of Midmark’s new brand identity 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.
Wells is a former board member and President of the Healthcare Manufacturers Management Council (HMMC) and has held roles on several industry trade councils. He is a supporter of patient accessibility standards in medical facilities and has testified regarding accessibility requirements for medical devices to the United States Access Board. Wells was a recipient of the Midmark Excellence in Innovation Award in 2011. He is actively involved in his community.
Wells received his Bachelor of Science degree in architecture and a Master of Business Administration degree from The Ohio State 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 (COO) of 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.
Chief Financial Officer
Jon Dill is the Chief Financial Officer for Midmark Corporation..
As CFO, Dill is responsible for finance and corporate development teams, including financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, treasury, legal, M&A and taxation.
Dill has more than 30 years of experience in finance. In a former role, he served as operating executive at Orchard Holdings, an investment firm in Cincinnati, where he advised the management teams of the portfolio companies while optimizing portfolio synergies. He has consulted with or worked for other private equity firms in prior roles.
Before joining Orchard, Dill held executive operating roles at several companies including 3 years at Washing Systems LL and 15 years at ProAmpac LLC (fka Ampac Packaging LLC), where as CFO, he was a key contributor to its substantial growth and success. At ProAmpac, he was instrumental in the completion and integration of 14 acquisitions, the expansion into Europe and the establishment of operations in Asia. Dill also spent eight years at Chiquita Brands International in a variety of sales, financial and operational positions in Cincinnati, Los Angeles and Panama.
Dill serves in numerous business, community and charitable organizations. The Cincinnati Business Courier awarded him CFO of the Year in 2007.
He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from DePauw University and his Master of Business Administration in finance and international business from the University of Chicago.