Clint Joiner | Director
Clint’s passion for horses began in his youth and has carried on throughout his life. Having been lead wrangler of 75 horses at Piney River Ranch in Colorado for two stints in his early career, he has always had a deep respect and admiration for the horse. The son of a large animal veterinarian, Clint grew up on a working farm and enjoys all things equine. He is a partner in a thoroughbred breeding operation in Kentucky as well as the stable manager for a horse racing syndicate. His position as the Chief Operating Officer at Jiffy Steamer Company, allows for complete immersion in the technology behind its multiple product categories. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and young children, volunteering with the Boys & Girls Club and caring for his horses.
Stephanie Davis, DVM, cVMA | Staff Veterinarian
Stephanie grew up in Indiana as an avid eventer. She continued her eventing career while in college, attending Indiana University and Otterbein College in Ohio and competing her mare, Music, through the one star level. After graduating in 2002 with dual majors in Molecular Biology and Equine Pre-Veterinary Sciences, she worked as a phlebotomist (in a human hospital) and spent time training as a farrier’s apprentice. Her experiences served her well when she went on to Ross Veterinary School on the island of St. Kitts. While in school she enjoyed traveling, including trips to India, South Africa and Thailand. She returned to the U.S. and completed her clinical rotations at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Stephanie spent two years working at the prestigious Virginia Equine Imaging, several more at Clarke Equine and now co-owns Davis Equine with her husband Chad. They reside in The Plains, Virginia with their two horses (Q and Music) and greyhound (Siri).
Laura Rhenberg | Client Care Specialist
Laura has several years of training with JS Equine Division and enjoys assisting customers with processing orders and their requests. She spends her free time remodeling and decorating her home, playing tennis and planning her next project on Pinterest. She lives in Northwest Tennessee with her husband and three young children.
David Gammons | Technician
David serves as the in-house technician for the Flexineb line of products. He has been with the company since 1990 and is a talented repair and troubleshooting specialist. David is active in his Church, enjoys the outdoors, local sports and spending time with his family.
Gavan O’Sullivan | CEO, Nortev
(B.Eng. (Elec), M.Eng. Sc.(Elec), M.Sc. (Technology Management))
Gavan O'Sullivan has 20 years’ experience in the technology commercialization environment, 15 years of which have involved the release of 7 medical devices. He previously managed the application of proprietary nebuliser technology into two clinical trials involving inhaled amikacin and surfactant. Since co-founding Nortev in 2008, Gavan has successfully led two investment programs, securing investment from Enterprise Ireland, Seed Capital Funds and Business Expansion Programs. He has developed key relationships with participants in the equine industry, helping Nortev generate export activities in 26 countries.
Declan Moran | Technical Director, Nortev
Declan has 23 years’ experience in a product development environment. In previous projects he played senior roles in the design and development of many medical nebulization products. He is named as co-inventor on numerous medical device patents and has a track record of innovation and product development. Since co-founding Nortev, Declan has led the product development effort, intellectual capital achievements, and developed processes aimed at ensuring continuous improvement is an integral component to Nortev’s business practices.
Tim Rowan | Board Member & Non-Executive Director
(B.V.Sc., Ph.D., M.R.C.V.S., MRSB.)
Tim trained as a veterinarian and has more than 35 years’ experience, predominantly in R&D. He retired from Pfizer Inc. in 2007, where he had spent 15 years, most recently as Senior Director of Pfizer's Global Alliances Animal Health group. While at Pfizer, he had a number of increasingly senior roles, both managerial and technical. He had pivotal roles in the successful launch of 6 major animal health products and took them from discovery through product development and registration to successful market launches, each with sales in excess of $100 million p.a. Prior to Pfizer, Tim held senior positions at the Veterinary Faculty in the University of Liverpool (1979 - 1991). He has more than 85 scientific publications and holds a number of consultancy positions in animal health development. He has been a board member of Nortev since 2009, and contributes over a wide range of areas.