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Chris strikes a balance of ambition and achievement. He leads with a clear vision and will roll up his sleeves alongside others to help make it happen. He is committed to providing exceptional support to customers through innovation and hard work. Prior to Shamrock, Chris spent 9 years with Medtronic, starting with Corporate Pricing & Contracts in Minneapolis before moving to Sacramento, trading his cube walls for Sales life on the road in early 2007. Chris graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minnesota, Majoring in Financial Economics and Minoring in Biology. He went on to receive his MBA from the Carlson School of Management evening program at the University of Minnesota with a Concentration in Finance.
In his free time, Chris enjoys roasting coffee, travel, and spending quality time with his wife Amanda and sons Lincoln and Oliver. He is proud of his North Dakota roots and feels blessed to be surrounded by so many talented people.
John is a natural combining his intense customer focus with his innate drive and his personable approach. He thrives around people and delivers unparalleled value and smiles to all around him. Following his dreams, John took a stab at the country music scene in Nashville before moving on to a professional career with Eli Lilly & Co in 2003. He joined Medtronic in 2006 and headed west to Seattle in early 2007. In 2010, he partnered with Chris to form Shamrock to take customer support to new heights.John graduated from North Carolina Central University in Durham, double Majoring in English and Political Science, while Minoring in Spanish. He went on to receive a Masters of Communication from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.
In his free time, you will likely find John laughing and playing with his wife Kristine and their children Malone, Ella, and Isabelle. Despite being all over the country, his extended family remains close and he continues to find inspiration and wisdom from his mother Beverly.
Las Vegas, Nevada
CardioQuip Only Territory
Aaron sets an unparalleled standard for integrity, discipline, and customer support. He joined Shamrock in 2012 following years of successful pharmaceutical sales, beginning with Merck and progressing into more specialized roles. Aaron rose to the challenge to push his skillset into the fast paced cardiac operating room. With his great attentiveness to customer needs, Aaron has adapted well to become a trusted resource in his territory. Aaron earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Utah in Salt Lake, majoring in Communications.
In his spare time, Aaron enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Wendy and their five children.
Blake enjoys working within a multidisciplinary team to find solutions to complex scenarios. This trait made for a smooth transition from his role as Clinical Perfusionist to Cardiac Surgical Sales Representative in late 2018.
Blake earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Pacific Lutheran in Tacoma, Washington. He went on to earn a Certificate from the Texas Heart Institute School of Perfusion Technology and worked in clinical practice in Tacoma for five years. He is currently enrolled in the MBA/MHA program at Strayer University.
In his free time, Blake enjoys quality time with his two children plus a wide range of hobbies to keep active including scuba diving, hiking, and soccer.
Brianne has a diverse range of talents to support a high-paced sales team and to manage the functional areas of Shamrock from Human Resources to Finance, Sales Support, and more. Her positivity and hard work ethic are greatly appreciated by the entire team as she empowers everyone to spend more time in the field with customers. Brianne studied Kinesiology at Long Beach and earned her Master in Healthcare Administration at Walden University. Her ability to multi-task and switch gears rapidly make her a critical asset to the entire Shamrock team.
Brianne enjoys time with her husband Justin and is an exceptional mom to her four children, including their beautiful baby Cassidy. In a moment of spare time you will find her gardening, visiting her parent’s vineyard, or volunteering in the community.
Bay Area, California
Christine’s clinical expertise and supportive nature make her a valued resource to customers and peers alike. After 11 years as a Perfusionist, she welcomed the opportunity with Shamrock to support a broader range of stakeholders, while maintaining her core focus on patient outcomes.
Christine earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from Newman University in Wichita, Kansas followed with a certificate in Perfusion Technology from the Texas Heart Institute. She has multiple clinical certifications including Clinical Certified Perfusionist, Clinical Autotransfusionist, and Perioperative Blood Management Technologist. She earned her Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.
In her free time, Christine enjoys staying active, travel, and skiing.
Joe has a long track record of stellar support for his customers. His work ethic, integrity, and care for patients set the standard for cardiac representation and make him a valued resource to all stakeholders including Perfusionists, Surgeons, Administrators, and more.
Joe received a degree in Cardiopulmonary Technology (Perfusion) at North Hennepin Community College and earned his Bachelor of Science from Northwestern in Roseville, Minnesota focused on Business Administration. Joe was Clinical Perfusionist for twelve years before joining Biomedicus as a Clinical Specialist. He then went on to become a Product Manager at Avecor which was acquired by Medtronic, where he became a Sales Representative. He has consistently performed as a top Medtronic Representative, earning Presidents Club and Rep of the Year honors. In 2017, Joe formed his own company PerfEx Solutions to continue doing what he loves supporting Medtronic technology and more.
In his free time, Joe enjoys spending time with his wife, three children, and six grandchildren at their lake in northern Minnesota.
Leo has been a cardiac surgical device sales professional in the Sacramento area for 14 years. His passion to support technology to advance clinical practices is strong and he enjoys complex problem solving with his customers. These traits, combined with his warm personal approach, have earned Leo broad appreciation, trust, and respect.
Leo attended California State University in Sacramento on a Division 1 soccer scholarship as a goalkeeper. He graduated in 2003, double majoring in Finance and Risk Management & Insurance.
In his free time, you will likely catch Leo with his wife Amber and their two daughters, Marley and Lyla. Whether coaching the girls in soccer or over a family meal, you are sure to find the Marins full of love and laughter.
Lindsey naturally gravitates towards challenges, which she found in a clinical setting for nearly 10 years as a Perfusionist. As she grew in her career, she found herself drawn to a more dynamic role within her profession. She found the perfect fit with Shamrock Surgical where she support a broad network of clinicians and patients with exciting technology.
Lindsey earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from The Ohio State University and followed with a certificate in Circulation Technology at the same institution. After moving to the West Coast, she decided to trial both entrepreneurship and surfing, both of which offered great challenge and reward. This entrepreneurial and driven spirit make her a great resource for her customers as she always find a way to get things done.
In her free time, Lindsey enjoys life to the fullest. Whether chasing the perfect wave up the California coast, exploring the world, or simply enjoying a great cup of coffee, she is sure to be fully in the moment.