Thomas Martinson 

Thomas Martinson is the CEO and founder of Martinson & Company, Ltd.  Prior to founding Martinson & Company in 1985, he was senior vice president and department head of corporate finance at Craig-Hallum, Inc., a Minneapolis underwriting and brokerage firm which during his tenure provided early stage capital for what have become some of the world’s leading medical device companies. Tom also held management and finance positions in health care administration as president of Bio-Tec, Inc., an early stage medical lab test kit company, and earlier with Metropolitan Medical Center.  

Earlier in his career, he was portfolio manager and chief marketing officer with Marquette Capital Management Corp., a bank-owned institutional asset management firm. He was also a stockbroker with E. F. Hutton & Company, Inc., a NYSE member  firm.  He served as Chairman of the Board of: CerProbe Corporation (NASDAQ-CRPB), a Tempe, Arizona manufacturer of integrated circuit test products, Dynamic Healthcare Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ-DHTI) of Orlando, Florida, a medical software vendor, XRT, Inc. (private), St. Paul, Minnesota, a medical device developer. He has also served as a director of several public and private corporations and organizations including: Molecular   Biosystems, Inc. (NYSE-MB), Clarus Medical Systems, Inc. (private), Bio-Tec, Inc. (private/divested), the United Nations Association of Minnesota, the Lake Minnetonka Conservation District, the Martinson Clinic Foundation, and the Minnetonka Yacht Club.  He is a B.A. International Politics graduate of the University of Minnesota where he also completed numerous post graduate courses in health care administration.