Management Team


Lee Strnad

Intrepid Orthopedics President, Lee A. Strnad has a BSME from Ohio Northern University and has over 20 years of orthopedic experience in designing & developing internal fixation and non-fusion products in spine, trauma, extremities, foot, ankle et al. At AcroMed he worked closely with Dr. Marc Asher and other world-renown surgeons on the Isola family of products - Isola, Ti Isola, Anterior Isola, Pediatric Isola. He was instrumental in starting EBI's Spine Division, which achieved over $35 million in annual sales in less than five years. He led the engineering development of the Freedom Lumbar Disc at AxioMed Spine. At OrthoHelix Surgical Designs, Lee developed 4 internal fixation systems within 18 months. Lee founded Intrepid Orthopedics in 2007. Intrepid has successfully completed projects for over 30 companies in the orthopedic and medical device industries.

lees@intrepidortho.com


Chuck Birchall, Jr.

Chuck has over 25 years of business experience in the development and commercialization of medical devices at Zimmer Patient Care (wound drainage), Smith & Nephew Richards (trauma implants), AcroMed (spinal implants) and AxioMed Spine (total disc replacement). During his career, he was directly responsible for the launching of 6 major product lines; raising over $4M from outside investors; and is named as a co-inventor of 6 U.S. Patents. Recently, he has assisted several medical device/healthcare IT companies with creating business plans, financials, and investor presentations, as well as improving their new product development timelines & budgets, including the use of outside resources like Intrepid Orthopedics.

chuckb@intrepidortho.com