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Our Leadership

We Believe in a Bigger Vision for Healing

Acera's seasoned leadership team is comprised of industry leaders and innovators passionate about leading Acera forward and revolutionizing soft-tissue repair. Together, they are directing us as we redefine patient care and set new standards for excellence in the industry. 

Chief Executive Officer
Mike Finegan

Mike Finegan joined Acera Surgical as CEO in 2022. Prior to joining Acera, Mike spent 14 years at Orthofix where he served in roles of increasing responsibility, including seven years as chief strategy officer. Among his accomplishments at Orthofix, Mike created and then led a biologics business that quickly reached $75 million in annual revenue. Before his tenure at Orthofix, Mike served more than 16 years in a variety of roles at Boston Scientific, including as vice president of corporate sales and as vice president of national accounts. He holds a degree in economics from Wake Forest University.

Chief Science Officer and Board Member
Matthew MacEwan, PhD

Dr. MacEwan is the co-inventor of Acera’s nanotechnology platform, co-founder of the company, and current Board Member of Acera Surgical. He is currently responsible for managing Acera’s IP and patent portfolio, new product research and the design and implementation of clinical studies. Dr. MacEwan graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University with a specialization in polymer biomaterials / biomaterial biocompatibility, and then went on to complete his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Washington University. Dr. MacEwan received his MD training from Washington University School of Medicine.

Board Member
Agn├Ęs Rey-Giraud

Agnès Rey-Giraud is the co-founder, CEO Emeritus, and current Board Member of Acera Surgical. Agnès is former officer at Express Scripts, where she held various leadership roles, including Senior Vice President of Research & Product Development, Executive Vice President of Supply Chain and President of International Operations, Agnès earned an MBA from the University of Chicago, a Master of Operations Management from EM Lyon, France, and a Master of Science degree in engineering from ENISE, France.

Board Member
Jake Wilson

Jake Wilson, CEO Emeritus and current Board Member of Acera Surgical, is a registered pharmacist and long-time pharmaceutical professional, Jake spent 12 years at Express Scripts and was a division sales manager at Cardinal Health, after which he acquired, expanded, and sold a Midwest pharmacy company. Jake holds a master's degree in Business Administration.

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