Leader in the Wound Care Industry
We work in a highly regulated industry. Because we only work in wound care we understand the industry and that helps us find solutions.
Advanced Tissue was founded by Kevin and Sharon Lamb in 2000. Kevin serves as the CEO of the company. Kevin is the company’s visionary and is responsible for formulating the direction and values of Advanced Tissue while leading senior management in the implementation of the communicated ideals for the company. Kevin is a skilled entrepreneur, starting and operating businesses in healthcare ranging from provider services to home infusion pharmacy and FDA regulated packaging focusing on pain management, and has over thirty years experience in the medical industry field.
Kevin’s experience selling medical supplies to hospitals was the genesis of Advanced Tissue. After becoming successful selling pre-packaged surgical trays to hospitals, Kevin took the concept and applied it to wound care. Kevin has taken a straight-forward idea of providing wound care supplies to customers in unique unit dose packages and built the company into an industry segment leader.
Kevin is active in the community. He currently serves on the Board of Directors at the Arkansas Repertory Theater and on the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Foundation Board. He is a member of the Association for Advancement of Wound Care and, with his wife, Sharon, chairs the American Heart Association Arkansas Chapter’s Open Your Hearts Campaign. Married thirty years and father of 6, Kevin is involved in his local church and active in numerous Arkansas Children's Hospital charitable activities.
We believe our patient retention program helps both patients and clinicians when we remind patients of the importance of follow-up care.
With Advanced Tissue, patients get exactly what their clinician orders and we deliver those supplies direct to the patients’ homes.
Mike is the Chief Financial Officer of Advanced Tissue. In this role, Mike is primarily responsible for managing the finance and accounting activities for the company. Mike is also responsible for cash management and treasury activities, risk management activities and strategic planning.
Mike has over twenty-five years of experience in finance and accounting. He has served in senior level positions for the majority of his career including the past fifteen years in C-level roles. Mike has held positions with the Fortune 500 companies of Waste Management and Bax Global and the privately-held middle market company of Mail Contractors of America. He has operational experience with the acquisition and divestiture of companies, debt and equity financing and change management.
Mike received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas and an MBA from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Human Resources Director
Advanced Tissue offers our team the opportunity to grow professionally while they are also providing a beneficial service to clinicians and their patients.
Susan has been the Human Resources Director for Advanced Tissue since 2007. She has the overall responsibility for employee recruitment and selection, orientation and training, employee relations, performance management, benefits administration and the
development of policies and procedures. As a member of the senior management team, Susan has developed and implemented HR initiatives and processes.
With over fifteen years of experience in the HR field, Susan has worked in a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, and logistics management. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in HR Management from York College of Pennsylvania. Currently, Susan maintains certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.
Chief Information Officer
Our goal is to work with our customers the way they find most efficient; that means we have a variety of ways to place orders including various electronic options as well as the tried and true person-to-person option.
Charles is the Chief Information Officer for Advanced Tissue. As such, Charles leads the company’s technological direction. He is responsible for how information is stored, processed and communicated. In addition, he and his team are responsible for developing, maintaining and facilitating the implementation of IT architecture which operates all IT processes for the company, including improvements to work processes. Charles has significant experience developing and maintaining Information Systems across a wide range of industries, including warehousing/inventory, education, Structural Engineering, logistics, and healthcare.
Charles has over twelve years of experience in the Information Technology field. He has held software development positions with Loseke Technologies and Redpoint Systems. Prior to Advanced Tissue, Charles was the Information Technology Manager for Mail Contractors of America.
Charles received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Science from Henderson State University.
When you only focus on one thing, you can do that one thing better than anyone else. Our only focus is wound care and we do it well.
As Marketing Director, Martha oversees the marketing and communication efforts of Advanced Tissue. She is responsible for establishing and implementing strategic and tactical communication plans designed to capitalize on market opportunities and generate interest of the Advanced Tissue program. Martha works with internal teams to build a creative, integrated, multi-channel marketing effort that builds brand awareness and supports Advanced Tissue’s sales and service teams.
During her 30-year advertising and marketing career, Martha has developed strategic communication plans for national brands, has worked within marketing divisions of Fortune 500 companies and has served on the board-of-directors of a regional advertising agency. She has a strong track record of results-driven marketing and communication programs throughout a variety of industries including healthcare, public utilities, fast food, automotive and tourism.
Martha received a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Arkansas and has completed Master level course work at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Before joining Advanced Tissue, Kyle gained experience in sales and customer service as a manufacturer representative with Napa Auto Parts. He says his goal here is, “to continue to consistently provide the best service for my clinicians and patients.” Kyle received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas.
In his free time, Kyle is an avid golfer, competitive bass fisherman and enjoys doing just about everything else that involves the outdoors.
With over 30 years of experience in sales and customer service, David’s customers have learned to depend on him. As an Account Manager, David enjoys telling clinics about how Advanced Tissue can help improve their patient’s health by providing advanced wound dressings while improving patient compliance.
David has been married for 30 years, has four children, six grandchildren and one great grandchild. He enjoys travel, history, and spending quality time with family.
Senior Account Manager
Walt joined Advanced Tissue in November of 2008; bring with him over 20 years experience in Warehouse Management. He was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he started his career in Retail Management before moving his family to Arkansas and changing his business field to Warehouse Management. Walt is responsible for product purchasing, inventory control, and handling the daily Management of fulfilling orders.
Walt lives in Conway, Arkansas with his wife; they have three children and three grandchildren.
Johnathan has been with Advanced Tissue a little over 6 years and currently covers a portion of the western United States including Alaska and Hawaii. According to Johnathan, “one of the biggest benefits of working for Advanced Tissue is the opportunity to build relationships with people who I may never meet.”
Johnathan is known for his knowledge of advanced wound care products, his ease with conversation and his desire to provide exceptional customer service to the clinics he works with. When not at work Johnathan enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Kyle is a graduate of Arkansas State University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Before Advanced Tissue, Kyle and a couple of his friends started a company called Chef Shuttle, a restaurant-delivery company based here in Little Rock. He has always had an interest in healthcare and is proud to be a part of Advanced Tissue. He believes that the best part of his job is, "having the ability to improve a patient's healing rates by providing superior products and customer service."
Kyle enjoys being at the lake, hiking in the Ozarks, and spending time with his wife and beagle.
Clarissa received a Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Spanish from the University of South Carolina. Including high school and college she has studied Spanish for eight years and applies it to her everyday life at work and at home.
Outside of Advanced Tissue, Clarissa enjoys cooking, especially Cuban food like Ropa Vieja and Fricase de pollo. She also enjoys watching movies: Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Hobbit, Battlestar Galactica, though lately she has only been watching movies that her son loves, which include the Monsters Inc. and Despicable Me franchises. She also enjoys TV shows with The Big Bang Theory, Ghost Adventures, Once Upon a Time and anything with Chef Gordon Ramsey being some of her favorites.
Senior Account Manager
Physician and Clinic Regional Manager
Key Accounts Manager
Josh takes pride in going the extra mile for his clinics and having the opportunity to be a part of the patient’s healing process. Before joining Advanced Tissue, Josh was an Athletic Trainer and worked in connection with an Orthopedic Surgeon.
Josh received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Central Arkansas where he studied Sports Medicine. He also received a Masters of Education from the University of Arkansas while working as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer. In his downtime, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children, playing golf, and working in the yard.
Director, Long Term Care Division
Having knowledge of wound care while attending nursing school and enjoying that aspect, Tori decided to continue in the medical field and received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, with an emphasis in Health Sciences. Now she is helping patients as an Account Representative at Advanced Tissue, about which she says, “I love knowing that at the end of the day I have made a difference in many wound patients’ lives on the road to healing.”
Tori enjoys going to the lake and beach with her friends and family during the summer. She LOVES going to the movies any chance she gets and always has a book with her, no matter where she goes.
Manager, OnSite Division
Key Accounts Manager
Heath is a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration. During his studies, Heath spent two summers with UCA's Study Abroad Program. The first summer he experienced the United Kingdom, which included Ireland, Scotland, and England. The following summer he studied in Paris, France, and upon returning to the U.S. held an internship with the United States House of Representatives in Washington, DC.
Post-graduation, Heath was the Campaign Manager during the primary election campaign of Judge Karen Baker when she successfully ran for Associate Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court. Heath has also provided environmental consulting work for the Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health. He has always had an interest in healthcare and found a place here at Advanced Tissue where he feels he can make a difference in American’s lives. He joined Advanced Tissue in our on-site division and brings that perspective to his current role as an Account Representative in our corporate headquarters.
Traveling is what Heath loves to do in his spare time.