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About TRIMEDX Foundation


Established in 2004, TRIMEDX Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to these core values:

  • Ingenuity
  • Integrity
  • Collaboration
  • Dignity

Our mission is to support medical equipment and facility maintenance and repair in underserved communities by developing sustainable and equitable partnerships through innovation, education, and engagement. We envision a world in which the TRIMEDX Foundation works to raise the standard of healthcare for communities we serve worldwide. The TRIMEDX Foundation provides support related to patient and provider staff safety, and facility management services to help maintain the necessary equipment desperately needed for medical care, and the ability to assist with general maintenance projects.

We serve healthcare facilities and medical surplus recovery organizations (MSROs) primarily in the United States, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central/South America and the Caribbean.

Thanks to generous donations from vendors, healthcare providers, talented technical staff and others in the community, TRIMEDX Foundation continues to make a global impact in healthcare equipment and facilities management. 

 

TRIMEDX Foundation assists by:

  • Providing medical equipment utilization review and functional assessments to determine medical necessity and mission relevance
  • Maintaining, repairing and installing medical equipment
  • Developing preventative maintenance instruction and support strategies for providers and clinics in underserved communities
  • Consulting with providers and healthcare organizations involved in mission projects
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Our mission statement


To support medical equipment and facility maintenance and repair in underserved communities by developing sustainable and equitable partnerships through innovation, education, and engagement.

Our vision

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The TRIMEDX Foundation works to raise the standard of healthcare for communities we serve worldwide.

The Foundation leadership

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Tim McGeath

Chairman

Tim McGeath is retired general counsel of TRIMEDX and has served on the TRIMEDX Foundation board since 2006. Tim earned a bachelor’s degree from Hanover College, a master’s degree from Georgetown University and a law degree from Indiana University. He and his wife, Karyl, live in Carmel with their three boys.

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Doug Folsom

Secretary/Treasurer

Douglas is chief information officer for TRIMEDX, where he provides strategic technology leadership and brings his proven track record of transforming business through technology. Douglas has nearly 30 years of information technology leadership experience. Previously, Douglas held positions at Kohl’s Department Stores, Sterling Commerce and The Spiegel Group. Douglas earned an MBA from Ohio University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering technology from DeVry Institute of Technology. He is a member of Project Management Institute (PMI), American Management Association (AMA), American Society for Quality (ASQ) and Institute of Electrical and electronic Engineers (IEEE).

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Bill Conrad

Bill Conrad is senior vice president of customer delivery at TRIMEDX. He has been with been with the company since April 2012, when he joined the team after a successful 33-year career with UPS. There, Bill most recently served as vice president of operations/Mountain Division.

After joining TRIMEDX, Bill served as a director in the Northeast division as well as division vice president in the North for four years each―before his promotion to senior vice president of customer delivery for TRIMEDX West Operations.

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Rob Duffy

Rob Duffy is President of Avante Diagnostic Imaging, part of Avante Health Solutions. He is responsible for all aspects of the Avante Diagnostic Imaging Platform to include the development and achievement of strategic business plans and in delivering Avante’s commitment to best in class customer service and satisfaction. Prior to joining Avante, Rob served for nine years as the Chief Shared Services Officer and International at TRIMEDX. He has served in previous supply chain, operations, customer service, and quality leadership roles within the healthcare, electronics, and automotive industries. Rob graduated from The United States Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and served in the United States Army for five years.

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Kelley Jacobsen

Kelley Jacobsen is Senior Vice President Supply Chain and Shared Services. In this role she has responsible for leading strategic sourcing, centralized procurement, service strategy, and technical support functions. In addition, she leads the company’s CEC as well as business training and technical training programs for TRIMEDX University. Kelley has held a variety of roles with increasing leadership experience in Automotive manufacturing and the HealthCare Industry, including 14 years with Hill-Rom. She serves on the Foundation Board for Goodwill of Central and Southern IN. Kelley earned her bachelor’s degree in business from Purdue University.

Kristy Kainrath

Kristy Kainrath

Kristy Kainrath is with MEDI Leadership focused on executive coaching and development for leaders in the healthcare industry. Formerly, she was chief strategy officer for Medxcel, where she guided the development and implementation of corporate strategy, product & business development and market expansion. Prior to this role, Kristy held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility within the organization, including leading global marketing strategy, product & brand development and external communications. Kristy earned a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and an MBA from Butler University.

Colleen Powers

Colleen Powers

Colleen Powers is an attorney with Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman. She provides advice and counsel to some of our country’s largest health systems, physician group practices and health care management organizations. She regularly counsels clients on a national basis regarding a variety of health care issues, including mergers and acquisitions, health care reform, fraud and abuse and regulatory and corporate compliance.

Jamie Ulrey

Jamie Ulrey

Jamie Ulrey is assistant vice president and trust officer at The National Bank of Indianapolis. She joined The National Bank of Indianapolis in 1996 and has over 25 years of experience working in the wealth management industry. Jamie is a graduate of University of Indianapolis with a Bachelor of Liberal Studies with a business minor, cum laude and an Associate of Science in Banking and Finance. She is also a graduate of the American Bankers Association Midwest Trust Graduate School and has General Banking and Consumer Credit diplomas from the Indiana Chapter of the American Institute of Banking. Jamie is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Indianapolis and Mount Pleasant Christian Church. She is a native of Greenwood, Indiana, where she remains active as a community volunteer. In addition to serving on the TRIMEDX Foundation Board of Directors, Jamie serves on the board for the Domestic Violence Network.

The Foundation staff

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Audra Plopper

Director

Audra Plopper was named director of the TRIMEDX Foundation in July 2015. Audra grew up on the north side of Indianapolis and attended Carmel High School. She graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies. Since graduating from Ball State, Audra has worked in nonprofit management, gaining more than 20 years of experience with organizations in Seattle, Chicago, and Central Indiana. In 2011, Audra was nominated by her peers and named the Boone County Business Woman of the Year by the Zonta Club of Lebanon.

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Andrea Drygas

Data and Communications Coordinator 

Andrea is a native Hoosier, calling Indianapolis home since 2019. Prior to TRIMEDX, Andrea has experience working with nonprofits in the healthcare, technology, and community development sectors.  

Most recently, Andrea consulted as an independent contractor for an Indianapolis-based collective impact group, stewarding six unique waterway committees throughout the city and collaborating with an array of stakeholders including volunteers, nonprofits, and local government. Andrea is passionate about mission-driven work and is excited to support the TRIMEDX Foundation.  

When not in the office, Andrea can be found cycling along Indy's greenways, paddling the White River, catching a show at a local venue, or cuddling with her cat.  

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Kevin Collazo

Biomedical Mission Specialist

Kevin grew up in Puerto Rico where he obtained his biomedical engineering degree. Having worked as a biomedical technician, and more recently as a TRIMEDX Site Manager, Kevin brings over 12 years of valuable experience including that of working in different countries. Throughout the years, he has received multiple recognitions for being customer service oriented and looking for ways to bring a resolution to complex problems. Kevin loves to learn about and interact with other cultures and is also actively involved in helping others in his community. What are two of Kevin’s favorite things? A nice steak dinner and spending time with family and friends.

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Tina Crafton

Administrative Coordinator 

Tina is a native Hoosier and has worked in various roles for local government for the last 15 years. She brings passion, professionalism, and dedication to her work and is devoted to serving others.

After observing local non-profits in action in her community, Tina has developed a passion to dedicate her service to a dream role where she can support those who dramatically impact the quality of life for so many people around the world and in our Hoosier state. Tina is honored and excited to take on the new Administrative Coordinator role and be a part of the TRIMEDX Foundation.