Executive Management

Collectively, the Board of Directors, Executive Management Team and Staff combines over 90 years medical device experience, education and a commitment to Belluscura in making decisions that benefit our company, our stakeholders, and ultimately, the lives of the patients we serve. 

Robert Bob Rauker

Robert “Bob” Rauker

Chief Executive Officer

Bob is a senior management executive with a demonstrable track record in the medical device sector. Over his extensive career Bob has been involved in the valuation, development, marketing, acquisition and sale of multiple medical devices.

Bob has served as Head of Medical Device & Life Sciences Group for Acacia Research Group (NASDAQ) in the role of Senior Vice President, where he built the medical device business to $30 million in revenue. Previously he served as global chief IP counsel for Synthes Inc. (SIX) and Boston Scientific (NYSE) Endoscopy, both multi-billion-dollar companies, where he managed the medical products acquisition and licensing transactions along with other senior management roles.

Bob has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts and a juris doctorate from the New Hampshire School of Law. Additionally, he is a registered patent attorney, a named inventor on 14 US patents and pending applications in the medical device sector and joint inventor of the X-PLO2R.

Anthony Rony Dyer

Anthony “Tony” Dyer

Chief Financial Officer

Tony has over ten years’ experience in acting as a public company chief financial officer.

Between 2004 and 2017 he led the finance function and played a key strategic role in Gattaca plc becoming one of the UK’s leading engineering and technology recruiters growing from one office, 40 staff and revenues of £30 million in 1996 to 14 offices in ten countries, 800 staff and global revenues of £650 million in 2017, 30 per cent. of which was generated outside the UK. He was a core member of the team that completed the over-subscribed fundraising and admission to trading on AIM of Gattaca plc (then Matchtech Group plc).

Tony is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Jelena Mitic

Jelena Mitic, MBA

Vice President of Marketing

Jelena Mitic is a seasoned business leader with more than 22 years of experience in strategic marketing, with special expertise in brand strategy, growing startup companies within the medical device market, and international expansion. As the Vice President of Marketing for Belluscura, Jelena is responsible for the overall corporate marketing strategy, with focus on building a global brand, product development & portfolio management, Key Opinion Leader engagement, and developing go to market strategies.

Prior to joining Belluscura, Jelena held numerous senior leadership roles that contributed to growing small to mid-size companies into successful global organizations. Recent achievements include supporting a start-up into international expansion and commercialization of a medical device that received the first FDA 510(k) clearance in the industry, followed by company acquisition.

Jelena holds a B.A. in Business Administration with a major in Marketing from the University of North Texas and earned an Executive M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business in Dallas, TX.

Cary Parrott

Cary Parrott

Vice President of Sales

Cary has over ten years’ sales experience in the medical device industry running sales teams and delivering marketing and sales plans to a variety of customer types including surgeons, operating room management, pharmacy management and c-suite.

He has a broad-based background in medical products including extensive experience with start-up companies and launching new products, having served in various management positions with top medical companies such as Ethicon, Inc., ZymoGenetics, HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc. and Marine Polymer Technologies, Inc.

Dr. Raymond "Paul" Bray, PHD

Dr. Raymond “Paul” Bray, PHD

Vice President of Operations

After completing the bachelor’s degree in engineering physics at Cornell University, Paul’s professional career began with a commission in the United States Air Force.

He served for over seven years as a navigator on the KC-135A air refueling tanker and as a bioenvironmental engineer in the Biomedical Sciences Corps. He resigned from the military to attend graduate school at Texas Tech University, where he obtained a PhD in chemical engineering. Over the last 20 years, his experience has included engineering and quality management roles in the semiconductor, electronics, building materials, and medical device industries.

Since 2010, Paul has been a manufacturing engineer in the neuromodulation division of St. Jude Medical; a consultant with Maetrics while providing support to Johnson & Johnson; and a manufacturing and quality engineer at Apollo Endosurgery. He is a co-inventor of the deep brain stimulation lead with segmented electrodes (US patent 9,370,653 B2). Paul brings his expertise in product development, supporting regulatory submissions, setting up manufacturing lines, and launching new products.