Steven R. Peabody
CEO and Chairman of the Board
Peabody is the Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of the Board of VoCare, Inc. Peabody is known for his entrepreneurial stewardship in product development and remarkable business savvy in the success of CMI – the engineering firm he acquired in 1992. Through the continuing use of new technology to streamline processes and develop new products, Peabody not only ensured that each business opportunity succeeded as a spin-off company, but also as one of the best in its respective field.
CMI has developed several hundred products for various Fortune 500 companies totaling over $250 million in revenue. Peabody has been singularly responsible for this achievement. He has also been personally involved in the product audits and certifications in the fields of: FCC; FDA; ICC; UL; ASTM; AGA; CGA; ICC; ISO9001; and TS9000.
Peabody used his vision combined with his management skill to build executive teams to turn product ideas from startups to dynamic growth companies. During his 17 years of leadership at CMI, Peabody exploited the full potential of international resources to substantially increase the capabilities of CMI as a product development company. Peabody designed, engineered, manufactured and marketed several proprietary products to a variety of industries and has received numerous awards. Peabody currently holds 17 U.S. patents under his name for a variety of products and exclusive designs. Peabody streamlined the company, by holding all the intellectual property and outsourcing manufacturing and other services, to transition easily into niche markets with new product ideas and keeping development at greatly reduced costs. He has established and still maintains numerous business relationships with a variety of high tech domestic and international manufacturers. Peabody is considered an authority on product development and has substantial expertise with supply chain management, including offshore manufacturing
Chief Financial Officer
Coccimiglio has more than 33 years of progressively responsible experience directing as many as 400 employees in companies with revenue in excess of $300M. John has led these companies through start up, expansion, and ultimate sale between 12x – 17x EBITDA. Coccimiglio’s experience in the recurring revenue business is uniquely aligned with VoCare’s vision of integrating wireless technology with the rapid pace of change in the Medical Monitoring business.
John started his career with a Cellular Management Company tasked with building and operating 800 MHz cellular properties in Metropolitan Service Areas across the country. He was initially tasked with a variety of Project Management assignments in the engineering group. He was also tasked with bidding a variety of telecommunication billing platforms, creating the initial customer care organization, and setting strategy for several operating cellular networks that were under management. Eventually Coccimiglio transitioned to building the Retail Sales, Indirect Dealer Group, and B2B Sales organizations in the various properties. He worked extensively with Real Estate Groups to source sites where the towers would be placed as well as finding white space to place retail stores.
In 1991, Coccimiglio was tasked with building several Rural Service Areas for several carriers eventually going to work for a RSA cellular lottery winner. The telecom group had properties in Michigan, Virginia, Arizona, and Florida. The business was sold in 2000 at 17x EBITDA. In 2001 John joined CenturyTel Communications. CenturyTel (now called CenturyLink) owned wireline and wireless properties in Michigan. While at CenturyTel, Coccimiglio managed a capex budget of $30M with total gross revenue of $300M. His primary responsibility was managing and maintaining the wireline and wireless networks, Retail, B2B, and wholesale sales.
Deon W. Vigilance, MD, MBA
Dr. Deon W. Vigilance specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery and has specialties in adult cardiac surgery, atrial fibrillation ablation, minimally invasive cardiac surgery and valve surgery.
He has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards for his work in these fields. Dr. Vigilance received his Bachelor of Science (Cum Laude) in Biology from Morehouse College in Atlanta.
He received his Doctor of Medicine from Pennsylvania State University, Milton S. Hershey College of Medicine, in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
He completed a general surgery internship and residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New Hyde Park, New York, where he was senior resident and chief resident. At Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Vigilance was a research fellow, and heart and lung organ procurement fellow.
In addition, he completed a cardiothoracic surgery residency at the University of Maryland in Baltimore.
His professional associations include the American Medical Association, the American College of Surgeons and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Dr. Vigilance is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Vigilance obtained his MBA degree from Indiana University Kelley School of Business in August 2015.
During this recent educational experience, Dr. Vigilance has acquired significant insights regarding the business of medicine and has particular interest in medical technology and population health management.
Scott R. Storms
General Counsel – Regulatory Compliance
Storms has more than 20 years of experience focusing on corporate, environmental, energy regulatory matters, and administrative law. Mr. Storms’ experience includes direct involvement in a number of complex administrative proceedings; the development of Energizing Indiana, a state wide energy efficiency program; participation as a guest speaker at numerous continuing legal education seminars; and, serving as a legal and technical advisor at several international energy regulatory programs sponsored by the National Association of Utility Regulatory Commissioners, in conjunction with the United States Agency for International Development.
Storms earned his J.D. from Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis, Indiana and a B.A. in Political Science from Indiana University-Bloomington, Indiana.