Get To Know the Engenious Design Team

Griffin Adams Website Bio - Electrical Engineer
Senior Electrical Engineer

Griffin Adams

Jason Andersen Website Bio - Software Engineer
Software Engineer

Jason Andersen

Mechanical Engineer

Nathan Asinger

Engenious Design Team Member
Product Engineer

Cody Blades

Anne Bowser profile pic
Associate Project Manager

Anne Bowser

Josh Figge - Associate Project Engineer
Associate Project Engineer

Josh Figge

Staff Electrical Engineer, Electrical Group Technical Manager

Peter Frey

Team photo of Jesus Gonzalez-Morales
Associate Systems Test Engineer

Jesus Gonzalez-Morales

Project Coordinator

Weston Goodwin

Nick Greusel Website Bio - Senior Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer

Nick Greusel

Seth Gunkel
Associate Software Engineer

Seth Gunkel

Jen Harvey | Systems Test Engineer
Systems Test Engineer

Jen Harvey

Brian Hatesohl Website Bio - Mechanical Engineering Team Lead
Vice President of Engineering

Brian Hatesohl

Industrial Design Group Lead

Peter Henne

Mason Hoffman Website Bio - Electrical Technician
Electrical Engineering Technician

Mason Hoffman

Eric Hoofman Website Bio - Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical Engineer Group Lead

Eric Hoofman

Chris Justice Website Bio - Principal | CEO
Principal, CEO

Chris Justice

Holly Justice Website Bio - Founder | Principal
Founder, Principal

Holly Justice

Megan Kinnane Profile Pic
Associate Product Architect

Megan Kinnane

Tyler Kodanaz | Associate Electrical Engineer
Interim Electrical Group Lead

Tyler Kodanaz

Test Technician

Jake Kite

Gabe Kortz Profile Pic
Associate Project Manager

Gabe Kortz

Industrial Designer

Erika Lobo

Software Engineer

Brendan McGeehan

Software Engineer

Earving Morales

Senior Software Engineer

Andrew Mulbrook

Joel Murphy Website Bio - Prototype Model Maker
Prototype Model Maker

Joel Murphy

Electrical Engineer

Taylor Muskopf

Cuong Nguyen Website Bio - Electrical Engineer
Electrical Engineer

Cuong Nguyen

Melissa Nickel Website Bio - Operations Lead
Vice President of Operations

Melissa Nickel

Stephen Nyberg Website Bio - Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer

Stephen Nyberg

Erin O'Toole
Associate Project Manager

Erin O’Toole

Nicolas Reed
Electrical Engineering Technician

Nicolas Reed

Grace Reese Website Bio - Project Manager
Operations Manager

Grace Reese

Test Technician

Daniel Rittle

Dylan Rudolph Website Bio - Electrical Engineer
Electrical Engineer

Dylan Rudolph

Mason Schellenberg
Systems Test Engineer

Mason Schellenberg

Engagement Coordinator

Jacob Springer

Associate Software Engineer

Andrew Son

David Steele headshot photo
Senior Electrical Engineering Technician

David Steele

Mechanical Engineer

Zouhair Talbi

Jimmy Townsend Website Bio - Software Engineering Team Lead
Software Director

Jimmy Townsend

Senior Backend Software Engineer

Nathan Vahrenberg

Software Group Lead

Nathan Viehmann

Patrick Walter Website Bio - Software Engineer
Software Group Lead

Patrick Walter

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Jonathan Whittle

Abby Wilms - Profile Pic
Director of Project Management

Abby Wilms

Ryan Zumbach Website Bio - Industrial Designer
Industrial Designer

Ryan Zumbach

Laura Hatesohl Website Bio - Clinical Insights Specialist
Clinical Insights Specialist

Laura Hatesohl

Senior Electrical Engineer

Griffin Adams

Griffin has almost a decade of experience with electronics design and assembly, test and troubleshooting, and embedded software. His combination of Electronics Technology degree and Engineering Physics degree gives him a unique perspective on product design. His motto to never stop learning drives him to stay informed of technology, trends, and advancements not only in electrical engineering but also in related fields of physics and bioengineering. Griffin has designed PCB’s for consumer electronics that include digital signal processors and DDR memory, and medical devices that need rigid-flex PCBs capable of folding into a handheld device.

Software Engineer

Jason Andersen

The portion of Jason’s career dedicated to engineering commenced in 2016. He specializes in writing software applications for real-time embedded systems. He has authored a variety of elegant modules for medical devices and consumer electronics. Composing creative solutions to meet high-level requirements are some of his best work. He takes great pride in his coding craftsmanship and continually seeks to expand his knowledge base in effective software solutions and beyond!

Mechanical Engineer

Nathan Asinger

Nathan has half a decade of experience bringing systems from concept to production. At Engenious, he is responsible for complex mechanical designs and cross-discipline alignment. Nathan is even known to write a bit of software when it helps bring a proof of concept to life – a modern renaissance man.

Product Engineer

Cody Blades

Cody has nearly half a decade of electronics experience starting from a BS in Electrical Engineering at Oklahoma State University. In his role at Engenious, Cody collaborates with the electrical team to design and document embedded microcontroller systems, high-speed digital, power supply, motor control, and analog circuit systems.

Associate Project Manager

Anne Bowser

A KSU Computer Engineering grad, Anne brings implementation and technical consulting experience to the table. She has a deep interest in technology, improving processes, and collaborating directly with clients. Her role at Engenious Design is Associate Project Manager, an integral part of the project leadership team coordinating a collaborative team of engineering and technical experts designing advanced technology products and medical devices.

Associate Project Engineer

Josh Figge

Josh joined Engenious Design as an Associate Project Engineer following graduation from the University of Missouri-Columbia, B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, emphasis in Biomechanics and Biomaterials. Josh had multiple years of internship experience in hardware integration, electronic instrumentation and mechanical design.

Staff Electrical Engineer, Electrical Group Technical Manager

Peter Frey

Peter is an experienced electrical engineer with almost 2 decades designing embedded devices – medical devices and FPGA design. He guides our cross-functional product development team on focusing on output quality, electrical architecture, regulatory compliance, risk management, and navigating the more treacherous technical hurdles. His passion is following a requirements-driven design process to produce a quality product in just a few design iterations. A little extra time at the beginning of a project nailing down architecture and requirements minimizes churn!

Associate Systems Test Engineer

Jesus Gonzalez-Morales

Jesus is an Associate Systems Test Engineer with a bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering, and an emphasis on sensors and devices. He works to help the whole team make sure designs are right.

Project Coordinator

Weston Goodwin

Weston is a Biomedical Engineering graduate from the University of Missouri. As a Project Coordinator, he is a crucial member of our project management team, focused on administering all aspects of important projects; coordinating a collaborative team of engineering and technical experts designing advanced technology products and medical devices.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Nick Greusel

Nick is a senior member of the mechanical team at Engenious. His work in product design for consumer electronics and medical devices spans more than a decade of leading mechanical development of products from rough concept through mass production. Nick is intrigued by the challenge of taking a product idea/sketch and figuring out how to prototype, test, and manufacture it. His experience traverses a wide variety of uses and environments, including healthcare, wearable technology, outdoor sports, marine, and automotive.

Associate Software Engineer

Seth Gunkel

Seth Gunkel joined Engenious as an Associate Software Engineer following his graduation from Johnson County Community College. His skills in C/C++ and C# are solid and a great fit for our embedded systems work. He is joined by a team of experts excited to mentor him in the field of medical devices and high-technology products!

Systems Test Engineer

Jen Harvey

A recent graduate from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Jen joined the Engenious team as a Systems Test Engineer in February 2021. In her test engineer role, she develops evidence-based testing critical to the proper designs of systems. She brings a love for math and engineering that are great assets as she contributes to design, build and troubleshooting activities in device design.

Vice President of Engineering

Brian Hatesohl

Brian is an engineering leader with a keen interest in bringing to market new products that improve quality of life. He thrives at the intersection of anatomy, physiology, electronics, and mechanics. A medical device design engineer for almost a decade; his product portfolio spans devices for both hospitals and homes. As the Engineering Director at Engenious, he is the leader responsible for the health, growth, and sustainability of all engineering teams. To this role, he brings an experienced, mature, even-keeled, stabilizing influence acting as a companywide resource for managing engineering risks. Brian is responsible for guiding cross-functional design activities, developing engineering leaders, and profitably launching world-class products.

Industrial Design Group Lead

Peter Henne

Peter is an expert in product design. He has two decades of experience in product development and industrial design. He leads the Industrial Design group in empathetic research and ideation, co-located with collaborative in-house engineering partners.

Electrical Engineering Technician

Mason Hoffman

Mason has a degree in electrical engineering technology and almost a decade of experience in consumer products, infrastructure technology, and medical devices. He also has gnarly knowledge of arcade machines, which is a personal passion. He considers himself a lifelong enthusiast of technology and electronics, spending time in and out of work troubleshooting, soldering, and experimenting with electronics.

Mechanical Engineer Group Lead

Eric Hoofman

Eric has worked in product and equipment design for about half a decade. His personal emphasis has been on analysis and optimization. In true engineering fashion, Eric enjoys bringing complex engineering ideas to life, utilizing mechanical fundamentals, and crunching numbers along the way! He is proud of his contributions at Engenious Design that go into products that are all about changing lives for the better.

Principal, CEO

Chris Justice

Chris helps R&D leaders create new medical devices and new high technology systems. With a background in electrical engineering, he has more than 2 decades of experience in medical devices. Chris co-founded Engenious Design in 2013 after working as VP of R&D for several organizations, including a startup, and also started a medical device company. Chris has worked with 12 of the top 20 med device firms, in addition to startups and mid-sized companies. Chris is adept at building high-performance teams with a sense of urgency and enjoys thinking outside the box.

Founder, Principal

Holly Justice

Holly is a leader, a designer, and the co-founder of Engenious Design. She has more than 2 decades of experience as a design professional in the visual arts. Her role at Engenious has spanned from hands-on input in elegant design and seamless user interface to more recently focused on stewarding the health and sustainability of the organization. She is committed to a flourishing culture at Engenious and advancing a creative organization that improves peoples’ lives.

Associate Product Architect

Megan Kinnane

Megan recently finished her BS in Biomedical Engineering at Kansas State. For the last couple of years, Megan worked at Engenious as a Product Architect Intern. She’s been putting her Biomed degree to work collaborating on product designs at the system level while also contributing to detailed technical issues across disciplines.

Interim Electrical Group Lead

Tyler Kodanaz

With a background in Electrical Engineering and a knack for innovation and problem-solving, Tyler leads teams through complex product development challenges. Working as both a technical lead and project manager, he seamlessly blends his technical expertise with strong leadership skills. Tyler brings half a decade of experience to the electrical team and has been integral to success and growth of the projects he’s been involved in and the team as a whole.

Test Technician

Jake Kite

Jake is Marine Corps veteran with nearly a decade of electrical experience. He’s well versed in testing, trouble shooting PCB’s, and prototyping.

Associate Project Manager

Gabe Kortz

Gabe Kortz is an Associate Project Manager at Engenious Design. With a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering and a master’s in advanced manufacturing, he can make it happen. Gabe manages prototype builds for medical device/technology systems, short-run pilot production, and finished device production.

Industrial Designer

Erika Lobo

A 2021 graduate with a degree in Industrial Design and a minor in Business, Erika joined the Engenious Design team as an Associate Industrial Designer. Erika is a nuclear powered designer with medical and biomedical internships as well as several apprenticeships in her queue. Her work at Engenious balances usability, aesthetics and pragmatic considerations in collaboration to create medical devices and high technology systems.

Software Engineer

Brendan McGeehan

Armed with both a BS and MS in Computer Engineering, Brendan has several years of experience in software development. He collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams to develop well-crafted software for embedded systems bringing tricorders and robot surgeons a little closer to reality.

Software Engineer

Earving Morales

A Computer Engineering graduate from the University of Kansas with Graduate Teaching Assistant credentials, his educational focus included a versatile skill set with involvement in research, teaching and a variety of projects in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. As a Software Engineer at Engenious, Earving is highly motivated and a great team-player bringing well-crafted software to important devices.

Senior Software Engineer

Andrew Mulbrook

Andrew has nearly 2 decades of experience in embedded software. His diverse experience spans multiple industries and includes 15+ languages and a myriad of platforms and software. A true expert in his craft, Andrew also focuses on mentoring the next generation through volunteering with STEM organizations. He collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams creating medical devices and other advanced technology products that make the world a better place.

Prototype Model Maker

Joel Murphy

Joel is a hands-on, mechanically-inclined craftsperson who can visualize, sketch out, draft up, fabricate and finish prototypes artfully. He could totally hang with the MythBusters crew or make his way around Tony Stark’s workshop if needed. Joel has more than a decade of experience in his field and is a mix of a process-driven artisan and boutique engineer, with an aesthetic eye to produce high-quality appearance and functional models.

Electrical Engineer

Taylor Muskopf

Taylor contributes nearly a decade of electrical engineering experience to the Engenious Design team. His well-rounded knowledge in both hardware and software makes him a great fit for our diverse group. Taylor’s passion for electronics began in his youth and has seamlessly transitioned into his current role as an end-to-end product designer on our engineering team at Engenious Design.

Electrical Engineer

Cuong Nguyen

Cuong holds the role of electrical engineer with close to a decade of experience in consumer and medical device development. He specializes in analog & digital design with an emphasis on manufacturing quality. Cuong has taken part in medical device design from early concepts to finishing with regulatory tested mass production. He has a passion for improvement and sums up his professional skill development philosophy with the words of late martial artist Bruce Lee: “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.”

Vice President of Operations

Melissa Nickel

Melissa focuses on all aspects of business operations at Engenious Design. She is a strategic problem solver with a sense of urgency, productivity, and positivity. Melissa’s passion for pursuing innovative solutions pairs well with her 15+ year background in product development and project management. As the Operations Director, she is an instrumental leader and contributing team member focused on coordinating all aspects of Engenious business operations, focusing on the organization’s health and sustainability.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Stephen Nyberg

Stephen has a ½ decade of experience in mechanical engineering complemented by his decade of service as a United States Marine. He is a certified SOLIDWORKS Mechanical Design Professional with a passion for 3D modeling. Stephen has been integral to the conceptualization, design, and testing of a myriad of medical devices and consumer electronics on the mechanical team at Engenious.

Associate Project Manager

Erin O’Toole

A 2021 graduate with an exceptional education, Erin joins Engenious with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University and a M.S. in Biological Engineering from University of Missouri. In her role as Associate Project Manager, Erin is an integral part of the project leadership team managing and coordinating all aspects of our creative product development projects. She is efficient to the extreme and a natural leader in our challenging, high-paced and innovative environment.

Electrical Engineering Technician

Nicolas Reed

Nicolas has nearly 2 decades of experience as an Electrical Engineering Technician. At Engenious, he is a central part of the mix with a myriad of technologies related to medical devices and other high-tech products. A hands-on problem solver and trusted team member making a big difference on design projects. As a bonus – the work sounds really cool to family & friends!

Operations Manager

Grace Reese

Grace is a committed manager who thrives on projects requiring close attention to detail with a focus on quality results, balanced with her unique ability to understand and appreciate the big picture and end goal. She is a mature, stabilizing, collaborative and forward-thinking leader in the midst of the oft-times ambiguous and change prone nature of product development, responsible for answering: “what’s the plan?” Grace continually seeks improvement, challenging the status quo to improve processes, and better meet client goals. Her experience at Engenious Design includes medical device and other advanced technology product development.

Test Technician

Daniel Rittle

With a degree in biomedical engineering, minor in architecture and hands-on experience as a Perioperative Clinical Engineer, Daniel brings great skills to his role as a Test Technician. Engenious Test Technicians are on the front lines of answering questions like “is this possible?”, “why did this fail?”, and “is this device safe and effective?”.

Electrical Engineer

Dylan Rudolph

Dylan has a love for device design, striving for inner and outer beauty in his electronics, rigorous testing, and stunning documentation. His technical passions include all phases of electrical design, process and design-tool automation, simulation, plotting, visualization, and… writing hefty, well-typeset, user manuals. Despite this, he also enjoys the collaborative nature of product development at Engenious Design. He has an extensive educational background with five years of graduate studies in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, with some diversions into Computer Science and Mathematics.

Systems Test Engineer

Mason Schellenberg

Mason has a background in biomedical engineering and a proclivity to be hands-on with medical devices; diving deep into how they work. He has a Masters Degree in Biological Engineering and holds a patent for a novel method of 3D printing. He provided technical guidance on new N95 respirator designs for use within the hospital system early on in the COVID crisis. Mason is a Systems Test Engineer at Engenious Design.

Engagement Coordinator

Jacob Springer

With a degree in Organizational Management and work experience managing a 160-member team, Jacob brings dynamic energy as an Engagement Coordinator at Engenious Design. In this role, he is responsible to organize authentic and winsome interactions with potential clients, potential team members and the Engenious team.

Associate Software Engineer

Andrew Son

With a Computer Engineering degree and several years of industry experience, Andrew brings fresh skills to the team at Engenious. His work on embedded systems can be seen in both medical device and other advanced technology products. In his spare time, Andrew has been seen at game jams and has worked on Microsoft HoloLens.

Senior Electrical Engineering Technician

David Steele

David has a BS in electronics engineering technology and a passion for problem-solving. In his role at Engenious, he is part of our secret recipe to rapidly create advanced systems using ultra-fine pitch surface mount electronics assemblies in an electronics lab at Engenious with the most advanced tools available. David’s experience spans a decade and includes a wide variety of industries – automotive, military, marine, aviation, medical, consumer, and hobby industries.

Mechanical Engineer

Zouhair Talbi

Zouhair is a collaborative designer with almost a decade of experience in designing and developing products, including medical devices, from idea to production. His education includes a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and M.S. in Bioengineering (with a focus in Biomedical Product Design & Development). Zouhair is moved by developing products that have a meaningful impact and help people in their daily lives.

Software Director

Jimmy Townsend

Jimmy has worked in embedded software for nearly two decades. He excels in quickly picking up new projects and contributing immediately. Jimmy has worked with startups and established companies, small and large multi-disciplinary teams, novel turnkey, and industry established products. He has broad technical exposure from bare-metal hardware to Android 8, rapid development consumer devices to class III medical devices, and everything in between. Jimmy has checked the list! More importantly, he focuses on doing the right things for the right reasons. As a primary contributor to 62304 based software, he excels at quality procedures with an emphasis on creating outputs that are compliant in a minimally burdensome way.

Senior Backend Software Engineer

Nathan Vahrenberg

Nathan has nearly a decade of experience as a software engineer. He brings experience in the medical device and data industry, making him uniquely suited for his current backend software role. His expertise is especially helpful in the cloud and cybersecurity spaces.

Software Group Lead

Nathan Viehmann

Nathan has more than a 1/2 decade of experience as a software engineer. In his role at Engenious, Nathan takes science fiction and makes it reality; bringing well-crafted software to a variety of medical devices and high technology systems.

Software Group Lead

Patrick Walter

With an educational background in computer engineering and a professional background in medical device maintenance, Patrick brings both an understanding of the end-user and an eagerness to solve their problems through technical innovation. He has experience designing and developing embedded software, designing and prototyping PCB’s and managing offshore development teams. Patrick learns quickly and thrives on contributing to solutions that enable his teammates to succeed. He is quick to identify inefficiencies and likes to work on integrating systemic change to overcome them.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Jonathan Whittle

Jonathan is a tour de force Mechanical Engineer joining Engenious. A transatlantic transplant with 8+ years of experience in medical device design; he is motivated by making things better and more efficient.

Director of Project Management

Abby Wilms

Starting with a foundation in Biomedical Engineering, Abby has nearly a decade of experience in medical devices and product development. As the Project Management Group Lead, she directs cross-functional teams in design and development of electromechanical medical device products. An expert in product requirements to IEC 60601-1, compliance testing and manufacturing of complex devices, she is a solid technical leader and mature, stabilizing presence at Engenious!

Industrial Designer

Ryan Zumbach

Ryan is a versatile industrial designer who fuses high tech development with end-user needs to help create medical devices that make the world a better place. His work thrives at the intersection of design, engineering, and entrepreneurial thinking – making him an excellent creative partner to pursue the next big idea. Ryan applies human factors principles and systematic field study techniques that yield actionable data and observations. This research is then brought to life through exceptional visualization skills. His sketching, product rendering, and modeling abilities help inspire teammates and clients to imagine a better future.

Clinical Insights Specialist

Laura Hatesohl

Laura is a registered nurse who graduated with her Bachelor of Science in nursing in 2010 from the University of Kansas.  Her early career experience as a travel nurse gave her a breadth of experience in medical-surgical and telemetry in hospitals ranging in size from 20-bed critical access hospitals to 700 bed academic medical centers all over the United States. Laura is currently working full time as a pre-op/PACU nurse in Kansas City. With this breadth of experience and professional relationships across the country, Laura is uniquely qualified to provide feedback on devices and facilitate connections for Engenious Design with specialized health care professionals who advise on our product development.