“Ted brings over 20 years of finance and operations expertise that we have already put to use managing Kit Check’s rapid growth. After helping Kit Check build its finance, accounting and operations capabilities over the past nine months, Ted’s decision to move his family across the country is a testament to the tremendous opportunity we have, as well as a validation of our marketplace momentum. With over 80 new hospitals as customers in the past 18 months and an accelerating growth rate, Ted’s operational and finance acumen will help us scale efficiently while expanding our services,” commented Kit Check Co-founder and CEO Kevin MacDonald.
Kit Check’s new Chief Operating Officer Ted Ridgway added, “Some businesses catch the convergence of new technologies and customer needs at the right time. Kit Check’s combination of cloud, RFID and big data technologies to streamline hospital medication handling and tracking is one of those rare cases. I am excited to help build a scalable organization model that can match the pace of our rapidly growing customer base.”
Ted Ridgway started his career as an investment banker for Salomon Brothers, Volpe Brown Whelan and Credit Suisse First Boston and has served as CFO, COO and General Manager at several companies including Radisys, Impact Displays and Credit.com. During his career, Mr. Ridgway has managed more than 50 IPOs, 30 M&A Transactions and 20 private capital raises. He earned his MBA from UCLA, undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants.
About Kit Check™
Kit Check™ is the leader in automated hospital pharmacy kit processing and medication tracking software. Since 2012, Kit Check™ has focused on replacing time consuming and error prone manual processes in hospital medication handling with faster and safer automation technologies driven by a scalable cloud software platform. Kit Check™ is headquartered in Washington, DC and serves hospitals throughout the United States. For more information please contact Kit Check™ by email at PR@kitcheck.com or call at (786) 548-2432 ext. 5.