Joel Hirsch – Senior Advisor Pump & Pacer Manufacturing – Former President of CORE Manufacturing (Alfred Mann + Cirtec Joint Venture), has over 30 years of experience in the consumer electronics, aerospace and medical electronics arenas. He spent the majority of his career at Teledyne, with ever-increasing operational responsibilities culminating in the role of Group Executive supervising multiple business units. Since then, Hirsch has worked with private equity investors in managing portfolio businesses and evaluating investment opportunities. His relationship with the Alfred Mann companies started over 25 years ago as a supplier of hybrid electronics for early versions of implantable pacemakers.