Richard Martin

Chairman of the Board

Richard founded OriGen Biomedical in February of 1996. Taking an ever-growing education and life/work experiences in engineering, leadership, management and an entrepreneurial spirit he sought to do two things–improve and innovate the design and manufacture of life-saving medical technologies AND create an excellent workplace for his employees.

Engineering experience in the biomedical industry involved product research and development; and management of production/manufacturing and quality for companies such as Baxter-Travenol Labs, Alcon Labs, Shiley Inc., Hemex Scientific. A growing interest in improving on mechanical heart valve medical devices led to executive level and co-founding positions in Pacific Biomedical, Jomed Implantate GmbH and Jostra USA.

Richard received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M beginning his career as a Navigator with the Electronic Warfare Office of the United States Air Force receiving 2100+ flight hours during the Vietnam War. He received his M.B.A. from Pepperdine University. He also holds the recognition of Registered Mechanical Engineer and as a Certified Quality Engineer.

Beth San Segundo

President and CEO

Beth has been with OriGen since its’ founding, as employee number three. She began her career with OriGen in 1998 working part time in manufacturing the OriGen dual lumen cannula while attending the University of Texas at Austin. During college, she worked in the health care industry in oncology wards and witnessed the effects of aggressive cancer on patients and the hope that they demonstrated. After completing her degree in biology, she began investigating the field of stem cell therapies. She joined the OriGen team full time in 2002 and worked in all aspects of the then very small company with fewer than 10 people and only 3 full time employees. She has watched, helped, and encouraged the company growth into the solid enterprise it is today. This provided her with invaluable business management experience and years of progressively successful experience as a marketing professional. Beth obtained her MBA in Business Management from St. Edwards University in 2014.

She is extremely knowledgeable about our products and customers, and is responsible for communicating OriGen values to our employees and customers. She enjoys the dynamic and collegiate atmosphere of the office, where each day brings a new opportunity and/or a curve ball.

Greg Sansom

Chief Financial Officer

Greg joined OriGen Biomedical in June of 2009. Greg is responsible for all aspects of the company’s finance and accounting functions, and also manages payroll and benefits administration. Greg has twenty three years of financial management and accounting experience in a variety of strategic and financial executive roles.

Before joining OriGen Biomedical, Greg served as the Chief Financial Officer for Interstate Connections, Inc. where he managed the finance and accounting, human resources, and recruiting functions for a $30 million privately held chain of wireless retail stores. Prior to joining Interstate Connections, Greg was involved with a number of organizations including Ambion, Barrett Kendall Publishing, Crossroads Systems, Dell Computers, Digital Lifestyles Group, and Harcourt Brace & Company. Greg began his career as an Auditor with Arthur Andersen in Orlando, FL.

Greg graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harding University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration in Accounting. He also obtained his Masters of Science in Accounting from Harding University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Outside of the office, Greg serves as the Head Middle School Basketball coach at Brentwood Christian School. He is also an active member of the President’s Council for Harding University in Searcy, AR.