Russell Van Zandt (Russ)

Russell Van Zandt (Russ)

CEO & Executive Coaching in


Over twenty years of domestic and international experience as President or CEO, focusing on cardiac rhythm management, cardiovascular, general surgery, urology and respiratory care. His career includes 23 years with C. R. Bard Inc. where he was President of Bard Canada Inc., Bard Electro Medical Systems and Bard Vascular Systems. His six years with Datascope include responsibilities as President of Cardiac Assist and InterVascular. He has also been President and CEO CardioLogic Systems, Inc, Life Recovery Systems, and ELA Medical Inc. He is currently on the Advisory Board of Directors of Life Recovery Systems, Medical Strategies International, and The Next Phase Consultancy and Veridien Corporation (Chairman since 1999). He is a regular contributor to Boomers Rock, an internet radio program on and has his own weekly show on He is a Mentor and Counselor with SCORE as well as the principle of several internet marketing web sites under the name of Papa Van. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from St. Michael’s College, a Master of Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University, completed course work for a Doctor of Business Administration at George Washington University as well as post graduate work at the University of Western Ontario and York University. He was an Adjunct Professor of Business at Fairliegh Dickinson University and also served as an officer in the United States Air Force. If you would like to reach out to Russ, please email him at

Vistage Chair since 12/13/2011
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