Our Team

kent ellisKent D. Ellis

B.S. Audiology, Colorado State University

Kent’s early career was with American Hospital Supply. He held positions in sales management, product development and surgical product marketing specialist. In 1991, he left American/Baxter Healthcare and opened his first medical products company American Healthcare Products (AHP).

He began exploring patient warming concepts in 1998 and was awarded his first patents in 2002. His first FDA approval was in 2006 for PerfecTemp, currently owned and sold by Medline. His second FDA approval was awarded in 2012 for the Pintler Medical Patient Warming System.

Kent is a decorated US Marine who served 2 tours of duty in Viet Nam.

maribethMaribeth MacIntyre Ellis

B.S. Business Management and Communications, Whitworth University

Maribeth has an extensive and varied professional background in Management and Business Operations. She worked for 15 years in key management position with Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. In 2002, she completed her tenure as Director of Facilities and Resource Management with departmental responsibility for BioMed, Facilities Engineering, and Environmental Services.

Most recently Maribeth was Executive Director for an inner-city historic business district. Her role was to expand and enhance economic development programs that attracted and supported small businesses. Her efforts were specifically directed to promote and market the historic business district, and engage community leaders and businesses in these efforts.

Samantha Motzko, General Manager

Sam joined the Pintler Medical team in 2020.  She has spent most of her career working in the medical device industry for Covidien and Medtronic, and in recent years has founded several small businesses and non-profits across multiple industries.  Though she’s lived all over the country, Sam has made her home in Philipsburg, MT, for the past five years, where she lives with her son and sprawling pack of animals and houseplants.  She is passionate about community and business development, especially when it comes to strategies for building and growing small businesses in her rural mountain town.

The Sales Team

Pintler Medical’s sales team is populated with operating room experts versed on surgical tables design, surgical techniques and reduction of risk to patients.

Contract Manufacturers

Manufacturing is performed by certified ISO 9001 & ISO 13485 Certified Medical Device Manufacturers.   All manufacturing is performed in the US and components are US made.

Manufacturing sites are in Washington and Michigan.


Jocko – the Belgian Malinois

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