Mr. Osser has been Chief Executive Officer and Director since the Company's founding in March 2011. He has also served as Milestone Scientific's Chief Executive Officer since September 2009. Prior to that, he served as Milestone Scientific’s Chairman from 1991 until September of 2009, and during that time, from 1991 until 2007, was also its Chief Executive Officer. In September 2009, he resigned as Chairman of Milestone Scientific and assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer. From 1980 until the consummation of Milestone's public offering in November 1995, Mr. Osser was primarily engaged as the principal owner and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Asian Consulting Group, Inc., a New Jersey-based provider of consulting services specializing in distressed or turnaround situations in both the public and private markets.
Joseph D' Agostino, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. D'Agostino has been Chief Financial Officer since the Company's founding in March 2011. He also served as Milestone Scientific's Chief Financial Officer since January 2008 and as its Chief Operating Officer since September 2011. He brings a wealth of finance and accounting experience earned over 25 years serving both publicly and privately held companies. A results-oriented and decisive leader, he has specific proven expertise in treasury and cash management, strategic planning, information technology, internal controls, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, operations and financial and tax accounting. Immediately prior to joining Milestone, Mr. D'Agostino served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Summit Global Logistics, a publicly traded, full service international freight forwarder and customs broker with operations in the United States and China. Previous executive posts also included Executive Vice President and CFO of Haynes Security, Inc., a leading electronic and manned security solutions company serving government agencies and commercial enterprises; Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration for Casio, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., a leading manufacturer of consumer electronics with subsidiaries throughout the world; and Manager of Accounting and Auditing for Main Hurdman's National Office in New York City (merged into KPMG). Mr. D'Agostino is a Certified Public Accountant and holds memberships in the American Institute of CPA’s, New Jersey Society of CPA's, Financial Executive Institute, Consumer Electronics Industry Association and Homeland Security Industry Association. He is a graduate of William Paterson University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Science.
Steven Robins, President
Mr. Robins joined Milestone Scientific as President in January, 2015 following a six month consulting assignment with the company. From May 2009- August 2013 He was an executive at Bausch + Lomb where he held the positions of Chief Marketing Officer and President, N. America for their Vision Care division. From November 2006-2009 Mr. Robins was Vice President, General Manager of the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health business unit in Canada. Steven came to J&J through their acquisition of Pfizer’s Consumer Healthcare business where he held a number of roles of increasing responsibility in their commercial organization. His commercial experience spans a wide array of regulated products including OTC, NDA and RX drugs as well as medical devices. Mr. Robins Holds a BA in History from Bates College.
Stephen Solomon, Director of Engineering and Regulatory Affairs Mr. Solomon has served as Director of Engineering and Regulatory Affairs of Milestone Medical since March 2011 and of Milestone Scientific since 2007. Previously he was Manager of Engineering Services of RFL Electronics from 1998-2007, Director of Technology Transfer at Medjet from 1996 to 1998 and Manager of Engineering Services from 1991 to 1996. Previously he held managerial and staff engineering positions at Unisys Burroughs Corporation and Perkin-Elmer Interdata. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Loyola University, a Master of Business Administration from Rutgers and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering and Applied Sciences from the University of California.
Mark Hochman, D.D.S., Clinical Director and Director of Research and Development
Dr. Hochman has served as Clinical Director and Director of Research and Development at Milestone Medical since March 2011 and of Milestone Scientific since 1999. He has a Doctorate of Dental Surgery with advanced training in the specialties of Periodontics and Orthodontics from New York University of Dentistry and has been practicing dentistry since 1984. He holds a faculty appointment as a clinical associate professor at NYU School of Dental Surgery. Recognized as a world authority on Advanced Drug Delivery Instruments, Dr. Hochman has published numerous articles in this area, and shares in the responsibility for inventing much of the technology currently available from Milestone Scientific.
Joe Bjorklund, Director of Sales and Business Development
Mr. Bjorklund was Vice President of Business Development, Vice President Sales-North America and Business Manager, Emerging Markets of Ultrasonix, Inc., a manufacturer of diagnostic ultrasound systems from 2006 to 2011. Prior thereto he was National Sales Director �ô Hospital Business for RF Technologies and a regional sales manager for SonoSite Inc. from 2001 to 2003. Earlier in his career he was a Research and Laboratory Coordinator �ô ARIC (Arthrosclerosis Risk in Communities) at the University of Minnesota Division of Epidemiology from 1995 to 1999. He holds a BA Degree from St. Johns University, Minnesota and an Associate of Science Degree from the Medical Institute of Minnesota.
Edward Zelnick. M.D., Director of Clinical Research
Dr. Zelnick was the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Horizon Institute for Clinical Research, which provided central trial organization and recruitment for clinical research organizations and pharmaceutical companies from 2000 to 2011. Prior thereto he was engaged in the active practice of medicine as a physician and surgeon specializing in obstetrics and gynecology from 1972 to 2000 and had multi-year terms as Chief of Department of Ob-Gyn at Hollywood Medical Center, Memorial Regional Hospital and Memorial Hospital West. His research experience includes a study of "Human Participant Protection Education for Research Teams," for the NIH and participation in numerous clinical research studies in diverse fields including Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Hematology, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pain Management, Pulmonology, Radiology, Renal Disease, Rheumatology, Urology and Vascular Disease. He holds a medical degree from New York Medical College and B.A. from the University of Pittsburg.
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