Trek Medics International is a 501c3-registered nongovernmental organization (NGO) dedicated to improving emergency medical systems in communities across the globe without reliable access to emergency care through innovative mobile phone technologies. We make our services available to all communities, regardless of race, religion or creed.

Our Team


Meghan FitzGerald

Meg is a partner at L1 Health Private Equity Ltd and an adjunct professar at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Meg was formerly the Executive Vice President, Strategy Health and Policy at Cardinal Health, where she was also responsible for one of the company’s fastest growing divisions, Specialty Solutions. Previously, she was a Senior V.P. at Medco Health Solutions, Inc, and has also held positions at Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals, Merck and Sanofi in France. She earned her Doctorate in health policy at New York Medical College, and her MPH from Columbia University.

Jonathon Washko

Jonathon currently serves as the Assistant Vice President of Operations for the Center for Emergency Medical Services at North Shore – LIJ, the nation’s second largest integrated secular not-for-profit healthcare system.  He oversees 500+ union and non-union employees who respond to over 120,000+ responses per year in the 5 boroughs of New York City, Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island.

Krysta Butler

Krysta Butler serves as Chief of Staff, Office of the Chairman and CEO at Cardinal Health, a global company ranked number 21 on the Fortune 500. Before joining Cardinal Health, she served on the Investor Relations team for Touradji Capital Management, a $3.5B hedge fund. Butler has broad business experience in various roles including investor relations, communication, sales, and marketing. She serves on the Operating Committee for the Childhood League Center, a non-profit organization that serves children under the age of six with developmental delays. She is also a Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor.

Perry Robinson

A surgeon by training, Perry is currently the Managing Director of Greenwich BioMedical, with previous experience as a Managing Director at Bear Stearns and Silicon Valley senior management startup positions. Perry received his medical degree in orthopedic surgery from Columbia’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Thomas Barker

Tom is an Acute Care Sales Representative with Medline, Inc., based in New Hampshire, supporting New England healthcare facilities in improving patient outcomes and operations efficiency through a wide array of products and services. Tom was one of Trek Medics’ earliest supporters, joining us during our first crowdsourcing campaigns and has provided fundraising and strategic support ever since. Tom’s many years of success history in business development and customer acquisition bring a unique insights and experience to Trek Medics board as the organization continues expanding its user base and improving the value its products bring to them.

Dean Patterson

Dean is currently the Executive Director of Occupational Health & Wellness at Banner Health. Previously, he was the Global Health & Productivity Manager for Unilever, worked as a biokineticist with Mondi Paper. Dean received a master’s degree in biokinetics from University of KwaZutlu-Natal in his native South Africa, and also received his MPH from Columbia University’s Executive MPH program.

Quinton Friesen

For nearly 20 years, Quinton was the Executive V.P. and C.O.O. of Greenwich Hospital, a Yale-New Haven Health System hospital. Currently, he is a consultant with SIM, a Charlotte, N.C.-based mission with health and medical programs in over 25 developing countries. Quinton received his Masters in Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota.


Jeff Schlegelmilch

Managing Director – Strategy and Operations National Center for Disaster Preparedness

Joel Harms

Price and Revenue Strategy Xilinix

Adeel Khurshid

Senior Director Syniverse Technologies

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