Joe Kirkland, Founder and CEO
Joe is a medical device and technology veteran with over 30 years’ experience in managing several distribution and sales organizations to achieve maximum success.
Prior to founding Telemedical Partners, Joe was President and CEO of Kirkland and Associates, one of the top performing marketing and sales groups for medical device companies in the US. During his more than 26 years at the helm of Kirkland and Associates, Joe’s firm was the leading independent sales organization in the country for such companies as Bio-Rad, Allergan, Medennium and TearLab.
Prior to Kirkland and Associates, Joe also spent almost 10 years as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Surgidev, a pioneer in intraocular lens implants. Joe was also one of the founders and Chief Operating Officer for Biosyntrx, a medically based nutritional supplements company focused on supporting eye health, dry eye and macular degeneration. At Biosyntrx, Joe was primarily responsible for domestic and international sales and marketing. Biosyntrx became the leader in FDA quality eye care nutraceuticals both in the US and internationally.
Joe is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University in Business. He and his family live in Lexington, South Carolina.