Tim Burney

CEO & Founding Partner

Tim is a seasoned healthcare professional with over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. This experience is built on a unique blend of clinical experience gained while serving in the U.S. Army and a deep understanding of the device industry.

Tim has served in various leadership roles, including President and CEO and VP of Sales with major device organizations such as United States Surgical Corporation, Medtronic, Globus Medical, and Lanx Spine. Tim’s diverse clinical, field sales, and executive corporate experience provides him with an unbiased perspective of the challenges that exist within the device market. Tim is passionate about creating customizable device solutions that result in a more profitable outcome for all stakeholders, while also meeting the demanding clinical requirements of our customers.

Tim received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado, and a BS in Business Administration and an MS in Management from Regis University.


Ryan Fredricey


Ryan serves as Advantien’s Chief Operating Officer. Ryan has a diverse background in medical device commercialization and management. Prior to joining Advantien, Ryan was the Vice President of ProNerve Technologies, leading the company’s development of innovative technologies for intraoperative neuromonitoring. Prior to that, he served in a number of leadership roles at Lanx (a spinal implant manufacturer), including marketing, operations, compliance, and engineering.

Ryan received his BS in Mechanical Engineering and MS in Biomedical Engineering from Colorado State University.


Andy Lamborne


Andy is an innovation-oriented leader with a proven track record of leveraging close physician collaboration to achieve commercial success.  Working with both large and small medical device firms since the 1990s, Andy has held a wide range of leadership positions in supply chain operations and sourcing, business development, licensing and acquisitions, product development, manufacturing and quality.  Prior to co-founding Advantien, Andy was a founding member or early employee of three successful medical device businesses.

Andy earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, and got his start in the medical device industry through a stint in a research and product development lab at Johns Hopkins Hospital.