about us

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Device Science is a medical device remanufacturer and reprocesser based in Shelton, CT. 

We are founded and managed by pioneering veterans of the medical device manufacturing industry dedicated to fostering innovation in quality assurance and customer service.

our team

Carl Rodia

Carl Rodia

Chief Executive Officer

Carl M Rodia is a 17-year veteran of the 21-year-old Medical Device remanufacturing/reprocessing industry. As President of Northeast Scientific, Inc. for 15 years Carl focused on business development, medical device design and engineering, manufacturing process engineering, logistics, startup business dynamics and financial modeling. Prior to that Carl made significant contributions in the fields of high-level micro and nano scale manufacturing for med tech and other industries. He founded his first company at age 26 and sold it a few years later to Motorola, Inc. for a substantial capital gain. He then held C-level and Senior VP-level executive management positions at Motorola, CBS Inc. (Columbia Records Div.), Audiomatic Corporation, Polyform, Inc., Carl M Rodia & Associates, Inc. Media Chemical Corporation, EuropaDisk Ltd., Northeast Scientific, Inc. and Device Science Inc. Carl Rodia was the inventor in 1985 of the ‘in-line’ method of compact disc and Blue Ray DVD manufacturing that opened up the media manufacturing industry to entrepreneurial participation and that is still in wide use today.

Laura Rich

Vice President, Business Administration

Laura is responsible for Business Administration and System Operations at Device Science. She has years of experience in the development and implementation of software and cloud-based platforms. Laura is leading Device Science’s work to implement cutting-edge business and processing solutions to support its innovative supply chain, operations, sales and R&D programs. She has extensive experience in developing business operation tools and support systems critical to a business’ long-term success through comprehensive, end-to-end business solutions. Her experience includes executive support positions within the electrical manufacturing industry where she managed agency contracts and commissions, national sales reporting and customer support for elite customers. Laura has planned and managed National Association of Electrical Distributors conferences (NAED) and marketing development initiatives in the electrical manufacturing industry.

Laura‘s love of animals and community guides her life and she enjoys volunteering at the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, and Habitat for Humanity, which she has supported for over two decades.

Wendell Davis

Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel

Attorney Wendell Davis is responsible for the general administration, logistics and international and domestic business development for Device Science. Prior to joining Device Science, he held senior leadership positions in the United States government and in private sector law firms.  From 2017-2021, Wendell served as the New England Regional Administrator for the US Small Business Administration overseeing SBA’s financial, export, disaster relief, government contracting and business development programs. Leading SBA nationally with a focus on Manufacturing, Wendell was named Chair of the SBA’s Office of Field Operations Manufacturing/Supply Chain Recovery Task Force for COVID-19 recovery and served on FEMA’s Region One Economic Recovery Task Force.    Prior to his government service, Wendell enjoyed a long and distinguished legal career representing large private and public companies; including serving as state and national counsel for wireless and infrastructure companies.  Wendell was routinely involved in structuring, negotiating and closing complex agreements and contracts with Federal and State governments, utility companies, municipalities and public and private companies.  

Wendell is a 1993 graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School and received an undergraduate degree from Central Connecticut State University, where he is a past president of the University’s alumni association and was named the Alumni of the Year in 2017.