DesignPlex Biomedical, LLC is a team of driven and focused individuals ready to help you make your dream devices a reality. Our team includes designers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, manufacturing and process engineers, assembly technicians, and quality control specialists. We partner with businesses in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for PCB manufacturing, sheet metal, injection molding, production CNC machining, labeling, and packaging to ensure that you are given the best product at the most affordable price.
Bob Benkowski is the President and CEO of DesignPlex Biomedical. With extensive experience in the medical device and biologics industry, he and his team are ready to help you with any part of the design, regulatory, or manufacturing process. When not at work, Bob enjoys building hotrods - and anything else that has a motor.
Mike Patterson is the Chief Operations Officer of DesignPlex Biomedical. Mike is in charge of operations and strategies for DesignPlex. He has more than 25 years of experience commercializing startups in pharmaceuticals, biologics, and medical devices. When not at work, Mike loves to spend his time outdoors fly fishing, skiing, and off-road motorcycling.
Antonio Araujo is our Director of Engineering. He has a masters in mechanical engineering from UTA and leads the design and development process of medical devices. When not at work, Antonio loves to play golf and cheer on his Dallas Cowboys to victory.
Patricia Ringo is our Director of Quality Control. Her primary focus is making sure we abide by Federal, State, and other regulating bodies rules regarding product quality. When not at work, Patricia loves to watch the latest comedy and action movies.
Kathy Lewis is our Director of Operations. She has an Industrial Engineering degree from OU and has previous aerospace and medical device experience. She is responsible for the day-to-day manufacturing operations. She is an avid runner, Sooner super fan stays busy taking care of her 5 kids!
Dennis Benson is our Director of Systems and Software. He has extensive experience in electrical design, embedded firmware, implanted electronics and wireless power transmission and communication. In his spare time, he enjoys time with his family.