Management Team

MELANIE HESS
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs

Melanie joined Osprey Medical in 2014. Melanie has worked for over 18 years in the medical field and industry. Prior to joining Osprey Medical, Melanie was Director of Regulatory Affairs at American Medical Systems (AMS) developing and implementing global regulatory strategies and achieving approvals. At AMS, Melanie received the president's award for her success in representing the company during FDA collaborations. Prior to AMS, Melanie held regulatory positions at St. Jude Medical, Smiths Medical and spent 8 years as a practicing Minnesota licensed nurse (R.N.) for surgical and medical intensive care units. She also held the role of nurse manager for a dementia/Alzheimer's unit. Melanie has successfully led numerous efforts in supporting company responses to new regulation requirements in product development and quality systems, FDA mandated post-market studies and across a broad portfolio of product types.

Melanie holds a BSN from the University of Minnesota and an MBA with a minor in marketing from the University of Phoenix.