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------ MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL -----Project Management * Compliance * Research & Investigation Contract Administrator * Paralegal * Database Management Results-driven professional

with a progressive contract management career in the legal field and medical device industries. Highly effective communicator and team leader with proven ability to build long-term relationships with internal and external customers by establishing a high level of confidence and trust. ------ CORE QUALIFICATIONS -----* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Team Building/Leadership Staff Training & Development New Business Development Due Diligence/Discovery Mergers & Acquisitions Intellectual Property Project Planning & Management Conversions & Implementation Website/Intranet/Extranet Database Creation/Management In-depth Investigation Skills Budgeting/Cost Control Compliance Policy Creation & Training AdvaMed/OIG/DOJ/FCPA/SEC Aggregate Spend Reporting Fair Market Value Analysis Auditing

------ CONTRACT EXPERIENCE -----* Healthcare Provider Agreements Fee for Service Product Development Royalty Collaborative Research Clinical Research Educational Grants * Sales Agreements Distributor Independent Sales Rep * Stock Option Agreements * Various Due Diligence Agreements * Various Closing Agreements * Settlement & Release Agreements * Various Employment Agreements * General Agreements Non-Disclosure General Releases Hold Harmless Supply Agreements Material Transfer Agreements ------ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE -----WRIGHT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC., Arlington, TN 2000 - 2009 Wright is a global orthopaedic medical device company specializing in the design

, manufacture, and marketing of reconstructive joint devices and biologics Headq uartered in Arlington, Tennessee, Wright has been in business for more than 50 y ears and has approximately 1,200 employees. Wright's common stock is listed on t he Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "WMGI." MANAGER, CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION IN COMPLIANCE (Dec. 2008 - June 2009) Contracts (includes preparation, management; compliance, audits, and payment); C ompliance program - creation of policies; training; new department; Audits - rel ating to various complaints; contracts; Special Projects (DOJ Investigation; Sof tware Conversion and Implementation; Aggregate Spend Project; Compliance Policie s; Business Acquisition Closings; etc.); Product Liability Litigation; Due Dilig ence re Business Development; Legal Research; Intranet/Extranet; Database Creati on and Management; Accruals and Budgeting; and Overall Management of the Departm ent. Company created a Compliance Department in December 2009 and hired a new V P and CCO. The Contract Administration Department moved from the Legal Departme nt to the Compliance Department. MANAGER, CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION AND LEGAL SUPPORT SERVICES (Aug. 2006 - Dec. 20 08) Contracts (includes preparation, management; compliance, audits, and payment); S pecial Projects (DOJ Investigation; Software Conversion and Implementation; Aggr egate Spend Project; Compliance Policies; Business Acquisition Closings; etc.); Product Liability Litigation; Due Diligence; Stock Option Management; Legal Rese arch; Intranet/Extranet; Database Creation and Management; Accruals and Budgetin g; and Overall Management of the Department. Managed a staff of eight (8). PARALEGAL II (April 2003 - Aug. 2006) Contracts (includes preparation, management; compliance, audits, and payment); P roduct Liability Litigation; Due Diligence; Stock Option Management; Overall Lit igation Management; Legal Research; Intranet/Extranet; Database Creation and Man agement; Accruals and Budgeting; and Overall Management of the Department. Manag ed a staff of four (4). PARALEGAL (Feb. 2002 - April 2003) Contracts (includes preparation, management; compliance and payment); Product Li ability Litigation; Case Management; Special Project (Revisions to Compliance Po licies; Due Diligence re Business Development); Stock Option Management; Overall Litigation Management; Legal Research; Intranet/Extranet; Database Creation and Management; Accruals and Budgeting; and Overall Supervision of Department. Man aged a staff of two (2). EXECUTIVE LEGAL ASSISTANT (Oct. 2000 - Feb. 2002) Contracts (includes preparation, management; compliance and payment); Product Li ability Litigation; Special Projects (IPO - 1st & 2nd Offering; Audit of Contrac ts; Creation of Databases; etc.); Due Diligence; Stock Option Management; Overal l Litigation Management; Legal Research; Intranet/Extranet; Database Creation an d Management; and Accruals and Budgeting. GUARDSMARK, INC., Memphis, TN 1999 - 2000 Guardsmark takes a strategic approach to people, education, and management - pro ving that the best protection for businesses can only be achieved through uncomp romising standards. As example of this approach is that only 1 in 50 applicant is selected to join Guardsmark. PARALEGAL (Nov., 1999 - Oct. 2000) Contracts; Employment Law; Leases; Overall Litigation Management; Legal Research ; and other various duties. BURCH, PORTER & JOHNSON, PLLC, Memphis, TN 1986 -1999 Burch, Porter & Johnson is one of the oldest law firms in Tennessee. Founded in

1904, the firm has maintained a tradition of excellence for over a century, prov iding legal counsel of the highest quality to clients in a broad range of indust ries and businesses throughout the United States. PARALEGAL (Nov. 1996 - Nov. 1999) Product Liability; Antitrust; Class Action; Medical Malpractice; Personal Injury ; Extensive Internet/Legal Research; Medical Terminology; Deposition Summaries; Analytical Reports; Discovery/Due Diligence. LEGAL SECRETARY/VARIOUS PARALEGAL DUTIES (June 1986 - Nov, 1996) Contracts; Real Estate; Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions; SEC; Health Care; Fra nchising; Worker's Compensation; Antitrust; Product Liability. ------ SPECIAL PROJECTS TO NOTE -----* Handled response to Department of Justice subpoena. Responsible for massive restructuring of Accounts Payable system as a result of responding to said subpoena. Responsible for developing Aggregate Spend Reporting system. After restruc ture of the A/P system and reporting results to DOJ. Managed documents produced (images and hard copies); lead communicator with outside counsel; Responsible for internal investigations of employees and executives; Responsible for external investigations of healthcare providers and sales p ersonnel; Worked with all healthcare providers to obtain their NPI (National Provid er Identifier) to use in our new aggregate spend system for tracking purposes. Re-evaluated all royalty and consulting contracts to ensure accuracy and c ompliance. * Project manager of the implementation and conversion of contract management and aggregate spend software system, which allows more visibility throughout the company - thus providing better overall management and compliance of the contracts. Wrote Microsoft Access databases to handle all contracts, stock option main tenance, sales force maintenance, and litigation cases until company's budget allowed for a larger system. Project Manager to convert contracts and litigation cases from Access to P roLaw Case Management system. ProLaw housed all the contracts until the recent impl ementation. * Lead a team project which involved rewriting, restructuring, and generally reevaluating the company's compliance and contract policies. The final outcome was a complete handbook for internal purposes and a version of the relevant policies to be placed on the website for external and or internal users. * Legal research and continued compliance legal flashes and training throughout medical device company. * Rebuilt territory alignment of sales force by zip code based on contracts and implemented database to track reps. Integrated with mapping program and web based patient lead system.

* In 2002, instrumental in the preparation and subsequent training of Customer Relationship Policy, implementing the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals. * Other Access databases written: Records Retention database; Team Task Time database; Library and Research Management database; and Various other contract and legal databases. * Handled due diligence for successful initial public offering of stock on the Nasdaq stock exchange on July 13, 2001 and the follow-on offering in 2002. * In the late-1990's, handled discovery and case management for two (2) class action lawsuits involving database creation and management. Documents exceeded half a million in pages produced. ------ EDUCATION -----* Lafayette High School - May, 1981 * University of Mississippi - 1981-1983 * University of Phoenix - 2006-present ------ COMPUTER SKILLS -----* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * ProLaw Case Management Software R-Squared/Aggregate Spend & Compliance Software Upside Contract Management Software Salesforce Microsoft Office 2007 (Word; Access; Powerpoint; Excel) Lotus Notes Wordperfect JD Edwards CT Summation iBlaze/Discovery Westlaw Lexis Nexis Various website creation applications Lotus Organizer MS SQL Enterprise Transcentive Equity Suite Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro