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Our Team

Raymond A. Byrnes

Chief Executive Officer

As the founder and CEO of Contech Medical, Raymond Byrnes has been filling voids in the medical device industry for over two decades. Beginning with his development of automatic winding equipment, Contech quickly became an international leader in medical device manufacturing.

Over the course of his career, Raymond has helped launch a number of proprietary products and manufacturing procedures that the industry has readily accepted. His passion for innovation, high quality products, and customer service has driven the company since Contech's first order shipped in November of 1987.

Raymond's focus on family also remains at Contech's core as every employee is viewed as a family member. From management to sales to maintenance, much of the Byrnes family is involved, truly making Contech a “family business.”

Chris Byrnes


A hard-working and determined leader, Chris Byrnes knows every in and out of Contech Medical. Chris began his career in medical device manufacturing while he was still in high school and working for his father, Raymond Byrnes. After receiving his Bachelor's Degree from Rhode Island College, Chris was named the National Account representative where he took over purchasing responsibilities and began his involvement in prototyping and quoting for new customer products.

In 2005, Chris was promoted to Vice President and became involved in the day-to-day operations overseeing purchasing, engineering, and facilities. In 2012, Chris was named President of Contech.

Frank Barrett

Executive Vice President

With expertise in contract manufacturing and business development, Frank Barrett has been a highly regarded member of the Contech team for almost 15 years.

Frank has a strong background in operations, product development, and supply chain management. He brought valuable experience to Contech from companies like Qosina and Merit Medical. As a Sales Manager for 12 years in each company Frank was no stranger to the medical device industry.

Today, Frank is the Executive Vice President and has assisted with Contech's robust acquisition of new business.