The Vigilint Board of Advisors

Larry Hicks

Founder and Managing Partner, Drake Partners

Larry Hicks is the founder and Managing Partner of Drake Partners, a medical device management and investing firm that assists companies from product concept through commercialization and exit strategy. Larry has more than three decades of experience in the medical device sector including leadership roles in sales for ACMI, a market leader in the Urology segment; and Karl Storz Endoscopy, where he oversaw all US Sales and Operations as well as acting as General Manager of Karl Storz Sports Medicine in the US. In the private equity sector, Larry’s leadership has resulted in the transformation of NeuroTherm from $10 million in revenue with 10 employees to a vertically-integrated $50 million company with offices in Boston, London, Amsterdam and Dusseldorf. Larry Hicks graduated from Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, with a B.A. in History and English, and he currently serves on the Advisory Board of the College of Arts and Sciences.

"As a global media and communications company, complex medical challenges frequently confront our offices and business travelers. VIGILINT plays a valuable role in our crisis management process as a trusted medical advisor. Their team is incredibly knowledgeable and responsive. Global companies like ours are constantly affected by international health issues and VIGILINT has been a true partner when we needed an informed opinion to help set policy and guidance with respect to medical challenges affecting the health and safety of our employees and our ability to meet our client obligations. They are my first call whenever a medical crisis arises.”

-Director of Business Continuity & Crisis Management, Fortune 500 global advertising and marketing services company

"We have been using VIGILINT for the past two years and have been very satisfied with their services. The information and services have been provided in a very timely manner with extremely accurate information. They have been an intricate part in our planning of large corporate events."

-Manager of Risk Services, $10-billion-a-year consumer products company

“Simply put, VIGILINT is unmatched anywhere. They are compassionate, with high professional standards and an unwavering commitment to their client. For many years, VIGILINT has allowed our Family Office to travel with confidence, with complicated medical problems. This is the most complete, impressive, full-service program I have ever encountered. They are highly respected physicians who believe in personalized service.”

-West Coast family office (family-owned global event production company)