Our Leadership

Robert Bona

Robert Bona
CEO/General Manager

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Mr. Bona is CEO of AdvanTech, Inc. He has over thirty years of broad, progressive experience in operational management and consulting.  His areas of specialization include 3D body scanning, organizational design, information systems, performance management and business planning/development.  Mr. Bona brought over 10 years of experience in the area of 3D body scanning and military commercial applications to Human Solutions: an organization currently at the forefront of 3D technologies. Working with customers in the Apparel, Automotive and Aerospace Industries, Mr. Bona is also the current project manager for the national anthropometric survey called Size North America. He oversees all government systems integration and research and development activities, and is responsible for overseeing the design, development, and enhancement of several 3D scanning applications.

Previously, Mr. Bona was the Director of Materials Management and Distribution Services for the Johns Hopkins Health System in Baltimore, Maryland.  With a $5,500,000 annual operating budget and a staff of 150, he managed the distribution of $100,000,000 annually in supplies and equipment.  Mr. Bona actively participated in the hospital’s operational reengineering process so as to deliver more efficient and better coordinated services to the nursing areas.  He also coordinated the efforts of user areas to review and evaluate non-labor expenses, resulting in a $5,200,000 cost reduction for the fiscal year.  Working closely with nursing staff, he designed and implemented a procedure-based revenue capture system that increased revenue capture by $400,000 in its first 10 months.  Furthermore, he worked with the Department of Radiology to implement a stockless delivery system that reduced their inventory investment by 25%.

Mr. Bona received his Master’s in Business Administration from Loyola College, Baltimore, MD.

Malcolm Hooker

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Malcolm Hooker serves as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for AdvanTech, Inc. He develops and executes the company’s people and operations strategies, objectives, and policies. Malcolm brings more than twenty years of experience across the logistics, financial services, communications, and healthcare industries. Prior to joining AdvanTech, Malcolm served as Senior Director of Human Resources for Roadnet Technologies, and has held Human Resources leadership roles at AIPAC, Vertis Communications, Magellan Health, Fannie Mae, and T. Rowe Price. He received his MBA from Loyola University in Maryland, and his BA degree in Business Administration from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA.

Warren H. “Biff” Springer
VP of Services Development

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Backed by over 25 years of healthcare industry operations and consulting experience with healthcare networks, academic medical centers, multi-hospital systems, community hospitals, medical device manufacturers, consulting firms and software developers, Biff has a wide range of healthcare clinical operations and strategic supply chain experience.  Biff has assisted his healthcare clients with clinical process improvement, technology assessment, labor productivity improvement, strategic planning, facilities design and construction and supply chain/logistics management projects. Biff has also consulted with medical device manufacturers and distributors regarding electronic commerce, product distribution, quality control and health economics.

Previously, Biff held a variety of senior executive positions directing clinical operations and strategic support services at leading healthcare organizations including Duke University Medical Center, The Johns Hopkins Health System and others.  Biff has also held key executive positions with both privately- and publicly-owned healthcare consulting, software development and medical device manufacturing corporations.  He was President and CEO of Millennium Information Technologies, Inc.; Senior Managing Director, Supply Chain Consulting Division at Sodexho Marriott Services, Inc.; Vice President, at Advanced Medical Systems, Inc. (a Division of Standard Register that developed healthcare ERP systems) and Vice President at PowerCenter Systems, Inc.(also a healthcare ERP system developer).

  • BA; Duke University; Durham, NC
  • MBA; Loyola College; Baltimore, MD
  • Master Facility Executive Certification; BOMI Institute; Annapolis,