reLink Ventures’ Leadership Team

The reLink Ventures’ leadership team has over 100 years of combined experience and has created and successfully exited three industry-leading market places

A. Ray Dalton

Founder, Executive Chairman and Managing Partner

Ray Dalton has an exceptional track record in entrepreneurship, having served as President, CEO, and Founder of nine healthcare and technology solution enterprises. Throughout his serial entrepreneurial career, Ray has successfully created and exited all nine companies and has raised professional venture capital from twelve separate firms. Additionally, Ray has completed divestitures to Greathill Partners, TRW, Steris/Amsco, and Tenet in addition to the divestiture of National MD and OneSource Services to General Electric. He is currently the Founder and CEO of the Dalton Foundation and reLink Medical.

His philanthropic and investment efforts are focused on: Improving the quality of life for women and children, improving access to healthcare to the underserved and creating jobs for the underemployed, veterans and those returning from incarceration.

Ray specializes in creating and developing profitable businesses from innovation to exit. Delivering high-quality products and exceptional customer service while growing profitable positive cash flowing businesses. He is a national speaker on social entrepreneurship and growing your business while creating a sustainable culture. He has published a very successful book; Proceed with Confidence which focuses on the “5” C’s of Success.

Specialties: Creating strategies from a vision, realizing results from an idea, turning a thought into a profitable company, all while building a strong culture. Leading high growth businesses, capital raising for growing businesses, M & A activities, Developing Sales strategies for growth.

Jeff Dalton

Chief Operating Officer

As President and COO, Jeff Dalton leads reLink Ventures’ finance, marketing, operations and sales teams. Jeff brings an extensive background in executive and operational experience with a proven track record of building customer-centric solutions in the medical device industry. Prior to joining reLink Ventures, Jeff served as co-founder of PartsSource, playing key roles to grow it to the largest medical parts supplier, and only complete digital catalog, in the industry. Jeff graduated from Fork Union Military Academy.

In his free time, Jeff enjoys spending time with his wife and four sons, and is an avid fisherman.

Scott Campbell

VP of Business Development and Integration

Scott leads growth initiatives into new channels and serves as an integral part of the company’s leadership team. Scott brings extensive experience in business management, operations, technology and product innovation. Prior to joining our team, Scott was lead over the for profit business operations at Mission of Hope and has more than 20 years’ experience managing products, service lines, strategic accounts and partnerships working at companies like 3M, MomentumSI (acquired by VMware) and SAP.

Scott holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.

Katy Bright

Jason Plavic

Senior Director of Marketing

As Senior Director of Marketing, Jason Plavic leads reLink Ventures’ marketing and sales operations through the implementation of modern-day marketing strategies. As a marketing professional for more than 13 years, Jason has led many major brands in successfully driving brand engagement and increasing overall revenue.

His expertise lies in building targeted, integrated account-based marketing strategies that dynamically engage our partners and the market. Jason’s experience has spanned various industries including agencies, retail, manufacturing, non-profits, and healthcare. His expert knowledge and experience have provided those businesses the knowledge that they need to succeed in this ever-changing marketing environment.  

In addition, Jason currently serves as the President of the Cleveland chapter of The American Advertising Federation that engages and supports the advertising community.

Specialties: Creating marketing strategies, account-based marketing, data analytics, SEO, social media, lead generation, market engagement, audience development, email marketing/nurturing, leadership, and project management.

Jess Weisenburger

Director of Finance

As Director of Finance, Jessica leads both the strategic planning and tactical execution of her department. She brings valuable experience in both Finance and Human Resources to our leadership team; including over 5 years of operations and accounting management, as well as 7 years of cash management, risk management, and overall financial management best practices. Jessica holds degrees from Lakeland and Kent State University.

Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and friends, boating and cheering on Cleveland sports teams.

Amanda Dues

Office Manager

Amanda graduated from Kent State University with a degree in English. Following graduation, Amanda first became a licensed claims adjuster for Allstate Insurance, then explored sales as a personal banker for Huntington National Bank. In early 2015 Amanda moved into an administrative role for a plastics thermoforming company, then joined reLink Ventures in November 2016 as their office manager. In her free time Amanda enjoys baking, spending time with her family, and writing.