Sean McCafferty, MD, FACS


Dr. McCafferty founded CATS Tonometer, LLC and serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer. He possesses solid expertise in mechanical engineering, optical engineering, and ophthalmology coupled with demonstrated entrepreneurial skills. This depth of understanding in all three fields is critical to producing products with a wide variety of optical and ophthalmic applications. After completing his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, he worked as a product development engineer developing ideas, patents, and profitable products. He then attended the Ohio State University’s Medical School and subsequently completed a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Arizona.

Following residency, Dr. McCafferty became a serial entrepreneur and business manager founding very successful enterprises such as Arizona Eye Consultants, Camp Lowell Surgery Center, Carondelet Foothills Surgery Center, and Intuor Technologies, LLC. Simultaneously, he completed a Master of Science (MS) degree in optical engineering at the University of Arizona expressly to allow his ideas to become reality in the form of products for the ophthalmic industry. During his optical engineering education, Dr. McCafferty’s ophthalmic opto-mechanics research was self-directed under the mentorship of Jim Schwiegerling, Ph.D. He authored several peer-reviewed articles and papers on the subject. In 2017 the University of Arizona Alumni Association selected Dr. McCafferty as the 2017 Alumnus of the Year for the College of Optical Sciences. Click here to see a listing of his publications. Additionally, Dr. McCafferty has produced 10 patents or published patent applications on ophthalmic opto-mechanics.

William Lomicka


William Lomicka has more than four decades of healthcare financial management and venture capital experience. Over the years, he has served as a director or senior leader for several U.S. healthcare companies, including health insurance, hospital management, medical device companies, acute care hospitals, nursing and assisted living facilities, and healthcare technology firms. As Senior Vice President of Finance for Humana, Inc., Mr. Lomicka planned, developed, and implemented financial strategies and controls, which generated revenue growth from $145 million to $3 billion. Following Humana, he worked for a healthcare venture capital firm in New York City, where he developed and managed healthcare investments. Mr. Lomicka also served as Secretary of Economic Development for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, later forming a private investment firm in Louisville specializing in venture capital.

Mr. Lomicka currently serves as Chairman of Coulter Ridge Capital and presently serves on the boards of numerous companies, both public and private. He also serves on numerous service boards including the Board of Heuser Hearing Institute in Louisville and Chairs the Board of the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, Arizona.

He earned his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania after completing his undergraduate degree from Wooster College.

Scott Heck


Mr. Heck has over 25 years of diverse experience in the eye care field serving in several executive positions. His career management responsibilities included sales, marketing, finance, product management, business development and medical device manufacturing. Mr. Heck most recently managed Wilson Ophthalmic Corporation, a distributor of eye care specific pharmaceuticals and medical devices as the Director of Operations, and he currently consults for several medical device companies.