About BOOST Oxygen
CEO & CO-FOUNDER
Rob grew up in Franklin Lakes, NJ, graduated Williams College (MA) in 1989, and received his MBA in International Finance from Fordham University (NY) in 1992. He imported and distributed amazing beer from the Czech Republic from 1996 – 2006, and got the idea for producing Oxygen canisters from Prague during that time, from his use and enjoyment there. He is a former football player, avid current tennis player and fan, loves to ski, problem solve, and has the most fun generally chasing his family around.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Mike is originally from Broomfield, Colorado, and is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Denver. He served as a United States Marine for over 20 years, and after transitioning from active duty he earned his MBA from the Marshall Business School at the University of Southern California. Prior to joining Boost Oxygen, he was the COO of MVPVets, a Veteran Service Organization that helps transitioning military personnel and veterans find mentors and careers in the MedTech industry. He is active with his two sons in the Boy Scouts of America and resides with his family in Colorado.
NATIONAL SALES DIRECTOR
Alberto resides in Miami, Florida. He graduated from Franklin & Marshall College (PA) and was a two-time Captain and All America on the football team. Alberto is a fluent Spanish-speaker and has extensive experience in sales and marketing through his time as an expert consultant across the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean. From 2003-2009 he was named by Pres. George W. Bush to serve as the COS of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting. Upon joining Boost Oxygen, he has been charged to lead and direct sales efforts across all channels. In his downtime he enjoys physical fitness, traveling, and spending time with his wife and two daughters.
VP EUROPEAN, RUSSIAN, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA SALES
Petr was born and lives in Prague, Czechia. He graduated the Czech Technical University in Prague and earned his MBA from Fordham Business School in New York. He co-founded Crystalis s.r.o. the first and still largest water cooler company in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Loves skiing, boating and watching his daughter compete in equestrian events.
E-COMMERCE / DIGITAL MARKETING
Mike came to Boost Oxygen after spending his formative years cutting his teeth in digital agencies where he honed his digital marketing and eCommerce skills. At Boost, he has been given the opportunity to use all of those skills at once, and on a daily basis, while managing our digital advertising, SEO and online B2C presence. Mike is thrilled to be working with the Boost Oxygen team and helping the business become a household name.
ADDITIONAL OFFICE STAFF
Rob Van Malderghem, Chief Financial Officer
Nancy Degnan, Office Manager
Fred Davila, Warehouse Manager
Bill Banks, Content Marketing Director
Candice Swiderski, Systems Administrator
Anne Steele, Shipping Coordinator
Jacquie Honek, Accounting
Samin Ahmad, Social Media Coordinator
Mick Murray, Administrative Coordinator
Our motto has always been “Help is Here” – this defines both our Oxygen product and our commitment to customer service and satisfaction. Supplemental Oxygen simply helps. It can be used for a wide range of applications- from sport, to seniors, to pilots, to climbers, to truckers, to partiers, and to many more people for many different reasons. Boost Oxygen makes Oxygen available, anytime, anywhere, to anyone, in a safe and trustworthy fashion.
We have been fortunate to partner with terrific suppliers, retail partners, employees, contractors and many other people and organizations who have all taken a little chance on Boost Oxygen, and all have been major factors in our growth and success. We have many terrific customers who have been with us from the early days, and their adoption and continuous advocacy is the foundation on which this company has been built. Our greatest satisfaction has come from the thousands of amazing testimonials we have received from our customers, it inspires us everyday and makes all the work worthwhile.
Through extensive testing, Boost Oxygen developed and patented masks and actuators for one-handed ease of use and ergonomic benefits of various sized cans to offer the perfect balance of convenience, size and value. Over the past 12 years, Boost Oxygen has worked with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration and Consumer Product Safety Commission to develop supplemental Oxygen products that were safe, legal to use without a prescription, compliant to package, ship and store, and most importantly, could deliver value to the consumer for any non-medical use.
Boost Oxygen manufactures and fills all of its canisters in the United States, and is a proud supporter of MVPvets, a non-profit organization helping our veterans obtain employment and mentorship in the Bio and Medtech sector, and the US Ski Patrol Association. It is exported to 17 countries around the world and has become the global leader in the Personal Oxygen Can industry. Help is Here!