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The Future of Orthopedic Medical Device Sales and the Hiring The Right Reps with Chad Casey

Posted on March 28, 2024

Embark on a journey into the heart-pounding, adrenaline-charged world of medical sales with your host, Samuel Adeyinka, and special guest, Chad Casey, VP of Sales at Zimmer Biomet. Chad is currently the Vice President of Sports Medicine, Extremities, Trauma, and ASC strategy for Zimmer Biomet Carolinas. He is a successful sales executive with over 23 years of experience.

Discover what it takes to make it in the high-stakes arenas of sports medicine, trauma, and orthopedics. In this episode, we navigate the challenges and triumphs within these specialties, shedding light on the evolving influence of Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Medicare on the sales landscape. As we dissect the demands of the job, from the urgency of trauma care to the precision of foot and ankle surgery, we uncover the strategies that enable sales professionals to excel in this dynamic field.

The path to success in medical device sales is not for the faint of heart, as we candidly discuss the grit and commitment required to forge a career in this industry. We confront the myth of easy success head-on, highlighting the steep personal and financial investments needed. This conversation delves into the complexities of proving one’s worth in a fiercely competitive environment and the increased expectations from today’s sales reps. By demystifying the sales process, we reveal how top performers use storytelling, build trust, and demonstrate the value of lifelong learning and mentorship.

Chad Casey shares his own remarkable career trajectory, from military service to his rise through the medical device sales ranks, embodying the virtues of resilience and adaptability. We discuss the delicate balance between professional ambitions and personal life, offering listeners valuable advice for maintaining that equilibrium. Whether you’re intrigued by the nuances of working for large versus small companies or seeking mentorship for your own career advancement, this episode is packed with insights from a seasoned expert who understands the transformative power of dedication and genuine connection in the healthcare sales industry.

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