Tammy Dorsey

Founder & CEO

A fierce advocate for babies and children, Tammy Dorsey has taken her passion for saving young lives and invented an innovative device, VivO2, that provides attending physicians with critical fetus oxygen levels. With absolutely no danger to the mother or baby, our advanced technology prevents complications at birth due to a lack of oxygen while also minimizing unnecessary C-sections.


As CEO and founder of Prenatal Hope, Tammy is driven to protect mothers and babies, and to make an even larger impact in the medical field. By continually exploring groundbreaking biomedical developments, Tammy hopes to save even more lives.


Mrs. Dorsey designed and fabricated the fully functional prototype of VivO2 as the sum of her Biomedical Engineering Bachelor’s education from Wichita State University’s unique programs. She is currently enrolled in post graduate school working on her Masters of Innovation Design degree.

Daryl Mirza

Co-Founder / CFO & COO

A pioneer in many industries, Mr. Mirza brings comprehensive career experiences and varied leadership roles to drive Prenatal Hope's innovative technologies. Daryl, along with CEO and Founder, Tammy Dorsey are driven to help save as many lives as possible, and get the life saving technology, VivO2 in medical professionals’ hands across the country, and ultimately the world.


Over his extensive tenure in the technology and innovation industries, Mr. Mirza has combined his passion to best meet customer and market needs. Most recently, Daryl served as President of Averus USA, where he propelled innovative Averus fire safety products into restaurants and other facilities to truly be fire-safe. Some of the highlights of Mr. Mirza’s over 30 years include being founder/owner of such brands as Facilitec USA, National Fire Services, Rooftop Solutions/Grease Guard and ISM.  He holds multiple patents from his years of service and evolution of best practices.

Advisory Panel

Dr. Gary Brooking

Director College of Engineering Technology
at Wichita State University

Dr. Brooking brings comprehensive industrial and academic experience and a passion for medical devices and assistive technology applications to his teaching and consulting endeavors. His career spans 15 years of experience lecturing and consulting in process control, instrumentation, electrical machines, IT systems and education technology. Dr. Brooking conducts groundbreaking research projects in electrical engineering and biomedical engineering while also inspiring his students to become the entrepreneurs and innovative thinkers of the world. Learn more


Dr. Carl Christman VIII, MD, OBGYN

MD Wichita OB/GYN Associates

Dr. Carl Christman has been in practice since 1978. He holds dual licenses in both Kansas and Texas. He is a pioneer in the importance of detection of fetal acidosis and is one of the most experienced doctors in the state of Kansas. Dr. Christman conducts postnatal blood testing on all of the babies that he delivers in an effort to collect valuable data. He has been featured in many publications over the years and he has also received a number of honors, awards and affiliations in the medical industry.

Dave Imler

Partner FGMK

David is a Partner in FGMK’s Audit and Accounting Practice.  His areas of expertise include providing privately held businesses with audit, accounting, income tax planning, estate/succession planning, and business operations consulting services. He also advises clients on financing and equity ventures, acquisition analysis, financial forecasts, and real estate construction analysis. His industry expertise includes real estate, retail and wholesale fuel distribution, construction contractors, manufacturing, private equity funds, and law firms.


Tom Kurk / Mark Allen

Managing Partners, K3 Strategic Development Group

For over 30 years, K3 Strategic Development Group has nurtured corporations and a multitude of management teams in every sector to successfully grow companies. Both Tom and Mark have taken on many roles for companies of all sizes in efforts to break into new markets, rapidly expand, capture funding, realign business strategies, or achieve predetermined corporate milestones.

Their diverse backgrounds with capital markets and senior management teams allows them to be effective in not only explaining the options available for growth, but also in thoroughly preparing companies for raising capital and mapping out a detailed strategy to execute upon. Learn more

Verna Mantyn Rodriquez

Founder and Principal Manty Medtech

Expert Medical Device Consultant and Instructor, Verna is a seasoned director with years of unparalleled leadership experience in strategic product development with a multitude of medical products companies. Her expertise is varied and includes a wide breadth of roles in engineering management, organizational development, medical device development, process development and validation, risk management, lean manufacturing, materials and process analysis and quality system compliance. Learn more

Thomas Moore

Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Manager, Southeast Region,  Johnson Financial Group

Experienced senior level bank executive and commercial banking manager, Tom works to develop relationships with business owners to help them reach their long-term goals. He specializes in acquisitions, expanding market share and financing new capital expenditures for privately held companies. He has a deep breadth of industry experience spanning over 19 plus years. Tom holds an undergraduate degree in Finance from Northern Illinois University and a Master’s in Business Administration from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Dave Phillipson

Entrepreneurial Advisor

International business development expert, small business consultant, speaker, and global lobbyist for entrepreneurs, Dave has helped launch a variety of businesses across many industries. He has provided professional guidance to corporate executives at high-profile companies including Ford, Nordstrom, AT&T, Century 21, and Remax. As Regional Leader of the oldest and largest education and training organization for entrepreneurs worldwide, Dave is responsible for propelling CEO Space International to the number one ranking in Forbes & INC as the top entrepreneur organization. Learn more


Dr. Frank Sun

Retired Doctor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Frank Sun is a retired obstetrician-gynecologist. He served many patients and delivered countless babies during the years 40 plus years that he was in practice. He has been a passionate advocate for maintaining the highest standard of practice in the obstetrics industry. Dr. Sun has also authored and contributed to a number of scientific studies. He completed his Doctor of Medicine from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and his Bachelor of Science from University of San Francisco. In recognition for his many accomplishments, Dr. Sun has been a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Fellow American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1979.

Curtis Sprouse

President, Eureka Connect, LLC

Curtis has more than 27 years of experience in the high-tech, healthcare, pharmaceutical and finance industries. He leads behavior science company, Eureka Connect, LLC while also serving as a board member of the nonprofit, Institute for Biomedical Entrepreneurship (IBE). He has worked with over 150 organizations including many Fortune 500 companies across many sectors and advised on business development, sales, marketing, and clinical strategy. 

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Mary Vater

Medical Device Consultant Regulatory Affairs,
Medical Device Academy

Mary’s extensive career as a Biomedical Engineer included a variety of roles in R&D, Engineering, and Quality Assurance. She has led many ambitious and diverse projects from inception through regulatory clearance and product launch. In Mary’s first year as a consultant with Medical Device Academy, she received six 510(k) clearances for her client companies’ products, working in the areas of reprocessed medical devices, surgical sutures, software-only medical devices, in vitro diagnostics, and orthopedic implants. Mary also serves on the WSU Biomedical Engineering Industry Advisory Board.  Learn more

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