Ceatus Media Group was formed in 2004 by Dr. David Evans as a joint venture with Access Media Group LLC.
David Evans, PhD, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Evans has directed marketing efforts for both medical companies and surgical practices since 1985. In 1995 he began his career in Internet publishing and advertising. Since that time he has been actively involved in building Internet visibility for numerous surgical practices, both in the United States and abroad. He is also the founder of VectorVision, which since 1987 has specialized in developing products for the standardization of contrast sensitivity testing. Dr. Evans is a recognized authority on Internet medical marketing strategies. He has spoken at meetings of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, International Society of Refractive Surgery and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Vice President, Sales
Mr. Barrient has directed health care-related marketing and sales efforts for more than 25 years. During the last eight years, he has marketed programs to build consumer Internet visibility for surgeons and dentists who offer elective fee-for-service procedures. His background includes, weight loss surgery, refractive surgery, dentistry and plastic surgery, throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia.
Vice President, Marketing, Group Associate Publisher
Tamara Evans joined Ceatus in 2007 as VP of Marketing. Ms. Evans has more than 15 years of medical marketing experience, working as VP of Marketing and Product Manager in several ophthalmic medical device companies. She orchestrates all marketing aspects of Ceatus, including advertising, trade show booth design, public relations, brochure development and social media. Since joining Ceatus, she has taken on the role as Group Associate Publisher with the responsibility of ensuring a top "consumer experience" for visitors to each Ceatus portal including the newest portals about breast implants and facial plastic surgery. She also serves as the publisher for Your Legal Guide®, a comprehensive resource about consumer legal topics, such as DUI Laws and Divorce. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Dayton and a Master of Science in Statistics from Wright State University.
Access Media Group
Partner in Access Meda Group & Founding Publisher, Consumer Guide to Plastic Surgery
Mr. Meinert's 20-year publishing career includes roles as associate publisher at a unit of Medical Economics Company and vice president, sales of three eye care trade publications. In 1997, Mr. Meinert co-founded Access Media Group, a business partner of Ceatus Media Group. Access Media specializes in print and electronic eye health information for consumers, and the company's flagship property, All About Vision®, is expected to serve more than thirteen million unique visitors in 2011.
Partner in Access Media Group & Founding Publisher, Consumer Guide to Dentistry
Mr. Walker is an expert in search engine optimization. He conceptualized and directed the optimization for the most-visited eye care portal on the Internet, All About Vision®. This effort resulted in top-five rankings for hundreds of highly competitive terms including LASIK and contact lenses, and a 600% increase in traffic over a 48-month period. Mr. Walker has provided search engine consulting services to a number of publicly traded corporations, and his work has been featured at Search Engine Strategies, an international conference of search engine marketing professionals.