Rob Rankin, MSM, SM(ASCP)
Founder & CEO
Founder of Rankin Biomedical, Mr. Rankin has lead the company from a small start-up company working out of his garage in 1995 to the premier refurbisher of histology and anatomic pathology lab instruments throughout the USA and world. Mr. Rankin is certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists as a Specialist in Microbiology and has 20 years experience in Medical Technology. Mr. Rankin has held positions at several organizations including; Quest Diagnostics – serology; Henry Ford Health System – bacteriology, immunology, parasitology, serology, and virology; Pontiac General Hospital – microbiology and mycology; Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital – microbiology; and Oakland Diagnostic Laboratories – microbiology. He earned a Master of Science degree in Management with High Distinction from Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration in Troy, MI and a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI.
Brent Rankin, BMET
President and COO
Mr. Rankin has over 15 years of experience in the biomedical technology industry. Positions he has held throughout his career are; Field Service Manager, Purchasing Manager, Sales Manager, and COO. Some of his accomplishments are; developing business growth initiatives, setting policies and procedures, tactical and strategic planning, building customer and vendor relationships, and personnel training. Mr. Rankin earned an Associate’s degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology (BMET) from Schoolcraft College in May 2003 and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Rochester College in Rochester, MI.
Justin started his career with Rankin Biomedical in May 2018 after graduating with high honors at Western Michigan University’s nationally-acclaimed Sales and Business Marketing program. While at WMU he held the position of Vice President of the Sales and Business Marketing Association.
Justin was born and raised in Michigan and resides with his wife, Lauren, and their golden retriever. He enjoys wakesurfing, reading, being outdoors, playing guitar, listening to podcasts, and working out with friends and coworkers at the local CrossFit gym where he is also a trainer.
In his words – “I love working for Rankin because it is a family-owned Michigan company and every employee makes an impact”.
Martine Bouffard, MBA
Mrs. Bouffard has extensive experience in all facets of financial reporting, planning, analysis, auditing, inventory management and purchasing. She diligently manages the entire accounting and bookkeeping function at Rankin. Mrs. Bouffard holds a Bachelor’s degree from Oakland University in Rochester Hills, MI and an MBA from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. In her spare time, Martine likes to hand-weave blankets, read, garden, and work out at CrossFit. She is currently rereading the French classics and listening to TV5 to help her vocabulary and fluency in French. Martine is a story teller of her early life in France, past and present friends and family, and her previous positions in accounting.
Operations and Facilities Manager
Mr. Sullivan joined Rankin Biomedical as a Biomedical Technician in 2007 and was our top performer in refurbishing quality and productivity. From 12 years of working daily with the best-of-the-best service technicians in the country, he is considered by many in the field as a master of repairing and refurbishing histology and cytology equipment. He is often called upon by OEMs and third-party service providers, because of his troubleshooting abilities, to get them out of predicaments. He also has more than 20 years of maintenance and management experience in the fields of machinery repair, heavy equipment, and automotive, being a Certified Master Automotive Technician holding an Automotive Mechanics Certificate from MoTech. Terry loves to fish, bowl and spend time with his wife and friends “Up North” in Sanford, MI.