As COO of Tides Medical, Doug Payne brings over 15 years of experience in the medical device and regenerative medicine industries, including product management, strategic market analysis, and development with companies such as Medtronic, US Spinal Technologies, and Spinal Elements.

Payne supports non-profits in the community through the Tides Medical Foundation, volunteer service such as his participation in the Real Men Wear Pink fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and his service on the board of Junior Achievement of Acadiana.

Payne graduated from the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance, and he later earned his MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

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