Vortex was founded in 2018 with a single mission in mind. “To provide our customers with HEMP infused water.
Nutech med is the developer of Vortex Water which has several scientist and medical professionals that have a long history of product development both in nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and point of care products.
Meet The Team
Timothy J. Owens: PhD.
For the last 3 years Mr. Owens has acted as CEO for a national Alcohol beverage brokerage company (OTC) and developed fund-raising medical kits and web-based systems for Mighty Med, Inc., where he was CEO and Chief Science Officer. In association with Dr. Makowka for the past 2 years worked on the products and distribution channels for NuTech Medical. As a development engineer in electronics and medical devices and C.E.O. of QT5, Inc. (OTC company), Mr. Owens assisted in the design and responsible for applications to the F.D.A., 510 K medical device system a 2 minute HIV 1&2 point of care (POC) test based on a hand held vacuum controlled lateral flow system, a 5 panel Drugs of Abuse urine test. Developed an 8-panel urine based sexually transmitted disease test with specimen isolation.
Mr. Owens developed, received approvals and oversaw from inception to national retail rollout “NICO WATER” a nicotine based 500 ml. smoking replacement water with all national approvals. It reached national distribution in Rite Aid, Walgreens, CVS and other national and regional retail chains. Mr. Owens also worked with the National Institute of Health (NIH) to obtain 2 development and Licensing Contracts for development of lateral flow “Point of Contact” (POC) devices for the detection of air borne infectious diseases in food.
He has also acted as a consultant with fortune 1000 software & hardware design and manufacturing companies for Wide Area Micro Wave Mesh Arrays (WYMAX) to WIFI for compressed video, GEN II Compliant RFID systems with embedded video verification for Home Land Security projects at the Port of Los Angeles.
Mr. Owens holds post-graduate degrees in Finance and undergraduate degrees in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science. Mr. Owens received in 1976, 1977 & 1978 award letters for academic achievement in engineering from the oval office of the President of the United States under Gerald R. Ford and James E. Carter. Mr. Owens holds or has held: S.E.C. securities licenses (3, 6, 7, 22), Insurance (Life, Disability, Property & Casualty), Real Estate (Broker & Appraisal), and Radio Telephone First Class License with F.C.C. He has for the past 15 years continued his academic education in Bioengineering and High-Performance Computing (HPC). Mr. Owens has also been an invited speaker on Drug and Alcohol Addiction and Point of Contact (POC) Rapid HIV Detection Devices for the U.S House of Representatives.
Alex McKean: MBA
Mr. McKean has been the Chief Financial Officer of Encore Brands, Inc. since October 2009. Previous to that, he acted as an Interim CFO and independent management consultant under his own firm, SGT Enterprises, Inc. for clients such as: GTX Corp, Charles Drew University, First California Bank, American Apparel, Color Spot Nurseries, and International Aluminum, providing services in accounting, regulatory filings, compliance, M&A and valuations.
Prior to establishing his own firm, during 2004-2007 Mr. McKean was with Parson Consulting working in such areas as: strategy, financial modeling, SEC filings, process management and Sarbanes Oxley. Major clients included: Citigroup, Arvin Meritor, KeyEnergy, Ameriquest, and Ecolab.
Mr. McKean has held positions as a Controller and VP of Finance at 24:7 Film from 2002-2004, VP of Finance at InternetStudios.com from 2000-2002, Director of FP&A/SVP at Franchise Mortgage Acceptance Company from 1998-2000, as Corporate Accounting Manager/Treasurer of Polygram Filmed Entertainment from 1996-1998 and Assistant Treasurer/Controller for State Street Bank from 1989-1996. Mr. McKean holds an International MBA from Thunderbird’s School of Global Management and undergraduate degrees in Finance and Political Science from Trinity University.
Mr. Reder has extensive knowledge in the packaging manufacturing and bringing products to the marketplace. Along with his extensive knowledge in design and branding he has been very successful as a financial professional in mid-market opportunities. Mr. Reder owned his own printing and packaging company servicing the retail industry.
The experience that Mr. Reder has enables customers to be visible to the public to have an appeal to the consumer whatever product he has been working on. Having his own packaging company, he was responsible for the sales, marketing and finance of the company. The company was successfully sold in 2015 to take on other challenges. Prior to owning the company, he had the honor to work with Mr. Owens as the capacity of President with QT 5, Inc. which was a Bio med marketing company.
Having also worked for Bertelsmann for over 8 years as Chief Financial Officer also gave him the experience and knowledge worldwide.
Having Mr. Reder as the President allows us to get rapid speed to market and allow the company to expand in all areas of different channels
NUTECHMED PROVIDES ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN AS A CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR OUR WHOLESALE AND DISTRIBUTION CUSTOMERS ONLY. ALL REFERENCES TO INDIVIDUAL PRODUCTS, THEIR CONTENTS AND THEIR INTENDED MARKET OR USE IS PROVIDED FOR REFERENCE ONLY TO OUR CUSTOMERS. NO INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVISE FOR INDIVIDUALS. PLEASE CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN FOR ALL APPROPRIATE MEDICAL ADVICE.
Manufactured and Distributed by Nutech Medical, Inc., Los Angeles
Store in a dry cool place, out of direct sunlight