About Us

Trilliant Surgical

Champions for Foot & Ankle

Trilliant Surgical creates and manufactures innovative and reliable products that deliver better patient outcomes while fostering meaningful relationships for the advancement of foot and ankle surgery.

Founded in 2007, Trilliant Surgical provides small bone implants to foot and ankle surgeons for elective and trauma procedures. We are committed to the innovative design, development, and distribution of small bone implant systems.

We currently offer over 15 product lines for forefoot, midfoot, rearfoot, and ankle procedures. Many of our products are patented or patent-pending.

At our corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility in Houston, Texas, Trilliant Surgical proudly develops and creates inventive products in a state-of-the-art, ISO 13485 certified environment.

Work with Trilliant Surgical to experience better relationships, increase profitability, and improve patient outcomes.








Management Team

Jon Olson

As a Co-Founder and CEO of Trilliant Surgical, Jon Olson brings a comprehensive background from multiple specialties in the medical device industry. After graduating from Texas A&M University with a degree in biomedical engineering, his work in the fields of plastic surgery, cardiology, wound healing, and now podiatry, have allowed him to receive more than 13 patents and excel as an inventor of medical technology. An MBA in strategy and management enabled Jon to be even more influential and move into the medical device manufacturing field, where he proved pivotal in laying the foundation for the creation of Trilliant Surgical.

Chad Steitle

Chad Steitle is Senior Vice President of Sales and a Co-Founder of Trilliant Surgical. He graduated with a degree in biomedical engineering from Texas A&M University, and accumulated over 18 years of experience in the medical device market. He has held positions in product management, field sales, and sales management in the small bone reconstructive and orthopedic markets. Being a part of companies in varying development stages, such as start-up, small, and large, contributes to his well-rounded experience in leading the commercialization of Trilliant products.

David George

David George is Vice President of Field Sales and a Co-founder of Trilliant Surgical with over 20 years of medical device sales experience. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater with a degree in business, he began his career at Smith and Nephew. He went on to develop his medical device sales expertise in several leadership positions at companies such as Exogen and Osteomed. David is focused on building strong relationships with surgeons and creating strategic partnerships with distributors within the healthcare industry.

David Kelly

David Kelly is currently Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Trilliant Surgical. He brings considerable experience in sales management at the highest levels. With over 24 years in the healthcare industry, David has excelled at motivating and driving top line performance, while delivering profitable growth. He has held several executive-level positions with both domestic and global responsibilities. Building sales teams and being a passionate leader, while winning cooperation at all levels has set him apart professionally and made him a valuable asset to the Trilliant team. David developed much of his leadership skills and abilities while serving 8 years in the United States Army. He was an Artillery officer with the rank of Captain, is a Desert Storm Veteran and a Bronze Star recipient.

Jake Waldrop

As the Chief Financial Officer of Trilliant Surgical, Jake Waldrop brings more than 12 years of experience of working with fast-growing private equity-backed technology and enterprise software as a service (SAAS) companies. His previous experience as VP of Accounting at Alert Logic and various controller positions enable him to bring his expert knowledge and background to Trilliant. He is a CPA and Texas A&M graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and MIS. His knowledge of building and leading accounting and finance teams through rapid growth makes him a valued member of the Trilliant team.

Brandon Beckendorf

Brandon Beckendorf is the Chief Operating Officer at Trilliant Surgical.  Brandon brings more than 17 years’ experience in medical devices and a disciplined approach to ensure our organization is aligned to achieve strategic goals.  He is a graduate of Texas A&M University, where he earned an undergraduate and graduate degree in Biomedical Engineering.  Brandon’s previous experience predominantly focused in the engineering, product development, and operational excellence sectors of extremity orthopedics, and now includes managing all of Trilliant Surgical’s daily operations.