Leadership

The Planet Healthcare leadership team is composed of proven senior executives with extensive industry knowledge and experience.

Mike Stomberg, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Stomberg is the founder and CEO of The Planet Group of Companies which includes Planet Pharma, Planet Forward, Planet Healthcare, Planet Interactive, PFES, and Treximo.

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Mike Stomberg, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Stomberg is the founder and CEO of The Planet Group of Companies which includes Planet Pharma, Planet Forward, Planet Healthcare, Planet Interactive, PFES, and Treximo. Michael has over 20 years of experience developing and leading global organizations. Michael is skilled at organizational development, leadership development, budgeting, streamlining operations, technology integration, team development, and global business strategy.

Tim Bauwens, Chief Financial Officer

Tim Bauwens is the CFO of The Planet Group of Companies and is responsible for accounting and reporting, financial planning, cash management, human resources and risk management.

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Tim Bauwens, Chief Financial Officer

He has over 25 years corporate accounting and finance experience, having spent the early part of his career focused on mergers & acquisitions, mostly in the service and utilities sectors. Tim has spent the last ten years in the professional services and construction industries working with publicly traded and privately held companies with an emphasis on accelerated topline growth, improved cashflow, and maximizing return on investment. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Augustana College, and holds a Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.

Carolyn Durham, Chief Operating Officer

Carolyn brings a unique blend of experience in account management, business development and corporate operations to lead the direction of our client services, business development and administrative functions.

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Carolyn Durham, Chief Operating Officer

Carolyn brings over 12 years of experience in the professional staffing and consulting industries primarily supporting pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device organizations. Her experience has encompassed sales, recruitment, business development, commercial operations and project management. Carolyn has a bachelor’s degree in communications and culture with a minor in business and sociology from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN.

Ashley Porter, Sr. Director of Operations

Ashley Porter is Planet Healthcare's Sr. Director of Operations. She joined the Planet Group of Companies in 2010, quickly advancing through the organization before being named Director of Recruitment in 2013 and Director of Operations in 2016.

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Ashley Porter, Sr. Director of Operations

Ashley Porter is Planet Healthcare’s Sr. Director of Operations. She joined the Planet Group of Companies in 2010, quickly advancing through the organization before being named Director of Recruitment in 2013 and Director of Operations in 2016. Ashley continues to be an integral part of Planet’s global expansion with a diverse range of experience encompassing company operations, recruitment, account management, training, and business development. Ashley holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Communications with minors in both Business Management and Leadership Studies from Bradley University.