About Us

Our mission at Spectramed, Inc., is to lead the way in the advancement of rehabilitation tools in order to restore function to the highest level and improve the quality of life for all patients. We believe clinicians and patients alike should have access to the most comprehensive therapy products in a global market.

Our dedicated team of experienced, creative and passionate staff has created products and educational programs with a focus on our 5 core values.

  • Compassion for patient care
  • Innovative rehabilitation tools
  • Commitment to superior quality
  • Loyalty
  • Fiscal responsibility to create and optimize affordable solutions

We believe our team of therapists, engineers and sales associates exemplifies the best and the brightest which drives our WORLD-CLASS patient care. We believe we CAN make a difference. We believe we WILL make a difference. WHY? Because we care!

Our Key Team


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Rick Fisher
President and Chief Executive Officer

Rick Fisher is the owner of Spectramed, Inc. and the founder of The Guardian Way®.  He has over 20 years experience in medical manufacturing and project development.  He is also the founder of multiple provisional patents and registered trademarks to his credit.  Rick is an experienced leader with unwavering vision for fundamentally different design concepts.


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Nathan Fisher
Chief Information Officer

Nathan Fisher is the co-founder of the The Guardian Way® and has over 20 years experience in medical manufacturing.  He is the CE Administrator for ASHA (American Speech & Hearing Association) and international education coordinator.  Nathan is also the chief quality compliance officer responsible for ISO 13485; CE; CMDCAS; TFDA; SFDA and FDA regulatory compliance.


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Marissa Barerra, MS, MPhil, MSCS, TSHH, CCC-SLP
COO/National Clinical Advisor

Marissa A. Barrerra, MS, MPhil, MSCS, TSHH, CCC-SLP, Speech –Language Pathologist & Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist.  Marissa is also the co-founder of The Guardian Way® as well as a certified Guardian Way® course instructor.  Ms. Barerra is a Neurodegenerative Disease Specialist and a leading authority on Multiple Sclerosis and swallowing disorders.

Marissa Barrera Professional CV


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Gary Ho
Director of International Sales - Asia

Gary Ho is the Director of International Sales and overseas operations.  He is responsible for international customer relations and distributor procurement.  Gary is also responsible for coordinating  international training seminars and continuing education development for Asia.


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Nancy C. Calamusa MA, CCC-SLP
Clinical Advisor

Nancy is well known for her dynamic approach to the treatment of pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders.  She has extensive knowledge and nearly 25 years of experience in the field of pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders encompassing a wide variety of settings.