Project Leaders

Ottie Pendleton is an avid fly fisherman and enjoys hiking and camping with his wife and three daughters.  He’s previously worked at Zimmer Biomet, Slingshot Product Development Group, and User Insight.  He received his BS in ME from Cornell University and received his MBA from Georgia State University.

Dan is fun loving dad who loves the outdoors, sports, and spending time with his family – lovely wife and 3 daughters.  He has previously worked at Zimmer Biomet, Baxter Healthcare, and Ambu.  He was born and raised in Fort Wayne, IN, but has moved through his career having lived in Chicago, IL and Indianapolis, IN prior to Atlanta, GA.  He received his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.

Katie Pitz is happiest when she’s making things, whether it’s a garden or her own soap. She previously worked with a startup focusing on orthopaedic devices before coming to work with TightLine. She enjoys a dynamic work environment that lets her learn as much as possible. She earned her BS in Mechanical Engineering from Lafayette College, and MS in Bioengineering from Georgia Tech.