Tilden has over 30 years of experience in the medical device arena. He began as a full line Sales Representative with Zimmer, responsible for growing sales from Southern Tennessee to Southern Kentucky. Tilden became a member of Zimmer’s President’s Club and was honored by being asked to relate his sales successes at several national sales meetings. Tilden participated, as an instructor for Zimmer’s “Zimmer University”, at their national sales meeting in Innisbrook, Florida. Accepting an opportunity to join Zimmer’s Florida distributorship, Tilden, among his other duties, enjoyed the opportunity to act as one of Zimmer’s “Train the Trainer” representatives. While there, he achieved a sales management position, before accepting a position as V.P. of Sales for MEDCERE, a startup medical software company. Additionally, Tilden’s career led him to; product management with Smith & Nephew, a position as V.P. of Marketing for the spine/biologics focused corporation MinSURG, sales of biologics with Bacterin International, and adult reconstruction sales for Medacta International. Tilden also owns his own medical sales distributorship, Cutting Edge Distributing, Inc. He joined the Medical Sales College team in 2016.