Compression Works Inc., the medical device company that created the Abdominal Aortic and Junctional Tourniquet – Stabilized (AAJT-S) for the treatment of non-compressible hemorrhages in the global EMS and military markets, welcomes Scott Garrett as its new Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Mr. Garrett will be responsible for driving company growth, scaling operations to meet the increasing global demand for the AAJT-S device and increasing sales in the global EMS, first responder, tactical law enforcement and military markets. 

“We are absolutely thrilled to have Scott Garrett join our executive team,” stated President and CEO of Compression Works, Scott Dodson. “Scott is a recognized leader and expert with a proven track record in both the EMS and military verticals where our life-saving device is used,” said Dodson. “His impact will be felt immediately as we accelerate the commercialization and distribution of our technology around the world.” 

Prior to joining Compression Works, Scott Garrett was the Vice President of Sales for the Military/Tactical/Distribution and Urology Division within the Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine business unit at Teleflex, a multi-billion-dollar global medical device company.  Scott also served as the Global Vice President for Military/Tactical Programs at Z-Medica which was acquired by Teleflex.  Mr. Garrett has over 16 years of increasing levels of responsibility in the trauma, military, pre-hospital, tactical, law enforcement, international military business management and market development segments for medical devices. 

Scott also served for 8 years in the U.S. Army as a Combat Arms Officer and achieved the rank of Captain with multiple deployments, including Iraq and Bosnia. He graduated from Texas A&M University as a Distinguished Military Graduate, with a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and an MBA from University of Texas-Arlington.

 “I am looking forward to being a part of the Compression Works team that brings the AAJT-S to markets around the world where it will have an immediate impact in saving lives,” said Scott Garrett. “I have always been attracted to technologies that make a difference, and in trauma situations there is no greater factor in a patient’s survival than stopping blood loss. The Compression Works technology stops the most difficult bleeding conditions so the patient can be stabilized and taken to definitive care,” said Garrett.

The AAJT-S by Compression Works is made in the United States of America and has thousands of devices in use in markets around the world. For more information, visit or contact us at www.compressionworks.com. 

About Compression Works

Compression Works is the developer and manufacturer of the Abdominal Aortic and Junctional Tourniquet-Stabilized (AAJT-S) medical device. The company delivers innovative solutions to meet the most pressing and unmet needs of emergency healthcare providers. Compression Works is committed to hemorrhage control research, identifying capability gaps and developing technologies and products to help facilitate the delivery of quality life-saving care. The solution is used by the military, trauma centers, rural emergency departments, EMS and federal and local law enforcement agencies. The AAJT-S device is proudly manufactured and assembled in the USA. Compression Works is a veteran-owned business dedicated to saving lives on and off the battlefield.