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Our Leadership Team

Setting the direction for HDM Plus™

Peter Lamb


Peter Lamb is the President/COO of Ni-Q, and has been with the company since its inception. He joined Ni-Q in 2014 as the Vice President of Sales, after 14 years of medical device industry experience, to assist in launching the company and Ni-Q's flagship product, HDM Plus.  Today, he is overseeing the expansion of the company, and was instrumental in the development of Ni-Q's latest offering, HDM Boost. Mr. Lamb is an established business leader and is poised to steward Ni-Q to the leadership position in the industry.

Mr. Lamb has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Butler University with a major in Business Administration/Marketing.


Bill Houston


Bill Houston is the President of Ni-Q. He has 30 years of experience in the medical device industry, most of which has been spent in the spine and orthopedics sector. Mr. Houston has been a partner and President/COO of American Medical Concepts since 2000 when he merged his company with American Medical Concepts, Inc.

He graduated from Portland State University in 1986 with a degree in business management. Mr. Houston is originally from Medford, Oregon and now resides in Portland.


Chip Goodman

Chairman of the Board

Chip Goodman is the founder, partner, and CEO of American Medical Concepts, Inc. He has more than 25 years of experience in the spine and orthopedic sector in sales and senior management roles. Mr. Goodman has also led the creation of several successful startup companies.

Mr. Goodman considers Eugene, Oregon to be his hometown, and attended the University of Oregon where he earned a Bachelor's of Science in Marketing and Business Management.


Rob Goodman

Board Member

Rob Goodman is a partner and CSO of American Medical Concepts, Inc., which he helped establish with his brother Chip after joining the company in 1992. Mr. Goodman has been a part of many successful startup companies, has personally made over 20 angel and strategic investments, and has sat on numerous company boards.

Mr. Goodman attended the University of Washington, where he spent one year studying abroad at the University of London, and graduated in 1990 with a Bachelor's of Science in International Studies.


The Ni-Q Board of Directors discussing the brand and its value for clinicians in the NICU and other settings of care.


Robert Gootee

Board Member

Robert Gootee is the Chief Executive Officer of Moda Health, an Oregon healthcare company. Mr. Gootee joined ODS, a leading provider of dental insurance in the Northwest as a vice president of finance in 1988. ODS was the country's first prepaid dental plan. Gootee was appointed CEO in 1998 and has guided Moda Health (the new name of the company) through tremendous growth.

He advises Ni-Q as a distinguished healthcare leader and board member.


Bruce Willison

Board Member

Bruce G. Willison is a Professor of Management and the Former Dean (1999–2005) of UCLA Anderson School of Management. While dean, UCLA Anderson’s faculty was ranked number one in “Intellectual Capital” by Business Week and overall the school placed in the top ten of U.S. News and World Report’s rankings.

Mr. Willison has spent most of his career in banking, holding corporate and lending positions with several major institutions including First Interstate Bancorp, First Interstate Bank of Oregon and H.F. Ahmanson & Co, where he rose to President and Chief Operating Officer.

Though his appointment to UCLA marked his first academic post, Mr. Willison has had a long association with the Anderson School of Management, serving on its Board of Visitors since 1993. Mr. Willison earned a bachelor's degree in economics from UCLA, and an MBA in finance from the University of Southern California, following his service as an officer in the U.S. Navy. He advises Ni-Q as a financial management expert and a board member.

Covid-19 & Ni-Q

We take the health and well-being of our donor community, customers, and associates very seriously. Like you, we're closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

COVID-19 does not transfer through human breast milk according to current guidelines from the CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics. In addition, Ni-Q produces commercially-sterile donor milk products, which means that our process eradicates all viruses.