Meet the Team
Executive Team The Company has an outstanding executive team in place, some currently part- time, and committed to full time positions as the business ramps in 2016. This team includes several executives who have seen companies from start-up to exits including IPO’s. Nutritional and pharmaceutical experts, biochemists, software experts, engineers, and experienced operational managers are part of the team and of an advisory board to the Board and Executive team. The day to day management includes the following key professionals.
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Formerly Senior Director at iRobot Corp, and founder of five technology companies with three successful exits and two IPOs. Holds 25+ patents and has developed and installed high-speed automation for dozens of Fortune 500 companies. Federal level patent expert witness trial experience. Morehead Scholar UNC, Duke (MBA), Oxford –UK (Engineering Sciences)
L. Staton Noel III
Chief Science Officer & Co-Founder
MS in Gerontology, MBA. Biochemist with over 20 years at GSK in drug discovery, pharmacology, and biotechnology. Multiple peer reviewed publications. Experienced in managing and licensing IP, he has been a Director of Technology Transfer within the University of North Carolina system.
Andrew Schwab, PhD
Chief Operations Officer
A successful entrepreneur with 20+yrs experience building successful technology startups with several exits. He has served on numerous boards and mentored many companies as President of First Flight Venture Center.
Danny Barnes, PharmD, RPH
Chief Pharmacy Officer
Owner and operator of TCP. TCP was NC’s first FDA registered 503B Outsourcing Facility specializing in high-risk sterile compounding, clinical trials, and personalized medications.
Ray Szafranski, CPA, CMA
Vice President of Finance
6 years Glaxo accounting, Director Finance for Tecan US Inc laboratory robotics supplier, audit/tax, past KPMG, Notre Dame Accounting BS, Duke MBA
Edison Thurman Hudson, Jr.
(See Bio Above)
Lloyd Staton Noel
(See Bio Above)
Chairman, BioMarck Pharmaceuticals
President and CEO of Axium Healthcare. Former VP of CVS/Caremark.
CEO, O2 Fitness and MDO Ventures