Jon J. Snyder - Founder, President and CEO. - Over 20 years of domestic and international management experience in biomedical and healthcare sales, marketing, operations, and venture capital investment at start-up and Fortune 500 (Top 20) companies including Cyberonics, Cardinal Health, Imalux, STERIS, and Arboretum Ventures.
Scott F. Drees, CEO, NuVectra Corporation - Nearly 30 years executive level experience at Boston Scientific, Johnson and Johnson, St. Jude Medical, Advanced Neuromodulation Systems (ANS), and Neuromodulation Ventures. At ANS he lead global sales and marketing, growing annual revenue to $144 million and was instrumental in its sale to St. Jude Medical for $1.3 billion in 2005.
Stephen R. Haynes, Managing Director, Glengary LLC – Over 25 years of senior leadership experience as a principal and agent in all areas of private equity, venture capital and investment banking. Prior to Glengary, Mr. Haynes was a general partner at Key Equity Capital, the private equity investment affiliate of KeyCorp. As a Senior Vice President at McDonald & Company, he assisted many regional growth companies, most notably STERIS Corporation, AcroMed and OfficeMax. Currently serves on the board of Cleveland HeartLab and Predictive Service.
Joseph J. Jankowski, Chief Innovation Officer, Case Western Reserve University - Leads the University's commercialization efforts that stem from greater than $300 million of annual research activity taking place on campus and at its clinical affiliates. He has helped to found over 25 companies, mostly in the bioscience sector, since 2003 and is an active board member in several privately-held Northeast Ohio bioscience firms.
Claiborne R. Rankin, Managing Member, North Coast Angel Fund, LLC - Founding partner of Sycamore Partners, LLC, focused on providing support to pre-seed and seed-stage companies. Prior experience includes executive leadership roles at Bruning Paint Company, Laurel Industries, Inc., Cleveland Twist Drill, XMR Laser Systems, Inc., McKinsey & Co., and First National Bank of Boston, as well as Board leadership for the Angel Capital Education Foundation and several other Cleveland-based non-profit organizations.