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This interim corporate development professional and M&A expert is a healthcare executive with extensive financial and operational experience at large and small companies. He enjoys working with growth and early stage companies to implement infrastructre, growth and exit plans. By using his combined investment banking and corporate management skills, Chad is able to uniquely help companies identify, optimize, plan and execute capital raise and exits plans. His background includes VP and C-level roles across a diverse group of companies and funtions; further enabling him to take a cross-functional view while creating and executing growth initiatives and transactions. Chad is experienced in business development, investment management, strategic planning, M&A, capital raising, financial management, sales & marketing, and investor relations. An positive-culture focused leader, Chad enjoys coaching and empowering as his management style.

• 25+ years of experience
• CFO, CCO, EVP experience and leadership
• Significant functional and department building experience
• Over 20 transactions (advisory & internal)
• Plans strategically; acts financially and operationally
• Raised $100M+ of capital
• Scale-up and restructuring experience
• System upgrade skills (ERP, financial, etc.)

Relevant Accomplishments

  • Implemented and/or revised all financial controls and processes, financial and BOD reporting for two early-stage growth companies. Initiated and upgraded audit, tax and valuation processes to IPO standards.
  • Developed and implemented strategic, M&A, R&D project, and commercial planning processes for small and large companies.
  • Functioned as a CFO and CCO for a company from pre-commercial (~10 employees) through product launch and post-commercial exit to a strategic buyer.
  • Built finance, business development, sales, and marketing departments for early/growth-stage companies.
  • Closed nearly 30 transactions (M&A, capital raises, joint ventures, licensing agreement, investments)


    • Interim CEO, AxisVet, Inc.
    • CFO/EVP, Transverse Medical, Inc.
    • CCO/EVP Sales & Marketing, Bio2 Medical, Inc.
    • SVP Finance & Marketing, Bio2 Medical, Inc.
    • VP Finance & Accounting, Bio2 Medical, Inc.
    • Strategy & Business Development Leader, W.L. Gore & Associates
    • Senior Manager & Div. Financial Leader, Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


    • MBA in Finance & Accounting from University of Chicago Booth School of Business
    • Bachelor’s in Analytic Finace from Univesity of Georgia Terry School of Business
    • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
    • International Economics Program completed at University of St. Gallen

Company / Industry Experience

    • W.L. Gore, Transverse Medical, Bio2 Medical, & Angiotech Pharmaceuticals
    • Houlihan Lokey, Dresner Partners
    • Deloitte, Ashton Partners
    • Vanguard Group, Harben Financial
    • Lifesciences, MedTech, Pharmaceutical
    • Financial Services – Investment Banking
    • Consulting – Corp. Finance & Investor Relations
    • Investment Management – Investment/Portfolio Analysis

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