Lisa T. Grimes, President and Chief Executive Officer
In addition, Lisa served as Vice President of Business Development for Pharmaceutical Product Development (Nasdaq: PPD). She was a member of the Executive Advisory Group of Campbell Alliance and its subsidiary, the Pharmaceutical Institute for ten years. Lisa has also served as CEO of AcSentient, a specialty pharmacy company focused on ophthalmics, and Angiomics, an anti-angiogenesis company.
She is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lighthouse Ministries and a board member of The Caring Community Foundation (a local cancer charity). Lisa graduated from the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Scott Ballenger, Senior Vice President, Business Development
Scott has served as a consultant, advisor, and board member to numerous healthcare and IT enterprises, as well as a lead sales person and business-development team member for multiple healthcare-solution providers. Scott holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree with highest honors and distinction from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alan F. Boyd, MAc, RPh, Chief Operating Officer
After many years of selling complex clinical and marketing services to the pharmaceutical industry, over the last decade he has focused on developing, operationalizing and selling innovative solutions that utilize sophisticated IT tools to produce efficiencies for healthcare and clinical research clients. He holds Bachelor of Pharmacy and Master of Accounting degrees, both from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition, he was a recipient of both the GSK Public Policy Fellowship and the Burroughs Wellcome Health Economics Fellowship.
Lloyd W. Frick, PhD, Vice President, Biology
From 2001-2005, he was first Principal Research Investigator, and then Director, DMPK, at Trimeris, Inc. Between 1986 and 2001, he held various research and leadership positions at Burroughs-Wellcome, GlaxoWellcome, and GlaxoSmithKline. From 1982-1986, Lloyd was a post-doctoral fellow studying the chemical mechanisms of enzymes. He holds a PhD in zoology from the University of Hawaii, and a BS in Biology from Brown University.
Russell H. Greenfield, MD, Medical Director
Russ moved to Charlotte and became involved in the emergency medicine residency program at Carolinas Medical Center, where he was honored as the inaugural recipient of the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. He later became one of the first four physicians worldwide to graduate from the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at The University of Arizona College of Medicine under the direct tutelage of Dr. Andrew Weil.
Russ was a consultant in the development of national model guidelines for the use of complementary and alternative therapies, is co-author of Healthy Child, Whole Child (2nd ed. HarperCollins, 2009), and was founding medical director of Carolinas Integrative Health, a freestanding center in Charlotte, NC owned and operated by the Carolinas HealthCare System.
Russ currently maintains a medical practice in Charlotte, is a clinical professor of medicine at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, develops wellness information for shoppers for Harris Teeter, Inc, and consults with other businesses and organizations on integrative wellness initiatives. He has been a frequent guest on The Dr. Oz Show.
Timothy L. Krist, MBA, Chief Financial Officer
Most recently, Tim served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Charles & Colvard, Ltd., a publicly traded gemstone and jewelry manufacturer, where during his tenure sales increased 170% and the company became profitable for the first time since 2007. Previously, Tim served as Chief Financial Officer of Smart Online, Inc., a publicly traded company that develops and markets software products and services targeted to small businesses that are delivered via a Software-as-a-Service model; and Director of Finance of KB Home, a national homebuilder.
Tim started his career with the Cleveland office of Deloitte & Touche. He received his Bachelor of Accountancy degree from Miami University (Ohio) and his MBA from Arizona State University. In 2010, Tim was awarded the CFO of the Year Award for a Small Public Company by the Triangle Business Journal.
Jenifer F. Smyth, Senior Vice President, Consumer and Military Applications
Having held senior positions at Della.com (now The Knot) and co-founding the sponsorship group at Excite, Inc., she began her career in the custom-publishing arm of Hachette Filipacchi Magazines. Jenifer was graduated cum laude with a BA in English from Middlebury College.
David J. Reed, Vice President, Operations
David has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. He has presented papers on the textile industry to the Synthetic Yarn and Fiber Association, Industrial Fabrics Association International, TexTechtil and Southern Textile Association.
Board of Directors
Richard S. Bodman, Chairman
Mr. Bodman served as Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, and subsequently as Assistant Director of the Office of Management and Budget in The White House. After government service, he joined DuPont and served in several management positions in Textile Fibers and Corporate Finance. He then joined the Communications Satellite Corporation as CFO and subsequently served as President & CEO of COMSAT General Corporation and President of Satellite Television Corporation. He later joined AT&T as Senior VP for Strategy & Development where he co-founded AT&T Ventures, and in 1996 he simultaneously acquired AT&T Ventures and became its Co-Managing Partner, retiring from AT&T.
Mr. Bodman currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Telecom Development Fund. Earlier board service includes Reed Elsevier, Young & Rubicam, Internet Security Systems, Lin Broadcasting, Tyco International, National Housing Partnerships, Sandia National Laboratories, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Morristown Hospital System and Naples Community Healthcare System. He received a B.S. in Engineering from Princeton University, and an M.S. in Industrial Management from M.I.T. He was a CPA and Partner at Touche Ross & Co.
Lisa T. Grimes, President and Chief Executive Officer
In addition, Ms. Grimes served as Vice President of Business Development for Pharmaceutical Product Development (Nasdaq:PPDI), and was as a member of the Executive Advisory Group of Campbell Alliance and its subsidiary, the Pharmaceutical Institute for ten years. Ms. Grimes has also served as CEO of AcSentient, a specialty pharmacy company focused on ophthalmics, and Angiomics, an anti-angiogenesis company.
She is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lighthouse Ministries and is immediate past Chair of The Caring Community Foundation (a local cancer charity). She is a graduate of the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Neal M. Douglas, MBA
Mr. Douglas has been involved in financing many communications companies, including Juniper Networks, VeriSign, Covad Communications, Ascend Communications, Software.com, TUT Systems, and Netro. Neal holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, an M.S. from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Thomas V. Inglesby, MD
Since 1999, Dr. Inglesby has authored or co-authored more than 80 peer-reviewed articles, reports, and commentaries on a wide range of public health and national security issues. He is Coeditor-in-Chief of the journal Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science, which he helped to establish in 2003 as the first peer-reviewed journal in its field. In addition, Dr. Inglesby was principal editor of the 2002 JAMA book Bioterrorism: Guidelines for Medical and Public Health Management.
He completed his internal medicine and infectious diseases training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he also served as Assistant Chief of Service in 1996-97. Dr. Inglesby received his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and his BA from Georgetown University.
Patrick M. Connor, MD
Dr. Connor is certified as a diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS), and has ABOS subspecialty certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He is on the Peer Review Editorial/Consultant Boards of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, the American Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, and the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Dr. Connor attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma, did his residency training at Carolinas Medical Center in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, completed a fellowship in shoulder surgery at New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, and did post-residency training in elbow surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Thomas M. Claffey, MD
Edward A. Eckenhoff
Mr. Eckenhoff has been an active member of many health-related organizations and community groups across the country, and serves on the District of Columbia Hospital Association Board of Directors. Mr. Eckenhoff is the immediate past chairman of the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA) and has served as a member of the board of directors for the National Organization on Disability (NOD). He is a member of the Healthcare Research and Development Institute, Inc. (HRDI) and a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Mr. Eckenhoff is a former trustee and member of the executive committee of the American Hospital Association.
Over the years, Mr. Eckenhoff’s leadership in healthcare has been recognized by various organizations. The American Medical Association awarded him the Citation of a Layman for Distinguished Service, the highest honor it bestows on a non-physician. In 1989, he was named “Washingtonian of the Year” by Washingtonian magazine. In 2001, Mr. Eckenhoff received the Regent’s Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives and was named “Alumnus of the Year” by Washington University School of Medicine, Hospital Administration Program.
Melvin F. Hall, PhD
Dr. Hall has a bachelor of arts in History and Political Science from Taylor University and a Ph.D. in Sociology, Research Methods, and Organizational Development from the University of Notre Dame.
Mr. Moriarty spent the first 13 years of his career working for two large multi-national pharmaceutical manufacturers, where he progressed through positions of increasing responsibility in marketing management, new business development, product acquisition and licensing, clinical operations and regulatory affairs. He is a member of the board of directors of BlueRush Media Group Corp. located in Toronto, Canada and Lisoma Canada, a subsidiary of Lisoma International Ltd, a pharmaceutical manufacturer located in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Moriarty received his bachelor of science degree from St. Francis Xavier University.