Bradley A. Bostic has served as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since our inception. From its inception in March 2020 until January 2021, Brad served as a co-founder and Board of Directors member of Novus Capital Corporation, which combined with agtech pioneer AppHarvest (NASDAQ: APPH; APPHW) funding the deployment of disruptive controlled environment farming technology to grow pesticide-free fruits and vegetables. Mr. Bostic has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of hc1.com, Inc. since founding the company in 2011. More than 1,000 health systems and diagnostic laboratory sites utilize hc1’s machine-learning powered software. Mr. Bostic has been responsible for forging strategic hc1 partnerships with global healthcare technology leaders including Quest Diagnostics, Appriss Health, CliniSys, and Amazon Web Services and with leading healthcare organizations including Cleveland Clinic, University of Washington Health System, Sonora Quest Labs, and Sonic Healthcare. Mr. Bostic has served as the Managing Director of Health Cloud Capital Fund I, LP since June 2017, where he leads the deployment of a private equity fund targeting growth-stage precision health SaaS companies. Mr. Bostic has served on the board of directors of TechPoint Indiana, an advisory body advising technology companies headquartered in Indiana, since January 2015 and Eskenazi Health Foundation, a non-profit organization aiming to promote a vital, healthy Indianapolis community, since December 2017. Mr. Bostic holds a BS in Business from Indiana University with a concentration in Informatics. We believe that Mr. Bostic’s previous experience as a director of a special purpose acquisition company, which successfully completed a business combination, combined with his extensive expertise as a health technology investor, operator, and senior executive, renders him qualified to serve as one of our directors.
Travis A. Morgan has served as our Chief Financial Officer and a member of our Board of Directors since our inception. Mr. Morgan has over 20 years of experience as a private equity investor and operating partner focused on early-stage life science and technology concerns. Since January 2007, Mr. Morgan has served as Managing Director of Caravel Ventures, LLC where he has been responsible for 18 capital infusions into 12 different operating companies, acting as a full-time executive officer of seven of those portfolio companies, including serving as co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of Strand Diagnostics, LLC, a leading CLIA-certified precision medicine laboratory, and President and Chief Operating Officer of Animated Dynamics, Inc., a precision diagnostics company developing novel technology for personalized chemotherapy selection. Since July 2017, Mr. Morgan has served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Health Cloud Capital Fund I, LP, a private equity fund targeting growth-stage precision health SaaS companies. Since January 2015, Mr. Morgan has been a stockholder of, and served as finance and strategy consultant and Board observer for, hc1.com, Inc. He has authored several peer-reviewed scientific papers and presentations, and has been awarded 11 life science patents as named inventor and/ or assignee. Mr. Morgan began his finance career at KPMG Peat Marwick and holds a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University and an MBA from Babson. We believe that Mr. Morgan’s significant experience and leadership as a private equity investor in and executive officer of life sciences and technology companies renders him qualified to serve as one of our directors.
R. Mark Lubbers has served as a member of our Board of Directors since our inception. Mr. Lubbers has over four decades of experience in the insurance, financial services, energy, regulatory affairs, and public service fields. Since November 2016, Mr. Lubbers has served as the Managing Member of Spruance LLC, a company responsible for managing the residual assets of City Financial Corp., a regional investment bank for which he served as the lead independent director from January 2000 until January 2017, overseeing the sale of the firm in three transactions during 2016 and 2017. Since December 2016, Mr. Lubbers has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of ZahlenK-12, LLC, an educational event ticketing & payments processing provider serving schools in 41 states. Mr. Lubbers served as the Senior VP for Corporate Affairs at health insurer Anthem, Inc. (NYSD: ANTM) from 1991 to 1995, where he developed the strategic plan to demutualize the company and grow via acquisitions into an insurance giant, also playing a lead role in the initial public offering of spin-out Acordia Insurance (now NYSE: KKR). Mr. Lubbers has played principal roles in multi-billion-dollar sustainable methanol, carbon capture, and gasification projects. In the public service arena, he served as a lead advisor to one United States senator, two sitting governors, and one presidential campaign, and was chief operating officer at the Hudson Institute from 1987 to 1991, where he held Top Secret security clearance while managing extensive government contracting, regulatory compliance, and economic policy initiatives. Mr. Lubbers holds a BS from Purdue's Krannert School and an MBA from Harvard Business School. We believe that Mr. Lubbers' significant experience and leadership in the financial and health insurance industries, both as a senior executive and board member, render him qualified to serve as one of our directors.
Dr. F. John Mills, MD, PhD has served as a member of our Board of Directors since our inception. Dr. Mills is an accomplished healthcare industry executive and entrepreneur with a background in general management of contract research organizations and pharmaceutical development spanning 30 years. Dr. Mills has served as a member of the boards of directors of hc1.com, Inc. and Alimentiv Inc. since March 2011 and January 2015, respectively. Dr. Mills has also served as the President of FJM Consulting LLC, a strategy consulting firm serving life sciences companies in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia, from January 2012 to May 2020. Dr. Mills co-founded BioStorage Technologies Inc. in 2003 and served as Chairman until November 2015. BioStorage Technologies Inc. provided management, logistics, and storage services for biological specimens and data to life science companies, and grew to become among the largest in its niche, ultimately being sold to the Brooks Life Sciences division of publicly traded Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKS) in November 2015. Prior to its acquisition by Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, NYSE: LH, Dr. Mills held various senior executive level positions at publicly traded Covance Inc., from April 1991 to January 2003, including Global President of the Central Lab Division, and Senior Vice President of European Clinical Research Services. Dr. Mills is an investor and advisor for multiple innovative biotech companies including Intelsius, an emerging leader in cold chain and packaging solutions for the life sciences industry, and hc1.com, Inc., the leader in precision testing and prescribing for value-based care. Dr. Mills also served as a specialist in aviation medicine in the UK’s Royal Air Force. We believe that Dr. Mills’ extensive experience and leadership in the healthcare industry and in providing strategic guidance to life science companies render him qualified to serve as one of our directors.
Dr. Nancy L. Snyderman has served as a member of our Board of Directors since our inception. Dr. Snyderman, a trained pediatrician and head and neck surgeon, served as the Chief Medical Editor for NBC News from September 2006 to May 2015 and was a medical correspondent for ABC News from September 1987 to May 2003. In addition to her career as a journalist, Dr. Snyderman was a clinical professor of otolaryngology at the University of Pennsylvania from August 2003 to December 2015, and a Professor at Stanford University’s Center for Innovation in Global Health from May 2015 to June 2018. Dr. Snyderman was Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications at Johnson & Johnson, a publicly-traded pharmaceutical company (NYSE: JNJ), from January 2003 to September 2006. She practiced as an Otolaryngologist at California Pacific Medical Center from July 1994 to June 2003. Dr. Snyderman currently serves on the boards of directors of life science companies Alkermes Public Limited Company (NASDAQ: ALKS), Axonics Modulation Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXNX), and Lyra Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: LYRA) and served as an Advisory Board Member for GE’s Healthymagination from September 2006 to May 2016. She previously served on the boards of directors of several health and wellness nonprofit organizations including Fair Food Network, from April 2017 to June 2020, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, from September 2011 to December 2018. During Dr. Snyderman’s tenure as a medical journalist at NBC News and ABC News, she and her reporting teams received Emmy Awards, Edward R. Murrow Awards, a Columbia University DuPont Award, and a Gracie Award. Dr. Snyderman is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons. She attended medical school at the University of Nebraska and completed residencies in Pediatrics and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. We believe that Dr. Snyderman’s significant experience in the healthcare industry, including her experience as a board member at public life science companies, renders her qualified to serve as one of our directors.