FOUNDERS & ADVISERS
FOUNDERS & ADVISERS:
Cortney A. Caudill - Founder
Cortney Caudill is an experienced pharmaceutical industry executive with an MBA from Fordham University in New York. Mrs. Caudill has spent the majority of her career focused on the manufacturing, quality, construction and management of outsourced services using contract manufacturing organizations. She has worked in senior level roles for multiple top-tier pharmaceutical companies including Roche, Genentech, Samsung, Baxter, and Vetter. Most recently, she was the head of Baxalta’s global external manufacturing network for drug product based in Zurich.
Jeremy M. Caudill - Founder
Jeremy Caudill has more than 20 years of experience in the area of pharmaceutical business development. As a senior executive, he has served on the management teams for Samsung, DSM and Oncobiologics, which recently completed a $50M IPO on the Nasdaq. Most recently, he was responsible for start-up of Samsung Biologics in South Korea, building and leading the global business development program there. In just 18 months, he led the organization to more than $2B in new contracts and quickly established the company’s reputation as the next market leader.
Dr. Stephanie Marshall Thompson - Medical Adviser
Doctor Thompson is a well-known OB/GYN, reproductive endocrinologist, and infertility specialist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. She is a contributor to the “Dr. Oz” show and a was recently featured in Lisa Ling's, "This is Birth", a CNN documentary focused on women’s reproductive health.
Melanie Brown - Nutritionist Adviser
Melanie Brown is a UK based nutritionist specializing in fertility, IVF, and pregnancy. After ten years setting up the nutrition section of the prestigious Zita West Clinic in London, she started up her own consultancy and is now one the most highly sought out specialists in this area, consulting with clients all over the world. Previously, she was also a frequent contributor to Stella magazine and the BBC.
Bryan Harris - Digital Marketing Adviser
Bryan Harris is a growth expert focused with a background in marketing for consumer health and CPG brands including Pfizer, Eisai, Biogen, Plum Organics, and a2 Milk. He is currently the Chief Revenue Officer of FiveTier.com, a machine-learning powered marketing platform. Previously, he has headed SEO implementation at EverydayHealth.com and Everyday Doctors, as well as WhatToExpect.com and CNBC.com.
Dennis O'Donnell - Business Adviser
Dennis is a veteran in the consumer healthcare markets. Currently Chief Executive Officer of Izun Oral Care, a consumer healthcare company, he previously served as an Operating Partner at KB Financial Advisory Partners/Dana Holdings LLC since 2010 with a focus on consumer healthcare transactions. He co-founded Primus Therapeutics which purchased Matrixx Initiatives (the makers of Zicam) with HIG Capital. In 2012, he formed Ducere Pharma (together with Casla Partners) to acquire six iconic OTC brands from Novartis in 2013. He was President of NextWave Pharmaceuticals, President and CEO of New York Health Care and spent 18 years at Wyeth in executive roles ranging from general manager to head of Global Business Development. Dennis is a Registered Pharmacist, with a pharmacy degree from St. John’s University and a dual MBA in Marketing and Finance from NYU’s Stern School of Business.