Company Leadership

Company Leadership

Executive Team


Christopher J. Burns, Ph.D.
Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
Daniel C. Pevear, Ph.D.
Founder and Senior Vice President, Biology and Grants Development
Luigi Xerri, Ph.D.
Founder, Senior Strategic Advisor and Head of Scientific Affairs
Ezra Felker, M.B.A.
Chief Operating Officer
Tim Henkel, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Tony Meehan, Ph.D.
Chief Business Officer
Lisa Wittmer, Ph.D.
Chief Development Officer

Senior Leadership


Stephen Condon, Ph.D.
Vice President, Chemistry
Jennifer Ellis
Senior Vice President, Quality
Susan Emeigh Hart, V.M.D., Ph.D., DACVP, DABT, ERT
Vice President, Non-Clinical Safety
Heather Hunter
Vice President, Communications
Joseph C. Larsen, Ph.D.
Vice President, Strategic Portfolio Development
Paul McGovern, M.D.
Vice President, Medical Sciences
Greg Moeck, Ph.D.
Vice President, Microbiology
Jennifer Nelson, PMP
Vice President, R&D Program Management
Larry Rosen, Ph.D.
Vice President, Pharmaceutical Product Development
Lauren Tornetta, M.B.A., M.S.
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs