Our Team

Our Leadership

Andrew

Andrew McDonald, Ph.D

Founding Partner

Andrew McDonald is Founding Partner and CEO of LifeSci Partners, where he leads the firm’s overall business strategy. Prior to founding LifeSci...

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Michael Rice

Founding Partner

Michael Rice has experience in portfolio management, corporate management, investment banking and capital markets. Prior to co-founding LifeSci Advisors...

Our Team

Relationship Managers

Ashley R. Robinson

Managing Director United States
Ashley R. Robinson has over 20 years of experience in institutional equity finance, with...
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Bob Yedid

Managing Director United States
Bob Yedid has 30 years of healthcare experience as a buy-side analyst, portfolio manager,...
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Bruce Mackle

Managing Director United States
Bruce Mackle brings nearly 25 years of healthcare-dedicated experience in the financial industry on...
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Charles Padala

Managing Director United States
Chuck Padala brings over 25 years of Institutional Equity Sales, Trading and ECM experience...
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Chris Calabrese

Managing Director United States
Chris Calabrese has over 20+ years in institutional equity sales, with a focus in...
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Corey Davis

Managing Director United States
Prior to joining LifeSci Advisors as a Managing Director and Relationship Manager in 2019,...
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Dan Ferry

Managing Director United States
Dan Ferry joins LifeSci Advisors from Guggenheim Securities, where he specialized in connecting healthcare...
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Guillaume van Renterghem

Managing Director Europe
Guillaume has more than 15 years’ experience in life sciences and finance. He worked...
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Irina Koffler

Managing Director United States
Irina Koffler has been working as a relationship manager and in corporate communications with...
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Jeff Seo

Managing Director, Head of APAC Region United States
Jeff Seo has over 20 years of Wall Street and healthcare industry experience and...
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Jeremy Feffer

Managing Director United States
Jeremy brings more than 20 years of experience in healthcare, both as a sell-side...
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Joyce Allaire

Managing Director United States
Joyce Allaire has more than 25 years of healthcare IR and capital markets experience....
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Kevin Gardner

Managing Director United States
Kevin Gardner brings over 22 years of experience in Institutional Equity Sales covering numerous...
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Mike Moyer

Managing Director United States
Mike Moyer spent 18 years on Wall Street in institutional sales at Leerink, Summer...
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PJ Kelleher

Vice President United States
PJ Kelleher is a Director in LifeSci’s Boston office. Since joining the firm in...
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Sandya von der Weid

Associate Director Europe
Sandya has over 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, working...
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Steve Halper

Managing Director United States
Before joining LifeSci Advisors, Steven Halper was a sell side research analyst for more...
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Tim McCarthy

Managing Director United States
Tim McCarthy brings over 21 years of investment experience across all healthcare sectors and...
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Corporate Communications

Alexandra Folias PhD

Managing Director United States
Alex is an experienced medical communications and strategy professional with over 15 years of...
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Brian Ritchie

Managing Director United States
Brian Ritchie has over 20 years of healthcare investor relations and communications experience. He...
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Chris Howerton PhD

Director, IR Communications United States
Chris Howerton has 15 years’ experience working in the biotechnology sector, having served as...
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Christopher Chu

Director, Corporate Communications United States
Christopher Chu brings over 20 years of experience providing comprehensive investor relations programming and...
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Dory Kurowski

Director, Investor Communications United States
Dory A. (Lombardo) Kurowski has over 15 years of experience conducting corporate and investor...
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Gaia Vasiliver-Shamis PhD

Director, IR Communications United States
Gaia Vasiliver-Shamis has over 14 years of experience spanning industry, start-up, academia and government. ...
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Garth M Russell

Managing Director, Corporate Communications United States
Garth Russell has approximately 20 years of healthcare IR and corporate communications experience. He...
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Glenn Garmont

Managing Director, Investor Relations Corporate Communications United States
Glenn Garmont brings to LifeSci more than two decades of experience, not only in...
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Jessica Lafferty

Creative Director United States
Jess Lafferty, the Creative Director at LifeSci Advisors leads our in-house design team and...
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John Fraunces

Director, Corporate Communications United States
John P. Fraunces, Jr., has over 20 years of investment experience within the health...
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Joost Bakker

Managing Director, Content Visualization Europe
Joost is an expert in content visualization. He has over 20 years of experience...
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Joyce Lonergan

Managing Director United States
Joyce A. Lonergan has over 30 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry from...
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Kristy Grabowski PhD

Managing Director United States
Kristy Grabowski has over 18 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry and agency-affiliated medical...
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Lauren Marek PhD

Associate Director United States
Lauren Marek is a creative and thoughtful science communication professional with broad expertise that...
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Mari Purpura PhD

Director, Corporate Communications United States
Mari presents a strong science background, corporate communications expertise and industry knowledge. Prior tojoining...
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Michael Wood

Managing Director United States
Michael Wood has 20 years experience advising the biotechnology and life science industries, having...
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Paul Arndt, MBA

Managing Director, Corporate Communications United States
Paul Arndt is an investor relations and corporate communications executive with nearly 30 years...
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Roxana Piotrowska PhD

Director, IR Communications United States
Roxana has extensive communications and academic research experience in diverse areas including nanomaterials, peptides,...
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Sarah Scouten PhD

Managing Director United States
Dr. Sarah Scouten is an experienced Investor Relations professional with a diverse skill set...
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Thomas Johnson

Director, Corporate Communications United States
Tom Johnson is seasoned professional with 20 years of experience managing internal and external...
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Vicki Campbell

Creative Director United States
Vicki Campbell, the Creative Director of LifeSci Advisors brings over 20 years of biomedical...
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Associate Relationship Managers

Alexandra Schuman

Associate Relationship Manager United States
Alexandra Schuman is an Associate Relationship Manager at LifeSci Partners. Prior to joining LifeSci, she...
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Brian Mullen

Associate Relationship Manager United States
Brian Mullen an Associate Relationship Manager in LifeSci’s Advisors, LLC. Prior to joining the...
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Dean Schwartz

Associate Relationship Manager United States
Dean Schwartz is an Associate at LifeSci Advisors in New York. He holds a...
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Ilana Koppel

Associate Relationship Manager United States
Ilana Koppel is an Associate Relationship Manager at LifeSci Advisors. She joined the firm...
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Jack McAleese

Associate Relationship Manager United States
Jack McAleese is an Associate Relationship Manager in LifeSci’s New York office. Prior to...
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Kate Babcock

Associate Relationship Manager United States
Kate Babcock is an Associate Relationship Manager at LifeSci Advisors, LLC. Prior to joining...
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Katherine Barry

Associate Relationship Manager United States
Katherine Barry is an Associate Relationship Manager at LifeSci Advisors, LLC. Prior to joining...
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Megan Grant

Associate Relationship Manager United States
Prior to joining LifeSci, Megan worked as an associate consultant for a boutique consultancy focused...
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Nick Kerrigan

Associate Relationship Manager United States
Nick Kerrigan is an Associate Relationship Manager with LifeSci Advisors, LLC. Previously, Nick has...
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Sam Matel

Associate Relationship Manager United States
Sam Matel is an Associate Relationship Manager at LifeSci Advisors, LLC. Prior to joining...
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Summerlee Allen

Associate Relationship Manager United States
Summerlee Allen is an Associate Relationship Manager at LifeSci Advisors. She originally joined the...
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Troy Williams

Associate Relationship Manger United States
Troy is an Associate Relationship Manager working on the Investor Relations team at LifeSci...
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Operations

Aminah Sayid

Director, Human Resources United States
Aminah Sayid is an experienced Human Resources professional with a proven track record of...
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Atonu Ali

IT Operations Help Desk Technician United States
Atonu brings experience from various industries with a focus on troubleshooting and operation. He...
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Carlton Z Laroe

Vice President United States
Carl Laroe is a Vice President in LifeSci’s New York office. Prior to joining...
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Daniel Chang

Senior IT Analyst United States
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Joanna Chinnici

Executive Assistant United States
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Lillian Rosenthal

Head of Data & Analytics United States
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Lindsey Hohengarten

Senior Salesforce Administrator United States
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Macalasdair MacDonald

Director of Operations United States
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Corporate Access

Alyse Bartiromo

Vice President, Corporate Events United States
Alyse has over 12 years of experience in corporate access, managing roadshows within the...
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Aida Trabucco

Managing Director, Corporate Access Europe
Aida has over 20 years experience in corporate access, managing roadshows in the UK...
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Alex Starr

High Net Worth Non-Deal Roadshow Lead United States
Alex Starr is a Non-Deal Roadshow Lead for the High Net Worth division. Joined...
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Angela Sodano Xenakis

Managing Director, Corporate Access United States
Angela brings more than 15 years of experience in Corporate Access. She began her...
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Anne Chofflet

Managing Director, Corporate Access Europe
Anne has over 20 years’ experience in institutional equity sales. She started her career...
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Asia Rinkova

Associate Israel
Asia Rinkova is a Corporate Access and Investor relations Associate on LifeSci’s Israel team....
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Brian Hicks

Managing Director United States
Brian Hicks joined LifeSci after 25+ years as sell side veteran of Wall Street. He has...
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Casey DeBaecke

Managing Director, Corporate Access United States
Casey DeBaecke has more than 25 years of experience in Institutional Equity Sales. She...
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Christian Kirsebom

Managing Director United States
Christian Kirsebom has over 20 years of experience on Wall Street in corporate finance,...
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Christopher Nardo

Managing Director United States
Chris Nardo specializes in working with private companies, primarily offering strategic advice to venture...
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Eric J. Ribner

Managing Director, Relationship Manager, Head of High Net Worth United States
Eric Ribner is a Managing Director and Relationship Manager of LifeSci’s Non-Deal Roadshow (NDR)...
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Floriane Meyer

Managing Director, Corporate Access Europe – Wealth Manager, Family Office and HNW Europe
Over the past 20 years Floriane has developed close working relationships with a broad...
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Frank Gaul

Managing Director, Corporate Access United States
Mr. Gaul has 25 years of experience in equity sales, including 14 years in...
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Joanne Odeogberin

Managing Director, Corporate Access Europe – Cordination and Logistics Europe
Joanne has over 20 years’ experience on the sellside having previously worked at CIBC...
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Joseph S. Ranieri

Managing Director, Corporate Access United States
Joe has 30+ years of Capital Markets experience. He started his professional career at...
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Kylie Glisan

Managing Director, Corporate Events United States
Kylie has over 15 years’ experience on the sellside having previously worked at Canaccord...
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Matthew Caldwell

Managing Director United States
Mr. Caldwell has 20 years of experience in equity sales, primarily with emerging growth...
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Meirav Gomeh-Bauer

Non-Deal Roadshow, Institutional and Private Wealth Israel
Meirav brings over 17 years of Investor Relations experience, advising local, dual, and international...
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Michael P. Mills

Associate, Corporate Access United States
Michael Mills is an Associate for LifeSci’s Non-Deal Roadshow (NDR) Business. Prior to joining...
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Moran Meir Beres

Managing Director, Head of Israel Israel
Moran brings over 20 years of Investor Relations experience, having worked with Israel’s largest...
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Niki Dilger

Advisory Managing Director, Head of Corporate Access Europe Europe
Niki has over 20 years’ experience in the industry starting out at Cowen in...
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Noa David

Associate Israel
Noa David joined LifeSci in March 2020 as an intern and in January 2021...
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Norma Bowdren

Managing Director, Corporate Access Europe
Norma has over 20 years’ experience in institutional equity sales and has been heavily...
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Ryan P Gaitan

Managing Director United States
Ryan Gaitan graduated from Quinnipiac University with a B.Sc. in Finance and a Master...
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Shiran Shvinkelstein

Director, Israel Corporate Access and Investor Relations Israel
Shiran brings over 8 years of experience in the financial industry. She is a...
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Tom Rorke

Managing Director United States
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Yael Riklin

Associate Israel
Yael Riklin joined LifeSci in May 2021, prior to LifeSci, Yael was on the...
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Finance

Alex Hudak

Controller United States
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Dennis M. Quinn

Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer United States
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Kyle DelPaoli

Accountant United States
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Oengus Ramsay

CFO, Europe Europe
Oengus has over 25 years’ experience in Finance and Administration. He started his career...
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Ryan J Romaine

Senior Accountant United States
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Business Development

Georgia Attwood

Chief Commercial Officer
Georgia leads business development strategy for LifeSci Advisors. Georgia has been working in the...
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Joe Riccardo

Managing Director United States
Joseph P. Riccardo, Jr. brings nearly three decades of Institutional Sales experience to his...
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Zoe Curtis

Associate, Business Development United States
Prior to joining, she graduated from the University of San Francisco in California with...
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Senior Leadership

Patrick Marano, Jr.

General Counsel United States
Patrick serves as the General Counsel of LifeSci Partners and its affiliates. Prior to...
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KOL Strategy & Management

Kiana Saghri

Manager, Business Development & Marketing United States
Kiana Saghri, Manager of Business Development and Marketing, works with clients to strategize, market,...
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Sara Parigian

Co-Founder, Director United States
Sara Parigian is co-founder and director at LifeSci Events, where she has established herself...
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Tara Sobierajski

Sr. Manager, Client Success United States
Tara Sobierajski, Sr. Manager of Client Success of LifeSci Events, works with LifeSci’s clients...
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Wilson Hafner

Manager, KOL Events & Strategy United States
Wilson Hafner is the Manager of KOL Events and Strategy on the KOL Events...
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