Meet Our Experts

Esther Alegria, PHD

Executive Adviser
Catalyst EA

Ellen Brune

Boston Mountain Biotech

Thomas Smith, PhD

Professor of Practice
University of Arkansas

Neha Tiwari, PhD

Associate Director
PTC Therapuetics

Buddy Lyons, MBA

Entac Medical Inc.

Robert Doss, PHD

The Courtland Group

David Willbrand, BA, JD

Thompson Hine

Mary Tapolsky, PhD

Assistant Director
University of Louisville, College of Business

Kris Khalil

Investment Analyst
New Orleans BioInnovation Center

Joseph Lovett

Managing Director
Louisiana Funds I & II

Isabella Sledge, MD, MPH

VP Research
Tides Medical

Richard Marchase, PHD

Managing Director
Kirchner Group