James Cassady

Mr. Cassady is a financial analyst with more than 10 years of experience in strategic planning and financial controlling and 15 years experience in the biological pharmaceutical industry. He started his pharmaceutical career as a process development scientist, and has worked in manufacturing and quality administration, so he has a firm understanding of the science behind the products. He has designed and implemented site expansion projects from development of the project plan with both corporate partners and vendors, to working with leaders from the impacted departments to finalize design and assure post-implementation ownership by the various departments.

His broad scientific and financial background has enabled him to analyze potential opportunities quickly, distill the analysis, and educate and make recommendations to senior management. He has been instrumental in developing business opportunities by careful analysis of licensing potential and leveraging novel technologies.

Mr. Cassady holds a BA in Medical Biophysics from the University of California at Berkeley, and an MBA from St. Mary’s College.