Dominic Rodrigues - Chairman of the Board
Mr. Rodrigues is an Adjunct Professor of Finance in the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In that role, he draws upon his finance, corporate development, and leadership experiences at various companies including SAIC Venture Capital Corporation, where he was an observer or member of the board of directors of 11 different firms. Mr. Rodrigues currently serves as a member of the audit & finance committee of a large non-profit organization. He holds business, economics, and engineering degrees from The Wharton School, the London School of Economics, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Toronto. Mr. Rodrigues also is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Bruce Horowitz - Board Member
Mr. Horowitz has been an independent consultant for Provectus for more than a decade. As the Managing Director of Capital Strategists, LLC, he has focused on corporate strategic planning for and capital markets formation of domestic and international private and public companies. Earlier in his career Mr. Horowitz managed the equity trading department at Laidlaw Equities and private equity investments at Drake Capital Securities, where he was Senior Vice President. He was also a partner at Stanley Capital, a private equity buyout firm, and a charter member of the New York Futures Exchange. Mr. Horowitz holds a law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City and a business and political science degree from Washington University in St. Louis.
Jan E. Koe - Board Member
Mr. Koe has a 30-year track record of success in consulting, asset management, real estate and public company governance, and has represented major insurance firms, national retailers and Fortune 500 companies. He is President of GoStar, which is the manager of Real Solutions Opportunity Fund 2005-I and Real Solutions Fund Management LLC and Real Solutions Investment LLC. He is also Principal of Method K Partners, Inc., a commercial real estate firm, which he founded in 1988. He has served on the Board of Directors of ONE Bio, Corp. where he was Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Financial Audit Committee. He holds a degree in Business Administration and Psychology from Luther College.
Eric Wachter - Board Member
Dr. Wachter has served as our Chief Technology Officer since we aquired PPI on April 23, 2002. Before joining us, from 1997 to 2002 he served as senior member of the management team of Photogen Technologies, Inc., including serving as a member of the Board of Directors of Photogen, vice president and senior scientist, as well as managing Photogen's intellectual property portfolio. Prior to joining Photogen, Dr. Wachter served as a Group Leader at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he conducted research and development of advanced nanosensor and remote sensor technologies in the environmental and biomedical sciences, as well as for defense and transportation applications. Dr. Wachter holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Indiana University-Bloomington..
Ed Pershing - Observer
Mr. Pershing has co-founded multiple professional services firms specializing in healthcare related matters. His healthcare experience and expertise includes turnaround/performance improvement initiatives, long-range planning studies, development of numerous hospital and medical office projects, restructuring of healthcare organizations, liaison between boards of directors and management in crafting corporate visions and strategies, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and leasing arrangements. Mr. Pershing also has served as an expert witness on healthcare industry matters and in several Certificate of Need appeals, and represented healthcare organizations before regulatory agencies. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Mr. Pershing is a Certified Professional Accountant.