Management Team & Strategic Advisors

An Experienced and Proven Management Team

MANAGEMENT TEAM

JAMES YARGER, PH.D.

JAMES YARGER, PH.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. James Yarger is an accomplished scientist and executive with extensive scientific, management, and operational experience. His expertise is in molecular biology, regulatory affairs, API manufacturing, and business. He has more than 30 years of research experience in metabolic engineering…

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JEAN YARGER

JEAN YARGER

Chief Administrative Officer

ENDECE Co-founder and Chief Administrative Officer, Jean Yarger leads strategic planning and all business administration, including finance, human resources, public relations, project and document management. Mrs. Yarger’s 20 years of experience in business administration…

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STEVEN H. NYE, PH.D.

STEVEN H. NYE, PH.D.

Vice President, Discovery

Dr. Nye, Vice President of Discovery, directs the drug discovery programs for ENDECE, LLC. Prior to joining Endece, Dr. Nye led the research efforts at PhysioGenix, Assistant Professor in the Max McGee Diabetes Research Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and was a lead…

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JIM SHIPLEY, PH.D.

JIM SHIPLEY, PH.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Jim is a skilled physician and highly accomplished senior pharmaceutical executive. Following a successful academic career, Jim has spent 25 years in the pharma and biotech industry, rising to the role of Chief Medical Officer. In recent years, Jim has served as a consultant and acting…

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TREVOR THOMPSON

TREVOR THOMPSON

Corporate Develpoment Consultant

Trevor Thompson provides advice in strategic business development to companies with interesting technology, or products, needing help connecting their company’s story to the right audiences. Trevor’s 15 years of executive level experience include founding a boutique financial brokerage…

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STRATEGIC ADVISORS

LINDA PULLAN, PH.D.

Biotech Partnering Advisor

Dr. Pullan provides advice in drug development, evaluation, valuation and negotiation for strategic alliances and licensing deals. She holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and a BS in Chemistry. Dr. Pullan has more than 20 years of drug industry experience, beginning in drug discovery…

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