Management Team & Strategic Advisors
An Experienced and Proven Management Team
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…
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…
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…
Lee Rauch has held leadership roles in public and private companies including CEO of Nuon Therapeutics, SVP of Corporate Development at COR Therapeutics, Chief Business Officer…
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…