Faith has authored articles and presents on topics including Alternative Financing Strategies, Strategic Collaborations and Biotech Entrepreneurs. She has been featured in Crain’s New York and profiled in The New York Times.
She has earned recognition as a BTI Client Service All-Stars for service excellence, and from LMG Life Sciences for transactional and Life Sciences expertise. Faith is also on the board of several early stage companies.
Faith has spoken for and served as a panelist and moderator for such organizations as Advamed, Springboard, and North Carolina Biotechnology Center. She has authored articles on topics including Alternative Financing Strategies, Strategic Collaborations and Biotech Entrepreneurs.
Dr. Altman is an investor, entrepreneur and leader of large and small scientific organizations. His experiences include senior management positions at Beckman Coulter, Sequoia Pharmaceuticals, and Sandstone Diagnostics as well as advisor to GE Healthcare, Terumo-CaridianBCT and GenVec among others. He earned a PhD in biochemistry/virology and held an NSF Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the BioPhysics and McArdle Laboratories at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Ms. Drexler brings technical / engineering capabilities, coupled with business vision and entrepreneurial experience, to the executive suite and the board room. She has been an active board member for public and private medical device and diagnostics companies for over a decade. She currently sits on the boards of ResMed (RSMD:NYSE), Outset Medical (Nasdaq: OM), Tivic Health, Bone Health Technologies, VIDA Diagnostics and EBR Systems.
Ms. Drexler also has extensive management experience. She founded and ran Amira Medical until its sale to Roche Diabetes Care. She managed a variety of functions across the company at LifeScan and executed the sale of the company to Johnson & Johnson. Most recently, Ms. Drexler was the CEO of Sandstone Diagnostics, a life science tools company focused on increased access to high quality diagnostic testing.
Ms. Drexler was named Female Entrepreneur of the Year by the Stevie Awards, 2013, and Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year by Silicon Valley Women’s Fund, 2002. She was also named a Director of the Year in 2018 by Women's Inc. Magazine.
In addition to her corporate board roles, Ms. Drexler is active in Astia (www.astia.com) and Springboard (www.sb.co), nonprofit organizations that support female entrepreneurs. She is a Founding Member of Astia Angels.
A Guest Lecturer at Stanford University in Medical Device Design and Mobile Health curriculums, Ms. Drexler also provides team support and mentoring for the Stanford Biodesign Fellowship and StartX, an off-campus Stanford Accelerator.
A native of New Jersey, Ms. Drexler received her MBA from Stanford University and her BSE in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University. She and her husband Andy, a fellow Stanford MBA, reside in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Sharon has held a number of senior finance roles within several sectors including marketing, manufacturing and IT