COO Moves this week include:
|Tompkins Financial Advisors||ClearCaptions||VGXI|
|Alliance Physical Therapy Partners||SeniorWell||Nohla Therapeutics Inc.|
|Financial Profiles||Skiles Group||Tiff’s Treats|
|Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc.||Exicure, Inc.|
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Tompkins Financial Advisors [ITHACA, NY] announced that Tara T. Masters was promoted to SVP, Chief Operating Officer. Since joining Tompkins in 2000, Masters has held several positions within the Trust Department, including her most recent role as VP, Head of Operations and Senior Trust Advisor.
ClearCaptions [ROSEVILLE, CA] announced that Corrine Perritano has been named as company Chief Operating Officer. Perritano most recently served as president of Beltone North America. Previously, Perritano served as CEO of Total Woman Gym and Spa. Prior to that, Perritano spent 22 years with leading weight management company Jenny Craig, Inc. where she served in several key leadership positions including Chief Information Officer and Global Vice President of Direct to Consumer Business. Ultimately, Perritano ascended to the role of Executive Vice President of Sales and Operations.
VGXI [THE WOODLANDS, TX] announced that Vice President of Operations Dorothy Peterson has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Peterson joined VGXI in 2007 as the Director of Quality and was promoted to VP of Operations in 2011. Prior to VGXI, Peterson has more than 20 years of industry experience across various quality and operational roles, including as VP of Operations at Qualigen, Inc.
Alliance Physical Therapy Partners [GRAND RAPIDS, MI] has hired Richard Leaver as the Company’s new Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Leaver was Vice President of Clinical Operations at ATI Physical Therapy. Earlier in his career, Leaver held clinical management positions with several providers, including Flexeon Rehabilitation; Sparrow Hospital; and Physiotherapy Associates.
Nohla Therapeutics Inc. [SEATTLE, WA] announced the hiring of Gary Christianson as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer. Christianson joins Nohla after serving as the Chief Operating Officer at Cascadian Therapeutics, Inc. since 2007. Cascadian Therapeutics was acquired by Seattle Genetics in March 2018. Prior to his role at Cascadian, Christianson served as the site director for GlaxoSmithKline’s Biologics Unit following its acquisition of Corixa Corp. Prior to Corixa, Christianson served for 12 years overseeing manufacturing and site operations at RIBI ImmunoChem Research.
Financial Profiles [LOS ANGELES, CA] has hired Rich Davis as its Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Davis served in the roles of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of several of IPG’s global public relations agencies including Rogers & Cowan and Frukt. Previously Davis was the Western Region Chief Financial Officer for Weber Shandwick, Daily Advertising, Film Fashion, Current and the Axis Agency.
Tiff’s Treats [AUSTIN, TX] announced Adam Huddleston as the new Chief Operating Officer, effective May 7th, 2018. Prior to joining Tiff’s Treats, Huddleston was a key member of Domino’s PeopleFirst and Operations Strategic Leadership teams, Franchise Management School, and Pizza Prep School.
Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. [MCLEAN, VA] (NASDAQ: SONA) announced that Jeffrey H. Culver has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer, effective May 7, 2018. Culver most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Access National Bank. Culver served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Middleburg Financial Corporation until its merger with Access National Corporation in 2017.
Exicure, Inc. [CHICAGO, IL] announced the appointment of Matthias Schroff to Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Schroff served as Chief Executive Officer of VAXIMM AG. Prior to joining VAXIMM, Schroff was Chief Executive Officer of Mologen AG.