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Principal, ExecHQ Alliance
Based in Jacksonville, Florida
Experienced As:

Chief Executive Officer, Chief Innovation Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Product Development Executive, President, Vice President

Board Member, Managing Director, Founder


Expertise Includes:

  • Board Member
  • Business Consultant/Advisor
  • CEO - Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Innovation Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Product Development Officer
  • Founder
  • Managing Director
  • President
    • Board Member
    • Business Consultant/Advisor
    • CEO - Chief Executive Officer
    • Chief Innovation Officer
    • Chief Operating Officer
    • Chief Product Development Officer
    • Founder
    • Managing Director
    • President

Joe is known as a strategic, diversified, C-Suite Leader and trusted advisor offering an outstanding blend of executive experience across the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries. He’s had success overhauling and building pharmaceutical manufacturing operations, driving products through to FDA approval, leading due diligence process on multimillion-dollar deals, and building teams, processes, and operations from the ground up.

Leveraging broad strategic consulting, business development, and operational experience – Joe is applauded for his ability to step into any operation and define needed action plans and roadmaps for progress and innovation. He quickly steps in, deconstructs problems, conceptualizes solutions, and provides synergistic answers to complex business demands and client needs.

Joe skillfully blends intellectual curiosity and business acumen to deliver increased business and product gains while facilitating a vision for the future. As a multifaceted leader and executive, Joe has navigated and progressed within the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries while developing patented products, leading from early-stage through to commercialization, building up an FDA-approved manufacturing site, and driving product and enterprise due diligence. A balance of hands-on and strategic as well as a visionary and thought leader, he is a difference-maker, collaborative asset, and valued partner on any project and team.

Joe’s career trajectory has allowed him to lead within both Fortune 500 and startup cultures including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Coldstream Laboratories, and his consulting firm, Wyse Innovations. Regardless of his title, Joe delivers a strong track record of performance with outstanding problem-solving, strategic planning, and analysis competencies. He thrives when able to build teams, programs, and processes from the ground up while ensuring consistent alignment to leading best practices and industry standards.

Joe’s areas of expertise include:

  • Market Size Analysis
  • Competitive Assessments
  • Patent Portfolio & Landscape Analysis
  • Financial Models for Licensing / Fundraising Strategy
  • Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls (CMC)
  • Quality Assurance & Auditing
  • Scalability Assessment
  • Regulatory Strategy Review
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Valuations
  • Critical Thinking
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
  • Forecasting & Analysis
  • Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
  • Life Sciences
  • M&A Experience
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Technology
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • Regulatory Strategy
  • Risk Management
  • Scientific and Technical Services
  • Strategic Planning
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Team Building
  • Technology Strategies

A leader at his core, Joe values the individual strengths each of his team members brings to the table and is consistently examining all avenues to ensure they are taking the correct path, not just the easiest. Joe navigates ambiguity and seeks out avenues to boost collaboration across departments, uncover methods to better achieve aggressive goals, and drive improvements that produce lasting and scalable impacts to his teams and overarching business.

Executive competencies:

  • Global Experiences
  • World-Class Team Building
  • Startups & Fortune 500 Environments
  • Analytical & Critical Thinker
  • Strategy Development & Deployment
  • Thought Leadership
  • Contract Negotiations

Joe holds a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Asbury College, an MS in Chemistry from the University of Kentucky and a Doctorate in Chemistry from the University of Kentucky. Joe and his wife live in Jacksonville, Florida. His oldest daughter and her husband and 4 small children also live in Jacksonville. Joe’s two sons live in Kentucky and his youngest daughter attends college in North Carolina.