Leadership

Making strides through OUR LEADERSHIP

Leadership

Stephen J. Goldner, Esq., President/CEO
Debra Kimless, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Ara Kirakosyan, PhD, SciD, Chief Science Officer
Barry Rynearson, Acting Chief Financial Officer
Matt Bower,Esq., External General Counsel
James A. D. Smith, Investor and Business Development

Advisors

Bert Spilker, MD, PhD, Pharmaceutical Research and Collaborations
Gary Yingling, Esq., FDA Law and Government Relationships
Patricia C. Frye, MD, Medical Practice and Patient Relationships
Sara Jane Ward, PhD, Medical Pharmacology and Research
Fred Reno, PhD, Medical Toxicology
Steven Susser, Esq., Intellectual Property

Leadership

Steve Goldner, Esq, R.A.C., CEO/Chair Board of Directors

Steve Goldner, Esq, RAC is Chief Executive Officer, Board Chairman and founder of Pure Green Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and the predecessor company, Pure…

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Debra Kimless, MD, CMO

Deb Kimless oversees our clinical medical testing,  patient and physician educational programs, and medical product development.   As a board-…

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Ara Kirakosyan, Ph.D, D. Sc., CSO

Ara creates new products, is a basic researcher and a mentor who works collaboratively.  He’s already created new patentable products for the company…

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Barry Rynearson, Interim CFO

A seasoned finance professional, Barry trained at KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers in assurance, M&A and process improvement.  He created success…

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Matt Bower, Esq., Outside Gen’l Counsel

Matt provides sage advice on many issues including corporate formation and capital fundraising, IP protection and licensing, general contracts and M…

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James A. D. Smith , Licensing / M&A

James A. D. Smith is an experienced biotech and pharmaceutical executive and entrepreneur.  He served as CEO of Matrix Biomed, CEO/director of…

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Board of Advisers

Bert Spilker, Ph.D., M.D., FCP, FFPM, Pharmaceutical

Dr. Spilker’s 15 textbooks on drug development are required reading in the pharmaceutical industry. Bert has a remarkable range of knowledge and 40-…

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Gary Yingling, Esq, Pharm MS, Regulatory Law

Mr. Yingling is a pre-eminent attorney in the health care field. Successfully serving as trial attorney, Associate Chief Counsel, Deputy Chief…

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Patricia Frye, MD, Medical

Dr. Frye is a leading medical cannabis physician who is establishing many cannabis medical treatment regimens for patients with chronic pain,…

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Sara Jane Ward, Ph.D., Pharmacology

Dr. Ward is Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at Temple University school of Medicine. Her research focuses on cannabinoid and opioid receptor…

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Fred Reno, Ph.D., Toxicology

Dr. Reno is considered the ‘Dean of pharmaceutical toxicology science’ due to his 50 year history within the world wide industry, presenting…

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Steve Susser, Esq., Intellectual Prop.

Mr. Susser has an outstanding track record in evaluating legal IP issues and litigating when necessary. After graduating from Columbia Law School,…

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