Ed Maier is Owner of The Maier Consulting Group, LLC, and has provided services to CEOs and
CFOs for over twenty-five years as an executive coach, business advisor, and partner in a global
professional services firm.  Previously, Ed was a Senior Partner at Arthur Andersen.  Ed has been
a speaker at seminars, conferences and training programs, for organizations including The
International Coach Federation, The Institute of Internal Auditors, and Financial Executives
International.  
Dawn Matthews is President and Chief Executive Officer of Abiant.  She previously served as CEO
of MIICRO, Inc., with a focus on PET imaging for CNS drug development.  Previously, she was
Director of Business Development for Motorola BioChip Systems.  She was a founder of Aksys,
Ltd., a public company focused on the development of a novel system for home kidney dialysis.  At
Aksys, she was Vice President of Business Development, Director of Marketing and Systems
Engineering, and Acting CFO during private financings and the company’s $53 million IPO.  Earlier,
she was a Senior Principal Engineer at Baxter Healthcare.  
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Board of Directors
O.B. Parrish, Chairman of the Board, brings extensive pharmaceutical industry and healthcare
experience.  He served as President of the Pharmaceutical Group of G.D. Searle from 1977-1986,
and was President of Searle International from 1974-1977.  Previously, he was Executive Vice
President of the International Division of Pfizer, and Executive Vice President of Pfizer
Pharmaceuticals.  He served as Chairman for MIICRO, Inc. from 1999-2005. Mr. Parrish is
Chairman and CEO of The Female Health Company, which has developed and commercialized
products to minimize the spread of infectious diseases.  He is also President of Phoenix Health
Care of Illinois.
Walter (Wally) Sackett is Vice-President for the Clinical Services Division at Kettering Medical
Center.  Wally most recently has served as Administrative Director for Kettering Behavioral Medicine
Center, an area where he continues to be involved.  He is a graduate of Walla Walla College with
degrees in theology and business.  He completed a master’s of Health Care Administration
degree at Loma Linda University and has worked in health care for the past 20 years as a
business turnaround and entrepreneurial project start up specialist, and has also worked for
Adventist Health.  
Walter (Wally) Sackett
Ed Maier
Dawn Matthews
O.B. Parrish