Our People

Terry Novak

CEO and Board Director

Terence S. Novak (Terry) has extensive CDMO C-suite execution experience and Board-level oversight serving in numerous capacities. Terry has served on the Board of Directors of Pernix Therapeutics Ireland, Percivia LLC, American Red Cross Northern NJ Division, Patheon Puerto Rico, Frontline Pharmaceuticals, Curaxis Pharmaceuticals and is currently on the Board of Directors of Salubrent Pharma Services and Minutemen Life Sciences. Operationally, Terry has served as the CEO of Tedor Pharmaceuticals, COO of Hammock Pharmaceuticals, COO of Pernix Pharma, President of Norwich Pharmaceuticals, President of Pantheon North America, President of Frontline Pharmaceuticals and President of DSM.

Terry’s forty years of pharmaceutical, biotech and CDMO business development, operational and executive experience in the last ten years has been focused on early stage CDMOs that need extensive revamping. Terry has developed a reputation in the CDMO sector as a turnaround specialist and a superior operator focused on strategic growth. His track record of rapid turn-around success includes achieving consistent double-digit growth in revenues and EBITDA by leveraging lifelong relationships in the CDMO sector and successfully executing targeted strategic operational, sales and marketing plans. Terry possesses and maintains high level relationships across the sector with key decision-makers at pharma and biotech companies throughout the world. Over his career he has managed P&Ls up to $250MM and spearheaded due diligence and contract negotiations resulting in over $800MM in acquisitions and contract service agreements. Terry has repeatedly demonstrated the ability to rapidly attract, recruit and staff highly functioning teams that quickly deliver results.

Bill Conway

Senior Director, Business Development

CMO/CDMO sales and marketing executive with exceptional record of accomplishments and proven success in leading biotech, pharma, and medical device business selling to key accounts. Highly motivated professional with strong leadership and communication skills with demonstrated ability in driving sales, commercial and financial performance, with both large and small organizations in contract manufacturing, pharma, biotech, semi-solid, sterile, and packaging technologies.

Steve Migyanko

Director, Quality Control

Motivated, talented and disciplined Quality Manager with wide-ranging experience leading laboratories and cross-functional project teams. Extensive technical experience with good working knowledge of online services. Adept at learning and applying new concepts.

Anand Padmanabhan

Director, Analytical Development

Experienced Research Scientist with a demonstrated history of working in the pharmaceuticals industry. Skilled in Method Development, Verification and Validation (V&V), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), Change Control, and UV/Vis Spectroscopy.

Maggie Thomasson, PhD

Analytical Development Chemist

Enthusiastic analytical chemist, with over 8 years of experience in method development, lab management, laboratory build-out and document control.