Board of Directors
John T. Buhler
Mr. Buhler holds extensive healthcare industry and business leadership expertise stemming from a 33-year career with RF Surgical Systems, Inc., Natus Medical Inc., SenoRx Inc., Ultrasonix, GE Healthcare and Diasonics-VingMed Ultrasound. Mr. Buhler has a proven track record of building and leading [successful / effective / world –class] business teams that consistently achieve strong financial performance, operational efficiency and customer loyalty.
Mr. Buhler earned his B.S. degrees in Business Administration and Human Resources at Dominican College, Blauvelt, New York as well a degree in Electrical Technology from the State University of New York at Orange County. Mr. Buhler has also completed the Executive Management Development Program (EMBA equivalent) at General Electric’s Educational Center in Crotonville, New York.
Matthew Rizzo is a Partner, Credit Opportunities at OrbiMed Advisors, L.L.C. Mr. Rizzo is focused on healthcare royalty and structured finance investments. Previously, Mr. Rizzo was at Ikaria as a Senior Director in business development for pharmaceutical licensing and acquisitions. Prior to Ikaria, Mr. Rizzo was a Vice President at Fortress Investment Group, focused on healthcare investments in the Drawbridge Special Opportunities Funds. Prior to Fortress, he was at GlaxoSmithKline where he worked in business and commercial analysis. Mr. Rizzo received his M.B.A. from Duke University and his B.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.