Board of Directors
- F. John Mills, MD, PhD
- Mike Alley, CPA
- Jordan S. Davis, MBA
- David Mann, MBA
- George M. Milne, Jr, PhD
- Thomas J. Newman, MD
- Gregory J. Swanberg, MBA
F. John Mills, MD, PhD
Chairman of the Board, BioStorage Technologies
Dr. F. John Mills works with the board of directors to set the strategic direction, quality standards and client service values that position BioStorage Technologies as the benchmark in sample management. His experience has been gained from many years of managing global responsibilities in clinical research and clinical support services.
Prior to founding BioStorage Technologies, Mills served for three years as corporate senior vice president and president of clinical support services for Covance, Inc. (NYSE: CVD), a leading contract research organization headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey. While there, Mills was responsible for a $300 million per year clinical services division that employed more than 2,000 staff members globally. This group included Covance’s central laboratory operations in the United States, Europe, Australia, Singapore and South Africa, as well as clinical trial packaging facilities in the United States and Europe. For six years prior, Mills was based in the United Kingdom as corporate vice president for Covance’s European clinical division where he oversaw operations in a dozen European countries. Prior to his career with Covance, Mills held senior positions in Asia and Europe with Janssen Pharmaceutica, a division of Johnson & Johnson, Inc. His expertise includes extensive knowledge of pharmaceutical development.
Mills received his M.D. from Cambridge University and his Ph.D. in endocrinology from Surrey University in the United Kingdom. He holds diplomas in pharmaceutical medicine, aviation medicine and marketing and has authored more than 40 scientific papers as well as a textbook on aviation medicine.
Mike Alley, CPA
Commissioner, Indiana Department of Revenue
Chairman, Patriot Investments, LLC
Mike Alley assumed the full time role of Commissioner, Indiana Department of Revenue in May, 2012 at the request of Governor Mitch Daniels. The Department of Revenue is responsible for providing service to Indiana citizens and businesses regarding state tax matters and administers state tax laws, develops regulations and makes decisions regarding tax policy. The Department employs approximately 750 full and part time employees through its primary offices in Indianapolis and 12 district offices throughout the state.
Mike also continues as chairman and owner of Patriot Investments, LLC, through which he maintains investment interests in multiple early stage start-up companies. Alley formed Patriot Investments in 2002.
Mike previously served as Interim Chairman & CEO of Integra Bank Corporation in Evansville from 2009 through 2011 and President & CEO of Fifth Third Bank of Central Indiana in Indianapolis from 1989 through 2002. During the interim period, Mike was an active owner of two operating companies, electronic evolutions, inc., a leading electronics integrator, and Leaf Software Solutions, Inc., a leading software consulting company. Mike sold his interests to existing management teams in both of these operating companies.
Mike currently serves as president of the board of trustees of Indiana State University and also serves on several other boards including Indiana State University Foundation, Crossroads of America Council, Boy Scouts of America, Community Physicians of Indiana, and the United Way of Central Indiana. Mike also serves on the corporate boards of AAA Hoosier Motor Club, Banterra Bank Corporation, Deaconess Health Network and BioStorage Technologies, Inc.
Mike is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Indiana Society of CPA’s, Crooked Stick Golf Club, Highland Golf & Country Club, and Palmetto Golf Club. Mike was graduated magna cum laude from Indiana State University in 1978 with a major in accounting. He is married to Amy Alley and they have one married daughter. He enjoys golf, model railroading, gardening, reading, and traveling.
Jordan S. Davis, MBA
Managing Partner, Radius Ventures
Jordan is a founder and managing partner of Radius Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on growth capital investments in the health and life sciences industry, and he is on the board of directors of BioStorage Technologies. Prior to Radius, he served as a managing director at KBL Healthcare, Inc., a health and life sciences venture capital and investment banking organization, and cofounded and served as vice president and director of KBL Healthcare Acquisition Corp., a publicly-traded Specified Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC). Previously, Jordan was primarily engaged in financial advisory and money management having served for five years in the private client services and international equity divisions of Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc.
Jordan was a founder of Cambridge Heart, Inc., a cardiology device company, and Voxware, Inc., a speech technology company, both companies that achieved IPOs in 1996. He has served on numerous private and public boards and currently serves on the board of directors of Health Language, Inc., a Radius portfolio company. He also serves on the board of HealthCorps, a charitable organization dedicated to empowering youth to take charge of their health. Jordan earned an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A. in economics from The State University of New York at Binghamton.
David Mann, MBA
Managing Partner and co-Founder, Spring Mill Venture Partners
David Mann is a managing partner and co-founder of Spring Mill Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm. His background includes general management, operations, and investment experience. He currently serves on the board of directors of BioStorage Technologies, Cine-tal Systems, and WebLink International and as a board observer at PerfectServe and Scale Computing.
Previously, David worked with ServiceMaster Ventures and was a founding member of the ServiceMaster Home Service Center, a joint venture between Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and ServiceMaster, in which he held operations and sales roles. Earlier, he served as assistant to the chief executive officer of Invesco while a summer associate. David began his career as an officer in the United States Navy, holding a number of management positions that encompassed information systems, operations, and service as a White House liaison.
David serves as an adjunct faculty member at Indiana University, Kelley School of Business (Indianapolis). In addition, he serves as board chair of KIPP Indianapolis College Preparatory, board director of HVAF (Helping Homeless Veterans and Families) of Indiana and on the board of advisors of the Marian University School of Business, Pellegrino & Associates, Purdue Emerging Innovations Fund, and SproutBox. He also serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing and the Naval Academy nomination committee for a United States Representative.
David received his Master in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School and his B.S. from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.
George M. Milne, Jr, PhD
Venture Partner, Radius Ventures
Dr. Milne, Jr., Ph.D. became a Radius Venture Partner in 2002. From 1993 to 2000, Dr. Milne served as president of central research for Pfizer, Inc. and senior vice president of Pfizer Inc. and oversaw both human and veterinary worldwide research and development. Following Pfizer’s merger with Warner Lambert, he held the position of executive vice president of global research and development and also served as president of strategic and operations management.
Dr. Milne has served on the board of directors of BioStorage Technologies since 2007. Dr. Milne also currently serves on the board of directors of Mettler-Toledo, Inc., Charles River Laboratories, Inc., the Draper Laboratories, the Mystic Aquarium-Institute for Exploration and the New York Botanical Garden. Dr. Milne is the chairman of the board of Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Dr. Milne received a B.S. in chemistry from Yale University and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Thomas J. Newman, MD
Dr. Thomas J. Newman, is the newest electee to the board of directors at BioStorage Technologies. He brings a wealth of knowledge on the global contract services industry gained through more than 30 years of experience. Most recently, Dr. Newman served as President of PharmaNet Development Group, a global drug development services company, where he was responsible for worldwide operations and led corporate acquisition activity. He also served in various capacities of executive leadership at Covance (NYSE: CVD) and Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY). Prior to joining industry he was on the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical School.
Dr. Newman received his M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine and his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Cornell University.
Gregory J. Swanberg, MBA
CEO, BioStorage Technologies
Mr. Swanberg brings more than 25 years of senior management and executive experience to BioStorage Technologies, leading operational, sales and corporate sales teams. He has consulting expertise in: critical facilities operational excellence; outsourcing advisory to corporate strategic sourcing teams; organizational strategy development and design; and process improvement. Swanberg has provided management and consulting support, both domestically and globally, to companies including Pfizer, Merck, Genentech, Novartis, Eli Lilly, Morgan Stanley, AT&T, Whirlpool and Lexmark.
Previous management roles have included direct oversight of the technical delivery of global offsite and onsite services for critical functions in: pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities; public and private research centers; hospitals and clinics; and data centers. Most recently, he was managing director of UMS Advisory, a firm focused on outsourcing and operational excellence, primarily in the life sciences sector.
Swanberg holds a B.S. from the University of Kentucky, a master’s degree in public administration from Georgia Southern University, and an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Gerald Longa, MD
President, Terre Haute Medical Laboratory
Dr. Longa serves as the medical director and board observer of BioStorage Technologies, Inc. He is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and completed pathology residency and fellowship training at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Dr. Longa graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine. This school is ranked #21 out of 144 in primary care quality and # 45 out of 144 in research quality by US News & World Report. He is affiliated with several hospitals in and around Terre Haute, IN including Union Hospital where he has presided as the pathology department chairman.
Additionally, he has served as a board member at Griffin Analytical Technologies, Inc., Semafore Pharmarmaceuticals, Inc., Terre Haute Medical Laboratory Inc. & Pathology Associates of Terre Haute. He is a member of the Rose Hulman Institute of Technology Board of Associates and the Indiana University School of Medicine Dean’s Council where he is also clinical associate professor of pathology. Dr Longa is a lifetime Fellow of the College of American Pathologists and the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.
Arthur H. Spiegel, III, MBA
Member, Radius Ventures Advisory Board
Arthur Spiegel is an entrepreneur with more than 40 years experience in healthcare. Formerly President of Computer Sciences Corporations (CSC) Healthcare Group and of APM Inc. He currently sits on the board of directors of Silverlink Communications, Inc, Sound Inpatient Physicians, Accolade Inc. and Mr. Spiegel was also previously co-chairman of the board of Accretive Health, Inc. He is former chairman of the board of Amicas, Inc., MDEverywhere, and Lifemasters Supported SelfCare and was on the boards of Lynx Medical Systems, Inc., Eyetel Imaging, Inc., and Broadlane, all sold.
Mr. Spiegel founded APM Management Consultants in 1974 and grew the firm into the nation’s largest stand-alone consulting firm dedicated to healthcare. In 1996, he sold APM to CSC, where, as president reporting to the CEO, he established and built the CSC Healthcare Group into one of the top four technology service companies in the industry, according to Healthcare Informatics. Serving health plans, providers, and life sciences companies, the group provided leading-edge consulting and systems integration services, claims processing software, business process outsourcing for health plans, and IT outsourcing throughout the healthcare industry. He retired from CSC in 2002.
Prior to founding APM, Mr. Spiegel held top management roles in New York City’s housing and development and human resources agencies and was one of the early leaders of Accion en Venezuela (now Accion International), a corporately-funded community development organization.
He has served on not-for-profit boards, including service as president of The New York chapter of the March of Dimes, and secretary of the National Center for Health Education. He has published in business journals including the Harvard Business Review and The Hospital Forum and has been named “One of the Most Influential Individuals in Health Care IT’ by the leading trade publication, Advance for Health Information Executives.
Mr. Spiegel holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BA from Stanford University.