Allied BioScience is governed by a distinguished board of directors who bring seasoned corporate experience and vision to ABS to assist in product development and business management. ABS’ board leverages this experience toward the common goal of creating best practices in breaking the chain of infection through the development of long-lasting antimicrobial technology.
Chairman of the Board
Keith is currently director and chairman of Century Bridge Capital, a real estate investment firm with offices in Dallas, Texas, and Beijing, China. He served as chairman and CEO of Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., a publicly held mutual fund complex (NYSE: WDR), bringing the firm’s assets under his management from $5 billion to more than $40 billion. Prior to this, Keith served as vice chairman of the board of Torchmark Corporation, a publicly held insurance, financial services and real estate development company (NYSE: TMK) and as a partner with KPMG Peat Marwick.
Hugh (Nick) Dallas
Nick has served as director of Environmental Service Professionals Inc. and holds a Branch II and III operator’s license from the California Structural Pest Control Board. He is a member of the Indoor Environmental Standards Organization and is a certified IESO trainer. He assists ABS with field operations.
Henry A. Crumpton
Ambassador Henry A. Crumpton is the founder and CEO of Crumpton Group (CG) LLC, a global strategy and business development firm. He is also the CEO of Crumpton Ventures, with investments in manufacturing, cyber-security, training/education, and robotics with an emphasis on unmanned aerial systems. He previously served on the advisory boards of AECOM, DC Capital Partners, and The Coca Cola Company. In addition to Allied BioScience, he currently is on the advisory board of Stone Canyon Industries.
A 24-year veteran of the CIA’s Clandestine Service, he is the recipient of the Distinguished Intelligence Medal — the CIA’s highest award for achievement. In 2005 President George W. Bush appointed him Ambassador-at-Large and US Coordinator for Counterterrorism. Ambassador Crumpton graduated from of the University of New Mexico and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, with honors. He is the author of The New York Times bestseller, The Art of Intelligence
Charles A. Geoffrion
Charles joined Allied BioScience in 2008 as chief science officer after serving as associate vice president for research at the University of Arizona, as well as posts as the associate dean of science for corporate and external affairs and the campus research integrity officer. He is a member of the Pima County Board of Health and has experience in numerous public-private sector collaborations in America and internationally.
Vanessa was in the hospitality industry for over a decade where she was an owner and board member of Kerzner International, a private company that built the Atlantis and One & Only hotels. She is a graduate from Stanford University and INSEAD (France) and was a former consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco and London. During that time, she worked in M&A strategy and hospital cost reduction. In addition to Allied BioScience, Vanessa currently serves on the board for a number of non-profit health care and education organizations, including Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Choate Rosemary Hall, a private high school in Connecticut, and the Butch Kerzner Memorial Trust Fund at the University of Johannesburg’s School of Tourism and Hospitality.
Daniel Moros, M.D.
Dr. Moros serves ABS as vice-chairman of scientific affairs. He is associate clinical professor of neurology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. His specialization is in movement disorders and behavioral neurology. He has spent many years in the pharmaceutical industry as vice chairman and medical director of Taro Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. with responsibilities for generic and new drug development and regulatory affairs. In addition to being published in numerous publications in medical ethics and the philosophy of medicine, Dr. Moros has co-taught a graduate course in medical ethics at the City University of New York and Icahn School of Medicine for the last two decades.
George is a professional engineer (retired) with extensive experience in the refining and petrochemical sectors in the Far East, Europe and former Soviet Union. He served as vice president and general manager for a large engineering company in the Middle East. Peat sits on the University of British Columbia Chemical/Biological Engineering Industry Advisory Council, the advisory board of SG Biofuels, a developer of renewable biofuels in Latin and South America, and is on other for-profit and nonprofit boards. George has considerable experience with start-up companies. He serves as vice-chairman of international business development for ABS.
Dick brings over 45 years of experience in building successful, innovative companies. Prior to joining the board of Allied BioScience, Dick founded and cofounded a number of highly successful companies including Rothkopf Enterprises, Stand-buys, Learning Curve International and Ludorum. Dick also serves on a number of other corporate and not for profit boards and is a graduate of Cornell University.