Tim M. Mayleben, Lead Independent Director
Tim M. Mayleben has served on our Board since December 2008 and as Lead Independent Director since 2017. Mr. Mayleben currently serves as President, CEO and a director of Esperion Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical company that specializes in developing and commercializing non-statin, once-daily oral therapies for the treatment of patients with elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C). Mr. Mayleben has more than a decade of executive leadership roles in the life sciences industry, including, former President, CEO and a director of Vericel Corporation (formerly Aastrom Biosciences), former President, COO and a director of Virtual Radiologics, Inc. (formerly NightHawk Radiology Holdings, Inc.), and former COO and CFO of the original Esperion, until its acquisition by Pfizer in 2004. He is also an advisor to, investor in, and member of the board of directors of several life science companies, including Kaleo, Inc. Mr. Mayleben earned an MBA, with distinction, from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and a BBA from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business.