WHO WE ARE

Lead by an experienced board and executive team, we’re a team of physicians, engineers, scientists, creative thinkers with a knack for tinkering in the lab. When you meet us, you’ll quickly see what we (and our dogs) are all about. We all believe in our exceptional technology and we’re excited for you to see what we’ve been up to.

Ryan Beal, MD

CEO

Ryan Beal, MD

CEO

What is your background?

Serial entrepreneur and Co-Founder. 25+ years of biotech and healthcare experience including 7 years with McKinsey & Company. MD from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, BA in Biophysical Chemistry from Dartmouth College.

What do you ACTUALLY do at Dyve Biosciences?

Eat breakfasts and lunches with investors and advisors and play in the lab

What was your first job?

Selling backyard-grown spinach across the corner from a lemonade stand. Crushed it.

What is guaranteed to make you smile?

My boys

What’s your personal mantra?

It’s about the dash

Buster Brown

Shop Dog and Chief Sniffer

Buster Brown

Shop Dog and Chief Sniffer

What Do You ACTUALLY Do at Dyve Biosciences?

Sleep, stretch, get treats from our FedEx lady

What’s one thing that you can’t live without?

The sun and lizards

Peanut Butter: Crunchy, Smooth or Allergic?

All the peanut butter

Most embarrassing fashion choice?

Christmas Elf

Emma

Dog d’élégance

Emma

Dog d’élégance

WHAT DO YOU ACTUALLY DO AT Dyve Biosciences?

I watch my person sit, then walk from here to there and then walk over there and then go over there and come back to here, and….ugh, it’s exhausting, but so worth it

WHAT’S ONE THING THAT YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT?

My Sleep Number bed

CHOCOLATE OR POTATO CHIPS?

Chocolate goes straight to my hips, so Fritos

STAR TREK OR STAR WARS?

Star Wars always, Chewbacca is everything

Nathan Fitzsimmons, PhD

VP, R&D Strategy

Nathan Fitzsimmons, PhD

VP, R&D Strategy

What is your background?

5+ years as a consultant at McKinsey & Company focused on the biotech, pharma, and medical device industries. PhD in neuroengineering from Duke University.

What do you like about working for Dyve Biosciences?

Short answer: the people.

What is your superpower?

I spent 4 years getting a PhD in brain controlled robotics only to find out that “Robocop isn’t real” and that “academic funding can’t be used to build a Dr. Octopus suit” so I guess now I’m left with the fact that I’m pretty good at math while inebriated.

What is guaranteed to make you smile?

Big family outings – late summer evenings – and the sound of waves crashing on the beach.

Dogs or cats?

I’d say 99% of dogs I’ve met are better than 99% of cats I’ve met.

Angela Hall

Senior Clinical Research Manager

Angela Hall

Senior Clinical Research Manager

What is your background?

9 years of clinical trial experience including Senior Clinical Manager at Ulthera as well as 20+ years of clinical experience as a Physical Therapist.

What do you like about working for Dyve Biosciences?

Having the opportunity to participate in new product development

Chocolate or potato chips?

Potato chips

Deserted island – pick 3 items, go…

Coffee, wine, peanut butter

What was your first ever job?

Chick-fil-A

Dylan Houck

Project Manager

Dylan Houck

Project Manager

What is your background?

Recent UCLA graduate with 3 years of project management experience.

WHAT DO YOU ACTUALLY DO AT DYVE BIOSCIENCES?

Whatever the team needs

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST EVER JOB?

Wedding Caterer

FAVORITE PLACE IN THE WORLD?

Iceland

WHAT’S YOUR PERSONAL MANTRA?

The standard pace is for chumps

Rajit Malhotra

Executive Chairman

Rajit Malhotra

Executive Chairman

What is your background?

Co-Founder and former Managing Partner at McKinsey & Company. Over 2 decades of experience as an entrepreneur and C-suite advisor for numerous Fortune 500 companies.

What Do You ACTUALLY Do at Dyve Biosciences?

Clean up after my dog, make sure the coffee machine is working properly and generally look like I’m working hard. When I’m not doing the above, I advise our CEO on everything from strategic direction to business development, company culture and fundraising.

What is your superpower?

Making cheese disappear. Rapidly.

What is guaranteed to make you smile?

Summer days, kids and dogs in the pool, BBQ, and a comfy pool float.

What’s your personal mantra?

Be Brief, Be Brilliant, Be Gone.

Kilmar Martinez

Research Associate

Kilmar Martinez

Research Associate

What is your background?

Recent grad with a BS in biology from Cal State University, Northridge with 1 year of lab experience.

FAVORITE PLACE IN THE WORLD?

Space and time is just an illusion therefore everywhere and nowhere at the same time

WHAT IS GUARANTEED TO MAKE YOU SMILE?

My girlfriend

KETCHUP OR MAYONNAISE?

Neither, blue cheese

MOST EMBARRASSING FASHION CHOICE?

A hat

Audrene McMahon

Senior Research Associate

Audrene McMahon

Senior Research Associate

What is your background?

MSc in bioengineering from Trinity College Dublin and a BS and BA from Westmont College.

What is your personal mantra?

Score a goal or no dinner! -Dad

What do you like about working for Dyve Biosciences?

Being a part of a small, friendly, and talented team.

Favorite place in the world?

Lake Powell

Most embarrassing fashion choice?

Unknowingly wearing G-unit shoes in 6th grade

Jim McGee

Chief Operating Officer

Jim McGee

Chief Operating Officer

What is your background?

20+ years of corporate executive experience with Fortune 500 companies including Walt Disney Company, WellPoint, and Anthem; past CEO of American Red Cross. MBA from University of Southern California.

What do you like about working for Dyve Biosciences?

Great people wanting to do great things

What was your first ever job?

Little league umpire

What is guaranteed to make you smile?

My boys laughing

Favorite movie of all time?

Fletch

Lisa Misell, PhD

VP, Clinical and Medical Affairs

Lisa Misell, PhD

Vice President, Clinical and Medical Affairs

What is your background?

22 years of clinical research experience and 16 years of industry experience including former Vice President of Clinical and Medical affairs at Ulthera and Senior Director of Clinical Operations at Suneva. Received Ph. D in molecular and metabolic biochemistry from University of California, Berkeley.

What do you like about working for Dyve Biosciences?

I like working with the stellar team we have in place. We have talented individuals, great camaraderie and people who aren’t adverse to taking risks and doing things differently.

What is guaranteed to make you smile?

A happy dog

What’s your personal mantra?

Be open minded but not so open minded that your brain falls out

Favorite movie of all time?

Austin Powers

Barbi Prusinski

Special Projects Coordinator

Barbi Prusinski

Special Projects Coordinator

What is your background?

25+ years of corporate operations experience for multiple startups and professional sports teams including the 1995 NFL Champion San Francisco 49ers.

What Do You ACTUALLY Do at Dyve Biosciences?

Shhhhhh it’s top secret

What is your superpower?

1. I’m a mom
2. I’ve met Al Pacino
3. I have a Super Bowl ring.
If those aren’t powers, I don’t know WHAT is.

Ketchup or mayonnaise?

Mayo, man. Mayo.

What’s your personal mantra?

“There IS no finish line,” and “It’s a beautiful day to be alive” – because there isn’t … and it is.

Brandon Sand

Research Lab Coordinator

Brandon Sand

Research Lab Coordinator

What is your background?

4 years of lab experience and Bachelor of Science from University of Southern California.

What is your superpower?

Robotic Precision

Favorite figure in history?

Leonardo da Vinci

Most embarrassing fashion choice?

Frosted tips in middle school

Favorite movie of all time?

The Dark Knight

Ashley Seery

Development Manager

Ashley Seery

Development Manager

What is your background?

10+ years of business and laboratory experience including former Senior Scientist with Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories PSS focused on Phase II-III mAb structure elucidation for a Fortune 500 client’s migraine drug Biological Licensing Application.

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST EVER JOB?

Grooming, feeding and mucking stalls for 4 miniature horses and 2 ponies for minimum wage and a glass of (not my) Grandma’s homemade lemonade

WHAT IS GUARANTEED TO MAKE YOU SMILE?

1. “The Office”
2. Stupid/viral internet videos, gifs, and memes. Sail Cat is a classic. SAIL!

KETCHUP OR MAYONNAISE?

I’m the condiment queen — sauce and salsa go on everything

STAR TREK OR STAR WARS?

My notebook on my desk has R2D2 on it

What We Believe

• We believe we’re only as good as our follow through.
• We believe the whole reason we exist is to deliver results.
• We believe science is literally awesome .
• We believe in celebrating the nails that stick up a bit (instead of hammering them down).
• We believe that just because it’s always been done one way, doesn’t mean it should only be done that way; if something is broken we are going to fix it.
• We believe our team is a family and we challenge each other to be our best.

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