Brad Gordon, DVM
A lifetime member and graduate from Bath Pony Club in Ohio, Brad is best known to the Pony Club world as an outstanding Chief Horse Management Judge, and is seen in the Anatomy Room at many Annual Meetings. He has been on the Combined Training Committee, and served on the Board of Governors.
Earning his DVM at Ohio State, he did his internship at the University of Minnesota, earned a Masters Degree in Applied Surgical Physiology, and did several residencies in Equine Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Gordon has been in private practice in Minnesota and has served as the Minnesota Racing Commission State Regulatory Veterinarian. He currently owns and practices at the Prairie Meadows Racetrack in Altoona, Iowa. Brad was recognized as a National Instructions Legend at the 2004 Jubilee Celebration during the 2004 USPC Annual Meeting for his service to the United States Pony Clubs, Inc.
Michael Haider has over 40 years of medical business, finance and management experience, most recently as Co-Founder and CEO of CytoMedical Design Group LLC, a company focused on blood based stem cell research. Haider was President and CEO of BioE LLC, BioE, Inc. and he was President and owner of Kodiak Restoration, a dental and medical equipment service company; president and co-founder of PulseTrend, Inc., a maker of ambulatory blood pressure devices; and vice president and CFO of PPT Vision, a producer of machine vision technologies.
Prior to these endeavors, Haider held a variety of positions in corporate finance at Medtronic, Inc., a leading provider of medical devices. Recent Honors: He was named one of Twin Cities-based Finance and Commerce’s “Innovators of The Year” in 2003. In 2006 Minnesota Tekne Award, Emerging Biotechnology Company category and Twin Cities Business, 2007 Biosciences Success Stories. 2009 to current a member of the National Marrow Foundation (“Be the Match”) New Technology Council, since 2007 to current an annual presenter of stem cell business strategies to the University of Minnesota School of Pharmacy
Mr. Wagnoner is co-founder of Boomerang Vet, a databased client communications service for Veterinary Hospitals located in Columbus, Ohio. In 2003, John founded, managed and grew CSC South Veterinary Supplies into the second largest veterinary distribution company in the Southeast region. In 2008, he sold CSC South Veterinary Supplies to Patterson Companies, Inc. He has an extensive veterinary distribution management expertise.
Robin Young is the Chief Executive Officer of PearlDiver Technologies and Publisher of “Orthopedics This Week”. PearlDiver Technologies provides and consults on Medical Data Analytics which he has been CEO of for over eleven years. He is the Founder of “Orthopedics This Week” which is a publication that goes out weekly to over 100,000 Orthopedic doctors in the Unitec States. Mr. Young has been involved with various companies and having Founded the “New York Stem Cell Summit, NYC” with stem cell research and development.
He has been a guest speaker at Foundation for Orthopedic Research, International Society for Advancement Spine Surgery, Laser Spine Institute, Johnson & Johnson Global R&D Congress, The Vatican, Cedars Sinai surgeon Conference, Etc. His subject topics have included Spine Surgery, Future of Orthopedics, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, and Allograft Surgical Product to name a few. Historically he has had Executive positions as Partner and Director of Research for Healthpoint Capital, Sr. Vice President of Life Sciences for Stephens, Inc. and VP of Equity Research at Piper, Jaffray & Hopwood, Inc. He has a wealth of knowledge that PetVivo hopes will be a great contribution to its research in the human arena.
With over 20 years’ experience in the food ingredient and biotech industry, Mr. Yezzi has developed a broad network of venture partners, investors, and research scientists. His entrepreneurial focus has been on start-up and early stage companies. He is currently the President and Founder of Nu-Tek Products, a business incubator for wellness foods and life sciences ventures. He also serves as the President of two portfolio companies, Nu-Tek BioSciences and Nu-Tek Fibers.