Jim is a financial and operations executive with over 25 years experience spanning finance, product development, manufacturing and regulatory, in both diagnostics and therapeutics. Jim co-founded Tolera Therapeutics, where he worked with CEO John Puisis to raise $20 million and bring its MAb therapy from pre-clinical to a Phase 3 Special Protocol Assessment upon. Prior to this, Jim served as CFO for Third Wave Technologies (NASDAQ: TWTI), where he oversaw long-range and annual planning, company-wide systems and infrastructure development, operational management as well as quality system oversight. Jim oversaw the company’s first FDA 510k filing for a molecular diagnostic and the launch of its multiplexing diagnostic platform. Jim is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago (MBA).