Marshall Schreeder, Chief Executive Officer
Marshall is the co-founder of Conversant Bio. Prior to Conversant Bio, Marshall was the Managing Partner of Blue Ridge Advisors, a boutique consulting firm that provided strategic advisory services to commercial and non-profit healthcare organizations in North Alabama. Marshall also worked for several years with Wachovia Bank’s private equity and leveraged finance groups where he funded buyout, recapitalization and expansion opportunities for healthcare, media and telecommunication companies. Marshall has extensive experience structuring senior and mezzanine debt, high yield bond and equity financing.
Marshall has a BS in Business and Accounting from Washington and Lee University. Marshall serves on the board of directors of Conversant Bio, Randolph School, and Upcaret^Partners (an entrepreneurial advisory firm).
Luke Doiron, Chief Commercial Officer
Luke is the co-founder of Conversant Bio. Luke leads the global sales and marketing efforts at the Company and is active in business development. Prior to Conversant Bio, Luke was the Managing Partner of Blue Ridge Advisors, a healthcare consulting firm focused on capital raising and restructuring. Luke spent the first 5 years of his career with Wachovia Securities serving as Vice President of Wachovia's Strategic Advisory group and holding prior positions in the Healthcare Investment Banking group and Asset Securitization division. Luke's transaction experience includes mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and follow-on offerings, private equity financing, high grade debt financing, asset securitization, and conduit financing. He also has extensive experience in new product development, strategic partnerships, predictable revenue, and marketing.
Luke has a BS in Business Administration from Washington and Lee University. Luke serves on the board of directors of Conversant Bio, Project Sharewood (a 501c3 non-profit providing medical supplies to Haiti), Upcaret^Partners (an entrepreneurial advisory firm), and Sojourn Church.
Jay Scherer, Chief Operating Officer
Jay has 17 years of software development and management experience in the defense, telecommunications, and biotechnology industries. From 2000 through 2009, he worked at ADTRAN where he most recently served as Engineering Manager in support of network management solutions for the SMB market. Prior to joining ADTRAN Jay worked for Davidson Enterprises, Nichols Research, and ADDI supporting defense, healthcare and corporate software development efforts.
Jay holds a B.S. in Information Systems from Northwestern State and an MBA from Florida Tech.
Will Taylor, Chief Financial Officer
Will has 10+ years of finance and accounting experience with corporate clients across a variety of industries. Currently, Will serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Conversant Bio. Prior to Conversant Bio, Will was a Vice President in Investment Banking for Wachovia Capital Markets where he originated, structured, underwrote and executed syndicated loans to support acquisitions, capital expenditures, working capital and other general purposes for investment grade corporate clients. Prior to Wachovia, Will served as a Corporate Controller in the automotive industry.
Will has a BA in Economics with Mathematics, as well as a BA in History from Hampden-Sydney College.