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Committee Composition

 

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member
Lead Director Recording Secretary Financial Expert Financial Expert
 Audit Committee Compensation Committee Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Outside Directors
James M.  Anderson 
James M.  Anderson
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer Cincinnati Children's Hospital


James M. Anderson is President Emeritus of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center since 1996, until his retirement in 2009. His appointment as President and CEO followed 17 years of service to the Cincinnati Children's board of trustees, including four years as chairman. Prior to joining the staff of Cincinnati Children's, Mr. Anderson was a partner in the general corporate department at Taft, S... 
Committee Member Chairperson Committee Member
Dwight E. Ellingwood 
Dwight E. Ellingwood
President, D.E.E. Strategy Consulting, LLC


Dwight E. Ellingwood has 35 years of experience in health care strategy, planning, innovation and marketing. Mr. Ellingwood is a Teaching Professor at Xavier University’s Graduate Program in the Department of Health Service Administration. He is also the President of D.E.E. Strategy Consulting, LLC, partnering with leadership in healthcare, innovation, education and the community. Mr. Ellingwood previously served as Senior Vice President of Strategy, Communications and Public Affairs at TriHealt... 
   Chairperson
John C. McIlwraith 
John C. McIlwraith
Co-founder Allos Ventures


John C. McIlwraith co-founded Allos Ventures, a venture capital firm, in March 2010 and has served as a Managing Director there since that time. Prior to founding Allos Ventures, Mr. McIlwraith was a Managing Director of Blue Chip Venture Company, a Cincinnati-based venture capital firm, which he joined in 1997. He has served on the board of directors of more than 20 healthcare or information technology companies including Assurex Health, Inc., an informatics-based precision medicine company pro... 
  Committee Member Committee Member
David C. Phillips Financial Expert
David C. Phillips
Chairman


Mr. Phillips serves as Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Phillips spent 32 years with Arthur Andersen L.L.P. His service with this firm included several managing partner leadership positions. After retiring from Arthur Andersen in 1994, Mr. Phillips became Chief Executive Officer of Downtown Cincinnati, Inc., which is responsible for economic revitalization of Downtown Cincinnati. Mr. Phillips retired from DCI in 1999 to devote full time to Cincinnati Works, Inc., an... 
Chairperson Committee Member  
John M. Rice 
John M. Rice
Founder and Managing Partner of Triathlon Medical Venture Partners


Dr. Rice is the founder, and since 2003 has been the Managing Partner, of Triathlon Medical Venture Partners, a venture capital firm that invests equity capital in early and expansion stage life science companies. Since 2014, Dr. Rice has served as the Director of Life Sciences at CincyTech, a firm that provides advice and capital to entrepreneurs and helps research institutions commercialize technology through startups. He has served on the board of directors of several privately held healthcar... 
   
Catherine A. Sazdanoff 
Catherine A. Sazdanoff
President/ CEO, Sazdanoff Consulting LLC and Business Advisor, Strata Oncology, Inc.


Catherine A. Sazdanoff is the President/ CEO of Sazdanoff Consulting, LLC, providing healthcare strategy and business development advisory services, and is Business Advisor to Strata Oncology, Inc., a precision oncology company, among other clients. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of Neurocern, Inc., a dementia insurtech company, and is a lecturer in the Business of Biotech program at the University of Chicago Graham School for Continuing and Professional Education. She serves on the... 
Committee Member   
Felicia Williams Financial Expert
Felicia Williams
Executive Vice President, Controller and Enterprise Risk Officer, Macy’s, Inc.


Felicia Williams has served as Executive Vice President, Controller and Enterprise Risk Officer at Macy’s Inc. since June 2016. Previously she had served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Risk Management at Macy’s from February 2011 through June 2016; and in other finance, treasury, risk management and internal audit capacities since joining the Company in June 2004. Prior to her time at Macy’s, Ms. Williams served in various financial positions at the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company and... 
Committee Member   
Inside Directors
Jack Kenny 
Jack Kenny
Chief Executive Officer


Jack Kenny has more than 24 years of experience in the biomedical industry and serves as Meridian’s Chief Executive Officer, having joined the Company on October 9, 2017. Before joining Meridian, Mr. Kenny served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, North America, with Siemens Healthcare, from 2014 to 2017. From 2012 through 2014, Mr. Kenny served as Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Region, for Becton Dickinson, Diagnostic Systems. Prior to 2012, Mr. Kenny held executive role...