Edward is the Chairman of the Board of Malachite Innovations where he provides board leadership, strategic oversight, fundraising expertise and regulatory insight.
Edward is a seasoned executive with deep public company experience, including serving as Chairman and CEO of ProCentury Insurance Corporation (NASDAQ: PROS) and Founding CEO of Century Business Services (NYSE: CBZ). Currently, Edward serves as the Chairman and CEO of Covius, LLC and is an owner and Director of Continental Heritage Insurance Company. Edward held elective office in Cleveland, Ohio for twenty consecutive years, including five terms as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, three terms in the Ohio House of Representatives, and a four-year term as Cuyahoga County Commissioner.
Cleveland State University, J.D.
Loyola University, New Orleans, B.A.
Dick is a Director of the Board of Malachite Innovations where he provides board leadership, strategic oversight, fundraising expertise and regulatory insight.
Dick has led a highly distinguished career in public and private service. Dick served as the Governor of Ohio, Director of the Peace Corps, United States Ambassador to India and the President of Colorado College. He served for six years as Chair of the Government-University-Industry Roundtable at the National Academy of Sciences. Dick is Founding Board Chair of the US Olympic and Paralympic Museum and Board Chair of Global Communities.
University of Oxford, Rhodes Scholar
Yale University, B.A.
Michael is CEO and Director of Malachite Innovations where he is responsible for strategy, operations, fundraising, investor relations and creating shareholder value.
Michael has over twenty-five years of investment, management and advisory experience serving in key leadership roles in well over 100 transactions totaling more than $3 billion in value. Michael’s experience includes venture capital, private equity and special situation investing in a variety of industries and transaction contexts. Currently, Michael is the Chief Investment Officer of Tower 1 and Manager of several affiliated partnerships. Michael previously worked at Merrill Lynch, Resilience Capital, Conway MacKenzie and Kaye Scholer, as well as leading several entrepreneurial ventures. Michael is a Chartered Financial Analyst, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Turnaround Professional and Attorney.
University of Michigan, M.B.A.
University of Michigan, J.D.
Columbia University, B.A.
Richard is CFO and Counsel of Malachite Innovations where he is responsible for financial, administrative and legal matters.
Richard has significant experience serving in financial and legal roles for public and private early-stage ventures, including as Director of Bristol Investment Fund, Chief Compliance Officer and Counsel of Bristol Capital Advisors, and Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel of Research Solutions (NASDAQ: RSSS). Richard has also worked as a Securities Attorney for an international law firm in New York and London. Richard is an Attorney licensed in California, New York and Florida.
University of Chicago, M.B.A.
Cornell University, J.D.
University of Illinois, B.A.
Brandon is Chief Science Officer of Malachite Innovations where he is responsible for research and development, advancing drug development assets, and related regulatory and intellectual property matters.
Brandon has led the research and development efforts of Malachite Innovations, and its predecessors, for nearly a decade and has been instrumental in developing our proprietary glycosylation process and the resulting glycosylated cannabinoid molecules. Brandon’s academic studies have focused on biochemistry, cancer biology, and neurobiology.
University of California at Davis, Ph.D.
University of California at Davis, B.S.