Mr. Cassaday has over 30 years of experience serving in strategic financial leadership positions across companies ranging in size from mid-size private-equity portfolio companies to large, publicly traded corporations. Prior to joining Carmell, Mr. Cassaday was the Controller for Nevakar, Inc., a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical with an extensive portfolio of products in the ophthalmic and critical care injectables areas. In this role, Mr. Cassaday managed the accounting, finance, financial reporting, and planning functions. Prior to Nevakar, Mr. Cassaday was the Chief Financial Officer of Atalian Global Services from 2019 to 2020, Controller and Acting Chief Financial Officer of EMCOR Facilities Services from 2015 to 2019, and Controller of SeeChange Health from 2013 to 2015. From 1993 to 2013, Mr. Cassaday held accounting and finance leadership roles at Nationwide Financial, Prevail InfoWorks, Delaware Investments, and Delphi Financial Group. Mr. Cassaday began his career as a senior auditor with Ernst & Young’s assurance group from 1990 to 1993. Mr. Cassaday earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Drexel University in Philadelphia and is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.