Joni Aoki is a
co-founder with experience in accounting and finance. She is a Certified Public Accountant and served as a Senior Tax Accountant for Ernst & Young LLP and later as Assistant Director of Financial Planning & Analysis for Sundance Institute. She is a pre-medicine student at the University of Utah. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Rape Recovery Center and enjoys volunteering at the VA Nursing Home. Joni loves cooking and spending time with her husband and two young boys.
Jeanna Ryan is a
co-founder with a diverse background in technology, education, and the health Sciences. She has a Master of Science in Nutrition, Master of Science in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in health informatics, and a Master of Physician Assistant Studies. Jeanna is a Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C), and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with over 13 years of clinical experience in healthcare. She has also won several awards for her excellence in teaching and research. During her free time, Jeanna enjoys having fun with her husband and 3 daughters.
Young Hong is a
co-founder with a background in the health and social sciences with a B.A. in Psychology. She is a pharmacy student in the University of Utah College of Pharmacy.
Dr. June Chen is a
co-founder and Active Advisor and member of the founding team with a dual background in medicine and English. She is a current Managing Partner at Mountain Pacific Venture Fund, Managing Partner at LDD Partners, and Co-Founder of Church & State. She has extensive experience in business development, strategic communications and angel investing for start-ups and established companies, including life sciences, finance, technology and consumer healthcare.
Ron Heffernan is a
co-founder and Active Advisor and member of the founding team with extensive experience in executive leadership, sales, strategy, finance and capital raising. He is a current Managing Partner at Mountain Pacific Venture Partners, Managing Partner of LDD Partners, and Co-Founder of Church & State. He has been a CEO of multiple technology and medical device companies and is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor.