Our leadership team is made up of an experienced group of individuals from a variety of industries, including healthcare, medicine, law and business
James ThompsonChief Operating Officer
After earning a Bachelor’s of Science in Biomedical Engineering and a double major in Finance from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, James went on to earn an Executive MBA from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH.
Along with holding multiple granted and pending patent applications, he has managed the development, testing, production and distribution of all types of healthcare products worldwide over the last 18 plus years. James was previously the Managing Member at 40 J’s LLC, the private healthcare development corporation whose primary assets were acquired in early 2017 by Callitas Therapeutics.
Dr. Laura BermanChief Health Advisor
Dr. Berman is a world-renowned sex and relationship educator, researcher and therapist, as well as TV, radio and internet host, presenting the weeknight radio program “Uncovered with Dr. Laura Berman.” She’s a New York Times best-selling author on sexual health and pleasure. Dr. Berman also acts as assistant clinical professor of OBGYN and psychiatry at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago.
D. Richard Skeith, BA/JDDirector
BA (Hons) in Economics, University of Alberta; JD Faculty of Law, University of Alberta
Practicing lawyer with specialized focus on publicly traded companies
Broad experience as an Officer or Director of multiple public companies in sectors including pharmaceuticals, mining, oil and gas, and real estate
Dr. Ron Thompson, M.D.Inventor & Staff Medical Expert
Improving patient outcomes has been the driving force behind all of Dr. Thompson’s inventions, developments and patient care in the last 40 years. He has been a member of the American Fertility Society since 1988, and is also a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a Diplomat of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Thompson holds 40 issued U.S. medical device and drug patents, including two pending U.S. and international patent applications. He also has two additional U.S. and international patent applications in process that support C-103’s development and exclusivity.
His extensive career extends even further, with over a decade worth of pharmaceutical and medical device consulting. Dr. Thompson has worked with UBS, Genzyme Corporation, Amgen Corporation, Cephalon Corporation, Ethicon Incorporated (Johnson and Johnson) and Proctor and Gamble Pharmaceuticals.
Joshua MauriceVice President of Sales and Business Development
Bringing over 15 years of consumer goods experience to the Callitas team, Joshua Maurice has worked in a variety of areas ranging from women’s health care to dietary supplements. He has overseen and coordinated multi-million dollar marketing campaigns, and has successfully integrated products into some of the largest retailers in the country.
With brand and private label background expertise, as well as direct response marketing experience, Joshua helps Callitas continue to innovate within the evolving marketplace.
Dr. Christopher Andrews, M.D., MSc, FRCPCDirector
Gastroenterologist, faculty member of the Department of Medicine at the University of Calgary and graduate of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN
Specialist in stomach disorders and physiology, with advanced training in gastrointestinal motility and function
Master’s Degree in Clinical Health Research from the Mayo Clinic
Kim E. Whittemore, B.S.Management Consultant
University of Pennsylvania International Relations graduate, completed MIT executive courses in Computer Science and has an advanced certificate in digital marketing
Held senior executive positions with DecisionOne Corporation, Verizon and AT&T after beginning her career at the National Security Agency (NSA)
Vast experience in the fields of digital health, wearable tech and women’s health, and works with clients on business strategy and digital marketing through her management consulting practice
William A. Rodgers, Jr., B.S.President and CEO of Four 12 Solutions
Senior executive management background with both publicly traded and private equity backed businesses. Key expertise with acquisition and start up activities, leading the expansion of businesses and new market entry.
Held several Senior Executive level positions at Fortune 150 Corporations, including Waste Management, Inc., Johnson Controls, Inc. and EMCOR Group.
Former President and Chief Executive Officer for GoodCents Holdings, Inc. and currently CEO and President of Four 12 Solutions assisting companies achieve aggressive growth objectives and enhancing operational effectiveness.