Rod D. Martin
Founder & CEO
Rod Martin was part of the startup team at dot-com legend PayPal, as a senior advisor to founder & CEO Peter Thiel during the company’s startup phase, its initial public offering and its subsequent acquisition by eBay. He not only understands it is possible to transform an industry, he has actually helped do it. After PayPal, he served at Clarium Capital, Thiel’s global macro hedge fund; today, as head of The Martin Organization, he leads a portfolio of technology companies in both the internet and biotech spaces. He holds a J.D. from Baylor Law School, previously served as Policy Director for Governor Mike Huckabee, was a Sturgis Fellow at Cambridge University, and serves on the Board of Governors of the Council for National Policy.
Chief Financial Officer
Guillermo Aragon, our Chief Financial Officer, is an entrepreneur and veteran of several start-ups and VCs in the technology, finance and education sectors. He is the founder of GJ Aragon Financial and was an investor, partner and the Chief Operating Officer at Aurora Strategies, Inc. a for-profit educational services company. He is Chairman of the Board at KBO Strategies, Inc., a board member of the NorthStar Academies, a former board member of The Aurora Schools, Inc., and serves as a mentor at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Miami, Florida. For over 25 years, he has provided business consulting, financial services, capital acquisition and project development for early stage through launch for companies in artificial intelligence and natural language programming, customer relationship management, sales force automation, communications and logistics; as well as mergers & acquisitions funding, turnaround focus and re-alignment for clients in technology, bio-tech & pharmaceutical and commercial real estate investment.
Chief Technical Officer
Ms. Mann, our Chief Technical Officer, has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare, most of which has been spent in management and leadership roles within the Cardiology space including nuclear cardiology, cardiac diagnostic imaging and interventional procedures. She comes to us after spending almost 29 years at Hartford Healthcare in Hartford Connecticut, most recently as the System Manager of Quality and Business Intelligence for the Heart and Vascular Institute. She began her career in nuclear medicine in 1989 as a staff technologist, and has since garnered numerous achievements and accolades. She currently serves on the Board and is the sole non-MD designee of the Master of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. She is a member of several medical societies and associations, including the Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) and Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Technologist Section (SNMMI_TS). Since 1997, she served on and chaired several SNMMI-TS committees including; Finance, Membership, Publications. Quality and Continuing Education and is a Past President (2014-2015). In addition, she serves has the Executive Director of the New Chapter SNMMI and has as President of the New England Chapter SNMMI-TS. April has served on the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board, on the Board of Directors for the Intersocietal Commission of Accredited Nuclear Laboratories (ICANL) and in several roles within the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. She has published more than 20 journal articles, authored books, is on the speakers bureau for Jubilant DraxImage, and has given over 200 presentations on topics related to nuclear cardiology and nuclear medicine imaging.
Christina Murphy Lusk
Chief Development Officer
Christina Murphy Lusk is our Chief Development Officer. She has led business development in two prior companies, exceeding her goals every year.She holds a degree in Chinese Studies (including proficiency in Mandarin) from the University of Colorado and a J.D. from the University of Arkansas School of Law, where she served as Chairman of the Honors Council and President of the Business Law Society. In 2006 she was selected for Leadership Greater Little Rock, and in 2013 for Leadership Arkansas.
Michael L. Clerkin
Michael Clerkin, our General Counsel, is the former General Counsel of the University of Delaware. He also served as General Counsel for the UD Technology Corporation, where he oversaw all intellectual property matters, including protection, licensing, and litigation. There, and later as founder and senior partner of Clerkin, Sinclair & Mahfouz, he has worked closely with start-up companies from their formation through profitability. He holds a J.D. from Marquette University Law School, as well as an LL.M. in information technology law from Chicago’s John Marshall Law School.
Vice President for Administration
Haley Martin, our Vice President for Administration, is a seasoned entrepreneur with both startup and corporate experience. She previously founded and led, as CEO and Chief Designer, a successful jewelry company which gained a nationwide footprint in under 18 months. She was particularly successful in utilizing digital media to drive both sales and a superior customer experience. She also serves as President of The Martin Foundation.
Assistant Vice President for Client Development
Lourdes Cosio, our Assistant Vice President for Client Development, previously served for six years as the District Policy and Outreach Director for a U.S. congressman in South Florida. Prior to that, and based in Madrid, Spain (where she lived for over twenty years), she was the European Sales & Business Development manager for a major online company, general manager of an Internet start-up, Head of Research for a boutique headhunting firm, and financial translator for Ernst & Young Madrid. She combines wide-ranging functional experience with a talent for cultivating relationships, a strong business sense, and an uncommon dedication to outstanding service.