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Douglas Hawkins

Doug

Chief Financial Officer
Doug is a veteran Silicon Valley CFO and group leader who is skilled at planning, systems, controls, analysis, financial communications, technology commercialization and both private and public financings. He has grown businesses through the IPO and merger processes while optimizing the value of the principal stakeholders. He is a past President of the large Silicon Valley Chapter of Financial Executives International, was Chairman and chapter President of the Association of Bioscience Financial Officers and Managing Director of The CFO Network. He has an extensive network that can add value to the organizations or groups with which he becomes affiliated. He also has substantial experience in professional recruiting.

Experience
Oil & Gas Exploration & Production – Mobil Oil Corporation, Kaiser Energy, Inc. – a division of Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation Life Sciences – TAGO Immunologicals; Oculex Pharmaceuticals Technology Commercialization – NASA Ames Technology Commercialization Center, Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories Agricultural – Stapleton Spence (Prune Processing) Financial Management and Recruiting Services – The CFO Network Software Testing – LogiGear Corporation Investment Banking – Financial Technology Partners, The Brenner Group Sheet Metal Fabrication – AllFab Sheetmetal

Other
CPA, licensed in Texas
US Marine Corps combat veteran

Education
MBA – University of Houston
BBA – North Texas University (magna cum laude)

William Doyle

Bill
General Manager

Bill is a general manager who combines operations, negotiations, finance, and capital to build businesses and support growth. He has improved businesses’ operations by enhancing processes, streamlining supply chains, enhancing teamwork, and supporting employees’ professional development. He has negotiated contracts, mergers, acquisitions, equity investments, and loans. He brings financial experience in cost accounting, financial accounting, and cash optimization. He has sourced and managed capital from strategic partners, equity investors, and lenders.

Experience
Payment Processing – Bank Up
Private Equity – Doyle & Boissiere (aircraft components manufacturing; hotel furnishings manufacturing; apparel licensing; health food marketing; snack food manufacturing), Govett (apparel licensing; furniture manufacturing; food distribution)
Venture Equity & Debt – Govett (software; industrial manufacturing)
Consulting – McKinsey & Company (oil & gas services), McAdams Advisory Partners
Investment Banking – Goldman Sachs; Alex. Brown (software & services)
Manufacturing – Allied Signal (office products)

Accomplishments
Company growth; Mergers & Acquisitions; IPOs; Institutional financings; Debt financings

Education
MBA – Stanford Graduate School of Business (top 10%)
BSE – Princeton University (magna cum laude)