Preston Romm

Chief Executive Officer

Preston Romm joined Suneva Medical in June 2016, as its Chief Operating Officer and promoted in August  as its Chief Executive Officer. Between 2008 and 2016 Mr. Romm was with Obagi Medical Products, first as its Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Administration and Operations and then, after the acquisition by Valeant Pharmaceuaticals, as President of Obagi Medical Products and Sr. Vice President of Valeant. Obagi Medical Products is the leader in the physician-dispense skin care market. From 2006 to 2008 Mr. Romm served as Chief Financial Officer for Iomega Corporation, until its sale to EMC Corporation. From 1999 to 2006 Mr. Romm served as the Chief Financial Officer of Dot Hill Systems. Iomega Corporation and Dot Hill Systems were both publicly traded technology companies focused in disk drive storage subsystems.

Between 2004 and 2009 Mr. Romm served on the board of directors of Netlist, Inc. as chairman of the audit committee and member of the nominating and governance committee. He holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from American University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from University of Maryland.


Dennis Condon

Chairman of the Board

Dennis Condon is currently a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration and Nomination Committee, as well as CEO and President of Nuvesse Skin Therapies, a venture-backed cosmeceutical skincare company that has launched 12 products into the US medical device market. He was formerly CEO and President of Merz Aesthetics, Inc. (from September 2011 to January 2013), after serving as President and Chief Business Officer from July 2007 and a board member from 2004 to 2007. Additionally, Mr. Condon was the former CEO of BioForm Medical (acquired by Merz Aesthetic for US$250 million).

Mr. Condon carries 30 years of experience in key executive roles in the plastic surgery market, including serving as the President and CEO of Mentor Aesthetics, one of the two largest global breast implant manufacturers.

Ron Eastman

Board Member

Ron Eastman is a Managing Director at EW Healthcare Partners (formerly Essex Woodlands) in Palo Alto, CA. Having over 35 years of experience in building healthcare businesses, Ron began his career at American Cyanamid Company. There he managed pharmaceutical products, divisions and subsidiaries in the U.S. and overseas, and has since helped build three private healthcare companies—Geron, HCORP, and Rinat Neuroscience.

Under his leadership, Geron became a cutting-edge biotech company growing from a venture-backed startup to a publicly traded pioneer in regenerative medicine and cancer treatment. HCORP established itself as the leader in hospital-based, interactive patient services, and was sold to a diversified competitor. At Rinat, Ron led the effort to build the first company dedicated to discovering and developing large molecule drugs for treating nervous system disorders. Rinat was acquired by Pfizer for $500 million in 2006.

Mr. Eastman serves on the boards of Corium International, EluSys Therapeutics, Inc. and IntegenX Inc.

Brian Chee

Board Member

Brian Chee is a general partner of Polaris Partners, with a primary focus on investments in healthcare and technology companies. Mr. Chee’s vast board experience incorporates currently serving on the boards of Bohola, Data Sciences, Ella Health, Medvantx, and US HealthVest. Mr. Chee received his M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and his B.S. from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Prior to joining Polaris in 1996, Mr. Chee attained significant business operations and leadership expertise with Baxter Healthcare, a global, diversified healthcare company with expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

A decorated veteran, Mr. Chee served as Captain in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during the Gulf War. As platoon leader, Mr. Chee was awarded the Bronze Star and the Army Commendation Medal with Valor for successfully completing missions while encountering enemy fire on the front lines.

Warren D. Cooper

Board Member

Warren D. Cooper is a UK-trained physician with over 35 years of experience in the global pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Cooper is Chief Medical Officer, Head of Portfolio Management Committee, and Partner at HealthCare Royalty Partners (HCR). He also serves as the lead outside director of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals. With a background in cardiology and cardiac surgery, he spent 12 years with Merck in various positions, ultimately becoming the head of worldwide clinical research operations for Merck Research Laboratories. At AstraZeneca PLC, he led the company’s cardiovascular business division, responsible for everything from in-licensing and development, to commercialization. He was the founding CEO of Prism Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company that he led from inception to the sale of the company to Baxter International.

Dr. Cooper holds degrees in physiology, medicine, and surgery from The London Hospital (University of London) and is a Member of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom, and of the International Society of Hypertension.

Vince Ippolito

Board Member

Vince Ippolito has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceuticals industry, including 20 years in dermatology and aesthetic medicine. He most recently served as the Chief Commercial Officer Executive Vice President of Anacor Pharmaceuticals until Sept 2017, where he was responsible for developing marketing and sales functions, as well as strategizing the company’s product portfolio. Previously, Mr. Ippolito was Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Medicis, a leading dermatology and aesthetic medicine company, who brought Restylane and Dysport to Market in the US.  Throughout his career, he has launched more than 20 brands in dermatology and aesthetic medicine.  He took a leading role in two of the largest dermatology acquisitions in the past five years totaling $7.8 billion.

Mr. Ippolito holds a B.A. in Business Administration, Management, and Operations from the University of Wisconsin and a minor in East Asian Studies from Sophia University in Japan.