PAUL E. FREIMAN
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Freiman joined NovaBay’s Board in 2002 and has held various positions during his 17 year tenure at the Company, including Lead Independent Director, Chairman of the Compensation Committee, and since March 2019, Chairman of the Board. Paul E. Freiman currently serves as Chairman of Penwest Pharmaceutical Co., and serves on the boards of Calypte Biomedical Corporation, NeoPharm, Inc., Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and SciGen Ltd. Mr. Freiman was most recently the President and CEO of Neurobiological Technologies Inc. Prior to this role, he held the position of Chairman and CEO of Syntex Corporation, which was sold to The Roche Group for $5.3 billion during his tenure.
Mr. Freiman holds a B.S. degree in pharmacy from Fordham University and an honorary doctorate from the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy.
JUSTIN HALL, ESQ
Chief Executive Officer
Justin Hall joined NovaBay in February 2013 and currently serves as Company’s Interim President and Chief Executive Officer & General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Mr. Hall acts as the chief executive officer and chief legal counsel overseeing all company operations, including sales, manufacturing, and all aspects of corporate compliance. Prior to joining NovaBay, Mr. Hall worked as Corporate Counsel at Accuray Incorporated, a radiation oncology company, which he joined in October 2006, where provided substantive legal advice on a broad range of complex legal matters with a focus on employment, corporate compliance, and corporate governance. Mr. Hall’s prior experience also includes serving as a FINRA licensed investment advisor at Sagemark Consulting from 2000 to 2006, and a stock broker at First Security Van Kasper from 1998 to 2001.
Mr. Hall received a B.A. in Business Administration and Management from the University of California, San Diego, and a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law.
Chief Financial Officer
Jason Raleigh currently serves as the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since March 2019. Prior to that, Mr. Raleigh served as the Company’s Corporate Controller since February 2016, where he oversaw and managed the Company’s accounting department and related functions. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Raleigh worked as Assistant Controller (from July 2011 to February 2016) and Director of Financial Accounting (from July 2011 to October 2013) at Amyris Inc., a global renewable products company providing sustainable alternatives to a variety of non-renewable resources. Mr. Raleigh’s prior experience also includes serving Sonic Solutions from April 2006 to July 2011 in the following positions: Assistant Controller, Director of Corporate Accounting, Director of Revenue and Revenue Manager. Mr. Raleigh received a B.A. in Business Economics, with an emphasis in accounting from the University of California at Santa Barbara.