Mark Sieczkarek, M.B.A.
CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Sieczkarek was appointed Chairman of the Board of NovaBay in April 2015. He served as past CEO and Chairman of the Board of Solta Medical, Inc. and served as a director for seven years until it was acquired by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. in January 2014. Mr. Sieczkarek has more than 18 years of leadership experience in the medical device industry and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Conceptus, Inc. from 2003 to 2011. Previously, Mr. Sieczkarek was Senior Vice President and President of The Americas Region, responsible for the commercial operation of all Bausch & Lomb businesses in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Mark joined Bausch & Lomb in 1995 as Vice President and Controller in the Personal Products division and also served as a Vice President in Corporate Business Development. Previously, Mark held an executive level position with KOS Pharmaceuticals, several Bristol Myers-Squibb subsidiaries and Sanofi Diagnostics Pasteur.
Mr. Sieczkarek received a MBA degree in Finance from Canisus College in Buffalo, NY, and a B.S. degree in Accounting from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
John (“Jack”) McGovern
Chief Financial Officer
John (“Jack”) McGovern joined NovaBay as Chief Financial Officer in July 2017. Prior to joining NovaBay, Mr. McGovern served as COO and CFO of Attainia, Inc., a SaaS software concern providing Capital Equipment planning solutions to the Healthcare Industry from 2013 until 2017. During this time, he oversaw Attainia’s recapitalization, and led the company to sustained profitability and its ultimate sale to a private equity firm. From 2005 until 2013, Mr. McGovern served as managing partner of Northshore Management Partners, a consulting group focused on the capitalization, financial reporting and operational needs of venture-backed start-ups. Mr. McGovern has also served in the role of Chief Financial Officer for other companies over the years, including Integrated Biosystems, Inc. (2000-2005) a manufacturer of cryo-vessels to the bio-technology industry, Info USA, Inc. (1999-2000) which provides marketing solutions that help businesses to acquire, manage, and retain customers, and Oliver-Allen Corp. (1990-1996) a computer leasing, distribution, and software company. Mr. McGovern received a B.S. degree in Accounting from Chico State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Lewis J. Stuart
Chief Commercial Officer
Lewis Stuart joined NovaBay as Chief Commercial Officer on December 1, 2017. Prior to joining NovaBay, Mr. Stuart served as Vice President, U.S. Oncology for Genomic Health from 2013 until 2017, during which time he led the marketing, sales and medical affairs teams for their oncology franchise. From 2010 to early 2013, Mr. Stuart served as President and General Manager of Genetic Technologies, a women’s health/oncology company, where he established a U.S. based molecular diagnostic division. Mr. Stuart also held leadership positions as Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations at CV Therapeutics, a cardiovascular pharma company acquired by Gilead Sciences in 2009 and Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Agouron Pharmaceuticals, now a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc., along with various leadership roles earlier in his career at Bristol Myers Squibb. Mr. Stuart was also a Board member of Linkage Biosciences, Inc., recently acquired by Thermo Fisher, Inc. in August, 2017.
Mr. Stuart received a B.A. degree in Communications and Marketing Management from Virginia Polytechnic and State University.
Justin Hall, Esq
Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Justin Hall joined NovaBay in February 2013 and currently serves as the Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Mr. Hall acts as the chief legal counsel overseeing equity fundraising, the company’s listing on the New York Stock Exchange, company’s patent portfolio, 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 he reported directly to the General Counsel and provided substantive legal advice on a broad range of complex legal matters with a focus on employment, corporate compliance, and corporate governance. Mr. Hall also works as an investment advisor and attorney for the 401(k) Resource Center, which he founded in January 2009, which helps Plan Sponsors manage their retirement plans by providing legal advice. Mr. Hall’s prior experience also includes serving as an 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.