Management Team

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.

Thomas Paulson, M.B.A.

Strategic Planning

Thomas (“Tom”) Paulson has served as NovaBay’s Chief Financial Officer since 2008.

Prior to joining NovaBay, Mr. Paulson was a partner at Tatum LLC, an executive services and consulting firm in the United States. Mr. Paulson was also President and CEO of The Paulson Group, a management consulting company whose clients included high-technology and biotechnology companies. He also held senior management positions at Avigen Inc., Neurogen Corporation, Ciba-Corning Diagnostics, Quidel Corporation, and Abbott Laboratories.

Mr. Paulson received a B.A. from Loyola University and an M.B.A from the University of Chicago.

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.

Glenn Moro

Vice President, Marketing

Glenn Joined Novabay in December of 2014. Prior to working with NovaBay, he worked for Alcon for 26 years, working in various marketing and sales roles including sales management, product manager and international business unit manager, culminating in the position of Global Director of Marketing for the Contact Lens Care products.

Mr. Moro received a B.A. in marketing from the University of South Florida.

Greg Miller

Director, Strategic Sales

Greg joined NovaBay in January 2015. He has worked for over 30 years within the healthcare industry in pharmaceuticals, medical devices and in healthcare marketing. Greg has held leadership positions as US Director of Sales, Strategic Account Manager, National Sales Manager, Sales Director and Manager of Training and Development with PharmaJet, Transcend Medical, Surgical Laser Technologies, Iolab Corporation (Johnson& Johnson) and Lederle Laboratories.

Mr. Miller received a B.S. in Marketing from Metropolitan State University of Denver.