Susanna Hall

Susanna Hall is a Research Operations Director at Deerfield.  She joined the Firm in 2011 in the Switzerland office, where she was responsible for the initiation, development, operation and reporting of qualitative and quantitative research, as well as the oversight of survey programming.  In 2019, she transferred to her current position in the United States.

Bhumika Patel

Bhumika Patel is Human Resources Manager, Portfolio Operations on the External Operations team at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2019.  Prior to Deerfield, Ms. Patel was a human resources generalist and payroll manager at Catalogic Software, Inc., and before that, at Hudson Community Enterprises. She began her career as a human resources generalist for the Elmwood Park Board of Education.  Ms. Patel holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of North Texas.

Bryan Sendrowski

Bryan Sendrowski is a Partner on the External Operations team at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2012. He is responsible for the day to day oversight and management of certain investments in Deerfield’s Private Design and Healthcare Innovations Funds. Prior to joining Deerfield, Mr. Sendrowski was Chief Financial Officer of New American Therapeutics, a specialty pharmaceutical company that was funded and facilitated by Deerfield’s Private Design Funds. Before New American Therapeutics, he was Chief Financial Officer at Akrimax Pharmaceuticals and Vice President and Controller of Reliant Pharmaceuticals. He also previously served as a Senior Manager in the financial statement audit practice of KPMG, LLP with responsibility for the management of public and private company audits. Mr. Sendrowski received his B.A. from Pace University and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New Jersey.

David Greenwald, Ph.D.

David Greenwald, Ph.D., is Vice President, Business Development and joined the Firm in 2018. He is responsible for supporting portfolio companies with their business development efforts, as well as working with the Investment Team to help source and facilitate potential opportunities. Most recently, he was Director of Business Development at Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures. Dr. Greenwald is a founder of Relay Technology Management, Inc. and co-inventor of the Relay Innovation Engine software, and previously he was Chief Executive Officer of Relay Technology Management and Director of Client Solutions for Decision Resources Group after its acquisition of Relay. He was an Associate Investigator at the Naval Medical Research Center in Silver Spring, MD, where he worked with the Food and Drug Administration on 510(k) applications for diagnostic devices for dengue fever. Dr. Greenwald was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute research fellow while earning a B.S. in Cellular Biology and Molecular Genetics from the University of Maryland, College Park, and eventually earned his Ph.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine.

Jonathan Ramos

Jonathan Ramos is an Operations Executive on the External Operations team at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2017. Prior to Deerfield, Mr. Ramos worked at LEO Pharma, where he spent six years in various finance roles, most recently as LEO’s US Director of Accounting and Compliance. Before LEO, he was Senior Director of Financial Accounting at Triax Pharmaceuticals for three years and a member of Deloitte’s audit practice for four years. Mr. Ramos holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and a Master’s in Professional Accounting from Seton Hall University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Marissa Carnevale

Marissa Carnevale is a Talent Acquisition Manager on the External Operations team at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2018. Before Deerfield, Ms. Carnevale worked at Johnson & Johnson and Bristol-Myers Squibb, where she focused on procuring talent. Prior to that, she spent eight years at The Judge Group where she served most recently as Director of the Life Science practice. Ms. Carnevale has experience as a Recruiter at Taratec Development Corporation and as Manager of Operations at SRG Woolf Group. She began her career at Kelly Scientifics Resources where she served as Branch Manager. Ms. Carnevale holds a B.S. in Biology from Binghamton University.

Allison Schultz

Allison Schultz is an Executive Assistant for the External Operations team at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2011. Prior to Deerfield, Ms. Schultz worked at US North as an Executive Assistant to the President for five years. She graduated from William Paterson University with a B.A. in Sociology.

Jonathan Simansky

Jonathan Simansky is a Finance Operations Specialist on the External Operations team at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2018. Previously, Mr. Simansky spent six years with KPMG where he served as an Audit Manager within the audit practice. He received his B.S. in Accountancy from the College of New Jersey and his M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from Seton Hall University.

Michael Farrell

Michael Farrell is a Principal on the External Operations team at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2016 as an Operations Executive to support the day to day oversight and management of investments in the Private Design and Healthcare Innovations Funds. Prior to Deerfield, Mr. Farrell was Vice President of Finance at Amarin Corporation, a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company. Before Amarin, he was Controller at Unigene Laboratories, New American Therapeutics, and Akrimax Pharmaceuticals, and served as Director of Accounting at Reliant Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Farrell began his career in the financial statement audit practice at Arthur Andersen, during which time he became a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Farrell holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Maryland.

Vicki Gaddy

Victoria Gaddy is Head of Human Resources Strategy and Talent Acquisition on the External Operations team at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2017 to support companies in which Deerfield invests. Prior to Deerfield, Ms. Gaddy was the Vice President of Talent Services with BioNJ. While there, she led the effort to create supportive services to connect employers with talent and provide HR advisory services to the industry. Her career has included human resources leadership roles at biotech and high technology companies, several of which were early stage organizations. Ms. Gaddy holds a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management from American Intercontinental University, where she graduated summa cum laude and was awarded lifetime certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resource Management from the HR Certification Institute.