Underlying our ability to deliver quality advice are our deep functional experience and skills, spanning many medical related markets, including Ophthalmology, Cardiology, Oncology, General Surgery, Women’s Health, Plastic Surgery and Health Related Wearables:

  • Raised well over $150 million in private and public equity and debt across various companies, including institutional and corporate investors
  • Sold three businesses to large corporate players, leading the negotiation, diligence and transaction details
  • Guided strategy as a leader and advisor in numerous corporate and start-up environments and have served as a strategy consultant in a large international management consulting firm
  • Served on the Boards of multiple companies as Chief Executive, Board Member, Board Chair or Committee Chair
  • Led diligence in multiple instances as a target acquisition or investment and helped perform diligence on companies/technologies for venture and corporate players
  • Guided extremely complex technical and clinical programs to a successful conclusion, leveraging a strong academic and professional background in engineering
  • Led multiple businesses from their very earliest days, with strong hands-on experience in the mechanics of building teams, facilities and systems to start companies and to facilitate their growth
  • Built several domestic and international sales teams and drove sales during early commercialization
  • Led the design and execution of numerous domestic and international clinical trials resulting in product approvals in facial aesthetics and cardiology, among other areas
  • Successfully defended or supported the defense of clinical trial results at FDA panel meetings
  • Led in-depth efforts and/or personally developed numerous company budgets and financial plans

Note:  Experience based on Sum Advisory engagements as well as Barry Cheskin’s and Lisa Norcia Cheskin’s individual experience