Mr. Ferrara is an experienced, high integrity financial and business executive (Chief Financial Officer) and Outside Company Director with demonstrated leadership skills in working with Boards of Directors and management teams. He is accomplished at thinking strategically and acting tactically with proven abilities in building and leading high performance, successful corporate finance organizations, HR, IT & Operational teams. Experience includes public and private venture capital/private equity backed national and international companies in a variety of industries at various development stages. Industries include: Life science (devices and biopharmaceutical companies); Environmental products & services; Cable & sound communication; Technology services & products; Technology enhanced logistics & supply chain services; and Manufacturing. He contributed to significant profit improvement through results-oriented leadership, annual revenue growth, performance improvement, efficiency and cost reduction initiatives. He has worked with investment bankers to optimize the capital structure of organizations.

Board Experience:

Phio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – Current:  Audit Committee Chair; Member of Compensation & Governance Committees.

DBI – May 2015 – June 2017 – Director.

Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of PA. (PLAN) – June 2011 – September 2013: Governance Committee Chair; Member of Finance Committee.

Professional Experience:

Certified Public Accountant, PA