Our Team

We pride ourselves on the talent and expertise that our team brings to the industry. Our amazing team is what makes us an amazing company. Learn more about the members of the Phoenix Life Sciences senior leadership team below.

James “Jamie” Baumgartner, PhD
Chief Executive Officer

An innovative business leader combining his 20+ years of drug discovery experience with an acute business acumen resulting in broad scientific excellence that has assisted over 700 biotechnology/pharmaceutical companies.

Vincent Coviello MBA, MRED
President, Chairman, and Director

Investment and Real Estate development professional. Previous roles include: Infineum Capital Partners, Franklin Funds

Helena Yardley, Ph.D.²
Chief Scientific Officer

Dual PhD in Neuroscience & Physiology from the University of Colorado Boulder. Leading researcher and data scientist.

Susan Batenhorst, PhD
Lab Operations Manager

PhD in Bio-Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Denver. Responsible for all operations in our laboratory. Previous: Lab Manager for McMurdo Station Research Lab in Antarctica & Chemical Warfare research with ECBC/FAC.

Deepak Kumar, MBA, JD
Vice President of Business Development / Analyst

Proven track record of multi-million capital raise and entrepreneurial experience. Responsible leading strategic planning and raising capital. Previous: Financial advisor with UBS.

We are always looking to expand our wonderful team. If you have any medical, scientific, operational, or financial experience, please fill out the form below to speak with someone about making a difference in the world.