CHARTWELL NEWS
  • MIKE LITZINGER JOINS AMERICAN BANK AS HEAD OF INTERNAL AUDIT

    Chartwell Partners congratulates our placement Mike Litzinger on his new role as Director of Internal Audit at American Bank in Austin.  As Director of Internal Audit, Litzinger will be responsible for leading and developing the Internal Audit function. He brings a strong background in Internal Audit from the public accounting sector and will be a…

  • Jaguar Gene Therapy Bolsters Leadership Team with Appointment of Joseph W. McIntosh, MD, as Chief Medical Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce the recruitment of Joe McIntosh, MD, as Chief Medical Officer for Jaguar Gene Therapy. Backed by Deerfield Management, ARCH Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs, Nolan Capital, and Eli Lilly, and based in Lake Forest, IL, Jaguar Gene Therapy is led by former AveXis leadership, leveraging a proven management team with the…

  • AMBER ROY JOINS TRIUMPH BUSINESS CAPITAL AS COO

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Amber Roy recently joined Triumph Business Capital as Chief Operating Officer.  In this role, Roy will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Triumph Business Capital and related services ensuring the company delivers high quality services while being cost-effective and maintaining a positive profit margin. In partnership with…

  • Chartwell Partners Recruits Ian Hunt to Akebia Therapeutics as SVP, Regulatory Affairs

    We are delighted to announce the recruitment of Ian Hunt as SVP, Regulatory Affairs for Akebia Therapeutics, a public, Cambridge, MA-based biopharmaceutical company committed to bettering the lives of people impacted by kidney disease. Most recently, Ian served as Vice President and Head of Regulatory Affairs for GSK’s Infectious Disease, Neuroscience and CV/Renal franchises, a…

  • Allakos Appoints Baird Radford as Chief Financial Officer

    Chartwell Partners is honored to have been selected to partner with Allakos on the recruitment of Baird Radford as Chief Financial Officer.  Mr. Radford’s experience helping to lead companies through the transition from R&D to commercial stage will be a distinct advantage as Allakos prepares for potential commercialization of its first product candidate. Most recently,…

  • CareFirst, Inc. names Hemant Bakshi as VP, Treasury Operation & Financial Planning

    We are pleased to announce that our client, CareFirst, Inc., the largest healthcare insurer in the Mid-Atlantic Region, serving 3.4 million members, hired Hemant Bakshi to be their next Vice President, Treasury Operation & Financial Planning.  Reporting to the CFO, Hemant Bakshi will be responsible for all organizational and strategic FP&A for the organization inclusive…

  • CareFirst names Dr. Tich Changamire as Chief Medical Officer

    We are pleased to announce that our client, CareFirst, Inc., the largest healthcare insurer in the Mid-Atlantic region, serving 3.4 million members, hired Dr. Tich Changamire to be their next Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Changamire comes to CareFirst from Humana where he was most recently Chief Medical Officer for the Medicaid business in Louisiana and…

  • Prothena Corporation plc Announces the Appointment of Hideki Garren, MD, PhD, as Chief Medical Officer

    Chartwell is delighted to have served as executive search partner to Prothena for the Company’s recruitment of its Chief Medical Officer, Hideki Garren, MD, PhD. The breadth and success of Dr. Garren’s neuroscience drug development experience will be distinct advantages as Prothena looks towards the continued development, registration, and commercialization of its first assets. Most…

  • JAKE PARSONS JOINS CITY BANK AS HEAD OF LOAN REVIEW

    Chartwell Partners congratulates our placement Jake Parsons on his new role as Head of Loan Review at City Bank in Lubbock. Reporting to Brent Bates, Chief Credit Officer, Parsons will be responsible for directing the independent loan review function for the bank and providing executive management and the Board Credit Risk Committee with objective evaluations…

  • SHY TITTLEBAUM JOINS B1BANK AS SVP, DIRECTOR OF MORTGAGE

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Shy Tittlebaum recently joined b1BANK as Senior Vice President, Director of Mortgage. Tittlebaum will provide oversight of the bank’s mortgage division and partner with key stakeholders to improve the product mix offered through retail channels while leading the bank’s mortgage strategy and product evolution.  Tittlebaum joins b1BANK from…