CHARTWELL NEWS
  • 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…

  • NICK HAHN JOINS GATEWAY FIRST BANK AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    Chartwell Partners congratulates our placement Nick Hahn on his new role as Chief Financial Officer at Gateway First Bank. Hahn will report to Scott Gesell, CEO, and will be broadly responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of the finance and accounting organization.  Hahn will serve as a key member of the executive team helping…

  • Adicet Bio Appoints Nick Harvey as Chief Financial Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce the recruitment of Nick Harvey as Chief Financial Officer for Adicet Bio, a public biotechnology company discovering and developing allogeneic gamma delta T cell therapies for cancer and other diseases. Mr. Harvey joins Adicet most recently from Centrexion Therapeutics, a privately held biotechnology company, where he served as Executive…

  • Express Flooring selects Scott Luther as Chief Financial Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Scott Luther has recently joined Express Flooring as their Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Express Flooring, Mr. Luther served as Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer for TechMileage Software Solutions.   Express Flooring is market leader of residential and commercial flooring solutions located in the Southwest. Express Flooring…

  • JENNY SMITH JOINS CAREFIRST BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield hired Jenny Smith as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Reporting to Brian Pieninck, the CareFirst CEO, Jenny will lead a diverse financial organization driving innovation and financial strategy for this expanding business.  Previously, Jenny was the CFO of Kaiser Permanente’s Northwest Region and authored a significant turnaround of that multi-billion…

  • US Acute Care Solutions names Tony Martin CFO

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that J. Anthony “Tony” Martin has joined US Acute Care Solutions as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining USACS, Tony was the Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer of United Surgical Partners International, Inc. (USPI), a company specializing in the operation of short-stay healthcare facilities in…

  • Akebia Therapeutics names Dave Spellman as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce the recruitment of Dave Spellman as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Akebia Therapeutics, (NASDAQ: AKBA), a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company with the purpose to better the lives of people impacted by kidney disease.   https://ir.akebia.com/news-releases/news-release-details/akebia-therapeutics-announces-new-chief-financial-officer  

  • Kyle Jordan Joins Tricon Capital Group

    Tricon Capital Group, Inc. recently added Kyle Jordan, Director to their Investments team.  Based in Toronto, Kyle takes a senior leadership role within the group responsible for directing the origination, execution, and ongoing asset management for all of Tricon’s investments in the U.S. and Canada.   “Chartwell Partners is pleased to have served as the…

  • Kari Anderson Joins Gateway First Bank as Chief Accounting Officer

    Chartwell Partners congratulates our placement Kari Anderson on her new role as Chief Accounting Officer at Gateway First Bank. Kari will report to Chief Financial Officer Joel Babb and oversee and direct Gateway’s corporate accounting functions. Joining Gateway from the Chief Accounting Officer seat at LegacyTexas Bank, Kari is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA)…