Management

Art Cohen, CEO

Art Cohen serves as our Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Cohen is a Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager of HealthCor. Prior to HealthCor, Mr. Cohen was a Portfolio Manager at S.A.C. Capital Advisors, LLC (“SAC”) from January 2000 through March 2005 together with Joe Healey. Prior to SAC, from 1995 to 2000, Mr. Cohen was responsible for healthcare investments as a Managing Director at Tiger Management. Prior to Tiger, from 1993 to 1995, Mr. Cohen was a VP and Investment Officer at JW Seligman, a VP at Bank of New York from 1991 to 1993, and an Assistant Portfolio Manager/Analyst of the MSB Fund from 1987 to 1991. Mr. Cohen graduated from the University of Virginia in 1983 with a B.A. in Commerce and received his M.B.A. in Banking and Finance from Hofstra University in 1986.

George Petrocheilos, President

George Petrocheilos serves as our President. Mr. Petrocheilos is the Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner of Catalio. Prior to Catalio, Mr. Petrocheilos was a General Partner at Camden Partners from 2014 through 2020, where he created and co-managed the Nexus life sciences strategy with Dr. Jacob Vogelstein. Mr. Petrocheilos currently serves on the Boards of several private biotechnology companies, including MindX Corp., Spiral Therapeutics, WindMIL Therapeutics, Sisu Global, and LifeSprout Bio. Mr. Petrocheilos also serves on the Board of Trustees of Kennedy Kreiger Institute, a Johns Hopkins Medicine affiliate. Mr. Petrocheilos graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2013 with a B.A. in Financial Economics.

Christine Clarke, CFO

Christine Clarke, CPA, serves as our Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Clarke joined HealthCor in 2006 and has served as the Chief Financial Officer since 2007. Ms. Clarke’s responsibilities include accounting, operational, and human resources and she serves on the Executive, Valuation, Compliance, Expense, Best Execution, and Risk Committees. Prior to joining HealthCor, Ms. Clarke was the Controller at Narragansett Management, L.P. from 2004 to 2006. From 2000 until 2004, Ms. Clarke was an Assurance Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP where she conducted audits of investment management clients. Ms. Clarke received a B.S. in Accounting from Fordham University in 2000 and is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Joseph Healey, Director (Chairman)

Joseph Healey is the chairman of our board of directors. Mr. Healey is a Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager of HealthCor. Prior to HealthCor, Mr. Healey was a Portfolio Manager at SAC from January 2000 through March 2005. Prior to SAC, from 1997 to 2000, Mr. Healey was a health care Portfolio Manager at Kingdon Capital Management, and from 1992 until 1997 he was an Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Dreyfus Corporation. Mr. Healey also served as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corp at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center from 1988 to 1992. Mr. Healey graduated from Boston University in 1988 with a B.A. in Biomedical Engineering and received his M.S. in Technology Management from the University of Maryland in 1993. Mr. Healey became a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) in 1996. We believe that Mr. Healey’s healthcare industry and leadership experience make him well qualified to serve on our board of directors.

Benjamin Snedeker, Director

Benjamin Snedeker is a member of our board of directors. Mr. Snedeker is the Senior Pharmaceutical and Specialty Pharma Analyst of HealthCor. Mr. Snedeker joined the firm in 2019 after serving as a Therapeutics Analyst at PointState Capital. Prior to PointState, Mr. Snedeker was at D.E. Shaw & Company, where he was a Portfolio Manager. Before joining D.E. Shaw, Mr. Snedeker was an Associate Principal in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Products Practice at McKinsey & Company from 2000-2006. Mr. Snedeker graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry from Pennsylvania State University in 1998 and received his M.S. in Inorganic Chemistry from Yale University in 2000. We believe that Mr. Snedeker’s investing experience in the healthcare industry make him well qualified to serve on our board of directors.

Taylor Harris, Director

Taylor Harris is a member of our board of directors. Mr. Harris served as the Chief Financial Officer for MyoKardia, Inc., from April 2018 until that company's acquisition by Bristol Myers Squibb in November 2020. At Myokardia, Mr. Harris led the finance, accounting, information technology, facilities, quality, corporate communications and investor relations functions. Previously, Mr. Harris served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Zeltiq Aesthetics, Inc., until that company’s acquisition by Allergan plc. During that time, he was responsible for global finance, accounting, tax, treasury, investor relations, and information technology functions, as well as the company’s commercial operations, including customer service, product support, and inside sales. Prior to Zeltiq, Mr. Harris served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Thoratec Corporation (acquired by St. Jude Medical, Inc.). Prior to joining Thoratec, Mr. Harris worked at JPMorgan Chase & Co. for over a decade in several capacities, including as a Vice President in the firm’s Healthcare Investment Banking and Equity Research departments. Mr. Harris holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he studied as a Morehead-Cain Scholar. We believe that Mr. Harris's finance, accounting and operations experience makes him well qualified to serve on our board of directors.

Dr. Kenan Turnacioglu, Director

Dr. Kenan Turnacioglu is a member of our board of directors. Dr. Turnacioglu is a General Partner at Catalio, where he also serves on the Investment Committee. Dr. Turnacioglu is also the Chairman of PaigeAI, a machine learning pathology company spun out of Memorial Sloan Kettering. In 2011, Dr. Turnacioglu co-founded PointState Capital, LP and managed the portfolios and investment teams in Healthcare and Consumer sectors, before departing in 2018. From 2001 to 2010, Dr. Turnacioglu worked at Duquesne Capital Management, LLC managing healthcare investments. While at these positions, Dr. Turnacioglu also served on the boards of StemCentrx from 2013 to 2016, Agensys from 2004 to 2007, and NYU Langone Cancer Center from 2010 to 2015. From 1998 to 2000, Dr. Turnacioglu worked at Credit Suisse as an analyst on the biotech team. Dr. Turnacioglu earned a B.A. from Rutgers University, and a Ph.D from the University of Pennsylvania, before becoming a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins University. We believe that Dr. Turnacioglu’s finance and investing experience, as well as his experience on various boards of directors, make him well qualified to serve on our board of directors.

Michael Weinstein, Director

Michael Weinstein is a member of our board of directors. Mr. Weinstein is Senior Vice President, Strategy and a member of the Executive Committee at Medtronic PLC, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. In this role, Mr. Weinstein oversees global strategy for Medtronic, including providing counsel and input on business development, capital deployment, and the overall strategic direction of Medtronic’s businesses. Prior to joining Medtronic, Mr. Weinstein spent 25 years at J.P. Morgan & Co., where as a Managing Director he led the firm’s Healthcare group within Equity Research. Mr. Weinstein joined J.P. Morgan in 1992 and was the firm’s senior medical technology analyst from 1995 to 2018. Mr. Weinstein is a 14-time #1 ranked analyst in the annual surveys of both Institutional Investor and Greenwich Associates. In 2013, he was named to the Institutional Investor Hall of Fame. Mr. Weinstein received his bachelor’s degree in International Management from Georgetown University. We believe that Mr. Weinstein’s healthcare industry and public company leadership experience make him well qualified to serve on our board of directors.

Dr. Christopher Wolfgang, Director

Dr. Christopher Wolfgang is a member of our board of directors. Christopher Wolfgang MD, PhD is the John L. Cameron Professor of Surgery and the Chief of Pancreatic Surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Dr. Wolfgang holds additional appointments including a Professor of Pathology and Oncology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Wolfgang was elected into both the Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence and the Distinguished Teaching Society of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Wolfgang is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts and thought leaders in pancreatic cancer clinical care and basic research. Dr. Wolfgang is one of the most experienced pancreatic surgeons world-wide, personally having performed over 1200 Whipple operations. Dr. Wolfgang is considered one of the go-to surgeons for pancreatic cancer with vascular involvement and has led his group in pushing the envelope for vascular reconstruction as part of pancreatic cancer resection and in resecting pancreatic cancer metastatic to the liver. In addition to his clinical activity, Dr. Wolfgang runs a research program focused on the understanding of metastatic spread — the most important reason for treatment failure following tumor removal. Dr. Wolfgang has published over 400 peer-reviewed research articles and has a Google Scholar H-index of 97 with over 40,000 citations of his work. Dr. Wolfgang graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 1998 with a combined MD and PhD degree (biochemistry). In January 2020, Dr. Wolfgang assumed the role of Chief of Pancreatic Surgery at NYU Langone in Manhattan, New York. We believe that Dr. Wolfgang’s healthcare industry and leadership experience make him well qualified to serve on our board of directors.

Art Cohen, CEO

Art Cohen serves as our Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Cohen is a Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager of HealthCor. Prior to HealthCor, Mr. Cohen was a Portfolio Manager at S.A.C. Capital Advisors, LLC (“SAC”) from January 2000 through March 2005 together with Joe Healey. Prior to SAC, from 1995 to 2000, Mr. Cohen was responsible for healthcare investments as a Managing Director at Tiger Management. Prior to Tiger, from 1993 to 1995, Mr. Cohen was a VP and Investment Officer at JW Seligman, a VP at Bank of New York from 1991 to 1993, and an Assistant Portfolio Manager/Analyst of the MSB Fund from 1987 to 1991. Mr. Cohen graduated from the University of Virginia in 1983 with a B.A. in Commerce and received his M.B.A. in Banking and Finance from Hofstra University in 1986.

George Petrocheilos, President

George Petrocheilos serves as our President. Mr. Petrocheilos is the Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner of Catalio. Prior to Catalio, Mr. Petrocheilos was a General Partner at Camden Partners from 2014 through 2020, where he created and co-managed the Nexus life sciences strategy with Dr. Jacob Vogelstein. Mr. Petrocheilos currently serves on the Boards of several private biotechnology companies, including MindX Corp., Spiral Therapeutics, WindMIL Therapeutics, Sisu Global, and LifeSprout Bio. Mr. Petrocheilos also serves on the Board of Trustees of Kennedy Kreiger Institute, a Johns Hopkins Medicine affiliate. Mr. Petrocheilos graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2013 with a B.A. in Financial Economics.

Christine Clarke, CFO

Christine Clarke, CPA, serves as our Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Clarke joined HealthCor in 2006 and has served as the Chief Financial Officer since 2007. Ms. Clarke’s responsibilities include accounting, operational, and human resources and she serves on the Executive, Valuation, Compliance, Expense, Best Execution, and Risk Committees. Prior to joining HealthCor, Ms. Clarke was the Controller at Narragansett Management, L.P. from 2004 to 2006. From 2000 until 2004, Ms. Clarke was an Assurance Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP where she conducted audits of investment management clients. Ms. Clarke received a B.S. in Accounting from Fordham University in 2000 and is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Joseph Healey, Director (Chairman)

Joseph Healey is the chairman of our board of directors. Mr. Healey is a Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager of HealthCor. Prior to HealthCor, Mr. Healey was a Portfolio Manager at SAC from January 2000 through March 2005. Prior to SAC, from 1997 to 2000, Mr. Healey was a health care Portfolio Manager at Kingdon Capital Management, and from 1992 until 1997 he was an Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Dreyfus Corporation. Mr. Healey also served as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corp at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center from 1988 to 1992. Mr. Healey graduated from Boston University in 1988 with a B.A. in Biomedical Engineering and received his M.S. in Technology Management from the University of Maryland in 1993. Mr. Healey became a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) in 1996. We believe that Mr. Healey’s healthcare industry and leadership experience make him well qualified to serve on our board of directors.

Benjamin Snedeker, Director

Benjamin Snedeker is a member of our board of directors. Mr. Snedeker is the Senior Pharmaceutical and Specialty Pharma Analyst of HealthCor. Mr. Snedeker joined the firm in 2019 after serving as a Therapeutics Analyst at PointState Capital. Prior to PointState, Mr. Snedeker was at D.E. Shaw & Company, where he was a Portfolio Manager. Before joining D.E. Shaw, Mr. Snedeker was an Associate Principal in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Products Practice at McKinsey & Company from 2000-2006. Mr. Snedeker graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry from Pennsylvania State University in 1998 and received his M.S. in Inorganic Chemistry from Yale University in 2000. We believe that Mr. Snedeker’s investing experience in the healthcare industry make him well qualified to serve on our board of directors.

Taylor Harris, Director

Taylor Harris is a member of our board of directors. Mr. Harris served as the Chief Financial Officer for MyoKardia, Inc., from April 2018 until that company's acquisition by Bristol Myers Squibb in November 2020. At Myokardia, Mr. Harris led the finance, accounting, information technology, facilities, quality, corporate communications and investor relations functions. Previously, Mr. Harris served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Zeltiq Aesthetics, Inc., until that company’s acquisition by Allergan plc. During that time, he was responsible for global finance, accounting, tax, treasury, investor relations, and information technology functions, as well as the company’s commercial operations, including customer service, product support, and inside sales. Prior to Zeltiq, Mr. Harris served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Thoratec Corporation (acquired by St. Jude Medical, Inc.). Prior to joining Thoratec, Mr. Harris worked at JPMorgan Chase & Co. for over a decade in several capacities, including as a Vice President in the firm’s Healthcare Investment Banking and Equity Research departments. Mr. Harris holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he studied as a Morehead-Cain Scholar. We believe that Mr. Harris's finance, accounting and operations experience makes him well qualified to serve on our board of directors.

Dr. Kenan Turnacioglu, Director

Dr. Kenan Turnacioglu is a member of our board of directors. Dr. Turnacioglu is a General Partner at Catalio, where he also serves on the Investment Committee. Dr. Turnacioglu is also the Chairman of PaigeAI, a machine learning pathology company spun out of Memorial Sloan Kettering. In 2011, Dr. Turnacioglu co-founded PointState Capital, LP and managed the portfolios and investment teams in Healthcare and Consumer sectors, before departing in 2018. From 2001 to 2010, Dr. Turnacioglu worked at Duquesne Capital Management, LLC managing healthcare investments. While at these positions, Dr. Turnacioglu also served on the boards of StemCentrx from 2013 to 2016, Agensys from 2004 to 2007, and NYU Langone Cancer Center from 2010 to 2015. From 1998 to 2000, Dr. Turnacioglu worked at Credit Suisse as an analyst on the biotech team. Dr. Turnacioglu earned a B.A. from Rutgers University, and a Ph.D from the University of Pennsylvania, before becoming a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins University. We believe that Dr. Turnacioglu’s finance and investing experience, as well as his experience on various boards of directors, make him well qualified to serve on our board of directors.

Michael Weinstein, Director

Michael Weinstein is a member of our board of directors. Mr. Weinstein is Senior Vice President, Strategy and a member of the Executive Committee at Medtronic PLC, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. In this role, Mr. Weinstein oversees global strategy for Medtronic, including providing counsel and input on business development, capital deployment, and the overall strategic direction of Medtronic’s businesses. Prior to joining Medtronic, Mr. Weinstein spent 25 years at J.P. Morgan & Co., where as a Managing Director he led the firm’s Healthcare group within Equity Research. Mr. Weinstein joined J.P. Morgan in 1992 and was the firm’s senior medical technology analyst from 1995 to 2018. Mr. Weinstein is a 14-time #1 ranked analyst in the annual surveys of both Institutional Investor and Greenwich Associates. In 2013, he was named to the Institutional Investor Hall of Fame. Mr. Weinstein received his bachelor’s degree in International Management from Georgetown University. We believe that Mr. Weinstein’s healthcare industry and public company leadership experience make him well qualified to serve on our board of directors.

Dr. Christopher Wolfgang, Director

Dr. Christopher Wolfgang is a member of our board of directors. Christopher Wolfgang MD, PhD is the John L. Cameron Professor of Surgery and the Chief of Pancreatic Surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Dr. Wolfgang holds additional appointments including a Professor of Pathology and Oncology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Wolfgang was elected into both the Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence and the Distinguished Teaching Society of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Wolfgang is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts and thought leaders in pancreatic cancer clinical care and basic research. Dr. Wolfgang is one of the most experienced pancreatic surgeons world-wide, personally having performed over 1200 Whipple operations. Dr. Wolfgang is considered one of the go-to surgeons for pancreatic cancer with vascular involvement and has led his group in pushing the envelope for vascular reconstruction as part of pancreatic cancer resection and in resecting pancreatic cancer metastatic to the liver. In addition to his clinical activity, Dr. Wolfgang runs a research program focused on the understanding of metastatic spread — the most important reason for treatment failure following tumor removal. Dr. Wolfgang has published over 400 peer-reviewed research articles and has a Google Scholar H-index of 97 with over 40,000 citations of his work. Dr. Wolfgang graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 1998 with a combined MD and PhD degree (biochemistry). In January 2020, Dr. Wolfgang assumed the role of Chief of Pancreatic Surgery at NYU Langone in Manhattan, New York. We believe that Dr. Wolfgang’s healthcare industry and leadership experience make him well qualified to serve on our board of directors.