CPA, CVA has experience in finance, marketing, business development, and operations primarily within the pharmaceutical industry. Lisa was a Co-founder, Vice Chair and CFO of Ilera Healthcare, a vertically integrated Grower, Processor and Dispenser of Medicinal Marijuana in Pennsylvania, sold to TerrAscend Corp in 2019. Lisa is a Co-founder and Vice Chair of Advanced Biomedics Holdings which founded a Grower and Processor in Louisiana, and Ilera Therapeutics LLC, acquired by Zelda Therapeutics also in 2019.
Lisa is also the Co-founder and Managing Partner of PIPV Capital, a Private Equity firm focused on building companies in life sciences, where she manages the financial aspects of the firm and portfolio, generates and leads investments, manages investor communications, and acts as Board Member CEO, CFO, and/or plays various management roles, as necessary, for portfolio companies. Lisa has previously served as COO for GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”) Pharmaceuticals Ventures, a pharmaceutical venture fund, as well as other operations and transactions roles over 13 years with GSK. Prior to joining GSK, Lisa was a management consultant and auditor with Coopers & Lybrand. Ms. Gray holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Villanova University, an MBA in Finance from Penn State University, and a Post-Graduate Degree in Marketing Management. Lisa is also active in various community organizations and non-profits that positively impact people’s quality of life.