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The Pagari Leadership Team

Pagari leadership brings over 125 years of experience in the medical and Life Science field.

David Feldker

President and CEO, with over 30 years’ in the Life Science/Pharmaceutical market space. David started his career with 21 years at Sigma-Aldrich (Merck KGaA) in various operational and leadership roles including strategic planning, business development leadership, operational leadership, and business unit leadership. David then became President and CEO of Reliable Biopharmaceutical Corp., a key supplier of injectable grade API’s and key cGMP excipients that was acquired by VWR International and subsequently Avantor, where David held various leadership roles. Since 2018 David has operated his own consulting company advising many small to mid scale life science focused companies. David earned a Bachelors in Biochemistry from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and an M.B.A. from Fontbonne University.

James Wickenhauser

Chief Operations Officer, with over 30 years in Life Sciences/Pharmaceutical space, Jim brings analytical chemistry, product development and commercialization experience. Prior to joining Pagari Life Sciences, Jim held positions with increasing responsibility at a number of life science and pharmaceutical companies including Sigma-Aldrich, Reliable Biopharmaceuticals, and Wilshire Technologies (acquired by Evonik). In his more recent roles he held positions in leadership with P&L accountability and was a driver in process implementations that directly contributed to multiples at the time of a change of control. Jim earned a Bachelors in Chemistry from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville and an M.B.A. from the Geis School of Business at University of Illinois.

Marni Zenkewicz

Chief Commercial Officer with over 25 years in the Pharmaceutical, Life Science and Biotechnology industries. Marni started her career with Searle (Pfizer) planning, leading and launching Blockbuster pharmaceutical products into key markets and earning numerous awards for her achievements. Marni subsequently accepted the position of Director of Sales & Marketing for Reliable Biopharmaceutical Corp. Marni's extensive experience in strategic planning and business development has been instrumental in her successful career in the Pharmaceutical, Life Science and Biotechnology industries. She has consistently demonstrated her ability to identify new market opportunities, develop innovative strategies, and drive growth for the organizations she has worked with. Marni's expertise in these areas has not only contributed to the diversification of product portfolios and customer bases but also positioned companies for long-term success and profitability. Marni was an integral part of positioning and executing the sale of Reliable.

Marni earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology & Biology from The University of Michigan