ABOUT US

LUKE BESHAR

Luke Beshar

Chairman

Luke Beshar has served on Protara’s board of directors since October 2018 and as its Chairman since January 2020.  Mr. Beshar previously served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc…

JESSE SHEFFERMAN

JESSE SHEFFERMAN

Co-founder, Director, Chief Executive Officer

Jesse Shefferman is a co-founder of Protara and has led the Company since its inception through the addition of two late-stage assets, the establishment of multiple late-stage development programs and its listing on NASDAQ in early 2020…
MICHAEL SOLOMON

MICHAEL SOLOMON, Ph.D.

Director

Dr. Michael Solomon has served on Protara’s board of directors since May 2018. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and on the board of directors of Ribometrix, Inc…

BARRY FLANNELLY

BARRY FLANNELLY, Pharm.D

Director

Dr. Barry Flannelly has served on Protara’s board of directors since July 2020 and is currently the Executive Vice President and General Manager, North America at Incyte…

Cynthia Smith

CYNTHIA SMITH

Director

Cynthia Smith has served on Protara’s board of directors since January of 2021. She has more than 20 years of broad leadership experience within the healthcare industry.

Roger Garceau, MD

ROGER GARCEAU, M.D.

Director

Dr. Roger Garceau has served on Protara’s board of directors since January 2019 and has more than 30 years of broad pharmaceutical industry experience in drugs, biologics and combination drug/device products for…

Jane Huang

JANE HUANG, M.D.

Director

Dr. Jane Huang has served on Protara’s board of directors since June 2021. Dr. Huang is an experienced biotech executive and proven leader throughout the development lifecycle…

Greg Sargen

GREG SARGEN

Director

Gregory Sargen has served on Protara’s board of directors since November 2019 and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (inactive) with extensive experience working within the healthcare industry. Mr. Sargen served as Chief Financial Officer…

RICHARD LEVY

RICHARD LEVY, M.D.

Director

Dr. Richard Levy has served on Protara’s board of directors since December 2019 and has more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries…

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