Dr. Raymond W. Urbanski MD, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Dr. Urbanski joins Applied BioSciences with an impressive list of accomplishments throughout his career ranging from academic research and private practice to his work and rise within the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Urbanski spent eight years with Pfizer and held several positions within the company which included medical director of diversified products, senior medical director of breast cancer products, senior medical director of oncology clinical R&D, and eventually Vice President/Chief Medical Officer of the Established Products Business Unit. In addition to his roles with Pfizer, Dr. Urbanski served as Chief Medical Officer of Mylan Inc., Chief Medical Officer of MannKind Corp., and Senior Director of US Medical Affairs for Aventis.
He brings extensive experience in building highly effective and efficient organizations as well as experience in all phases of drug development across numerous therapeutic areas including hematology/oncology, rheumatology, neurology, cardiovascular medicine, and endocrinology/diabetes.
President and Director
Chris Bridges has served as our President since February 10, 2017, and as a director since March 9, 2017. Mr. Bridges has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Vessix Inx, a virtual payment systems business which provides payment services designed for the aviation industry, since January 2013. From January 2009 until September 2013, Mr. Bridges served as a director of Banctek Solutions, which provides merchant bankcard processing services to all types of merchants. From January 2005 until January 2008, Mr. Bridges was Executive Vice President - Acquisitions at PRS Assets, of Denver, Colorado.
John James “JJ” Southard
Secretary and Treasurer
Since 2011, Mr. Southard has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Sand Gallery, Inc., a glass-blowing studio and art gallery, located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and founded by Mr. Southard. From 2008 until 2011, Mr. Southard founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Natural Choice Co-Op, LLC, a cannabis dispensary located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. In 2000, Mr. Southard obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from University of Wyoming.