Mr. Willie brings broad business and financial analysis experience spanning the life science and technology sectors to his role with Leading BioSciences. Prior to joining the company, he spent nearly seven years with PricewaterhouseCoopers. During his tenure, he advanced through positions of increasing responsibility, ultimately serving as a manager charged with providing financial thought leadership and project counsel to the executive teams and boards of multiple clinical-stage biotechnology companies. In his positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Willie gained key experience across a number of key transactional and M&A activities including initial public offerings, business unit carve-outs and international collaboration agreements.
He earned a master’s degree in accountancy and bachelor’s degree in accounting from Brigham Young University and is a board certified public accountant in the state of California.