R. Michael Carruthers
Interim President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
R. Michael Carruthers has served as our Chief Financial Officer and Secretary since February 4, 2015. From December 1998 to February 2015, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Array BioPharma. Prior to joining Array BioPharma, Mr. Carruthers served as Chief Financial Officer of Sievers Instrument, a division of Ionics, Inc., and before joining Sievers, was the treasurer and controller for the Waukesha division of Dover Corporation. Mr. Carruthers was previously employed as an accountant with Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Carruthers received a B.S. in accounting from the University of Colorado and a M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
Chief Operating Officer
Janice Troha has served as our Chief Operating Officer since December 2014. From June 2012 to December 2014, Ms. Troha was our Executive Vice President of Product Development and Regulatory Affairs, and from October 2008 to May 2012, she served as our Vice President, Product Development and Regulatory Affairs. Prior to joining Nivalis, she served as the Site Manager and Vice President for Development and Regulatory Affairs for Endo Pharmaceuticals, Colorado from October 2006 to June 2008, and Vice President, Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs for RxKinetix, from 2001 to 2006. Previously, Ms. Troha held positions of increasing responsibility in Product Development, Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs at Cortech from 1994 to 2000 and in Clinical Research at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals from 1984 to 1994. Ms. Troha earned a B.S. in liberal arts and sciences from the University of the State of New York.