Ms. Loewy is an accomplished executive leader with more than 25 years of experience in assessing and accelerating biotechnology product development and growth. She currently provides strategic advisory services to life science companies on a variety of high-impact matters including funding strategies, product pipeline evaluation, and assessing business development opportunities. Ms. Loewy has held numerous executive roles; most recently, she co-founded and served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer of Achieve Life Sciences, Inc. Prior to that, she held the position of Chief Financial Officer of both public and private biopharmaceutical companies including Tobira Therapeutics, Inc., Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated, and Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ms. Loewy also spent 11 years as a senior biotechnology equity research analyst at Morgan Stanley and Prudential Securities. She sits on the board of directors of CymaBay Therapeutics Inc.; is a founding board member of the Global Genes Project, one of the leading rare disease patient advocacy organizations in the world; and is a member of the National Advisory Council of the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) Center for Rare Childhood Disorders. Ms. Loewy is also a founding board member of the KCNQ2 Cure Alliance Foundation. Ms. Loewy holds a BA degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA/MS degree from Carnegie Mellon University.