Board of Directors
Sarah is a founding general partner of CAPITA3, a venture capital fund investing in healthcare technology companies that are founded and led by women. Sarah also Co-Founder and Managing Director of Gopher Angels, which works to address the lack of accessible and organized angel funding for MN startups.
Rowan Mahon, PharmD, MPH
Dr. Mahon previously served as the volunteer Managing Director of RoundtableRx. As co-founder, Dr. Mahon volunteers her time as a board member and leader of the organization's legislative advocacy.
Catalyst Enterprises, LLC
Marsha K. Millonig, BPharm, MBA is Founder and owner of Catalyst Enterprises, LLC, a health care consulting practice dedicated to creating change by helping clients achieve strategies for improved health outcomes.
Norrie Thomas, Ph.D, M.S., R.Ph
Dr. Norrie Thomas, Ph.D, M.S., R.Ph. (Pharmacy Emeritus), is Adjunct Professor at the College of Pharmacy and Senior Fellow at the Center for Leading Healthcare Change at the University of Minnesota, and Executive Vice President at ActiveRadar.
Sarah Derr, PharmD
Minnesota Pharmacy Association
Dr. Derr serves as the Executive Director at the Minnesota Pharmacists Association. Dr. Derr completed her PharmD at the University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy. Previous to her current role, Dr. Derr served as the Director of Medication Management at an innovative and quality improvement organization, the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative.
Mary MacCarthy, MBA
University of Minnesota
Mary is a marketing and healthcare leader launching startups as Sr. Program Manager in the University of Minnesota's Venture Center.
Lynda Welage, PharmD, FCCP
University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy
Dr. Welage is currently the Dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota. Dean Welage is a nationally known expert on critical care and drug absorption.
University of Minnesota
At the University of Minnesota, Andrew assembles and licenses IP portfolios of faculty research to create University-based start-up companies covering University patents, trademarks, copyrights, and technical expertise.
Danny Akert, MPH
Minnesota Hospital Association
Danny currently serves as the Director of State Government Relations for the Minnesota Hospital Association and leads the Roundtable Rx Communications Subcommittee. His connection and service to Roundtable Rx came from legislative work in advancing public health, patient access, and Minnesota's safety net providers.
Stephen T. Parente, PhD, MPH, MS
University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management
Stephen T. Parente, Ph.D., MPH, MS is a Professor in the Department of Finance and the Minnesota Insurance Industry Chair of Health Finance in Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and Associate Dean of the Global Institute.
Bruce Schmaltz, CPA
Bruce is an experienced chief financial officer with work and volunteer experience in the nonprofit sector.
Luqman Lawal, MD, MPH
Bright Health Group
A physician, public health professional, and a global health expert. He earned his medical degree from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria, a master's degree in public health from the University of Minnesota School of public health. He currently serves as an MIT Sloan leadership fellow. In addition, he is completing a master's degree in business administration at MIT Sloan School of management. He has worked to advance healthcare for the most vulnerable population in over seventy low and middle-income countries