Our People

Experienced, Connected, Proven Success

In our business, there is no substitute for senior-level experience in the life sciences sector. It’s this depth of experience that makes us different from other firms and assures our clients of relevant, real-world solutions to help their business grow.

Each one of our team has at least 25 years of life science industry experience, often at the C-level, and has worked for large companies as well as early stage firms. Our global network of life science industry contacts improves the accuracy of our analyses and the speed and quality of our transactions.

The TCG team creates successful plans and can implement them in virtually all areas of medical devices, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and other life science segments.

Dean Gray
Medical Devices
Diagnostic Imaging
Health IT

Dean Gray

Dean is a global business executive with over 25 years of leadership in turning innovation into value for life science companies in the U.S, Europe, and Asia.

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James Woodward
Medical Devices
Health Services

James Woodward

Jim has spent over 30 years in early-stage medical device, diagnostic, and healthcare service companies with experience in general management, finance, M&A/licensing, and product development strategy. He has been a partner of TCG since 2008 and has served clients in several areas.

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Kenneth West
Medical Devices
Specialty Markets

Kenneth West

For 30+ years, Ken West has successfully led the growth of life science companies in a wide array of markets including medical device, specialty materials, veterinary services, and information technology.

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Jan Turek
Pharma and Biotech

Jan Turek

Jan has 30 years of global experience in general management, product, business and market development as well as M&A/licensing with large and small pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

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Reinhard Merz
Medical Devices
Pharma and Biotech

Reinhard Merz

Reinhard has a broad background in medical research, healthcare marketing and e-business for Fortune 500, mid-sized and start-up firms. He has many years of experience in developing Internet services both on the Direct-to-Consumer and Business-to-Business side.

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Mike Garrett
Pharma and Biotech

Mike Garrett

Mike has spent more than 25 years experience in the life sciences industry working in business development, investment management, licensing and intellectual property positions for large companies, venture funds and entrepreneurial biopharma groups.

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Dennis Burns
Medical Devices
Consumer Products

Dennis Burns

Dennis has 30+ years of diverse medical device, consumer and biotech leadership in management, market development and licensing at top global healthcare companies like J&J as well as start-up firms.

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