Our Board of Directors
Our board of directors at 3Bar Biologics is made up of knowledgeable experts within the industry.
Independent Board Member
David Nothmann, Terramera
Parker MacDonell, Advisory Partner Rev1 Ventures
Parker MacDonell is an Advisory Partner at Rev1 Ventures in Columbus, Ohio. As a member of the investment team, he serves as a lead advisor to client companies. From 2015 through 2021, he served as Managing Director for the Ohio TechAngel Funds (OTAF). Rev1 Ventures is an investor startup studio that helps startups grow, and corporates innovate. The mission of Rev1 Ventures is to help entrepreneurs turn their ideas into great companies. Mr. MacDonell has served on the boards of fourteen for-profit companies, five of which have had successful liquidity events to date. Today he serves as a board member of 3Bar Biologics and a board observer for ReadySet Surgical and Lucy.ai, all of which are Rev1 portfolio companies. Mr. MacDonell is a seasoned financial services and business executive whose personal mission is to help others succeed in business. His financial services career has combined commercial banking, angel investing, and startup business ventures. At Bank One, he led teams of retail, commercial, and community bankers. At CFBank, he successfully launched the bank’s entry into the Columbus market and built a base of satisfied clients. He has served on the boards of thirteen not-for-profit organizations in the arts, workforce development, healthcare, and other fields. Mr. MacDonell served for six years on the board of the Angel Capital Association and as its treasurer for two of those years. Mr. MacDonell holds an undergraduate degree in music from Dartmouth College and a Master’s Degree in Public and Private Management from the Yale School of Management. In his spare time, he is a singer/songwriter who performs with a band and releases recordings of his original songs.
Richard Maksimoski, Principal of MaximumCQ LLC
Mr. Maksimoski, Principal of MaximumCQ LLC, is a prominent consultant in the midwestern bioproducts industry. He has partnered with OSU since 2011 as an external business development consultant and currently serves as the industry liaison for the Ohio Bioproducts Innovation Center (OBIC). Formerly Vice-President of R&D/Quality for Elmer’s Products, Inc., he has over 28 years of R&D experience at a broad range of CPG companies and industries including Scotts, Kraft, and P&G. Mr. Maksimoski holds a BS ChE from U. Massachusetts Amherst.
Zach Ellis, Director New Ventures, The Ohio State University
Geoffrey Marshall, Former P&G Executive (M&A)
Mr. Marshall is a Global Operations Executive with almost 35 years of experience working with companies to forge global businesses or seek to generate year-on-year returns, consistently beating the market or their projections. Geoffrey has over 30+ years of experience at Fortune 22 CPG leader, Procter & Gamble, in key business areas such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance & Integrations, Global Supply Chain, and International Business, with an emphasis on development and implementation of business strategies that win in the marketplace. Mr. Marshall holds a MBA from Tulane University and a BS from Xavier University of Louisiana, Accounting.