Steve Rose, CPA, CMA, has been a member of our board of directors since September, 2004. Mr. Rose, who has over 17 years of experience in venture investing, is Managing Director of Fisk Ventures, LLC, the venture investment company for H. Fisk Johnson, Ph.D., Chairman of the Board, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of S.C. Johnson and Son Inc., or S.C. Johnson. In this capacity, Mr. Rose serves on the boards of several early stage technology-based companies. Mr. Rose previously held several positions with S.C. Johnson in both the United States and in Canada, including positions in strategic planning, new business and new product development, and financial and business management.
Mr. Rose has an Honors Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University, and is also a Certified Management Accountant. As a venture capitalist with experience on the boards of several emerging companies, Mr. Rose provides the Singulex Board of Directors with insightful and relevant expertise in both finance and operations. In addition, his financial credentials and experience are of significant value in his service on our governance committee.