Dr. Neil Riordan
CEO

PhD in Health Sciences from the
Medical University of the Americas

Founded Signature Biologics in 2018 with more than 30 years of experience in applied stem cell research.

One of the earliest pioneer and expert in applied stem cell research and founder of 5 intercontinental companies that specialize in various biomedical products ranging from the use of adult stem cells in Panama to human umbilical cord tissue products produced in the US.

Chloe Bailey
President

BSc Economics, London School of Economics; MBA, NYU Stern

Joined Signature Biologics in 2018 and is responsible for overseeing director level positions, as well as assigning and monitoring company activities and resources.

Over 10 years of industry experience starting as an early employee with the Stem Cell Institute in Panama, working in the accounting department but also frequently interacting with patients. Spent five years in New York City working in financial analytics and completed her MBA with a focus on strategy and healthcare. Relocated to Dallas to run Aidan Products, a nutraceutical company also founded by Neil Riordan, where she more than doubled profitability and established new lines of business.

Dr. Jonathan Hernandez
Chief Scientific Officer

PhD in Human Physiology and Regenerative Biology from the
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Joined Signature Biologics in 2018 and is responsible of the department of Research and Development.

Over 10 years of experience in the field of regenerative biology, cardiovascular research and translational medicine. Skilled in Stem Cell Biology, Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (hiPSCs), Mesenchymal Stem Cells derived from umbilical cord (UC-MSCs) and Cardiac electrophysiology. Well experienced overseeing R&D and clinical product manufacturing operations in compliance with set regulations and policies.

Angelica Rivas
Laboratory Director

BS in Biotechnology from Universidad San Martin de Panama; MBA in Project Management Universidad Latina de Panama

Joined Signature Biologics in 2018 and is responsible for laboratory manufacturing operations and compliance with applicable regulations and standards.

Over 10 years in the regenerative medicine industry using adult stem cells starting in MediStem Panama, working in the Production Department as a Laboratory Technician and Cell Line Coordinator. Well experienced in implementation of Quality Management System (QMS) after 6 years in MediStem Panama in the role of Quality Assurance.

Dan Wagner
VP of Sales & Marketing

BS in Marketing & Supply Chain Management from Lehigh University

Joined Signature Biologics in 2019 and is responsible for Business Development Strategy, Professional Education, and continued Expansion Planning, while also directing Customer Service, Sales Operations, Field Sales, and Marketing teams.

Over 15 years of notable experience directing Sales Force Effectiveness to cover 1500 salespersons across 23 countries and contributed to Medical Device startups in cardiology, pain management, and orthopedics. Launched new surgical procedures, like LESS Surgery, and organization wide directives of multi-million-dollar, international investments reporting to the Board of Directors.

JIll Baker
Director of Human Resources

Masters of Education
from Columbia University

Joined Signature Biologics in 2019 and is responsible for HR leadership and administration, various operational projects, and executive team support.

Over 17 years of experience in HR, consulting and operations.  Prior to current role, worked with individual financial advisors to build enterprise value through practice management structures and the development of multigenerational enterprise teams. Held leadership positions in multiple industries; including non-profit, as Executive Director of PlaySmart, in education, as Collaboration Coordinator for Economic Opportunity at the Skandarlaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Washington University in Saint Louis, and in various corporations.

Neal Wright
Business Systems Director

BS in Kinesiology from Arizona State University

Joined Signature Biologics in 2018 and is responsible for managing IT/business systems’ growth, network operations, and facilities operations coordination.

Over 10 years of experience in small business environments, managing operations to improve efficiencies and automate processes. Particularly versed in problem solving, conceptualization, and end-to-end project execution with an emphasis on information technologies.

Todd Brock
VP of Finance & Accounting

Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Central Arkansas; Certified Public Accountant

Joined Signature Biologics in 2020 and is responsible for all accounting, budgeting and forecasting, treasury and financial reporting.

Over 25 years of accounting experience, with 15 years of specific controllership experience. Worked for both public and private companies, primarily in telecommunications, utility, and software sectors.

MISSION

Our mission is to use innovative techniques to manufacture human placental-derived products to support and improve the natural healing processes of the body. We strive to provide best-in-class products that better the quality of life of patients.

VISION

Our vision is to become the premier, trusted source of innovative placental-derived therapeutic solutions in the nation, characterized by the highest quality products and improved functional patient outcomes.

PROCESS

We utilize our proprietary Signature Process to produce Signature Cord and Signature Matrix, placental-derived tissue products. The Signature Process consists of sophisticated standardized processing techniques that preserve the tissue integrity and growth factors to potentially enhance the body’s natural healing ability.

Executive Vision

Companies in our Network

Signature Biologics is part of a network of companies including Aidan Products, Riordan Medical Institute, Stem Cell Institute and MediStem Panama. All of these companies are dedicated to providing industry-leading services and products to their customers. To learn more about these companies, please visit the links below.