Richard D. Peterson
Richard D. Peterson has over 20 years of experience in the areas of executive management, finance and accounting. Since September 2022, Mr. Peterson has served as Chief Financial Officer of Turn Biotechnologies, Inc., a private biotechnology company. Mr. Peterson previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of various biotech companies from 2015 to 2021, including the publicly traded Botanix Pharmaceuticals, Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. and Novan, Inc. Mr. Peterson served in various executive roles at Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") listed company, from 1995 to 2012, including as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Peterson has an understanding of corporate governance matters and experience with financial reporting and executive leadership that make him a valued member of our Board.