Board of Directors
Mr. McGowan is Managing Member of SAF Capital Management LLC, an investment and consulting firm which he founded in November 2006. Prior to forming SAF Capital Management LLC, Mr. McGowan was the Co-founder and Managing Partner of MPG Capital Management, LLC, a financial markets research firm, which derived and licensed statistically validated algorithmic trading models and investment strategies for accredited and institutional investors. Mr. McGowan previously worked within the Consumer and Market Knowledge function of Procter & Gamble, where he was instrumental in shaping marketing strategies for multiple brands, as well as leading Market Mix Modeling and the development of macroeconomic forecasting capabilities within Procter & Gamble’s Homecare division. Mr. McGowan served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of CombiMatrix Corporation from 2010 to March 2013 and on the Board of Directors of Premier Exhibitions, Inc. from September 2011 to October 2012. Mr. McGowan received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, with a focus in Genomics and Molecular Genetics from Michigan State University.