Shiree Radie - Co Founder
Upon losing a family member to cancer, Mrs. Radie felt the desire to help individuals and families affected by the diseases in some way. Being an avid horse rider and knowing the benefits of equine therapy, Mrs. Radie formed Horse Power for Life in 2007 with her co-founder, Barbara Rosoff.
Mrs. Radie received her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education. After teaching a few years, she explored a new career in Recruiting, Sales and Marketing. She assisted Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology companies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey with staffing in the Clinical Research, Regulatory, Safety and Data Management areas. Before forming the organization, Mrs. Radie managed the Product Development recruiting efforts for Synthes USA, a global medical device company located in West Chester. Mrs. Radie currently competes in Hunters at rated shows, and volunteers full time for Horse Power for Life.
Mr. Radie joined Neuraptive Therapeutics in June 2020 as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Previously he served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Zyla Life Sciences (formerly Egalet) from March 2012 to October 2019. From November 2010 to October 2011, Mr. Radie served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Topaz Pharmaceuticals Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company acquired by Sanofi Pasteur in 2011. From March 2009 to November 2010, Mr. Radie served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Transmolecular, Inc., a biotechnology company developing cancer diagnostic and treatment products, after serving as a consultant to Transmolecular, Inc. from December 2008 through March 2009.
From September 2007 to September 2008, Mr. Radie served as the Chief Business Officer of Prestwick Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company. Before joining Prestwick Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Radie served in senior management positions with a number of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, including Morphotek, Inc., Vicuron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Rockwell Medical, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, ValSource a healthcare advisory services company, Horse Power For Life, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals diagnosed with cancer, and Life Sciences of Pennsylvania, formerly Pennsylvania Bio.
Mr. Radie has served as a Director of Affinium Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., a specialty pharmaceutical company, from July 2012 to March 2014 and Veloxis Pharmaceuticals AS, a public commercial stage company from June 2016 until its acquisition in February 2020.
Mr. Radie received his B.S. in Chemistry from Boston College.
Ms. Flocco is currently an Executive Director for Kannaway, a company dedicated to creating and offering the highest quality non-psychoactive cannabis products that bring balance to the mind, body and soul.
From 2007 to 2021, Ms. Flocco served as Director of Human Resources at Boenning & Scattergood, Inc., the oldest independent financial services firms in the mid-Atlantic region. During her tenure there, she was a member of the Firm’s Management Committee, Retirement Plan Committee, Disaster Recovery Committee, and Social Media Committee. In addition, she was responsible for corporate event planning, which included raising money each year for local charities. Previously, Ms. Flocco served as Manager of Administration for Antares Pharma, Inc., a medical device company, and Human Resources Manager for Pilgrim Baxter & Associates, a mutual fund investment company. She has volunteered and assisted with fundraising for Horse Power for Life since 2008. Ms. Flocco earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Communications from Rosemont College. She has earned a certificate in Professional Human Resources Management from Villanova University.
Ms. Flocco was born and raised in Chester County where she enjoyed visiting horse farms with her father, horse riding camp, and currently enjoys attending horse shows and polo events. Ms. Flocco loves cats and dreamed of being a veterinarian when a child. She lives with her fiancé, Howard Moore in Devon, PA, with their three cats, Sami, Nikka and Jasper, and dog, Vesta.
Ashley Bubbenmoyer serves as a Project Manager for Lehigh Valley Health Network in addition to running a food service company with her husband. Ashley has spent over a decade in the medical field, beginning her career as a Medical Assistant before rising the ranks to Program Director of LVHN’s Cancer Institute. As her professional life evolved Ashley saw the opportunity to affect change on a larger scale within the role of a Project Manager. Working hand in hand with both the hospital administration and the top clinicians of the region, Ashley has implemented numerous initiatives to increase the level of patient care provided by one of the area’s top health networks.
Ashley is driven to improve the lives of everyone she meets. She knows that cancer is pervasive not only to those living with the disease but also their family, friends and community.
Ashley has seen the trials and tribulations faced by those whose lives are affected by cancer. Having worked in the oncology field for a significant portion of her career and having lost her best friend to the disease, Ashley understands the need and benefit of alternative therapies such as equine therapy.
She is honored and grateful for the opportunity to serve on the board for Horse Power for Life. She hopes her personal and professional experience can further the mission of the organization and ultimately improve the lives of those it serves.
Blaine R. Feinauer, Esq.
Mr. Feinauer is an associate attorney at the law firm of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP. He maintains a general litigation practice with a focus on representing clients in complex commercial business disputes and real estate and land use litigation. Prior to joining Saul Ewing, Mr. Feinauer received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2016. He received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating summa cum laude in 2013.
Mr. Feinauer serves on the board of directors of the Chester County Bar Association and is the chair-elect of the Chester County Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Division. He lives in Glen Mills with his wife, Gloria, two dogs, six cats, and ducks.
Dr. Shannon Stanek
Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Stanek has always loved and cared for animals. After spending her 16th year as an exchange student in Australia, she moved to Virginia where she finished high school while working for a local veterinarian. She then attended Virginia Tech receiving two Bachelor’s degrees in Animal Science and Agricultural Economics before starting veterinary school at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine located on the Virginia Tech Campus.
After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Stanek joined a practice in Virginia, and started her own house call practice taking care of dogs, cats, horses and small ruminants. She moved to Pennsylvania in 1999, and has worked at a cat only practice, a small animal clinic, and at the Humane Society of Berks County while running a house call only practice. Dr. Stanek is the former President of the American Association of House Call and Mobile Veterinarians. She purchased the Exton Vet Clinic in June 2006 where she continues to care for dogs and cats.
Dr. Stanek is the mother to two children, eight cats, and the family service dog.
Mark Strobeck, Ph.D.
Dr. Strobeck was most recently Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Assertio Therapeutics, a fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing effective medicines for patients with acute and chronic pain. Dr. Strobeck joined Assertio Therapeutics, after the acquisition of Zyla Life Sciences where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Dr. Strobeck served in similar positions for several Pharmaceutical companies including Egalet Corporation, Corridor Pharmaceuticals, Topaz Pharmaceuticals, Trevena Inc., and GlaxoSmithKline. Before working at these healthcare companies, Dr. Strobeck was a venture capitalist at SR One Ltd., the wholly owned venture capital arm of GSK and Euclid SR Partners. Dr. Strobeck earned a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Cell Biophysics from the University of Cincinnati, completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and received his Bachelor’s degree from St. Lawrence University.
Ms. Oyola is a Clinical Program Manager at Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company “taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases” using their DNA-based immunotherapy technology platform. Sandi has worked in the clinical trial industry for over 20 years.
She is a veteran of the United States Army Reserves, 8th Medical Brigade, serving stateside at the United States Military Academy during the First Gulf War. She is also an active volunteer for the Girls Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania and is involved in the Lionville Elementary School Home and School Association. Sandi received a bachelor of science in medical technology from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse and attended graduate school at Roswell Park Cancer Institute for Experimental Pathology. She is an ASCP-Certified and Registered Medical Technologist and is Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP). Sandi lives in Chester County with family.
Frank A. Piliero
Mr. Piliero is currently co-owner of Marsh Creek Corporate Services, a holding company for several entrepreneurial initiatives. In addition, he also serves in various capacities for several family-owned businesses located in Chester County. From 1985-1999 Frank was an Executive Vice President and the Chief Financial Officer of ECS, Inc. Mr. Piliero is very active in the community and currently is a Board member of the Paoli Hospital Foundation, Alternate Member of the Zoning Board for Charlestown Township, and is currently active with Chester County Economic Development Council. He has also served as Board member for the Upper Main Line YMCA where he led a multimillion-dollar capital fund campaign to develop new YMCA facilities for area residents of Chester County.