Thomas Burnell, PhD.
President, CEO, Chairman of the Board
With a reputation as a visionary and transformational leader, Thomas W. Burnell has amassed a wealth of experience in the healthcare, biotechnology, laboratory sciences, and manufacturing industries. Tom’s uniquely effective approach to fostering cultures of excellence, and his focus on people, have led to significant achievements in growing and improving the profitability, performance, and value of companies. Over the course of his career, he has created over $1 billion in shareholder value.
Tom has an outstanding track record of effectively leading organizational change and orchestrating turnarounds, as well as accelerating growth for startups and facilitating post-acquisition integration. With international business development experience spanning 38 countries on five continents, he has achieved triple-digit EBITDA growth in several businesses and has facilitated 39 M&A transactions on the buy and sell sides combined.
Tom is President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Interpace Biosciences, a fully integrated commercial and bioinformatics company, that provides evidence-based, clinically beneficial molecular diagnostic tests and pathology services.
In addition, Tom is an Operating Partner of the healthcare investment firm 1315 Capital Partners; is on the board of directors for miraDry, Inc.; and is an Advisor to the Board of the Cardiovascular Clinic of Nebraska d/b/a Pioneer Heart Institute.
He co-founded Milestone Business Management, LLC, a consulting firm providing professional services to food, pharmaceutical, and life science companies, where he continues to serve as a General Partner. He also served as Interim President and CEO of Boston Heart Diagnostics, as well as Pioneer Heart Institute where he remains as Chairman of the Board.
He was a former Operating Partner at Ampersand Capital Partners, a middle-market growth equity firm, where he served as President, CEO, and Executive Chairman of Elite One Source Nutrisciences, Inc. and Executive Chairman of Accuratus Lab Services.
Additionally, Tom was President and CEO and Member of the Board of Directors at Viracor-IBT Laboratories, Inc. While maintaining his seat on the Board of Directors, he served as President and CEO of Nebraska Heart Institute (NHI) and Nebraska Heart Hospital (NHH). Tom joined NHI and NHH from Eurofins Scientific, Inc., where he served as President, CEO, Vice Chairman, and member of the Group Executive Committee. Previously, Tom was President and CEO of the startup company GenomicFX, Inc.
He has a B.S. in Animal Science and an M.S. in Animal Nutrition from the University of Nebraska, and a Ph.D. in Nutrition, with an emphasis on Statistics and Biochemistry, from the University of Kentucky.
Nicole Massoll, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Nicole Massoll is a board-certified pathologist with added qualification in cytopathology. She received her MD and Pathology training at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed her Cytology fellowship at Shands Hospital Gainesville Florida while working with Dr. Ernie Mazzaferri. She has performed and interpreted thousands of thyroid FNAs, is licensed in a multitude of states, and is a forerunner in the digital pathology field. She is a Professor in the Department of Pathology and Director of cytopathology for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and founder of FNApath. Dr Massoll is a member of the College of American Pathologists, American Thyroid Association and Endocrine Society.
Chief Financial Officer
Christopher McCarthy serves as Chief Financial Officer at Interpace Biosciences, bringing over 10 years of experience in finance, accounting, enterprise systems, business intelligence, and reimbursement improvements. In this role, Chris oversees all financial operations, accounting, reporting, budgeting, and financial strategy.
Prior to joining Interpace, Chris held the position of Senior Financial Systems Analyst at Simon & Schuster where he successfully led implementations of multiple new financial systems and automation-driven process improvements.
Chris is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an MBA in Accounting from William Paterson University, along with a BS in Accounting.
Syd Finkelstein, MD
Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Finkelstein is a board certified pathologist specializing in gastrointestinal pathology with extensive experience in molecular diagnostics. He is the Adjunct Professor of Pathology, Drexel University on the faculty of Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. He is the founder of RedPath Integrated Pathology, which was acquired by Interpace Diagnostics in 2014.
Chief Revenue Officer
Jody Campbell brings over 19 years of healthcare experience in biopharmaceuticals, medical device, capital equipment, and molecular diagnostic testing to Interpace Biosciences. As Chief Revenue Officer, Jody will leverage his expertise in sales leadership, product development, national account management, GPO management, commercial payor, and contracting.
Prior to joining Interpace, Jody served as a Senior Director for Biodesix, a lung cancer diagnostic company providing solutions that concentrate on the continuum of patient care. In that role, Jody was responsible for overseeing the National Account, IDN, and IDNFS strategy to achieve outstanding results.
Previously, Jody had a successful tenure in positions of increasing leadership responsibility at Hologic. He first joined the organization in 2007 as Territory Account Manager and was promoted to Market Development Manager for the Northeastern United States four years later. In 2011, Jody was appointed District Sales Manager for the Mid-Atlantic region. Jody was promoted to Director of National Accounts in 2015, a position he held for two years until being named Senior Group Director of Health Economics and Payor Relations.
Prior to joining Hologic, Jody was a Territory Sales Representative at CR Bard where he was accountable for managing more than 130 hospital accounts across three states, and prior to that was a Specialty Sales Representative for TAP Pharmaceuticals.
Jody holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and History from Washington and Jefferson College.