David McManus, B.B.A., C.P.A.
Vice President of Finance, Treasurer and Secretary
Mr. McManus joined Ohana Biosciences as Vice President of Finance, Treasurer and Secretary, and leads all aspects of the company’s Finance and Accounting, IT, and Facilities Operations. Over his career, he has raised nearly $100 million of equity and debt financing across multiple companies at various stages of growth and has played a significant role in leading two companies through successful acquisitions.
Prior to joining Ohana, Mr. McManus was Executive Director and Corporate Controller at Good Start Genetics, a commercial-stage provider of clinically-advanced genetic testing in reproductive health. At Good Start, he built and led various financial and operational functions over 7+ years, from pre-commercial stage to commercial launch and accelerated growth, through company turnaround and successful acquisition by Invitae in 2017. Previously, Mr. McManus was Controller at VisEn Medical, a Flagship Pioneering company that developed and commercialized transformative in vivo molecular imaging systems and reagents for cancer, cardiovascular, skeletal, and pulmonary applications. At VisEn, he was part of the leadership team that executed on record commercial growth and the acquisition of the company by PerkinElmer, Inc. in 2010.
Prior to VisEn, Mr. McManus was an Audit Manager at Sullivan Bille, PC (2001-2008), where he led financial statement audits of privately-held companies primarily in manufacturing and biotech/life sciences industries.
Mr. McManus received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and obtained his C.P.A. license shortly thereafter.