Chief Financial Officer
Jim Gellas brings expertise in early-stage Finance, Operations and Human Resources to Phylagen in his role as Finance leader. Throughout his career of 20+ years, Jim has contributed financial leadership to both publicly-traded and privately-held organizations, working through various stages of commercial growth and optimization. Jim is passionate about transforming the visions of talented entrepreneurs into sustainable realities.
Jim earned an undergraduate degree in Accounting from Lehigh University and an MBA with a concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California. Jim has previously been an active CPA, serving on the Board of Directors and in executive leadership positions with the California Society of CPAs.