About Timber Pharmaceuticals

Meet the Team

Timber is committed to developing treatments for unmet needs in medical dermatology. To deliver on our promise to you, our team is made of world class advisors and a strong leadership team with a proven track record of success.

John Koconis, MBA
CHAIRMAN & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

John has had a highly accomplished career as both a strategic and operational leader in the pharmaceutical sector with over 25 years of experience leading successful teams in global markets and launching multiple market-leading products. John brings a unique perspective through his experience in broad, specialty and rare/orphan dermatology development and commercialization.

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Joseph Lucchese
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Joe is the Chief Financial Officer of Timber Pharmaceuticals as well as a Partner at TardiMed Sciences. Prior to joining TardiMed, he was a founding member and Managing Director of Oncology Partners, a boutique financial advisory firm serving development stage biotechnology companies and investors. Prior to founding Oncology Partners, Joe was a Managing Partner of Foundation Ventures, an investment banking firm servicing early stage life sciences companies.

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Zachary Rome
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Zach is a biopharmaceutical inventor, entrepreneur and executive. He is a Co-Founder of Timber and has served as the Company’s President since its inception. Zach is also a Partner at TardiMed Sciences, a life sciences company creation firm. At TardiMed, Zach has helped to form several life sciences companies that span multiple therapeutic areas and stages of development.  

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Alan Mendelsohn, MD
EVP & CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER

Dr. Mendelsohn is Board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology. He has strong management skills, and has over 20 years of drug development and medical affairs experience with major pharmaceutical companies, including Sun Pharma, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson / Janssen.

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