Gregory Brown, M.D. joined Aquestive’s Board of Directors in March 2007. Dr. Brown is a co-founder and Vice Chairman at HealthCare Royalty Partners (HCR) and Chairman of the firm’s Strategic Advisory Board. Educated as a transplantation immunologist and trained as a thoracic and vascular surgeon, Dr. Brown practiced thoracic and vascular surgery in a community setting where he also founded and led an HMO. He brings particular expertise in the scientific, technical, clinical and medical evaluation of products as well as in healthcare systems and payor / reimbursement dynamics. He has been involved in sourcing, diligencing and closing more than $1 billion of royalty financings. Before co-founding HCR, Dr. Brown was a partner at Paul Capital Partners, where he co-managed that firm’s royalty investments as a member of the royalty management committee. Prior to beginning his principal investment career in 2003, Dr. Brown was co-head of investment banking and head of healthcare at Adams, Harkness & Hill (now Canaccord Genuity) and a ranked biotechnology research analyst at Vector Securities International. Dr. Brown holds a B.A. from Yale, an M.D. from SUNY Upstate Medical Center and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He currently serves on the boards of Caladrius Biosciences, Faron Pharmaceuticals and Aquestive.