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Mr. Gary L. Crocker

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President

Phone: (801) ***-****  HQ Phone
Crocker Ventures
2825 Cottonwood Parkway Suite 330
Salt Lake City, Utah 84121
United States

Company Description: Crocker Ventures is an independent, privately-held life science and healthcare investment firm that funds promising seed- and early-stage life science technology...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Chairman
    Utah Youth Village
  • Member of the President's Leadership Council
    Brigham Young University
  • Chairman
    ARUP Laboratories Inc
  • President and Chief Executive Officer and Founder
    Research Medical
  • Co-Founder and Director
    TheraTech
  • Founding Director and Original Investor
    TheraTech
  • Vice President for Business Development
    Sorenson Research Company
  • Vice President of Business Development and Director of Marketing
    Sorenson Research Company
  • President of the Board
    Utah Opera Company
  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    TrainSeek , Inc.
  • Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Director
    TrainSeek , Inc.
  • Chairman and Initial Investor
    TrainSeek , Inc.

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • B.S.
    Harvard College
  • M.B.A.
    Harvard Business School
  • B.S. , economics
    Harvard University
  • M.B.A.
    Harvard University
  • Bachelor of Science degree , Economics
    Harvard University
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Web References
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Gary L. Crocker has served as a member of our board of directors since 2004 and as Chairman of our board of directors since 2005. Mr. Crocker is President, Manager and Chairman of Crocker Ventures, LLC, a privately-held life science investment firm funding differentiated technologies in the areas of biotechnology and medical devices. Mr. Crocker has held senior executive positions or served on the board of directors of several privately-held life science companies, including as Chairman of the Board of ARUP Laboratories, co-founder and director of Theratech, Inc., President and Chief Executive Officer, founder and member of the board of directors of Research Medical, Inc. and as a member of the board of directors of Interleuken Genetics, Inc., The Med-Design Corporation and LineaGen Genetics, LLC. Mr. Crocker served as a member of the board of the Federal Reserve Branch of San Francisco from 1999 to 2007. Mr. Crocker also serves as a member of the board of directors of Sorenson Legacy Foundation. Mr. Crocker holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from Harvard College.
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Gary L. Crocker, Managing Member
Gary Crocker is the Managing Member of NanoInjection Technologies. He is also President of Crocker Ventures, is chairman of Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, and recently completed his second term on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Branch of San Francisco. During his productive 30-plus-year career, Mr. Crocker has founded and led an array of innovative health care and life science firms that have established global leadership in strategic industry niches. He has served as chairman of ARUP Laboratories, director of Interleuken Genetics and LineaGen Genetics LLC, and co-founder and director of Theratech, which was acquired in 1999 by Watson Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Crocker was the founder of Research Medical, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of specialty cardiac catheters that was acquired by Baxter International in what was the largest medical device merger in Utah history. He has been named Entrepreneur of the Year for Utah by both Ernst & Young and the MountainWest Capital Network. He has been inducted into the Utah Technology Council Hall of Fame, the University of Utah Science Hall of Fame, and serves as a director of the University of Utah's Research Foundation. He has BA and MBA degrees from Harvard University.
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Gary L. Crocker
Gary L. Crocker is president of Crocker Ventures, an independent, privately held life science and healthcare investment firm that funds promising seed- and early-stage life science companies. He is also chairman of Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, an innovative and rapidly-growing predictive medicine oncology drug company. In September 2009, Merrimack-a major Crocker Ventures investment-closed one of the largest recent "single drug" transactions in the biotech industry, a half-billion dollar licensing deal with Sanofi-Aventis. The agreement illustrates the investment approach Mr. Crocker has developed and refined, and upon which he founded Crocker Ventures: aggressive, experience-driven operations underpinned by a commitment to innovation and a willingness to take risk.
During his productive 30-plus-year career, Mr. Crocker has founded and led an array of innovative health care and life science firms that have established global leadership in strategic industry niches. He has served as chairman of ARUP Laboratories, director of Interleuken Genetics and LineaGen Genetics LLC, and co-founder and director of Theratech, which was acquired in 1999 by Watson Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Crocker was the founder of Research Medical, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of specialty cardiac catheters and related medical devices utilized in open heart surgeries that was acquired by Baxter International in 1997 in what was the largest medical device merger in Utah history. He has been named Entrepreneur of the Year for Utah by both Ernst & Young and the MountainWest Capital Network. Mr. Crocker received his BA and MBA from Harvard University.
To view downloadable photos and an expanded biography of Mr. Crocker, visit our online press room.
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Gary L. Crocker Chairman of the Board
Gary L. Crocker is a self-made man, a nationally recognized entrepreneur, and a man with a deep conviction to serve mankind.
He is President of Crocker Ventures, LLC, a venture investment firm focusing on healthcare and medical technologies. He is the current Chairman of the Board for Merrimack Pharmaceuticals and the former Chairman of the Board for ARUP Laboratories in Research Park and past President and CEO of Research Medical, Inc., which he founded in 1983. Forbes magazine recognized his firm for six consecutive years as one of "America's Best 200 Small Companies. He was one of the original investors in Theratech, Inc., and served as Vice President for Business Development for Sorenson Research. He was awarded Utah's "High Technology Entrepreneur of the Year" in 1994 and "Utah's Entrepreneur of the Year" in 1999.
Gary has served as the Chairman of the Board for Utah Youth Village for twelve years, leading the Village to unprecedented growth in its ability to serve Utah's abused, neglected, and troubled children. His dedication to the Village's program for troubled families, Families First, led to a major gift which is enabling the Village to serve hundreds of struggling low-income families. Additionally, he and his wife Ann, made a major gift to Utah Youth Village's Alpine Academy Education Center, providing a spacious and inspiring place for young girls to learn academically and grow socially.
Gary is the Vice Chairman for the University of Utah Board of Trustees. The Crockers recently contributed a major gift toward the renovation of Ft. Douglas, underwriting the renovation of a home on the Officers Circle which will eventually house 12 outstanding math and science students.
Gary is also a member of the President's Leadership Council at Brigham Young University, in which he played a pivotal role both as a major donor and as a volunteer leader in their recent capital campaign.
He also served as President of the Board for the Utah Opera Company, where he introduced their highly successful Med Night. He is a former trustee of the Deseret Foundation's Heart-Lung Research Institute.
Gary earned his MBA from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree from Harvard College, where he garnered magna cum laude honors in economics. He and his wife, Ann, have seven children and were honored with the Next Generation Spirit of Giving Award at the Utah 2001 Philanthropy Day.
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