, owns and operates the Highland Consulting Group, LLC
(HCG), a consulting firm specializing in business development issues for start-up firms and early stage companies.HCG
has provided consulting services to start-up firms in the various fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, medical devices, clinical research, Internet based financial services, and software development.Consulting services provided to client firms include business plan development, due diligence, financial modeling market research, marketing and sales plan development, as well as strategic and financial planning.HCG
has provided services both for firms seeking venture capital and for venture capital funds focused on early-stage investing.Ted is the founder of the Mountain Maryland Entrepreneurial Development Center, Inc., ("MMEDC") a non-profit organization dedicated to stimulating and supporting entrepreneurship in the greater Western Maryland Region.The MMEDC
is serving the region through the development of capital resources, investment training programs, fast-growth related training workshops and other programs designed to support the area's entrepreneurs and investors. Ted is also the founder and President of the June Foundation for Prenatal Maternal Health, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health of pregnant women and their babies through education, research and community involvement.The June Foundation
, founded in September, 1999, is co-based in Cumberland, MD and Winston-Salem, NC.
Prior to this time, Ted
performed medical research at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University
and at West Virginia University
, where he
investigated biological systems involved in developmental genetics, Rheumatology, and Hypertension. Ted received a B.S. degree in Biology from Frostburg State University, a M.S. degree in Cell and Molecular Biology from West Virginia University, and a M.B.A. from Wake Forest University, concentrating in Consulting and Finance.