T.J. has over 25 years of transactional and commercial experience in the life sciences and health care industries.
Thomas J. Lyons, Vice President, Corporate & Business Development and Commercial Planning
T.J. has over 25 years of transactional and commercial experience in the life sciences and health care industries. Prior to joining Marinus, T.J. was a managing partner at Fidem Capital, a boutique, transactional advisory firm focused on mergers & acquisitions, equity financings, and corporate development for health care and technology companies in the lower middle market. T.J. has held corporate & business development positions at Oscient Pharmaceuticals and Cempra Pharmaceuticals as well as a variety of commercial positions of increasing responsibility at Abbott Laboratories and Cephalon, Inc. He has also been a managing partner of Vector Advisory, a consultancy concentrating on corporate development and strategic advisory to life sciences companies. Throughout his various roles, T.J. has completed a wide array of transactions including product in-/out-licensing, M&A, asset acquisitions/divestitures/spin-outs, financings, co-promotions, joint ventures, and strategic alliances for private and public entities ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50 international corporations.
T.J. holds a B.S. in business administration & marketing from Boston College and an M.B.A in finance & entrepreneurship from Babson College. He maintains FINRA Series 7, 63 & 79 licenses for securities transactions and investment banking.