Mr. Hess is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of experience in managing and leading teams as well as overseeing the financial and operational responsibilities of private and publicly traded life sciences companies. Mr Hess is currently serving as the part-time CFO of Hillstream Biopharma and Organova.  Over his career, he has served as CFO for several companies including most recently Genomind, Inc., The Keane Organization, Yaupon Therapeutics, Inc, and Adolor Corporation.  Mr Hess was a senior manager with KPMG and is a Certified Public Accountant.  He received his B.S. in accounting from The Pennsylvania State University and his MBA from Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh. He also currently serves on the Board of Life Sciences PA and the Alumni Council of Penn State.