Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Dowling was appointed as our Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") on May 31, 2018 and Secretary on August 25, 2014. He was our Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) from June 16, 2014 to March 15, 2019. Before joining CV Sciences, Mr. Dowling held numerous senior positions including serving as President and CFO of MediVas, LLC, a biotechnology company focused on drug formulation and delivery, from 2005 to 2013 where he led day-to-day operations, drug research and development, product development and commercialization and strategic alliance building, including license agreements with Pfizer, Merck, Wyeth, DSM, Guidant and Boston Scientific. Mr. Dowling served as a Managing Director in the mergers and acquisitions group at Citigroup from 1998 to 2005. Earlier in his career, Mr. Dowling served in various finance and accounting roles in both public accounting and in the banking industry. Mr. Dowling graduated from University of California, Los Angeles in Economics and is a Certified Public Accountant. As the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and former Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Dowling is specially qualified to serve on the Board because of his detailed knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry including drug research and development and the Company’s global consumer product operations and his expertise in financial matters.
Dr. Jamie Corroon Jr., ND, MPH
Dr. Corroon was appointed to our Board of Directors on July 21, 2022. He previously served on the Company’s Medical Advisory Board. He is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor who advises dietary supplement and cannabis companies regarding science, regulation, and product development. Dr. Corroon is the founder of, and since 2017 has served as, the Medical Director and Principal Investigator for the Center for Medical Cannabis Education, a for-profit clinical practice and research entity. He is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) where he investigates the impact of cannabis use on cardiovascular health. Dr. Corroon also has serves as a Research Investigator at the Helfgott Research Institute at the National University of Natural Medicine since 2017. He received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Southern California and obtained a master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology from San Diego State University. He received his Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine license from Bastyr University. Dr. Corroon is well published in peer-reviewed literature with recent publications that investigate the clinical and public health implications of the broadening acceptance of cannabis in society. Dr. Corroon’s medical expertise, as well as his independence, judgment and exceptional leadership experience makes him a valuable addition to the Board.
Mr. McCorkle was appointed to our Board of Directors on October 21, 2022. Mr. McCorkle is an operational executive with over 30 years of experience solving problems with innovative solutions. Mr. McCorkle is experienced in managing day-to-day operations of small to large companies across multiple industries. Mr. McCorkle has held a variety of senior financial executive positions including CFO and COO of ISCA Inc., CFO, COO & Co-Founder of StemImmune Inc., CFO and COO of Genelux Corporation, and CFO and COO of Proformance Apparel Group, LLC. Mr. McCorkle received a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Bentley University. Mr. McCorkle’s financial expertise, as well as his independence, judgment and exceptional leadership experience makes him a valuable addition to the Board.