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Management has decades of experience in funding small-cap companies.  The Managers' most-recent limited partnership (Seaside 88, LP; 2008-18) engaged in 86 private placements for 50 publicly traded companies in the healthcare, energy, technology, metals & mining, B-to-B, and consumer sectors.  Seaside Partners, LP (1999-06) also invested in dozens of placements.


William J. Ritger


Asset management experience.  Mr. Ritger has invested in more than 200 equity private placements.  He and Dr. O'Donnell were the managing partners of the GPs of Seaside 88, LP and Seaside Partners, LP (both referenced above).

More than 25 years of professional equity research experience.  During 1992-08, Mr. Ritger was Founder & CEO of The Research Works, Inc., an equity research boutique.  He was earlier a senior research analyst at Dillon Read & Co., Inc.; Needham and Company, LLC; Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc.; Kidder Peabody & Co., Inc.; Argus Research Corporation; and Standard & Poor’s Corporation, and he was a former Institutional Investor Magazine All-America research analyst in the emerging growth sector.

Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination. - Series 65.

Columbia Graduate School of Business Administration.  MBA (Finance) in 1973.

Duke University.  BA (Economics) in 1971.


Denis M. O'Donnell, M.D.


Asset management experience.  Dr. O'Donnell and affiliated entities have invested in more than 100 PIPE transactions.  He and Mr. Ritger were the managing partners of the GPs of Seaside 88, LP and Seaside Partners, LP (both referenced above).

More than 20 years experience in life science corporate management.  He is the former founding President and Executive Chairman of Novavax, Inc., former CEO of Molecular Diagnostics, Inc., and former director of five publicly traded companies.  He has held various board committee posts and has extensive public company corporate finance experience.

Medical and clinical experience.  This includes being an investigator on more than 400 FDA human clinical studies, a fellow at The American College of Clinical Pharmacology, and author of numerous publications concerning pharmaceutical development and clinical trial design and management.

Tufts University/New England Medical Center.  Residency.

AUC School of Medicine. MD in 1984.

Harvard University.  AB (Biology) in 1976.


Seaside 88 Capital, LLC

301 Clematis St., Suite 3000

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

William J. Ritger


Denis M. O'Donnell, M.D.