Ms. Henderson joins Advaxis from Cedar Cliff, LLC, where she served as a financial and business consultant to high-growth entrepreneurial companies. Previously she was Chief Financial Officer at Iovance Biotherapeutics, Inc. (formerly Lion Biotechnologies, Inc.) (Nasdaq: IOVA), an immuno-oncology company where she was responsible for all financial, SEC reporting, legal, governance, human resources and IT-related functions, and raised $100 million in equity capital. In her over twenty years of financial experience, Ms. Henderson brings to Advaxis a demonstrated set of skills that includes operational efficiency, fund raising, M&A evaluation, investor relations, accounting and financial controls.
Prior to Iovance, for more than a decade Ms. Henderson was Chief Business & Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of VirtualScopics, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: VSCP) during a period when the company evolved from an early stage company to a publicly-traded profitable business serving the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Earlier in her career Ms. Henderson was Corporate Controller at Ultralife Corporation and an expert advisor to entrepreneurs in Switzerland. She began her career as an audit manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Ms. Henderson holds an MBA and a BS in Accounting from the University at Buffalo. She is a licensed CPA (inactive) in the State of New York.