Leadership

Our executive team of biopharma industry veterans have a record of scientific excellence and deep experience in making medicines available to the patients who need them.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Richard Lowenthal is a co-founder of ARS Pharma and has served as its President and a member of the ARS Pharma Board since ARS Pharma’s inception in August 2015 (more…)

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Sarina Tanimoto is a co-founder of ARS Pharma and has served as its Chief Medical Officer since September 2018. From August 2015 to September 2018, Dr. Tanimoto served as a member of the ARS Pharma (more…)

Chief Commercial Officer

Eric Karas has served as the Chief Commercial Officer of ARS Pharma since April 2022. From October 2018 to March 2022, Mr. Karas served as Vice President and General Manager of (more…)

Chief Financial Officer

Kathleen Scott has served as the Chief Financial Officer of ARS Pharma since February 2022. Ms. Scott previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of various life science companies  (more…)

Chief Operating Officer

Brian Dorsey has served as Chief Operating Officer of ARS Pharma since October 2018. He has served in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries for more than 20 years providing  (more…)

Chief Business Officer

Justin Chakma has served as the Chief Business Officer of ARS Pharma since June 2019. From May 2018 to May 2019, Mr. Chakma served as VP, Head of Business Development and Strategy at  (more…)

Chief Legal Officer

Alexander A. Fitzpatrick, Esq. has served as the Chief Legal Officer of ARS Pharma since December 2022.  From 2004 through 2022, Mr. Fitzpatrick served as general counsel to several public and private commercial stage pharmaceutical, (more…)

Co-Founder & Chief Science Officer

Dr. Robert Bell is the Chief Scientific Officer of ARS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He brings more than 30 years of multidisciplinary experience in strategic global business development,  (more…)
Lynda Harris

Vice President, Human Resources

Lynda Harris joined ARS as Executive Director of Human Resources in 2022 and was promoted to Vice President of Human Resources in January 2024. Lynda has more than 20 years of experience (more…)

Co-Founder & Chief Science Officer

Dr. Robert Bell is the Chief Scientific Officer of ARS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He brings more than 30 years of multidisciplinary experience in strategic global business development,  (more…)

Senior Vice President, Marketing

Dan Relovsky is responsible for leading the U.S. marketing organization for neffy. He brings more than 30 years of  commercial and operational experience, including product launch leadership in highly competitive markets. (more…)

Executive Vice President, Commercial Strategy

Harris Kaplan is the lead for commercial strategy and is overseeing launch preparations for neffy. He brings more than 40 years of global experience across the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare consulting industries. (more…)