THE ILERA TEAM
Lisa Gray CPA, CVA experience blends across finance, marketing, business development, and operations primarily within the pharmaceutical and medical marijuana industries. She is a co-founder of multiple businesses including Ilera Healthcare, an integrated grower, processor and dispenser acquired by TerrAscend Corp in 2019; Advanced Biomedics, a grower and processor in Louisiana; and Ilera Therapeutics LLC, a global company developing and launching clinically validated cannabis medicines, acquired by Zelda Therapeutics in 2019. Lisa is also the Co-founder and Managing Partner of PIPV Capital, a Private Equity firm focused on building companies in life sciences, where she manages the financial aspects of the firm and portfolio, generates and leads investments, manages investor communications, and acts as Board Member and/or plays various executive roles, as necessary, for portfolio companies. Lisa has previously served as COO for GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”) Pharmaceuticals Ventures, a venture fund, as well as other operations and transactions roles over 13 years with GSK and SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining GSK, Lisa was a management consultant and auditor with Coopers & Lybrand. Ms. Gray holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Villanova University, an MBA in Finance from Penn State University, and a Post-Graduate Degree in Marketing Management. Lisa is also active in various community organizations and non-profits that strive to improve people’s quality of life.