Esther van den Boom, C.P.A.
Esther has served as our Chief Financial Officer since 2016. Prior to joining Escalier, Esther was Chief Financial Officer at Patara Pharma, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing drugs for treatment of inflammatory and fibrotic diseases and MediciNova, Inc., a public, clinical-stage biotech that develops novel therapeutics for neurological, respiratory and liver diseases. Prior to MediciNova, Esther was a Senior Manager with Ernst & Young where she worked with public companies both in the biotechnology and technology industries assisting them with SEC filings and registrations and complex accounting and auditing matters, as well as working closely with many early stage, venture backed companies, including several through their successful transition to a public company. Esther received a B.A. in Economics from University of California, San Diego and a M.S. in Accountancy from San Diego State University and is a licensed CPA.