Michael A. Feinstein, M.D
Chairman of the Board
Michael A. Feinstein, M.D, has served as our Chairman of the Board of Directors since December 1999 and our Chief Executive Officer since February 2000. Dr. Feinstein has represented Nocopi in numerous licensing negotiations, governmental meetings and capital financings. He has been a practicing physician in Philadelphia for more than thirty years and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He received his B.A. from LaSalle University and his M.D. from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.
Herman M. Gerwitz
Herman M. Gerwitz, Audit Committee Financial Expert, has served as our director since May 2005. He is presently the Treasurer of Keystone Property Group. Mr. Gerwitz has been with Keystone full time since 1998 and has been responsible for all the financial matters of a Real Estate Development Company that has grown to over 10 million square feet of commercial real estate and a $2 billion Real Estate Fund. Prior to joining Keystone, Mr. Gerwitz spent 20 years as a partner in a public accounting firm. He received a BBA from Temple University with master’s coursework at Widener University. He has been a member of both the Pennsylvania and American Institutes of Certified Public Accountants since 1983. The Board of Directors believes that Mr. Gerwitz’ many years as a Certified Public Accountant and his subsequent business management experience make him well suited to serve as a member of our Board of Directors and to serve on the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
Marc Rash has served as our director since September 2017, and is the Executive Vice President of Keystone Property Group, a Real Estate Development Company with over 10 million square feet of commercial real estate and a $2 billion Real Estate Fund. Mr. Rash, who joined Keystone in 1994, has extensive dealings with numerous lenders and investors as well as significant real estate experience, including the redevelopment of apartments, shopping centers and industrial/office space. Previously, Mr. Rash was an agent with the IRS specializing in auditing large corporations and high-net-worth individuals. Mr. Rash graduated from the University of North Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and received his Juris Doctor degree from Delaware Law School. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The Board of Directors believes that Mr. Rash’s financial and legal background along with his banking and investor experience make him well suited to serve as a member of our Board of Directors.
Philip B. White
Philip B. White has served as our director since August 2006. Mr. White is currently an international consultant in the private sector providing regulatory and industry standards advice to international companies regulated by the Food and Drug Administration, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and the Environmental Protection Agency. He also served as a Technical Advisor and Regulatory Liaison to Nocopi from 2002 to 2005. Before establishing his own global consulting practice in 2000, Mr. White was, from 1994 to 2000, Director of Medical Device Consulting at the international firm of AAC Consulting Group (now Kendle), Rockville, MD. In 1994, Mr. White retired from a 33-year career with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. His last FDA position was Director of the Office of Standards and Regulations in the Center for Devices and Radiological Health. Previous FDA positions included Regional Director of FDA’s enforcement activities in the Southwestern Region, Deputy FDA Assistant Commissioner for Program Coordination, and Supervisory Food and Drug Inspector. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American National Standards Institute, the Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, and the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society. He is a 1961 graduate of Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA with a B.A. Degree in Biology. He also did graduate studies in 1967 and 1968 specializing in the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act at the New York University Graduate Law School in New York City. The Board of Directors believes that Mr. White’s considerable experience with consumer product safety and regulatory matters gained from his many years at the Food and Drug Administration makes him well suited to serve as a member of our Board of Directors.