Our Team

The leadership team of EVŌQ Bio has over 50 years combined experience in healthcare and biotechnology research, in addition to years of leadership, management, and consulting experience. As a team, we are uniquely situated to break new ground in the advancement of next-generation biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

Brian Bertha
Brian BerthaPresident & CEO
Brian previously served as Vice President of Strategy & Portfolio Management at Baxter Healthcare, and SVP of Patient Relationship Solutions and US Pharmaceutical Marketing at McKesson Healthcare. He was also the COO at Crescendo Bioscience, and has consulted for such companies as Bain & Company, Health Information Technology Lab, and others.
Dr. Bretni Kennon, Ph.D.
Dr. Bretni Kennon, Ph.D.Chief Science Officer
Dr. Kennon completed her Ph.D. from the University of Utah in Inorganic Chemistry with emphasis on materials and bioinorganic analysis in 2008, and completed extensive postdoctoral research in Inorganic Chemistry. She has earned several honors and had many scholarly articles published. She is also MSHA, HAZWOPER, and SEM/STEM microscope certified.
William Niedermeyer
William NiedermeyerChief Technical Officer
William previously served as president of Global Integrated Technologies, and CEO of Legacy Technical Group, and has spent many decades researching the mechanism of action of sulfur excision by alltropic high energy nanomaterials, classic nucleation theory, and much more. He is a certified STEM Microscopist at the University of Utah’s NANOFAB lab, and is the owner and inventor of over 20 patents.
David Nilson
David NilsonVP Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
David has two decades of experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. He helped found one of the largest biorepositories in the country at Intermountain Healthcare for biopharmaceutical and genomic/proteomic diagnostic tool development. He received honors recognition by the Collaborative Group of the Americas for research in hereditary colorectal cancer.
Daniel Garner
Daniel GarnerManager of Pharmaceutical Development
Daniel’s experience includes 10 years at healthcare and medical device companies Oltuse Pharmaceuticals and Bastion Biologics. His skill set covers early discovery and development strategy for dental devices and therapeutics, regulatory strategy, and CRO/CMO utilization.