Chief Financial Officer
With more than 25 years of experience in the life sciences industry, Tim Trost joined AskBio in May 2020 as Chief Financial Officer to oversee the Company’s financial operations. Prior to that, he last served as CFO at Chimerix (NASDAQ: CMRX), where he took the company through its IPO and four follow-on financings. Previous to Chimerix, Mr. Trost was CFO at Argos Therapeutics, a venture-backed immunotherapy company that ultimately also went public. Prior to that, he was CFO at InteCardia, a venture-backed cardiac imaging company, where he played a key role in negotiating and executing the sale of the company to a NASDAQ-listed entity. Previous to InteCardia, Mr. Trost served as CFO of Coastal Physician Group (NYSE: DR), a contract provider of emergency room physicians, after having joined the company as Vice President of Corporate Development.
Mr. Trost’s earlier career included positions as Vice President of Finance at Morganite North America and Senior Manager at PwC. He holds a degree in accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a Certified Public Accountant.