- #1 newborn stem cell bank recommended by OB/GYNs and expectant parents
- Largest, most technologically advanced newborn stem cell bank
- State-of-the-art 80,000 sq. ft laboratory
- 875,000 newborn stem cell units
- #1 sperm bank recommended by physicians
- Largest catalog in the industry with 600+ sperm donors
- 1,200 IVF clinics served annually
- FDA-registered, AATB-accredited and licensed in multiple states
- California Cryobank has helped an increasing number of families over the years
- #1 egg bank recommended by physicians
- Largest catalog in the industry with 350+ egg donors
- One of the best clinical pregnancy rates in the industry: 58%
- More eggs shipped than any other egg bank
Board of Directors
Howard Park is a Managing Director of GI Partners. He has investment responsibilities for, and currently serves on the boards of Logibec, Netsmart Technologies, and GI's skilled nursing operator. He previously served on the boards of The Planet, SoftLayer Technologies, PC Helps, The Telx Group, Duckhorn Wine Company, Plum Healthcare, Ladder Capital (NYSE:LADR), and AdvoServ. Prior to joining GI Partners, Mr. Park's experience included Nomura, SG Cowen, and Smith Barney. Mr. Park worked in the principal finance group at Nomura, structuring a wide range of transactions in the telecom, healthcare, and financial services industries. At SG Cowen, Mr. Park worked in the leverage finance group, structuring both agency and principal transactions. His experience there also included distressed investing, restructuring, and acquisition advisory. Mr. Park also worked as a strategy consultant at Booz, Allen & Hamilton.
Mr. Park holds an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a B.A. cum laude from Rice University
Mr. Kreter is a Managing Director of GI Partners. He currently serves on the boards of Logibec, Netsmart Technologies, and GI's skilled nursing operator. He previously served on the board of AdvoServ. Prior to joining GI Partners, Mr. Kreter was with Francisco Partners in Menlo Park where he focused on private equity investments in the technology and healthcare industries. Earlier in his career, he worked in investment banking for Lehman Brothers' Technology M&A group in Menlo Park.
Mr. Kreter holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics from Princeton University
Mike Kirkman is a Principal of GI Partners. He currently serves on the board of Netsmart Technologies. Prior to joining GI Partners, Mr. Kirkman was with JLL Partners in New York where he focused on Building Products and Healthcare private equity investments in North America. Earlier in his career, he worked as an investment banker focused on the Industrials sector at J.P. Morgan and Houlihan Lokey in New York.
Mr. Kirkman holds an
M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business
B.S. from the McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia
Richard D. Jennings
With an MBA from Harvard Business School and Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering, Richard Jennings brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the biomedical and healthcare fields. Prior to joining California Cryobank, Richard served as CEO of Mediscan, one of the premiere healthcare staffing firms in the U.S. His experience includes: fundraising for the American Heart Association in Los Angeles; CFO of the Woodlands Chamber of Commerce; and Association Administrator of the Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center.
Pamela Richardson is the COO/President of CCB’s Reproductive Tissue Services Division, overseeing both the sperm and egg donor programs. Prior to joining CCB, she worked as a global strategic consultant for McKinsey & Company, as well as the Vice President of Corporate Alliances at Disney.
Pamela earned her BS from the University of Virginia and her MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
Mr. Crouse has successfully led businesses in the life sciences sector spanning capital equipment, diagnostics and tools. Prior to joining Syneron Candela, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Cord Blood Registry from 2012 to 2015, when the company was sold to AMAG Pharmaceuticals. Prior, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Immucor, a publicly traded company in the in-vitro diagnostics marketplace, and led Health Economics and Reimbursement Outcomes for Roche Diagnostics. Mr. Crouse currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors at Invitae Corporation (NYSE: NVTA).
Mr. Crouse holds a B.A. in English from Boston College, an MBA and a Masters of Public Health, from the University of California, Berkeley.
Michael J. Levy, M.D.
Michael J. Levy, M.D., is a Medical Director of California Cryobank. He is also a founding partner and director of in vitro fertilization at Shady Grove Fertility. He also innovated and fought for acceptance of the Shared Risk 100% Refund Plan and the Shared Donor Egg Program. Dr. Levy received his medical degree from the University of Cape Town Medical School in South Africa. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology and a 2-year fellowship in reproductive endocrinology at The George Washington University. Dr. Levy is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology. He is a clinical assistant professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Alison M. Worthington
Alison is a marketing innovator that puts businesses on a path of growth and competitive differentiation. Leveraging 20+ years in executive leadership roles at Coca-Cola, Starbucks, Microsoft and Method, she now leads a consulting practice advising companies like GoPro, Ancestry and multiple startups. Working with CEOs, founders, boards and private equity firms across technology, life sciences, retail, CPG and direct-to-consumer ecommerce, Alison leads winning teams to transform portfolios and P&Ls to deliver growth and ROI via disruptive branding and omnichannel marketing.
Alison earned an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and an AB in Economics from Smith College.
Charles A. Sims, M.D.
Dr. Charles A. Sims, Co-Founder and Medical Director of California Cryobank, is a board certified pathologist with over 40 years of experience in laboratory operations, donor assessment, and frozen reproductive tissue banking. Dr. Sims earned his medical degree from Loma Linda University and is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology. His extensive experience includes serving as Chief of Pathology at Century City Hospital, operating a large national referral laboratory, and founding Quantum Clinical Laboratories, Inc.
Cappy M. Rothman, M.D.
Dr. Cappy Rothman, Co-Founder and Medical Director of California Cryobank, is a board certified urologist. As a nationally recognized expert on male fertility and human sperm banking, he has made dozens of media appearances including Oprah, Phil Donahue, The Doctors, ABC Nightline, and 60 Minutes. Dr. Rothman earned his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine, followed by residencies at Harbor/UCLA Medical Center in Torrance and the University of California, San Francisco, and Loma Linda University. Dr. Rothman is the founder of The Center for Male Reproductive Medicine and has served on staff at Century City Hospital, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and as a clinical instructor at UCLA.
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