Gregory G. Freitag, J.D., CPA
Mr. Freitag has been a member of our Board of Directors since September 2011. He was Axogen’s Special Counsel from June 2020 until his retirement in March 2021, General Counsel from September 2011 until June 2020, Chief Financial Officer from September 2011 to May 2014 and August 2015 to March 2016, and Senior Vice President Business Development from May 2014 until October 2018. Mr. Freitag was the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and a board member of LecTec Corporation, an intellectual property licensing and holding company that merged with Axogen in September 2011, from June 2010 through September 2011. From May 2009 to the present, Mr. Freitag has been a principal of FreiMc, LLC, a healthcare and life science consulting and advisory firm he founded that provides strategic guidance and business development advisory services. Prior to founding FreiMc, LLC, Mr. Freitag was a Director of Business Development at Pfizer Health Solutions, a former subsidiary of Pfizer, Inc., from January 2006 to May 2009. From July 2005 to January 2006, Mr. Freitag worked for Guidant Corporation in their business development group. Prior to Guidant Corporation, Mr. Freitag was the Chief Executive Officer of HTS Biosystems, a biotechnology tools start-up company, from March 2000 until its sale in early 2005. Mr. Freitag was the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel of Quantech, Ltd., a public point of care diagnostic company, from December 1995 to March 2000. Prior to that time, Mr. Freitag practiced corporate law in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mr. Freitag is also a director PDS Biotechnology Corporation, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing immunotherapies for cancer and other disease areas such as infectious disease, and ZyVersa Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for renal and inflammatory diseases. Mr. Freitag holds a J.D. from the University of Chicago and a B.A. degree in Economics & Business and Law & Society from Macalester College, Minnesota.