Gary A. Lyons
Gary Lyons has been a member of the board of directors of Travere Therapeutics, Inc. since 2014 and assumed the role of chairman in May of 2016. Previously, Mr. Lyons was the founding president and chief executive officer of Neurocrine Biosciences from 1993 to 2008 and remains as a member of the board of directors. Prior to his work at Neurocrine, Mr. Lyons held a number of senior management positions at Genentech, Inc., including vice president of business development and vice president of sales. Mr. Lyons currently serves on the board of directors for Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on developing drugs for the treatment of inflammatory/autoimmune and metabolic diseases, as a director for Brickell Biotech Incorporated, a biotechnology company focused on the prevention and treatment of serious or life-threatening diseases, and as a director for Eledon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company focused on therapeutics for immune disorders. Mr. Lyons was previously a director of PDL BioPharma, Inc., NeurogesX, Inc., and Facet Biotech Corporation. Mr. Lyons holds a B.S. in marine biology from the University of New Hampshire and an MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.