Darlene Deptula-Hicks

Darlene Deptula-Hicks

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Deptula-Hicks has served as F-star’s Chief Financial Officer since May 2019. Since January 2018, Ms. Deptula-Hicks has operated Crimson Advisors, a strategic and financial consulting services company, and has served as acting Chief Financial Officer for Northern Biologics, Inc. From May 2017 to January 2018, she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of T2 Biosystems, Inc., and from December 2014 to February 2017, Ms. Deptula-Hicks was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. From 2012 until November 2014, she served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Microline Surgical, Inc. Ms. Deptula-Hicks currently serves on the board of directors of Giner Life Sciences and previously served on the board of directors and as audit committee chair of Xentic Biosciences a publicly traded biotechnology company, US Falson, Inc. a privately held defense contractor, Technest Holdings, Inc. a publicly traded defense contracting company and, IMCOR Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded biotechnology company. Ms. Deptula-Hicks received an M.B.A. from Rivier University and a B.S in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University.