VELOXITY TEAM
 
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Dr. SHANE NEEDHAM, PhD

President & CEO

Shane has more than 30 years experience in LC−MS bioanalysis, is a known resident expert and has over 200 publications in this area. He is a serial entrepreneur for scientific businesses including CRO’s. Over 20 years, his businesses have an ROI of over 70,000% and his CRO’s have been listed as a fastest growing company by INC 5000. Under his direction his labs have led the industry in dried blood spot analysis, microflow LC−MS/MS and small and large molecule bioanalysis. 

Shane is also a wrestling coach, national champion bodybuilder, state champion powerlifter and Ted Talk speaker. He has four children and considers them his biggest accomplishment.

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Dr. MITCH JOHNSON, PhD

Mitch earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Monmouth College (IL, USA) and a PhD in analytical chemistry from the University of Missouri (MO, USA). His dissertation work was primarily focused on LC−MS/MS for metabolomics analysis of agricultural products. Since 2017, he has held senior level bioanalytical and DMPK laboratory positions within the pharmaceutical CRO industry.

Laboratory Director

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PAUL CORCORAN

Paul Corcoran is the Co-Founder, President and CEO at McKinley Scientific, Managing Partner at Lake Mohawk Ventures (LMV) and EVP at Veloxity. He brings over 35 years of experience developing lease, finance and asset management strategies in high-technology sectors. He has taken great pride in creating a company, in McKinley Scientific, that brings instrumentation management and financial services to the scientific industry and an investment vehicle in LMV to support Veloxity Labs. 

Executive Vice President

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MARTIN STEEL

Martin is a Senior VP in sales at McKinley Scientific and has been at the company since inception. He has over 35 years of experience around high-technology equipment sourcing, sales, service, and assets management.  He is a business partner at Lake Mohawk Ventures (LMV). AS VP of Procurement for Veloxity, his sourcing and acquisition skills will be deployed to keep Veloxity to maintain required  LCMS capacity. Originally from the UK, he calls the USA his country and home.

Vice President of Procurement

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Vice President of Finance

HERB LINDSLEY

Herb is President McKinley Capital, COO & Executive VP, McKinley Scientific LLC and VP of Finance for Veloxity Labs.  He has been in the equipment finance for over 40 years. From 1985 to 2000 he was Senior VP for Charter Financial, Inc. serving in a variety of roles including Chief Credit Officer 1985-1990, Media/Health Care Division Head, 1990-2000.  Following the acquisition of Charter Financial, Inc. by Wells Fargo Equipment Finance in 2000, he continued as Senior Vice President through 2003.  In 2003, he founded Commercial Finance Group, LLC, served as CEO and President until it was successfully merged into McKinley Scientific in 2016.  

Herb has a B.A. in Business/Economics, Wagner College where he played varsity football and baseball. Residing in Sparta, NJ, he enjoys time spent with his wife , four children, their spouses, and seven grandchildren.