Rob Simmons

Vice President, Business Development - CRISPR Inhibitors

Rob Simmons is a founder of Excision BioTherapeutics and serves as Vice President of Business Development. Previously, Rob served as the President of Criterion BioScience Research Group, a life sciences consulting group based in New York, NY that specialized in analyzing and advising on biotechnologies. Further, Rob served as the CEO of AllCare Medical Services, a Joint Commission certified national firm.

Mr. Simmons has over 16 years of business experience in the healthcare field. Most notably for providing clinical professionals to some of the nations most prestigious healthcare institutions. In 2009, Mr. Simmons was recognized by the INC 500 magazine and the American Staffing Association for running one of the fastest growing companies in America, Strategic Nurse Staffing, which he founded in 2005 and sold in 2011. Mr. Simmons led his company through the extensive Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations certification process and was awarded the certificate in 2008.

He is certified by the National Association of Personnel Services and has been a guest speaker at national conferences for healthcare staffing services. Mr. Simmons appeared on a news segment hosted by Hugh Downs discussing the nationwide shortage of clinical professionals, the impact it has on patients and the potential solutions. He has also been interviewed by several industry publications such as Healthcare Traveler, the Canadian Healthbeat and Staffing Industry Review.