Pete van der Wal
Director; President & Chief Executive Officer
Pete van der Wal has been President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company since February 2010. Mr. van der Wal also served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to HemaCare, Mr. van der Wal served as President and CEO of Comprehensive Imaging Solutions, President and CEO of van der Wal Properties, Inc, Vice President of Business Development at Phormax Corporation, and Senior Vice President, Marketing, Business Development for Comprehensive Medical Imaging, a division of Syncor International Corporation. From 1989 through 1998, Mr. van der Wal held a succession of positions at Syncor with increasing sales and operations management responsibilities. Mr. van der Wal brings strong leadership, entrepreneurial, marketing and business development skills to the Board from his experience starting and managing businesses as well as his executive positions with several health care services companies.
Mr. van der Wal received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Marketing from the University of Maryland, and his Masters in Business Administration from George Mason University. In June 2010, Mr. van der Wal completed the UCLA Directorship Training and Certification Program.