CFO Joseph Mahler at Synthetic Genomics

Placement Announcement

About Joseph

Joseph Mahler previously served as VP and CFO of FuelCell Energy (NASDAQ: FCEL). He began his industry career at Ernst & Young. As a Partner in the Hartford office he managed the Entrepreneurial Services Group that provided value added services to clients. Subsequently as VP/CFO of Earthgro, he worked with entrepreneurial management to return the company to profitability and set the stage for an IPO. Joseph received his B.S. in Accounting from Boston College.

Joseph Mahler, CFO

June, 2011. Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Joseph Mahler has been named Chief Financial Officer at Synthetic Genomics (SGI).

About Synthetic Genomics

Synthetic Genomics, Inc. develops and commercializes genomic-driven solutions to address global energy and environmental challenges. It designs and develops microbes for industrial processes and environmental applications. Synthetic Genomics, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in La Jolla, California.


Joe has had an impressive career directing the financial and corporate strategy for public and private companies. I am extremely pleased to have him join the SGI management team to help us through the next exciting growth phase of our company. Joe has strong, demonstrated financial skills, coupled with a proven ability to translate cutting-edge technology into revenue-generating business.

Craig Venter, CEO, Synthetic Genomics (SGI)

Joe’s breadth of knowledge, passion and public company experience will be an asset to SGI in this dynamic growth period. We were pleased to place him within this amazing organization.

Dotty Schaffer, Partner, Lonergan Partners

I am fortunate to be joining Synthetic Genomics, Inc. (SGI), a privately held company applying genomic-driven commercial solutions to a variety of global needs including clean renewable energy, new food sources, and medicines. I am excited to be able to work with the SGI management team to help grow the Company.

Joseph Mahler, CFO, Synthetic Genomics (SGI)