May 1, 2010 admin

Future Factory expands healthcare expertise with Board appointment

New Orleans, LA — Future Factory is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert A. Ruben, M.D. to its Board of Advisors. The Board makes up the firm’s Investment Committee whose members contribute their financial, technical and marketing expertise in the selection of new portfolio companies and the management of existing investments.

Ruben is a practicing physician and senior partner in Gastroenterology Professional Association. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Since 1986, Ruben has been a clinical instructor in medicine at Harvard University Medical School. He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Society and the American Society for Gastroenterological Endoscopy.

Ruben received his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University and his degree in Medicine from the University of Vermont. His internship and residency were completed at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

“The appointment of Robert as an independent director has strengthened our team with his multifaceted healthcare and medical expertise,” says Ed Michael Reggie, Future Factory Managing Director. “He has had a highly distinguished and professional career and continues to be on the leading edge of his industry. Fellow Board members and our partners will benefit greatly from his insight.”

Future Factory is a holding company for investments made in emerging companies across a wide range of industries with concentrations in health care and technology. The firm has offices in Atlanta and New Orleans.