President, CEO and Director
During the 12 years prior to joining BioCorRx® in June of 2013, Brady Granier had been involved in sales management, media sales and business development. Mr. Granier was employed at Clear Channel Media & Entertainment ("CCME"), where he had served in several positions from Account Executive to Director of Business Development and Local Sales Manager. He has also served as the Healthcare Category Manager for the Los Angeles division of CCME, the largest media company in the United States. During his tenure at CCME and other media companies, he worked on marketing campaigns for local businesses and physicians, as well as for national brands such as Neutrogena, New Line Cinema, Paramount Pictures, Samsung, AT&T, Coke, Dr. Pepper, Hansen's, Honda, MGM, Universal Studios and more. He also managed endorsements on the radio for Ryan Seacrest. In 2006, He received the coveted Pinnacle Award from CCME for being the top sales executive in the Western region. While serving as Director of Business Development, Mr. Granier grew new business by 49% in his first year in that role.
Granier was born and raised in the heart of Cajun Country in Southeast Louisiana where he started working at the age of 11 to help support his single mother and younger brother. After graduating with honors from high school, he attended college at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 1995 and was a member of Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society and Phi Kappa Theta. During his nursing career, he specialized in the critical care areas of ER/ICU/CCU and CICU. He also moonlighted as a home health nurse, critical care air transport nurse and TV studio set medic. In 1996, he moved to California as a travel nurse and spent most of his remaining years in healthcare as the charge nurse in the emergency room at White Memorial Hospital in downtown Los Angeles. Mr. Granier continues to reside in the Los Angeles area with his family. He has also been a volunteer with Big Brothers of America.
During the past twelve years, Kent Emry has been involved in the healthcare industry. Mr. Emry has specialized in identifying and securing financing for the acquisition of troubled skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, which may have been in violation of federal regulations with a high probability of being closed. He was able to re-structure these facilities both on a clinical and financial level resulting in a profitable facility. His vast knowledge of operational systems and his creation and development of policies and procedures has been key to his long-term success in the healthcare industry. In addition, Mr. Emry has extensive experience in contract negotiations with public, private, federal and state healthcare reimbursement entities including HMOs, Medicare, Medicaid, VA and Military contracting and billing.
Preceding Mr. Emry's focus on the acquisition and restructuring of troubled healthcare facilities, he owned and operated a marketing company that focused on the healthcare industry. He developed creative and concise marketing strategies that were applicable to the target demographic of his clients. Mr. Emry's campaigns and tactics improved corporate revenues and profits by increasing their number of patients and controlling expenses.
Mr. Emry has also realized success in a number of industries outside of healthcare as well, including food processing and brokerage, construction, development, sales, marketing and property management. Mr. Emry has the ability to quickly identify operational and structural inefficiencies and replace them with systems and policies that enhance productivity and growth resulting in a more profitable business.
Mr. Emry holds a Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration from Oregon State University.
CFO, COO and Director
Lourdes Felix joined BioCorRx® in October 2012. Ms. Felix has been instrumental in assisting in capital procurement and implementing an audit committee. Ms. Felix is a corporate finance executive offering more than 15 years of combined experience in public accounting and in the private sector in building, leading and advising corporations through complex restructurings.
Ms. Felix is thoroughly experienced in guiding companies to greater efficiency and profitability. Strong SEC expertise and knowledge of SOX requirements. She worked with private and public SEC reporting companies. She was the Controller for a public accounting firm for more than 7 years and was responsible for the operations and financial management of regional offices. Her experience includes a wide variety of industries including advertising, marketing, non-profit organizations, medical practices, mortgage banking, manufacturing and SEC reporting companies. Ms. Felix is an excellent leader with a track record of documented contributions leading to improved financial performance, heightened productivity and enhanced internal controls.
Ms. Felix is very active in the Hispanic community and speaks fluent Spanish. Ms. Felix holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Accounting from University of Phoenix.
Luisa Ingargiola presently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Avalon GloboCare, a leading global developer of cell-based technologies and therapeutics, where she helped navigate its Nasdaq uplisting in 2018. Luisa is a Board Director and Audit Chair of Electra Meccanica, a Nasdaq-listed company designing and manufacturing electric vehicles; she also serves on the board of Globe Photos, a leader in licensed sports photographic prints and iconic pop culture imagery; and she serves as director of Operation Transition Corporation, a strategic consulting and advisory firm that places ex-military special operations forces into corporate careers. Luisa holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Boston University, and an MBA in Health from the University of South Florida.
Louis Lucido was formerly the Senior Advisor and Chief Operating Officer of DoubleLine Group, LP, a large investment firm with over $100 billion in assets under management. He recently retired in December 2018 and was one of the five founding partners. He was previously at TCW, where he served as a Group Managing Director. Prior to joining TCW in 2001, Mr. Lucido was the Chief Investment Officer for Delphi Financial Group (DFG) and was on several subsidiary boards. Before DFG, he was the Chief Operating Officer and Secretary for Hyperion Capital Management and was also a member of the Resolution Trust Advisory Committee. Since February 2013, he has served as a member of the Board of Directors of CASA of Los Angeles and is the current Chairman. Additionally, he was elected in 2013 and currently serves on the Boards of Junior Achievement, Southern California ,826LA and the Lupus Research Alliance (formerly the Alliance for Lupus Research). Mr. Lucido received his MBA in Management and Finance from New York University, and was a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board of the N.Y.U. Stern School of Business.