Bambach Named Interim CFO at Tivic Health Systems
4 May 2023 - - US-based health tech company Tivic Health Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVC) has appointed veteran Kimberly Bambach to serve as Interim chief financial officer of the company and the engagement of Christina Valauri as a strategic advisor to the board of directors, the company said.

These additions aim to strengthen the company's financial foundation and bring growth and M&A expertise to the team.

Bambach brings over 30 years of financial leadership experience in both public and private companies across industries.

Her background includes financial leadership in medical and retail markets, manufacturing, wholesale distribution, licensing, digital media, and broadcasting.

Bambach most recently served as chief financial officer of Jushi Holdings Inc., where she played a pivotal role in the company's rapid growth driving over a dozen acquisitions in a complex regulatory environment.

Since leaving Jushi as CFO, Bambach has continued as an advisor to the company while providing consulting services to several private companies.

Before Jushi, Bambach held executive leadership and finance positions in both public and private equity companies.

She replaces Veronica Cai, who served as chief financial officer of the company since April 2022. Bambach holds a BA from SUNY Brockport and an MBA from Pace University.

Valauri will serve as a strategic advisor to Tivic's board of directors. She brings a 30 year proven track record as a senior healthcare analyst, including leadership roles as US and Global Head of Equity Research and Managing director at Cantor Fitzgerald.

Valauri is the founding partner and CEO of Sagestone Advisory, LLC and a partner of NextGen Venture Partners, an early stage venture capital firm with a network of 1600 proven entrepreneurs and accomplished professionals.

Her background in equity securities research has provided a deep base of experience in pharmaceutical, biotech, and med-tech companies.

She has extensive experience identifying and analyzing the commercial potential of breakthrough innovations, as well as mentoring and advising the C-suite teams of private and public early-stage healthcare companies through product development, regulatory, go-to-market strategies, potential mergers and acquisitions, and IPOs.

She has successfully developed and executed transformational business strategies to drive growth and enhance operating performance.

Valauri has previously held senior roles at US and international firms including ING, Credit Lyonnais (acquired by Credit Agricole), Natixis, and was the Global director of Research for Cantor Fitzgerald.

She has been recognized by The Wall Street Journal's "Best on The Street" All Star Analyst Survey and has received the Award for Excellence - Medical Education Public Affairs Association of American - Medical Colleges - New York University.

She currently serves as a senior advisor with Hanover International, Inc.,, and as a mentor and advisor at the Weill Cornell Medicine BioVenture eLab. Valauri earned her BA in Biology from Reed College and MBA from Cornell University.

Tivic is a commercial health tech company advancing the field of bioelectronic medicine. Tivic's patented technology platform leverages stimulation on the trigeminal, sympathetic, and vagus nerve structures.

Tivic's non-invasive and targeted approach to the treatment of inflammatory chronic health conditions gives consumers and providers drug-free therapeutic solutions with high safety profiles, low risk, and broad applications.

Tivic's first commercial product ClearUP is an FDA approved handheld bioelectronic sinus device.