Board of Directors

Alexis S. Gutierrez, JD. BSc

Mr. Gutierrez joined Higgs Fletcher & Mack in 1996, and is a member of the Firm’s Intellectual Property, Business, and Employment Practice Groups. His practice emphasizes business counseling and complex commercial litigation, including intellectual property.

Mr. Gutierrez has extensive experience advising and representing public, private and closely held companies and partnerships, non-profit organizations, boards, and executive management in business disputes; creation, revision, and implementation of best management practices; and internal investigations. Mr. Gutierrez has litigated numerous business disputes to verdict, including those brought by individual, representative, and class plaintiffs in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Mr. Gutierrez also possesses substantial knowledge of employment law, and provides strategic, preventive, and compliance advice and counsel for employers on all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. As part of his counseling practice, Mr. Gutierrez performs management training for employers, and renders advice on hiring practices, personnel policies, compensation issues, government-agency investigations, layoffs and terminations, workplace investigations, discrimination, harassment, protection of trade secrets, employee raiding, leaves of absence, reductions in force, mergers and acquisitions, and compliance with wage and hour laws. In this regard, Mr. Gutierrez represents employers in state and federal courts, arbitration, and mediation before numerous state and federal agencies.

Mr Gutierrez has served on numerous charitable boards and commissions, and is currently the Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross, San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter, the in-coming Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the San Diego Convention Center Corporation, and a member of the Board of Directors for the San Diego Theaters.

Daniel M. Bradbury, BPharm, Dipl. Management Studies

Dan has been Amylin Chief Executive Officer since March 2007, serving as President since June 2006 and as Chief Operating Officer since June 2003. He has served as a director since June 2006. He previously served as Executive Vice President from June 2000 until his promotion in June 2003. He joined Amylin in 1994 and has held officer-level positions in Corporate Development and Marketing during that time. Prior to joining Amylin, Mr. Bradbury spent ten years at SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, where he held a number of sales and marketing positions.

Dan is a member of the Board of Directors of Illumina, Inc., Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), BIOCOM, the Keck Graduate Institute’s Board of Trustees and the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation. Mr. Bradbury is a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and serves on the UCSD Rady School of Management’s Advisory Council, RAND Health Board of Advisors and University of Miami’s Innovation Corporate Advisory Council. He received a Bachelor of Pharmacy from Nottingham University and a Diploma in Management Studies from Harrow and Ealing Colleges of Higher Education.