Board of Directors

Ray Monteleone

Ray Monteleone

Ray Monteleone brings more than 50 years of experience in corporate strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and tax and financial planning to the H-CYTE board.

Monteleone is an owner of Paladin Global Partners LLC, Dannelly Monteleone & Associates LLC and Monteleone & Associates Consulting, LLC based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He is a former partner at Arthur Young & Co. (which later became Ernst & Young), and a former deputy commissioner and chief operating officer with the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE).

 Monteleone graduated cum laude from the New York Institute of Technology and earned an MBA from Florida Atlantic University. He also completed the Arthur Young Harvard Business School program. 

 Considered an expert in financial analysis and business management, Monteleone is regularly featured as a lecturer at various universities and professional associations.

Michael Yurkowsky

Michael Yurkowsky

Michael Yurkowsky brings more than 25 years of experience in financial services to the H-CYTE Board. He currently serves as President and Chairman of Deverra Therapeutics, a clinical stage biotech developing allogeneic cell therapies.

Yurkowsky spent his early career working as a broker with several national broker-dealers and as a licensed investment banker. He went on to start and manage his own hedge fund, specializing in debt arbitrage. In 2012, he opened his own family office, YP Holdings LLC, which has invested in more than 50 private companies and participated in more than 100 public company financing transactions.

Throughout his career, Mr. Yurkowsky has served on multiple public and private boards and has been involved in several M&A transactions.

William E. Horne

William E. Horne

Bill Horne brings years of entrepreneurial and business development accomplishments to the H-CYTE board, with C-suite roles in several of the fastest growing health care and hospitality organizations across the country. He has expertise in the areas of corporate planning, executive leadership and business operations strategy.

Bill served as CEO of H-CYTE from 2018 to 2020. Prior to that he was CEO of Laser Spine Institute, driving annual revenues as high as $288 million during his leadership. Bill has also served as CEO and Chairman of Outback Sports, and CEO and Chairman of Club Operations and Property Management.