William Pedranti — Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Will is the Chief Executive Officer of Ellsworth Construction. He is an executive and entrepreneur who has co-founded several companies—one of which was sold for $70 million. Will was most recently the President, Operations for Scilex Pharmaceuticals, a company that he co-founded and launched a prescription non-opioid drug to treat pain. Will’s past-experience includes working as a partner at national law firms and the Vice President, General Counsel, and member of the Executive Committee of a publicly-traded, commercial-stage biotech company that operated globally. Will has experience with oversight of all operations of a company, including commercial finance, manufacturing, corporate governance, legal, compliance, regulatory, business development, international operations, litigation/disputes, securities, and intellectual property functions. Will earned a Juris Doctor (JD) degree in law from Georgetown University Law Center and a Bachelor of Sciences (BS) in Business Entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California.