Paul B. Manning
Founder, President, and CEO
Founder Paul Manning is the president and chief executive officer of PBM Capital Group. Mr. Manning is a serial entrepreneur. Before forming PBM Capital, Mr. Manning successfully founded several companies, including Able Laboratories and Manfam, Inc., two companies that developed and distributed prescription and over-the-counter products to major chains in the United States, and PBM Products, the leading global supplier of store brand infant formula and baby/toddler foods. He also held several key sales and marketing positions with leading pharmaceutical companies.
Mr. Manning is active in providing strategic insights to the portfolio companies and evaluating investment opportunities.
Aside from his entrepreneurial work, Mr. Manning and his wife, Diane Manning, founded the Focus to Cure Diabetes Foundation. They continue to be philanthropic in the areas of diabetes research, macular degeneration research, and education.
Mr. Manning is a director of the National Neurovision Research Institute (NNRI), the clinical trial support organization of the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB). He is an active member on the University of Virginia (UVA) Strategic Planning Steering Committee and the UVA Health Foundation Board of Trustees.
In 2002, Mr. Manning was named Virginia Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, where he earned a B.S. in microbiology.