Today Sofie Biosciences announces that it has added Carl McKinzie to the Board of Directors. Carl brings his talents as a recognized businessman, investor, and lawyer. Carl McKinzie has over 40 years’ experience serving clients in a wide variety of industries. In 1980, Carl joined and became a named partner in the business law firm Riordan & McKinzie. He previously had been a partner with Nossaman LLP. In 2003, Riordan & McKinzie merged with Bingham McCutchen LLP, an international law firm. At Bingham McCutchen, he continued to advise clients on mergers and acquisitions and securities transactions, and counseled on the implementation of complex financing transactions. Carl also frequently advised boards of directors and special committees of boards of directors on corporate matters, including governance issues. He has served as a member of both public and private boards of directors and as a chair and member of various board committees. On September 1, 2010, Carl was recruited to become CEO of FirstFed Financial Corp., a bank holding company that was in bankruptcy.