VitaNova Biological Inc.
Greg Espenhover is a shareholder in the public accounting firm Davidson Freedle Espenhover & Overby, P.C. After graduating from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1986, he joined the Big 8 CPA firm Deloitte Haskins & Sells. With the consolidation of the big CPA firms in the late 1980’s Deloitte Haskins & Sells merged with Touche Ross and became Deloitte & Touche. He left Deloitte & Touche in 1990 to help start the CPA firm Givens Center Davidson & Company which later became Davidson Freedle Espenhover & Overby, P.C. Greg has served privately owned businesses and non-profit organizations providing accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. He holds the Certified Information Techonology Professional designation issued by the AICPA.
Matthew Gdovin is an assistant professor of physiology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He earned his BS in Biology at UTSA, then after receiving his Ph.D. in physiology at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, he moved on to do a post-doctoral fellowship at The University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine in Canada. In 1997, Gdovin returned to UTSA as an assistant professor of physiology. During his time at UTSA, Gdovin has become an accomplished teacher, mentor, and advocate for the advancement of poor and underserved students in the sciences. Gdovin has received 10 teaching awards, including the Sloan Foundation’s “Faculty Mentor of the Year” in 2007 and The University of Texas System Regent’s Outstanding Teaching Award in 2013. Gdovin is a reviewer for 5 journals, including the Journal of Applied Physiology and Respiration Physiology; he also reviews grant applications for the NIH and NSF, and has served as a Panel Chair for the Ford Foundation Fellowships. Since his return to Texas in 1997, the NIH has awarded Gdovin over three million dollars to advance knowledge in the field of physiology, focusing on pH regulation with an emphasis on CO2 detection.