Focused Ultrasound Foundation names board members
Scott Beardsley and Mike Lincoln join the nonprofit's board of directors
The Focused Ultrasound Foundation, based in Charlottesville, announced Thursday it has named two Virginia executives to its board of directors: Scott C. Beardsley, University of Virginia Darden School of Business dean, and Mike Lincoln, Cooley LLP global business department chair.
Beardsley became the Darden School’s dean in 2015 and is also the Charles C. Abbott professor of business administration. He teaches graduate school classes in strategy, leadership, global business and general management. In 2019, he was reappointed to another term as dean through 2025. Before Darden, he held leadership roles at management consulting firm McKinsey & Co.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at Tufts University, his master’s degree in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management and his doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania.
Lincoln founded international law firm Cooley’s first East Coast office in 1999 and has served in leadership roles there ever since. He is also an adjunct professor at U.Va.’s School of Law and teaches emerging growth companies and venture capital. He also serves on the boards and councils of Mindshare, the Shenandoah National Park Foundation, the Federal City Council, the Medical Care for Children Partnership Foundation, the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association and the U.Va. School of Law Alumni Council.
Lincoln earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southeast Missouri State University and his juris doctorate from U.Va. School of Law.
The Focused Ultrasound Foundation was founded in 2006 and works to accelerate development of focused ultrasound, a noninvasive therapeutic technology that is being explored as a treatment for numerous medical conditions, including neurological disorders.