ABOUT

OUR MISSION

For over 25 years MichBio has been driving bio-industry growth in Michigan by providing access to resources and information critical to success, advocating for policy decisions that support the long-term viability of the life sciences, and connecting the people, companies, and ideas necessary to create the next generation of bio-innovation.

OUR VISION

MichBio will be the most valued organization in Michigan for the biosciences industry by being its recognized voice as well as its foremost source of information, advocacy, and resources.

OUR GOALS

Our mission encompasses broad industry sub-sector representation including pharmaceuticals and therapeutics (human and animal health, generics and OTCs), medical devices, diagnostics, research tools, informatics (healthcare and bio-informatics), nutritional health (nutriceuticals), clinical research, industrial biotechnology, and bio-fuels and bio-agriculture.

Advance the common goals and concerns of Michigan's bio-industry

Provide a portfolio of resources, services and products to MichBio that delivers real value for member organizations

Establish MichBio as the main source of bioscience industry education

Develop MichBio as the key advocacy organization for the state's biosciences community at the federal and state levels

Effectively promote Michigan's bio-industry and its assets, successes and capabilities

OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Create value by delivering business-critical resources and bottom line savings

Build networks by connecting Michigan's bio-industry one member at a time

Impact policy by influencing business growth through advocacy

Grow talent by creating opportunities that develop people and build organizations

OUR TEAM

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BOARD of DIRECTORS

Officers

CHAIR

Ken Massey, PhD

Sr. Director, Venture Development, Technology Commercialization
Wayne State University 

VICE CHAIR

Kevin McLeod

Founder, President and CEO

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PRESIDENT & CEO

Stephen Rapundalo, PhD

President & CEO
Michbio

SECRETARY

Robert Donofrio, PhD

Vice President, Food Safety R&D

Neogen Corporation

TREASURER

Sandra Pennell

Controller
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Directors

Sean Callaghan, MBA

President
Medbio Inc.

Robert DeRyke, MBA

President & CEO
Terumo Cardiovascular Group

Lola Eniola-Adefeso, PhD

University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan

Charles Hasemann, PhD

Assistant VP for Innovation & Economic Development
Michigan State University

Jamie Kemler, MBA, CLP, RTTP

Vice President, Intellectual Property Business Strategy
Stryker

Anna Langerveld, PhD

President and Chief Scientific Officer
Genemarkers

Ken Massey, PhD

Sr. Director, Venture Development, Technology Commercialization
Wayne State University

Kevin McLeod

General Partner
Novus Biotechnology Fund

Fredrick Molnar

Vice President, Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Dave Morin

President & Chief Operating Officer
Impellia

Paul Morris

Head of Strategic Finance, EI/DIG
AlixPartners, LLP

Ron Perry, MBA

Vice President and General Manager
Emergent Biosolutions

Stephen Rapundalo, PhD

President & CEO
MichBio

Randel Richner, BSN, MPH

Founder & President
Richner Consultants

Tom Ross

President & CEO
Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing

John J.H. Schwarz, MD

Physician and Former U.S. Representative
Grace Family Health Center

Uma Sharma, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer
MMS Holdings