Board Members

Together, we create a network of leaders generating growth for bioscience.

Board Officers

  • Chairman

    Ross Dunlap President & CEO Ceres Nanosciences
  • Vice Chair

    Jeff Pompeo President & CEO CareTaker Medical
  • Treasurer

    Carrie Roth Commissioner Virginia Employment Commission
  • Secretary

    Elaine Horn-Ranney President, Chief Executive Officer and
 Co-Founder Tympanogen
  • Immediate Past Chairman

    Alan Connor President & Chief Executive Officer Cadence, Inc.
  • Legal Counsel

    Scott Meza Shareholder Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Board Members

  • Gerry Brunk
    Managing Director Lumira Ventures
  • Robert Day
    Chief Operation Officer TechLab
  • Kolaleh Eskandanian
    VP & Chief Innovation Officer Children’s National Medical Center
  • Jessica Foley
    Chief Scientific Officer Focused Ultrasound Foundation
  • Mark Gignac
    Executive Director Institute of Advanced Learning 
and Research
  • Craig Gill
    Director, US Government Relations Pfizer
  • Amrie Grammer
    Co-Founder, COO & CSO AMPEL BioSolutions
  • John Hart
    President & CEO Southern Spine and Smisson-Cartledge Biomedical Companies - Macon, Georgia
  • Conaway Haskins
    Vice President, Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation
  • Nikki Hastings
    Entrepreneur-in-Residence CvilleBioHub
  • Warren Martin
    Partner Hibiscus BioVentures
  • Eric Paradise
    Head of Insights and Analytics AstraZeneca
  • John Paris, Jr.
    Partner Williams Mullen
  • Michael Perham
    Director, Innovations & External Relations HHMI Janelia Research Campus
  • Payam Pourtaheri
    Founder & CEO AgroSpheres, Inc.
  • James Ramey
    Managing Director & Fund Manager Middleland Capital - VTC Ventures
  • Kyparissia Sirinakis
    Managing Partner Epidarex Capital
  • Carl Sahi
    President Engineered BioPharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Rony Thomas
    CEO LifeNet Health
  • Denise Toney
    Director Virginia Division of Consolidated 
Laboratory Services
  • Gary Warren
    President & CEO ivWatch