Facility Logix Hires Biotech and Facility Project Management Expert & Opens North Carolina Office
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Facility Logix, an owner's representative and management consulting firm for biotechnology and life sciences companies, announced the hiring of biotechnology industry and project management expert Tim Howland as Project Manager. The firm also announced the opening of its new North Carolina office in Raleigh, North Carolina. Both moves are designed to support the firm's recent and continued growth. Howland will manage the North Carolina office and will be instrumental in serving the firm's existing and new clients in the state.
"Tim has a unique blend of experience in both the biotechnology industry and facility project management," said Facility Logix President Pat Larrabee. "Lynne Cooper, our director of project management services, reports that our clients are already heavily relying on his support and guidance. We see him as a true asset to Facility Logix."
Prior to joining Facility Logix, Howland served as the Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University's (Virginia Tech) development department. In this role, he was instrumental in forging relationships with key industry partners for the School's science and engineering departments. From 2005-2016, he served as the Associate Director for the University's College of Science. Prior to his time at Virginia Tech, Howland worked with Scheer Partners Biotech Services Group, where he served as a project manager on several life science facility projects. Before joining Scheer Partners, he was a researcher for both the Institute for Genomic Research and Celera Genomics.
"Facility Logix is known for its commitment to quality and is trusted by top biotech and life sciences companies," said Howland. "I'm honored to be a part of such a team and to have the opportunity to leverage my diverse experience to advance client facility development projects for the biotech industry."
Howland earned his Bachelor's degree in Biology at Virginia Tech and his Master's degree in Biotechnology Management from Johns Hopkins University. For Facility Logix, he is currently supporting two projects for United Therapeutics in the Research Triangle Park and will augment Facility Logix's work with Pitt and Wilson Counties in North Carolina.