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MOBIO Executive Committee Board of Directors

Tom Schwaller

Tom Schwaller, Board Chair

Vice President, Sales

Labconco Corporation

John Bucksath, Treasurer


KCAS BioAnalytical and BioMarker Services

Betsy Boedeker

Betsy Boedeker

District Director of the Center for Plant and Life Sciences 

St. Louis Community College

Michael Adrian, General Counsel


Lathrop GPM

Drue Duncan, Immediate Past Chair

Director, U.S. Public Affairs and State Government Relations

Pfizer, Inc.

Christopher W. Kennedy

Elixell Therapeutics

John Valenti

Director, State Government Affairs


Frank Plescia

Executive Director, State Government Affairs


MOBIO Board of Directors

Giovanni Pauletti

Interim Dean of Pharmacy

University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy

in St. Louis

Melanie Bernds

Director of Communications

Benson Hill

Scott Brown

Regional Director

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Jordan Feuerborn

Associate Director, State Government Affairs & Policy


Sean Grove

State Government Affairs

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

Ben Johnson

Vice President Programs


Allen Kunkel

Vice President Research & Economic Development

Missouri State University

Roy Pura

State Government Affairs Manger

CSL Behring

Karla Roeber

Vice President, Government and Public Affairs

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Pam Sharitz-Tesch

External communications Manager


Sarah Waun

Senior Manager, State Government Affairs


Al Zimmerman

Senior Business Director

Novus Internation

Lu Alleruzzo

Chief Executive Officer and Cofounder

Immunophotonics, Inc.

Jeff Biskup

CEO and Chairman


Damon Broyles

Vice President of Clinical Innovation

Mercy Technology Services

Joe Flynn

Chief Commerical Officer


Ted Guhr

Director, of Business Development

Tarlton Corporation

Kevin Johnson

Senior Manager, State Government Affairs


Daniel Lacy

Vice President, Operations

McCownGordan Construction

Stephanie Regagnon

Executive Director, Innovation Partnerships

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center


Jim Sageser

Chief Operating Officer

Metro Park Warehouses

Tom Spencer

Interim Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development

Missouri University

Robert White

Dean College of Biosciences

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Jackson Benefield


TEN Healthcare

Eric Blair

Director of Business Development

Sinclair Research Center, LLC

Gary Clapp

Director, Business and Technology Incubator

Missouri Western State University

Wendi Godwin

Senior Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs

Pharmaceuticals at Boehringer Ingelheim 

Dan Henderson

CEO & President

Infinity Labs

Steve Knorr

COO and Executive Vice President

Endovac Animal Health

Dan Meagher

President and Chief Executive Officer

Novus International

Dennis Ridenour

President and CEO

BioNexus KC

Jerad Seurer

General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Mergers & Acquisitions, IP & Regulatory Strategy

Avadel Pharmaceuticals

Dave Tierney

Director of Government Affairs


Susan Zalenski

Director, State Government Affairs

Johnson & Johnson