Manufacturers Extension Partnership Liaison, NIIMBL
In his position with the Manufacturers Extension Partnership, John supports NIIMBL in their work with the small-to-medium manufacturer market. With more than 30 years of pharmaceutical / biotech industry experience, John has held various staff and management positions in sales, strategic accounts, marketing, R&D, manufacturing and consulting. John has worked for large established companies such as DuPont, BMS, Celgene and Reckitt Benckiser as well as biotech startups Pharmion and Biodesix. As a testament to his love to get out and meet clients, John lives by the motto: “A bad day with a customer is better than a good day in the office.”
In his spare time, John stays young at heart by serving as the scoutmaster of a local Boy Scout troop for the past 23 years. He celebrated a milestone birthday by training for the Accenture Triathlon and raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team-in-Training. He enjoys cycling, wilderness pursuits and renewable energy. John has a BS in Chemical Engineering, an MBA from Widener University and graduate work in Counseling Psychology. John has 3 grown sons and he and his wife Molly reside in Wilmington, DE.