We Are BioKansas

Meet the 2021 BioKansas Board of Directors

Chairman

Karthik Ramachandran, PhD

Vice President & Co-Founder

Likarda, LLC

 

Vice Chairman

DJ Rezac, PhD

Nonclinical and Animal Health Consultant

Latham Biopharm Group

 

Secretary

Laura Treml, PhD, DVM

Principal

Argos Biopharma Consulting

Treasurer

Matt Leadbetter, MBA

Vice President of Commercial Banking

Bank Midwest

Past Chairman

Alf Botchway, PhD

Chief Executive Officer

Attentive Science

Katrin Bridges, MS, MBA

Senior Vice President of Innovation

Greater Topeka Partnership

John Bucksath, EMBA

Chief Executive Officer

KCAS Bioanalytical & Biomarker Services

 

Meghan Burns, DVM

Founder

Connect Veterinary Consulting



Melissa Roberts Chapman

Senior Program Officer

Kauffman Foundation

 

Crissa Cook, JD

Patent Attorney, Partner

Hovey Williams

 

Rick Donahue, JD

Chairman of the Board

Schroer Manufacturing

 

Keith Gary, PhD

Vice President

BioNexus KC

 

Komal Hatti

Senior Process Architect

IPS

Charles Jabara

Director, Business Development

CRB

 

Tom Klug, MBA

Managing Director, Healthcare/Life Sciences Practice

Marsh & McLennan Agency

 

Kim Lovan

Managing Director

Black & Veatch, NextGen Ag

Monica Massey

Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff

Dairy Farmers of America

 

 

Beth Montelone, PhD

Senior Associate Vice President for Research

Kansas State University

 

Jason Neat

Executive Director of Laboratory Services and Operations

PRA Health Sciences

 

 

Mike Nicholas, PhD

Founder & Principal

Insignia Strategies

 

Laura Perin

Chairman & CEO

Labconco

Jennifer Radosevich, PhD

Worldwide Director of Research

Hill’s Pet Nutrition

 

Dawn Wolff

Chief Strategy Officer

Children’s Mercy Hospital

Allen Roberson

Chief Financial Officer

Rockhurst High School

 

Justin Welsh, DVM

Executive Director, US Livestock Technical Services

Merck Animal Health

 

Douglas Wright, PhD

Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology

University of Kansas Medical Center