WE ARE BIOKANSAS

Meet the 2021 BioKansas Board of Directors

Chair

DJ Rezac, PhD

Senior Consultant

Latham Biopharm Group

Vice Chair

Jennifer Radosevich, PhD

Worldwide Director of Research

Hill’s Pet Nutrition

Secretary

Kim Lovan

Executive Managing Director

Black & Veatch, NextGen Ag

Treasurer

Matt Leadbetter, MBA

Lead Commercial & Industrial Lending Officer

NBKC

Past Chair

Karthik Ramachandran, PhD

Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder

Likarda, LLC

Sam Al-Murrani, PhD, MBA

Owner, Bimini Pet Health

General Manager, LifeTech Diagnostics

Amanda Bratton

Quality Operations Manager

The Great Plains Laboratory, LLC

Katrin Bridges, MS, MBA

Senior Vice President of Innovation

Greater Topeka Partnership

John Bucksath, EMBA

Chief Executive Officer

KCAS Bioanalytical & Biomarker Services

 

Melissa Roberts Chapman

Senior Program Officer

Kauffman Foundation

Crissa Cook, JD

Patent Attorney, Partner

Hovey Williams

 

Charles Jabara

Director, Business Development

CRB

 

Edward Kremer, PhD

Dean of Math, Science, Business, and Technology

Kansas City Kansas Community College

 

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

 

Justin Welsh, DVM

Executive Director, US Livestock Technical Services

Merck Animal Health

 

Kelly Williams

Director of Lab Products

Labconco

Dawn Wolff, MPA

Vice President of Strategy, Innovation, and Partnerships

Children’s Mercy Hospital

Douglas Wright, PhD

Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology

University of Kansas Medical Center