As part of the State Operations and Economic Development team, Lois works with Mike Wilkins, Senior Vice President and Bill Bullock, Vice President, Bioscience Industrial Development Program to retain existing biotechnology companies and bring new companies to North Carolina. She also works with Mark Phillips, vice president of Statewide Operations and the Center's five regional offices.
Lois joined the Biotechnology Center in 2008. Prior to working for the Center, she worked at Bayer CropScience as part of the BioScience Stewardship and US Public and Government Affairs team. Other positions included Business Development for a large telecom company in RTP and Legislative Assistant at the State Capitol in Madison, Wis.
Lois earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She enjoys sewing, gardening and taking care of her two collie dogs in her spare time.