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Advisory Committee for Biotechnology in the Piedmont Triad

Chair:  Michael  Kelly, chief operating officer/chief financial officer, Piedmont Pharmaceuticals

Vice Chair:  Daniel (Dan) Erb, PT, Ph.D., dean, School of Health Sciences, High Point University

  • Jerry Barker, chief sales officer, SightLife
  • Michael Batalia, Ph.D., CLP, co-founder, Wide Eyed Technologies, LLC
  • Bill Bullock, senior vice president, statewide operations & economic development, North Carolina Biotechnology Center
  • Barry Burks, Ph.D., vice  chancellor for research and economic development at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
  • Jennifer Byrne, CEO, PMG Research
  • Morris Clarke, Ph.D., associate professor, Winston-Salem State University
  • Robert Egleston, executive director, Leadership Winston-Salem
  • Algie Gatewood, Ed.D., president, Alamance Community College
  • Gary Graham, president, Graham Personnel Services
  • Andrew Hebard, president and CEO, Technology Crops International
  • Nancy Johnston, executive director, Piedmont Triad Office, North Carolina Biotechnology Center
  • Alan Jones, director business development, Duke Energy
  • Genevra Kelly, MPH, institute partnerships, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
  • Troy Knauss, partner, Guardant Partners and vice chairman, Angel Resource Institute
  • John Merrill, executive director, Gateway University Research Park
  • George "Randy" Parker, Ed.D, PE, president, Guilford Technical Community College
  • Mark Phillips, VP, state operations; executive director, Eastern Office, North Carolina Biotechnology Center
  • Russ Read, executive director, National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce, Forsyth Technical Community College
  • Cynthia (Cindy) Rothschild, Ph.D., partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
  • James (Jim) Ryan, Ph.D., founding dean, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and University of North Carolina Greensboro
  • Terri Shelton, Ph.D., vice chancellor for research and economic development, University of North Carolina Greensboro