BATON Referral Network

The BATON Referral Network is a community of life science professionals committed to the growth of North Carolina-based companies.

These service providers and CEO candidates represent a vast array of business and technical expertise, and were prequalified by NCBiotech. Service providers pledge to contribute services or provide preferential pricing for referrals coming through the BATON network database.

There is no cost to qualified Service Providers to participate in the BATON program.  However, participating Service Providers are expected to offer some or all of their services for referrals coming through the BATON network database under one or more of the following terms: pro bono, discounted, at cost, deferred, fixed cost, service for equity.

Search our BATON database below.

JanelKinlaw
Manager
Refining Workflow LLC
I look for gaps and try to fill them, connecting processes and tools to complete the big picture while also defining the steps needed to complete the project. I will guide your business process or project management needs to facilitate innovation.
Data Management, Information Technology, Technology & Product Development
GERALDKLEIN
Principal
MedSurgPI LLC
Experienced medical executive Founder, CEO, CMO, Expert in product development and medical affairs. Consult and serve as interim medical officer
Operations, Medical Writing, Medical Affairs, Contract Research (CRO), Clinical Development, Board Development, Business Mentoring, - CEO Candidate -
GeraldKlein
Principal
MedSurgPI LLC
Former CEO of a CRO, previous SVP Quintiles
- CEO Candidate -, Clinical Development, Medical Affairs, Medical Writing, Technology & Product Development
StewartKohnberg
Regional Account Manager
Tokyo Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
TCI America Differentiators: Global Manufacturer;Organic Reagents Global Leader; More than 95% of Chemicals in Stock in USA & Japan; Fast Delivery in USA from East & West Coast Warehouses Unique Products Not Offered by Competitors High Quality
- CEO Candidate -, Business Development, Business Mentoring, Chemistry, Education & Training, Government Relations & Policy, Manufacturing, Market Research, Quality Assurance & Control, Sales & Marketing, Technology & Product Development
MashaKononov
Contract Research (CRO), Manufacturing, Technology & Product Development, Chemistry, Business Development, Preclinical Development
HenryKopf
Revolution Law
Part time general counsel and collaborative services from former entrepreneur and patent holder focusing on corporate law, licensing, international transactions, IP plans, regulatory, strategic planning, tech transfer, securities, finance and contracts.
Board Development, Licensing & Technology Transfer, Corporate Legal, International Trade, Business Mentoring, Operations, Business Plan Writing
RichardKouri
Chief Evangelist, Center for Innovation Management Studies
NC State University
Business Mentoring, Education & Training, Market Research, - CEO Candidate -, Bioinformatics, Board Development, Business Development, Business Plan Writing, Grants & Technical Writing, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Manufacturing
SarahLash
Marketing Manager
27 Software U.S. Inc.
27 Software is the global leader in developing customized software applications in a fraction of the usual time. Code is stable, secure and error free. We specialize in complex integrations, servicing businesses of all sizes.
Technology & Product Development
ThomasLaundon
Managing Member
Topkan Associates LLC
Serial life sciences entrepreneur; has founded and built multiple successful biotech companies, including several university spinouts; Ex- G1 Therapeutics, Innocrin Pharmaceuticals, ArtusLabs, PhaseBio, Synthematix, EnSolve, NCBC.
- CEO Candidate -, Accounting, Board Development, Finance, Business Mentoring
RickLawless
Training Manager
AveXis Inc.
Biomanufacturing workforce development; GMP-like pilot scale manufacturing
Preclinical Development, Manufacturing, Education & Training, Technology & Product Development
NathanLetts
Patent Attorney & Adjunct Prof. UNC-CH
Olive Law Group PLLC
Dr. Letts has over 20 years of experience in life science IP law. He has worked in both law firms and in startups. Previously, he was CEO and a co-founder of KinoDyn and led a successful Series A round. At diaDexus, he was sole in-house counsel.
- CEO Candidate -, Business Plan Writing, Chemistry, Clinical Development, Compliance, Corporate Legal, Intellectual Property, Licensing & Technology Transfer
JeffreyLeung
President
Medvizon Consulting Inc.
Seasoned executive and entrepreneur in product development and commercialization. Assumed diversified roles (CEO, COO, VP) in transforming nascent ventures into successful entities (Quill Medical, acquired by Angiotech 2006; Closure Medical IPO 1996).
- CEO Candidate -, Business Mentoring, Business Plan Writing, Technology & Product Development, Preclinical Development, Operations, Regulatory Affairs, Engineering/Instrumentation, Chemistry, Clinical Development, Grants & Technical Writing, Intellectual Property, Laboratory Supplies & Equipment, Licensing & Technology Transfer, Manufacturing, Market Research, Medical Writing
ThomasLivingston
CFO & Partner
Scale Finance LLC
A seasoned financial executive with broad and deep experience in a variety of industries, currently specializing in life sciences. Currently providing contract-based (time-shared) CFO services to multiple companies.
Accounting, Finance
MarkLombard
Managing Director
Human Capital Solutions Inc.
We are a business consulting firm specializing in executive search and professional recruiting. As a leader in executive search, Human Capital Solutions provides significant value via its proprietary business platform.
Human Resources, Board Development, - CEO Candidate -
JohnLudlow
Chief Scientific Officer
Brite Bio Inc.
Extensive experience in developing & managing cell therapy-related research programs and regenerative medicine/tissue engineered product develoipment; Currently working with Zen-Bio, Brite Bio; Formerly with Tengion, Vesta/Incara in RTP.
Technology & Product Development, - CEO Candidate -, Contract Research (CRO), Grants & Technical Writing, Intellectual Property, Laboratory Supplies & Equipment, Manufacturing, Medical Writing
AngelaLynch
Consultant
ToxPlus Consulting LLC
ToxPlus Consulting partners with chemical, pharmaceutical and medical device companies to assist with toxicology and risk assessment needs for products in development. In addition, ToxPlus Consulting assist with technical and regulatory writing.
Regulatory Affairs, Preclinical Development, Medical Writing, Grants & Technical Writing, Education & Training
JasonMac Entee
Founder
Digital Mettle LLC
Digital Mettle designs, builds and maintains custom software for a range of clients. Since our founding in 2001, we have delivered more than 200 projects to nearly 100 clients. We focus on implementing systems which adhere to regulatory standards.
Technology & Product Development
NancyMacCreery
Principal Consultant
Broad Reach Marketing Services
Consultants with healthcare, software and business development experience offering: messaging and branding, pitch deck prep, launch strategies, public relations and communications –- digital content marketing, sales materials and conference displays.
Sales & Marketing, Website Development, Market Research, Education & Training
SanjoyMahanty
Director, Business Development
TCG Lifesciences Limited
3 years ago I started working as a Director of BD with a Drug Discovery CRO called TCG-Lifesciences, Pvt. Ltd. I'm in the RTP area for 25 years mostly in the biotech area as a PhD scientist. TCGLS is well set up for providing drug discovery solutions
Manufacturing, Contract Research (CRO), Clinical Development, Chemistry
ShaileshMaingi
CEO and Founder
Kineticos Life Sciences LLC
Kineticos is a consulting practice focused on helping innovators (pharma, biopharma, diagnostics), investors (private equity, VC) and enablers (CRO, CMC, labs) with growth, strategy, M&A, innovation, strategic sourcing and organizational development.
- CEO Candidate -, Sales & Marketing, Clinical Development, Reimbursement, Business Plan Writing, Preclinical Development, Business Mentoring, Operations, Business Development, Market Research, International Trade, Board Development
PhilippeMaitre
Former CFO, CEO (Big Pharma, Biotech, CRO public & private companies) to serve as CEO for startup. Brings deep Life Science experience (Strategy, Business Plan, M&A, BD, Licensing, IR, Capital Raise, Startup creation, critical situation turn around)
- CEO Candidate -, Licensing & Technology Transfer, Finance, Business Plan Writing, Business Development, Operations
ShonMallory
Industry Director, Biotechnology
Thermo Fisher Scientific (Raleigh)
With $18 billion in revenues, more than $700 million spent each year on research and development — and approximately 50,000 employees in 50 countries around the world, Thermo Fisher Scientific truly is The World Leader in Serving Science.
Chemistry, Laboratory Space, Manufacturing
BrooksMalone
Partner
Hughes Pittman & Gupton LLP
Partner at RTP CPA firm HPG who helps lead the technology, life science and medical device practices. Startup packages available to cost effectively set-up and scale your finance and tax team including government grants. Audits and corporate tax.
Accounting, Finance, International Trade
DominicMancini
Life Sciences software validation & compliance
Arbour Group
Arbour Group is a leading provider of regulatory compliance products and services for the global life sciences industry. Pharma, Medical Device, Medical Diagnostics.
- CEO Candidate -, Business Development, Compliance, Contract Research (CRO), Data Management, Information Technology, Licensing & Technology Transfer, Laboratory Supplies & Equipment, Manufacturing, Medical Affairs, Quality Assurance & Control, Regulatory Affairs, Technology & Product Development
LaurinMancour
Account Executive, Trial Results Communication Programs
The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation
16+ yrs research experience in nonclinical investigations, pharmaceutical and device clinical research. Roles in quality, regulatory, study coordination, safety, monitoring, and research & professional education; Medical writing; ACRP Board
Clinical Development, Regulatory Affairs, Grants & Technical Writing, Education & Training, Quality Assurance & Control, Preclinical Development, Medical Writing
FranMartin
President
VVI LLC
Pharmaceutical business strategy executive; commercialization & product launch; franchise strategy development; global planning; Ex-GSK
Sales & Marketing, Contract Research (CRO), Business Development, - CEO Candidate -, Business Mentoring, Business Plan Writing, Clinical Development, Market Research, Medical Affairs, Reimbursement
CrisMasselle
Director, Business Development
Business-to-Business Marketing Communications
BtB Marketing Communications is a full-service, business-to-business, integrated marketing agency. We are B2B and nothing else. Our clients are technology driven and forward-thinking.
Sales & Marketing, Website Development
GeorgeMcGregor
Biomedical Engineer/Attorney
McGregor Law Office
Over 20 years of experience in biomedical research and development, management, intellectual property, contracts, licensing, business formations, litigation, and general legal practice.
Bioinformatics, Technology & Product Development, Regulatory Affairs, Licensing & Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Grants & Technical Writing, Government Relations & Policy, Corporate Legal, Contract Research (CRO)
BridgetMcMinn
Director of Strategy and Innovation
First Flight Venture Center Inc.
First Flight Venture Center is a non-profit science and technology incubator with 25,000sq.ft of space, offices and 18 wet labs. Programs for startups include LiftOff (subsidized grant writing program) and Hangar6, an advanced prototyping facility.
Education & Training, Grants & Technical Writing, Laboratory Space, Technology & Product Development
MichelleMcMullen
IP Attorney
McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
Patent procurement, enforcement and interference practice; Diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, peptide therapeutics, vaccines, metabolomics, stem cell, regenerative medical technologies, and waste water treatment & energy; Patent validity, infringement and FTO
Intellectual Property