Life Science Tennessee is a member organization, driven by a robust Board of Directors who steer the organization’s strategic direction. The Board of Directors consists of industry executives from all areas, with representation from Tennessee’s research institutions, entrepreneurs, policy experts, economic development professionals and experienced scientists.

Paul FitzpatrickChairman, Executive CommitteeAdvanced Catheter Therapies
Glenn PerdueVice Chairman, Executive CommitteeKraftCPAs
Kayla GraffSecretary, Executive CommitteeSweetBio
Hunter RostTreasurer, Executive CommitteeWaller
Tom BallardExecutive Committee, Economic Development ChairmanPYA
Kyle KamrathExecutive Committee, Advocacy ChairmanVertex Pharmaceuticals
Jenn AdamsDirectorAugust Bioservices
Shawn GlinterDirectorPendant Biosciences
Meryl HarrisDirectorTN Dept. of Economic & Community Development
Dean HughesDirectorSmith & Nephew
Rebecca KaufmanDirectorAgLaunch
Brian LadenDirectorAppello Pharmaceuticals
Julie LampleyDirectorEpstein Becker Green
Dr. Larry MarnettDirectorVanderbilt University Medical Center
Eric MayerDirectorEDP Biotech
Jessica MonroeDirectorJohnson & Johnson
Kelly MullinsDirectorPfizer
Rob ReadnourDirectorMountain Group Partners
Jessica TaveauDirectorEpicenter Memphis
Sara ThatcherDirectorMedtronic
Dr. Stephen WhiteDirectorSt. Jude Children’s Research Hospital