Board of Directors

Chair
Eric L. Marr, Founder and CEO, Diversity Accords – Bio

Past-Chair
Joerg Schreiber, Ph.D. – Vice President, R&D, AgenDx – Bio

Treasurer 
Raul Zavaleta, Partner, Cogent Professionals – Bio

Tom Barnett, National Dir. State Government Affairs, Roche Diagnostics – Bio

Vanessa Barth, Ph.D., Eli Lilly and Co, BioCrossroads, IBRI – Bio

Dale Buuck, Principal, Buuck Consulting LLC  –Bio

Diana Caldwell, Entrepreneur Bio

Angella Castille, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels, LLP Bio

Andrew Cothrel, Founder and Principal, Blue Marble Medical Bio

Melanie DeFord, Sr. Director for Strategic Programs and Resources, University of Notre Dame Bio

Mark Deuser, Co-Founder and President, Techshot Bio

Paul M. Griffin, Ph.D.,  St. Vincent Health Chair of Healthcare Engineering and Professor of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University Bio

Josh Griswold, Corporate Risk Management Advisor, FedEx Bio

Roger Harvey, Principal, Bose Public Affairs Group and Hoosiers Work For Health Bio

Robert Myers, Executive Vice President and CCO, Fort Wayne Metals Bio

Deborah Pollack-Milgate,Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP Bio

Steven Pratt, Principal, Deloitte Consulting, Life Sciences Practice Bio

Justin Renfrow, Contracts Director, MED Institute Bio

Sue G. Smith, Vice President for the Technology & Applied Sciences Division and Corporate Executive for Advanced Manufacturing, Ivy Tech Community College Bio

Mervin C. Yoder, Ph.D.,Assistant Dean for Entrepreneurial Research, Indiana University School of Medicine Bio

Board Members Emeritus

IHIF would like to thank and recognize the long-standing support and contributions from our Emeritus Board Members. 

Peter T. Kissinger, Ph.D. – Co-Founder, Phlebotics, Inc, Scientific Advisor, BASi, Professor, Chemistry, Purdue University Bio

Dan Peterson, Vice President, Industry and Government Affairs, COOK Group, Inc. Bio