Board of Directors – Executive Team

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

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

Dale Buuck, President and CEO, Whitley Co. EDC – Bio


Past President
Eric L. Marr, Founder and President, Life Science Logic

Board Members

Tony Armstrong, President and CEO, IU Ventures – Bio

Diana Caldwell, CEO, Amplified Sciences –  Bio

Andrew Cothrel, Founder and Principal, Blue Marble Medical – Bio

Melanie DeFord, Assistant Vice President for Research, University of Notre Dame – Bio

Patrick McMahon, Vice President, Sales, VWR, part of Avantor – Bio

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

Justin Renfrow, Director, Purdue Incubators, Purdue University – Bio

David Shenberger, Vice President, Marketing and Consulting Services, CAI, Inc. – Bio

Kay Townsend, Principal, BSA LifeStructures – Bio

Jeff Vallerga, Vice President, Business Development, BIO 

Susan Brock Williams, Associate Vice President, State Government Relations, Eli Lilly and Co. – 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

Joerg Schreiber, Ph.D. (ret.) – Past President 

Raul Zavaleta, Partner, Cogent Professionals 


Kristin Jones, President and CEO – Bio