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David Willbrand, BA, JD

Partner
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Stephen Carrithers, PhD

Executive VP, Co-founder & Director of R&D
Sequela, Inc & Lagrange Scientific

Natalie Thurston, RN, MBA, CPHQ

Consultant
Thurston Consulting

Gaylord VanGuilder, MBA

Managing Director
BlueCreek Pharmaceuticals

Greg Langdon

Founder
Langdon Industries

Mary Tapolsky, PhD

Assistant Director
University of Louisville, College of Business

Jacqueline Wood, RN, MSN, MBA

Client Strategist Manager
PwC

Karen Handmaker, MPP

Principal
4sight Health

Mike Fisher

Managing Director
Kirchner Group

Liza Curcio-Rudy

Investment Analyst
New Orleans BioInnovation Center

Kris Khalil

Investment Analyst
New Orleans BioInnovation Center

Kevin Pollard

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