A visionary team

Portal is led by an accomplished team of life science leaders who operate with collaboration, transparency, and intense action.

Pat Flavin, JD
President
John Flavin, MBA
Founder & CEO
Yuan Zhang, PhD, MS
Senior Director, Scientific Operations & Strategy
Ula Widawska
Director of Finance & Controller
Michael Schultz, PhD
Venture Operations Analyst
E.J. Reedy
Director of Platform & Ecosystem
Steve Lehmann, MBA
Director of Venture Operations
Rose Jones-Boyd
Executive Assistant to the Founder & CEO
Deonta Jones
Experience Manager
Elizabeth Harney, MS
Manager of Lab Operations
Kevin Flavin
Operations and Expansion Manager and Producer, Lab Rats to Unicorns
Ashley Kim, MS
Director of Growth Operations
Suna Lumeh, MS/MBA
Director of Operations
Anna Tomaszewski
Director of Business Development
Gianina Varea
Director of Portfolio Development
Angie Gill
Event and Workplace Manager
Ritu Shah
Managing Director
Nick Pennebaker
Director of Marketing and Communications
Mike Faulman
VP of Operations
Shahila Christie, PhD
Vice President Growth Strategy
Parth Rao, PharmD, MS
Director of Lab Operations
Krisha Panchalingam

Board of Directors

John Flavin, MBA
Founder & CEO
Derrell Porter, MD, MBA

Advisory Board

Robert Miller, PhD
Thomas Gajewski, MD, PhD
Geeta Vemuri, PhD, MBA
Raju Prasad, PhD
Bhavan Suri, MBA