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PROJECT 1:  Led Development of a Cellular Therapy System for Immunology & CAR-T

R&D PMO: Project Lead
Led 30 scientists, systems engineers, ME’s, EE’s and software engineers in a multi-year program developing 2 new platforms for CAR-T and key immunology and stem cell programs.  Platforms include capital equipment, disposable kits (bags, tubing sets, etc.), integrated software and software applications.

PROJECT 2:   Developed Business Plans Driving Freeze Dried Plasma Research 

Business Development Lead
Performed national research guiding development for freeze-dried human blood plasma.  Interviewed KOLs, SMEs and end users across the USA in trauma, surgery, ICU and pre-hospital markets to guide product development, to build financial business plans, and to learn the scale and type of potential non-military uses.

PROJECT 3:   Propelled an Innovative Spinal Surgeon To Early Entrepreneurial Success

Interim Chief Commercial Officer

Guided spinal surgeon entrepreneur in development of a new spinal surgery instruments company. Led rebranding, repositioning, and commercial plan.  Assumed the Chief Commercial role to support the CEO.  Closed the company's 1st sales and opened several new hospital accounts in Colorado and Chicago.

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PROJECT 4:   Guided Strategic Plan Development and Catalyzed Strategic Partnership 

Strategic Plan Guide

Developed and led a completely new process for strategic planning and guided development of the strategic plan and annual budget plan for the incoming CEO.  Uncovered opportunities and threats previous undiscovered.  Accelerated key M&A partnership with 2nd largest blood system in the USA.

PROJECT 5:   Developed 5 Year Product Development Roadmap for Drug Compounder 

Product Development Innovation Lead 

Led a cross-functional re-imagining and developed a 5 year forward-looking product development roadmap of the industry leader's core product platform.  Platform includes capital equipment, disposable kits, integrated software and software applications.  The company was acquired for its leadership position in this market immediately after the roadmap was unveiled.

PROJECT 6:   Artificial Intelligence Translating Physician Notes in EHRs

Advisor to data scientist entrepreneur developing life-saving artificial intelligence (AI)

Mentor and advisor to brilliant computer scientist developing industry changing AI to accurately  translate and simplify physician notes in patient's EHR.  Won $250K Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) National Institutes of Health (NIH) Phase 1 grant, completed 6-week National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corp program. Pending Phase 2 SBIR grant and M&A opportunities.

"Stacey managed a $10M+ R&D development project in my Product Engineering team. At the time, we were implementing a new planning and execution methodology. In a very short period of time, Stacey took complete ownership and did a superb job with the core team. Throughout the project, Stacey demonstrated excellent communication, business acumen, no-non sense leadership and decision making, and strong command of complex project management for medical devices. I’d love to work with Stacey again anytime in the future."

Pierre Emeric, VP-Product Development, Terumo BCT 
(Now Global Head of Platform R&D-Ortho Clinical Diagnostics)

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