Staff

Our experts integrate knowledge of industry trends and national networks to support promising biosciences companies and innovations.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

John W. Manzetti
President and Chief Executive Officer, Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse
Founder and Managing Director, PLSG Accelerator Fund

James (Jim) Jordan
Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse
Managing Director, PLSG Accelerator Fund

Philip (Phil) G. Petraglia, C.P.A.
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse
Director, PLSG Accelerator Fund

EXECUTIVES-IN-RESIDENCE (EIR)

Hank Safferstein, Ph.D., J.D.
Executive-In-Residence (EIR)

Diana Cugliari
Senior Executive Associate
Associate Director, PLSG Accelerator Fund

Diane Hill
Senior Executive Associate

Alicia Varughese
Executive Associate

VENTURE PARTNERS

John L. Brooks III
President and Managing Director, Healthcare Capital, LLC

Samuel Straface, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Medrobotics

Alan West
Chief Operating Officer, Carmell Therapeutics

MEDICAL ADVISOR

Paul L. Kornblith, M.D.
Regional Director, Southwestern Pennsylvania, PA Biotechnology Association
Founder and former Chief Executive Officer, Precision Therapeutics, Inc.

REGULATORY AND REIMBURSEMENT ADVISOR

Debra M. Parrish, P.C.
Attorney, Parrish Law Offices
Former Attorney, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Research

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Mary Vogel
PLSG Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

Jeff Rhodes
PLSG Administrative Assistant

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