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Rory Francis (Executive Director)
TELEPHONE 902-367-4402 | FACSIMILE 902-367-4404
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Rory Francis has 30 years experience in professional, management and leadership roles in the public and private sectors. As an experienced senior executive, Mr. Francis has led transformative change in several public sector organizations encompassing economic and social policy, programs and services.
Rose FitzPatrick (Manager, Marketing and Communications)
TELEPHONE 902-367-4403 | FACSIMILE 902-367-4404
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Rose FitzPatrick has a strong background in project and events management, with more than fifteen years experience in research, communications, marketing, business, community and government relations. 
Jennifer Lenentine (Manager, Corporate Services)
TELEPHONE 902-367-4413 | FACSIMILE 902-367-4404
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As Manager, Corporate Services, Jennifer has been a valued member of the PEI BioAlliance team since 2005. She has lead responsibility in the execution and management of core and project funding agreements, providing support to the PEI BioAlliance Board of Directors and overseeing corporate governance practices.
Vivian Beer (Manager, HR Strategy)
TELEPHONE (902) 367-4407 | FACSIMILE (902) 367-4404
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Vivian Beer has worked on several projects for the Prince Edward Island BioAlliance over the past eight years, including the VetHealth Global Conference and the Biotechnology & Human Health Symposium. Most recently, she took on management of the PEI Bioscience Cluster HR Strategy, which supports successful recruitment in the PEI bioscience sector through targeted outreach efforts to build key networks and track sector growth.
Tyson Bradley, CPA, CA (Director of Finance)
TELEPHONE (902) 367-4406 | FACSIMILE (902) 367-4404
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Tyson is a Canadian Chartered Accountant who began his career with Grant Thornton LLP. After five years with Grant ThorntoN, he spent the next seven years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Cayman Islands. Prior to joining the BioAlliance, he worked as Chief Financial Officer for equipment manufacturing companies which provide design, manufacturing and install services.
Heather Lizama (Corporate Administrator)
TELEPHONE (902) 367-4400 | FACSIMILE (902) 367-4404
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Heather Lizama has a background in geomatics with over 10 years of IT experience, specializing in client services. Heather received her undergraduate degree in Geography from Trinity Western University in B.C. and a post grad in GIS (Geographic Information Systems) from the B.C. Institute of Technology.  She excels in documentation design, solution architecture, time management, prioritization and management of enterprise databases and applications.
Eddie Francis (Intern, Emergence Incubator)
TELEPHONE (902) 367-4394 | FACSIMILE (902) 367-4404
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As an intern in the Emergence Incubator, Eddie has been a member of the PEI BioAlliance team since 2015.
Eddie manages relations with existing and prospective clients and assists with the pre-incubation process, admission process and establishing service contracts.
Don Ridley (Mentor-in-Residence, PEI BioAlliance)
TELEPHONE (902) 367-4400 | FACSIMILE (902) 367-4404
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Don Ridley obtained a Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of Guelph, followed by an NRC industrial post doc with the Swiss multinational Ciba-Geigy. He subsequently joined that company as a research scientist.