Rachele Ryan is the Director of Partnerships at LabCentral. In this role, she is responsible for business development strategy, resident growth and development, and leading entrepreneurship programming for LabCentral Ignite.
Prior to joining LabCentral, Rachele led the MassCONNECT mentoring program at MassBio, the Massachusetts biopharma industry association. In that role, she matched life sciences entrepreneurs and founders with seasoned life sciences professionals to catalyze and commercialize innovation. Previously, as part of the International Business Development team at the Consulate General of Canada in Boston, she assisted Canadian companies with their expansion efforts into New England and supported fast-growing startups participating in the Canadian Technology Accelerator in Boston (CTA@Boston).
She holds a BA from College of the Holy Cross and an MA from Middlebury College.
Favorite science project: Anything marine biology! I grew up on the Long Island Sound and we were fortunate to have many field trips that took us exploring all things on or near the Sound – from measuring the salinity of the water to studying horseshoe crabs and tide pools.