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Office of Innovation and
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National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE) Board (2014-16)

Mary Ann Guerra
CEO BioAccel

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MaryAnn Guerra, MBA is Chairman of the Board, CEO, and co-founder of BioAccel. Ms. Guerra is known for creating novel programs to accelerate the transfer of technology from the lab into new business opportunities. Prior to founding BioAccel, Ms. Guerra served as President of TGen Accelerators, LLC and Chief Operating Officer at (TGen). She has also had an impressive career at the National Institutes of Health having held various senior level positions, including: Executive Officer, NHLBI and Deputy Director of Management & Executive Officer at the NCI, two of NIH’s largest Institutes. Ms. Guerra has received numerous awards and recognition including most recently being named as one of Arizona’s top 50 Most Influential Women in 2014 and one of Arizona Top Business Leaders in Healthcare: Biosciences for 2013 and again in 2014.