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Board of Directors

The BioCrossroads Board of Directors members are active executives from the life sciences and healthcare sectors representing industry, academic, philanthropic, and government organizations.

Our Leadership

Meet our Board

Dan Peterson - Chairman of the Board

Vice President, Industry & Government Affairs

Cook Medical

Dr. D. Craig Brater

Retired Dean

Indiana University School of Medicine

Adrienne Brown

Group Vice President & Head of Corporate Business Development

Eli Lilly and Company

Dr. Richard DiMarchi

Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Gill Chair in Biomolecular Sciences

Indiana University

Ron DiNizo

Vice President, Corporate Accounts


Dr. Ruth Gimeno

Vice President, Diabetes Research & Clinical Investigation

Eli Lilly and Company

Dr. Daniel Golden

Vice President, Global Research, Discovery, & Breakthrough Innovation


Dan Hasler

Chief Operating Officer

Purdue University Indianapolis

Dr. Jay Hess


IU School of Medicine

Christopher R. Johnston


Office of Management & Budget

Melina Kennedy


Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP)

Marcela Kirberger

Chief Legal Officer


Jim Lancaster

President, Global Reconstruction & Global HQ Executive Director

Zimmer Biomet

Cathy Langham

Owner & President

Langham Logistics

Cory Lewis

President & CEO

INCOG BioPharma Services

Michael Mirro

Chief Academic Research Officer

Parkview Mirro Center for Research & Innovation

Alan Palkowitz

President & CEO

Indiana Biosciences Research Institute (IBRI)

Rahul Shrivastav

Provost and Executive Vice President

Indiana University

Derek Small

Founder & CEO

Luson Bioventures

Ron Stiver

President, System Clinical Services

IU Health

Dr. Ramarao Yeleti

Executive Vice President & Chief Physician Officer

Community Health Network

Stacey Yount

Senior Vice President, Head of ECS & Business Strategy

LabCorp Drug Development

Meet our Team

The BioCrossroads' team consists of dedicated individuals who are experts in their key focus areas within the greater life sciences industry. Click below to learn more about our internal ecosystem. 


BioCrossroads is one of six Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) branded initiatives. In addition to its sister initiatives, there are several other resources for the life sciences community.