Leadership

Our Leadership

Rebecca Thompson, PhD – Chief Executive Officer

Rebecca Thompson, PhD - Chief Executive Officer Dr. Rebecca Thompson returned to Cell Culture Company in November of 2015 and held the roles of Vice President of Quality and Vice President of Operations. Dr. Thompson made her initial mark on the organization by restructuring its quality systems to ensure GMP & ISO compliance. Her responsibilities would grow to eventually include all operations overarching both the bioreactor and contract manufacturing businesses.

Prior to joining Cell Culture Company, Dr. Thompson was the Technical Supervisor of Cellular Immunology for Pharmasan Labs, a CLIA-certified laboratory. Rebecca earned her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Toledo Health Science Campus and her B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Toledo.

Teresa Markoe, MS – Chief Financial Officer

Teresa Markoe, MS – Chief Financial OfficerTeresa Markoe joined Cell Culture Company in 2015 as an accountant. She was quickly promoted to Director of Accounting, then VP of Finance & HR. She has continuously improved Cell Culture Company's financial fundamentals and oversees the building of Cell Culture Company's greatest asset - its people.

Ms. Markoe went to the University of St. Thomas where she earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Accounting. Prior to coming to Cell Culture Company, she was working in public accounting at Ernst & Young and moved to industry working at Target Corporation.

Curt Gleiter – Vice President, Technical Services

Curt Gleiter – Vice President, Technical ServicesCurt Gleiter has been with Cell Culture Company since 1993. As the Vice President of Technical Services, Mr. Gleiter is the global technical expert in customer support for Cell Culture Company’s instruments and cultureware.

Mr. Gleiter supports direct customers and international distributors in training, protein production, Quality System Regulation-compliant operations, Installation and Operation Qualification (IOQ), and annual contracts.

David Schumann – Senior Director, Manufacturing

David Schumann – Senior Director, ManufacturingDavid Schumann joined Cell Culture Company’s team in 2015. He has over sixteen years of experience in technical and customer service-facing roles at several leading biotechnology organizations.

Mr. Schumann oversees product development, manufacturing, supply chain, and customer relations at Cell Culture Company. He holds a B.S. in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Minnesota.