Lisa Harmala - Director of Production
Dr. Lisa Harmala has over 10 years of laboratory experience specializing in cancer immunotherapeutics. As the Director of Production, she oversees all custom biomanufacturing projects performed at C3. Dr. Harmala entered C3 as a cell culture scientist, and served as the Purification Manager since Jan 2016. She recieved her Ph.D. in Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology from the University of Minnesota.
RENEE THURMER, MA - Project Manager
Renee has been with C3 since February 2015, where she manages custom cell and protein production projects as well as internal continuous improvement efforts. She is also trained in Lean and Six Sigma and is on the leadership team for C3's Lean program. Renee has been in the biotech industry since 2000, and has experience in several areas including Quality Control, Assay/Product Development, Technology Transfer, and Process Improvement. Renee has a Master's degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology from St. Cloud State University.
EMILY WOZNIAK, PHD - Director of Marketing
Dr. Emily Wozniak is responsible for overseeing C3's marketing efforts, including technical content generation and market strategy. Dr. Wozniak has 3+ years experience in designing market strategy for various biotech and medtech companies. She recieved her PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Minnesota and has over 10 years of laboratory experience in therapeutic discovery using genetic, cellular, and molecular techniques.
Kyle Biesecker, PHD - Director of Business Development
Dr. Kyle Biesecker oversees business and corporate development activities at C3. He has 3+ years of experience in developing market entry, sales, and business strategies for medtech companies, as well as over 7 years of laboratory experience in physiology and molecular techniques. Dr. Biesecker received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Minnesota and his B.S. in Biology from St. Olaf College.
DAVID SCHUMANN - Director of Instruments Division
David has been assisting customers with their needs as our Account Services Manager at C3 for 2 years. David's extensive experience in both customer-facing and scientific support make him an ideal leader for our instruments division. He holds a B.S. in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Minnesota, and has 13 years of experience working in customer and technical support for several biotechnology companies.
Josh Dishop - Supply Chain Manager
Mr. Josh Dishop has been with C3 since 2015, where he manages supply chain logistics and the production of single-use disposables. He has previous experience in materials management and the procurement of medical grade products. Josh received his BBA from Hamline University.