AZBio Board of Directors   

Jeff Vallerga

Vice President, Business Development

Biotechnology Innovation Organization

Jeff Vallerga was elected to the AZBio Board of Directors in January of 2013 and chairs the AZBio Outreach Committee

Jeff  is currently Vice President, Business Development for the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO).

Prior to joining BIO, Jeff was Biotechnology Program Director for Avantor and VWR International.  He brings more than 24 years of experience working with a wide range of research organizations while developing the laboratory supply business for VWR.  In his work at VWR, Jeff’s responsibilities included being the national director for VWR of the BIO Business Solutions Program.  His work included direct relationships with the State BIO Affiliates nationwide and the ability to share best practices from other BIO Affiliates with our AZBio Board.  Jeff’s experience includes business development, leading sales and support professionals, business strategy and tactics, and writing and managing business to business contracts. 

Jeff has a BS aeronautics and business from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and has worked with a wide range of business including biotechnology, med device, semiconductor, clinical, and universities.  Along with his wife and 3 sons, Jeff resides in Gilbert, AZ.