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Our Leadership

Jenny Filbey, PhD

Board Chair / CEO & Founder

Tracy Raines, PhD

VP, Research & Development

Mark Zylstra

Regulatory Affairs

Haley Weinrich

Director of Finance

Chris Davis

Production & Processing Lead

Lori Lensing

Quality Lead

Rick Sibbel, DVM

Strategy & Technical Lead

Danielle Nowotny

Business Administration Lead

Meet the Team!

Nick Allen

Site Manager

Blaise Boyle

Field Production Site Manager

Candida Cabral, PhD

Senior Research Scientist, Breeding

Jun Cao, PhD

Senior Research Scientist, Plant Breeding

Andrew Caulkins

Corn Manufacturing Technician

Andrew Clarke

Lab & Greenhouse Technician

Scott Creek

Corn Manufacturing Technician

Jeffery Escobar, PhD

Director, Clinical Studies

Ryan Gerber

Senior Research Scientist, Biochemistry

Alisha Ghai

Senior Financial Analyst

David Morrison, MBA


John Roque III, PhD

Research Scientist,

Analytical Biochemistry

Tautvydas Shuipys, PhD

Research Scientist, Molecular Biology

Angela Stewart

HR Consultant

Jelena Zaitseva, PhD

Senior Principal Scientist,​ Biochemistry Lead

Board of Directors

Terry Coffey, PhD

Parkway Advisors, LLC.

Kevin Fields

Kent Corporation

Jenny Filbey, PhD

Board Chair / CEO & Founder

Eric O'Brien

Fall Line Capital

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