Vice President Facilities and Engineering, ElevateBio
Mario has over 20 years of experience in biotech leading high profile capital campaigns and expansion projects. He is accountable for all aspects of facilities and engineering functions supporting R&D and GMP Operations as well as real estate and capital planning/execution.
Prior to ElevateBio, Mario directed all engineering, maintenance, and EHS operations for large antibody manufacturing sites, primarily at AbbVie. Prior to working for AbbVie, Mario gained extensive experience at a Boston-based Life Science A&E firm designing sanitary biologics manufacturing equipment, piping systems, and clean utility systems.
Mario has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and M.S. in Management both from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.