FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--George Dunbar, an entrepreneur and management consultant in the life sciences arena, has been named to the Board of Advisors of Ryan Search & Consulting, which provides talent acquisition and development services to clients nationwide in the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, healthcare, life sciences and economic development fields.
“He’s an excellent strategic change agent and will be invaluable as we continue to identify, place and mentor top leadership candidates for our life sciences clients.”
Dunbar heads Franklin, Tennessee-based Dunbar Group LLC and is also a partner with Arboretum Ventures, a venture capital firm headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan that specializes in the healthcare sector.
“George’s deep knowledge spans a number of leadership and board roles at cutting-edge bioscience and venture capital companies in the U.S.,” said Dan Ryan, principal, Ryan Search & Consulting. “He’s an excellent strategic change agent and will be invaluable as we continue to identify, place and mentor top leadership candidates for our life sciences clients.”
For his work with both The Dunbar Group and Arboretum Ventures, Dunbar utilizes his wide-ranging healthcare operating experience as the former CEO of a number of venture-backed healthcare companies to evaluate new investment opportunities in diagnostics, life science tools and medical devices.
Current and previous CEO and board assignments include: Diagnovus LLC, a Nashville, Tennessee-based early stage company that develops clinical information and molecular diagnostic tests for rare and under-served diseases; Quantum Dot, which commercialized MIT-developed fluorescent labeling/detection reagents; Epic Therapeutics, an MIT-related prostate cancer drug program; and StemCells, Inc, which helped develop Stanford University stem cell technologies.
He also currently serves as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at CerviLenz and serves on the boards of directors for KFx Medical and IntelliCyt Corporation.
Dunbar is a graduate of Auburn University, holding both an MBA and an Electrical Engineering degree. He serves on the university’s College of Business MBA Advisory Board.
About Ryan Search & Consulting
Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, Ryan Search & Consulting provides Talent Acquisition and Talent Development services for clients across the U.S. in the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, healthcare, life science and economic development fields. For more information: www.ryansearch.net or 615-656-3535.