Nancy K. Bryan
President & CEO
Nancy Bryan joined BioFlorida in May 2013 and serves as its President and CEO. Nancy has 25 years of experience in the life sciences in commercial positions of increasing responsibility involving primary care, biologics and specialty markets. Her experience began with major pharmaceutical companies (MERCK, GlaxoSmithKline) and progressed to executive leadership positions in specialty pharmaceuticals and smaller, start-up biotech companies (Indevus Pharmaceuticals, NPS Pharmaceuticals). Most recently, Nancy was the SVP of Commercial Operations responsible for leading marketing, sales, reimbursement and distribution. In this role, she has served on executive leadership teams and boards and played a key role in companies’ successes including business development, financing initiatives and investor and PR communications. Throughout her career, Nancy has developed, launched and commercialized many products including: blockbusters (Zantac, Levitra), major biologics (Tysabri) and orphan drugs for rare diseases (Valstar for bladder cancer, Supprelin LA for central precocious puberty) and has established franchises in a wide variety of therapeutic areas including: Oncology, Anti-infectives, GI and Autoimmune (MS,CD). Nancy earned a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Columbia University. Academic honors include Phi Beta Kappa and Beta Gamma Sigma. She is currently on the Board of Florida Research Consortium.
VP, Marketing & Membership
Stacey Silver joined BioFlorida in March 2007 as Director of Marketing and Membership and has since taken on the role of Vice President, Member Relations. Stacey brings 10+ years of direct marketing, strategic communications, media and customer outreach, and editorial experience to the organization. Prior to joining BioFlorida, Stacey was the Marketing Communications Manager for Sun Valley Worldwide, a national industrial recycling firm located in Delray Beach, FL. There, Stacey was instrumental in landing several national accounts and worked closely with the president to establish a brand and identity for recycling initiatives. Stacey was also solely responsible for obtaining over $1M in tax state incentives for the company.
Prior to moving to sunny Florida, Stacey worked for a public REIT in Columbia, MD as the Director of Marketing. Other industries Stacey has worked for include telecommunications, antenna technology, healthcare and nuclear medicine. Stacey received her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from The Ohio State University, and her MBA from the University of Maryland.
Operations & Data Manager
Tara Ann Coleman has been with BioFlorida since 2009 and is currently the Operations & Data Manager. Tara is an operations professional with a life sciences background and experience in non-profit organization management. Tara’s skills include finances, reporting, systems, data, operational organization and compliance. Her responsibilities include managing the Clearinghouse, overseeing financials and providing administrative support to the CEO, staff and the Board.
Before BioFlorida, Tara spent 10 years working for Publix Pharmacy and earning her bachelor’s degree from Florida Atlantic University. She majored in Biological Sciences (molecular) with a minor in Public Administration.