MINNEAPOLIS, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Halleland Health Consulting, a wholly owned subsidiary of Minneapolis law firm Halleland Lewis Nilan & Johnson, P.A., announces the hire of Peter T. Bianco as Director of Lifescience Business Development. In addition to coaching bioscience businesses through start-up and growth challenges with the consulting subsidiary, Bianco's work will also be integrated with the law firm's health care and business practice areas.
"Bianco's expertise around medical technologies, services, and infrastructure make him an exceptional addition to our accomplished health consulting team," said Brian Johnson, president of Halleland Lewis Nilan & Johnson. "His strategic and hands-on experience in the bioscience industry brings another level of clarity and competency to our clients."
Bianco comes to the firm after serving as the president of Bioscience Business Development, LLC, where he provided strategic business development for early-stage and large businesses focused on a variety of medical technologies and related services with specific focus on successful early stage lifescience technology commercialization and the financial and physical infrastructure to support it.
Prior to that, he served as the chief executive officer of University Enterprise Laboratories in St. Paul, Minn. His previous experience also includes over ten years in Orthopedic product management, product development engineering and medical device marketing for medical device giant Johnson & Johnson Professional, Inc. and Dow Corning Wright. He began his career in Orthopedic Biomechanics Research at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. and Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minn.
He is a founder and board member of Suffolk University's Center for Innovation and Change Leadership (CICL) in Boston, Mass. where he earned his MBA. He received his bachelor's degree in physiology from the University of Minnesota. He serves as vice chairman of the board of directors for the Midwest Orthopedic Research Foundation (MORF) and is a member of the business advisory board for the Regulatory and Clinical Research Institute (RCRI) and Orthopedic Research Society (ORS). Peter currently resides in St. Paul, Minn. with his family.
About Halleland Health Consulting
Halleland Health Consulting, a wholly owned subsidiary of Halleland Lewis Nilan & Johnson, P.A., brings experienced health care professionals with operational, policy and business expertise together with attorneys who specialize in an array of health care and regulatory issues. The integrated team of attorneys, health care providers, public health professionals and health care operations and policy experts helps to guide clients through the maze of legal and business complexities, yielding fresh solutions to contemporary health care problems. Founded in 1996, Halleland Lewis Nilan & Johnson has built its reputation by putting clients first and building a practice centered on values - thus defining the next generation of law firm. In addition to health care, the firm has practice areas in business law and intellectual property litigation, commercial litigation, labor and employment and product liability/mass tort litigation.
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