Stacey Hero, PhD


Stacey Hero, PhD

Director of Business Development

Stacey Hero, Ph.D. is Director of Business Development at ElevateBio, serving in this role since September 2018.  As a member of the BD team at ElevateBio, she performs scouting, diligence, and negotiations on technologies.  She manages alliances with academic partners and directs many aspects of new company creation.

Prior to joining the team, Stacey worked at L.E.K. Consulting in their life sciences practice where she led diligence, commercial assessments, and strategy projects across a range of therapeutic areas and modalities -- including immuno-oncology and gene therapy.

Stacey received her Ph.D. from Yale University, where she investigated pathogen-mimicking nanoparticles for vaccine delivery.  She holds a B.S.E. in Cellular and Tissue Engineering from Duke University.