Stacey Hero, Ph.D.

Sr. Director, Business Development

About Stacey

Stacey is responsible for scouting, diligence, and negotiations on technologies. She manages alliances with academic partners and directs many aspects of new company creation.

Prior to ElevateBio, Stacey led diligence, commercial assessments, and strategy projects for L.E.K. Consulting’s Life Sciences practice. While there, she focused on a range of therapeutic areas and modalities, including immuno-oncology and gene therapy.


Education & Accomplishments
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.

Check out our open roles

Interested in working with people like Stacey? We’re looking for pioneers and innovative thinkers committed to developing the next-generation of cell and gene therapies. Review our open roles and find your future.

apply now
“We offer a new approach for company building with the world’s leading scientific innovators who want to advance their highly innovative programs quickly and efficiently.”
Life @ElevateBio
Meet the talented people who make ElevateBio a great place to work.
meet the team