Mario has over 20 years of experience in biotech leading high profile capital campaigns and expansion projects. He is accountable for all aspects of facilities and engineering functions supporting R&D and GMP Operations as well as real estate and capital planning/execution.
Prior to ElevateBio, Mario directed all engineering, maintenance, and EHS operations for large antibody manufacturing sites, primarily at AbbVie. Prior to working for AbbVie, Mario gained extensive experience at a Boston-based Life Science A&E firm designing sanitary biologics manufacturing equipment, piping systems, and clean utility systems.
Mario has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and M.S. in Management both from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.