Ginny Orndorff, Vice Chair

Ginny Orndorff, Vice Chair

Ginny Orndorff, Vice Chair

Executive Director
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Ginny Orndorff has over 30 years of bioscience company management experience.  She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the University of California Santa Cruz, a Master’s Degree in Microbiology from California State University San Jose, and an MBA from Loyola College.  She is Executive Director of the Colorado Institute for Drug, Device and Diagnostic Development, an innovation accelerator that invests in and mentors promising bioscience spin-off companies from Colorado research institutions.  She also is acting CEO of SixOne Solutions, LLC, and Claudin Technologies, two University of Colorado Medical School spin-off companies working on novel cancer drugs.  She also currently serves on the State Board of Pharmacy for Colorado. Ginny founded Evolutionary Genomics of Longmont, CO and was its CEO for 10 years, continuing on its board of directors.  Prior to that, she was CEO of GenoPlex of Denver, CO.  She also served as Director of Technology/Business Development for NeXstar of Boulder, CO, and Director of Biotechnology Programs at the Colorado Advanced Technology Institute.  Ginny began her bioscience career as a lab supervisor at Genex in Gaithersburg, MD.