Established in 2000 by James D. Utterback, Rxcel Partners originally focused on supporting and serving the unmet needs of the Japanese Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology community in the United States.
Today, Rxcel supports pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and venture capital companies in their outsourcing strategies, including the efficient selection of quality, niche, CROs in key regions around the globe.
+ James Utterback
Founder & Chairman
“Jim” holds advanced degrees in Economics and Industrial Psychology. With over 30 years of experience in Life Sciences, he has held corporate staff roles in HR, Finance, and Corporate Communications as well as General Management/CEO positions in Pharma, CROs and start-up Device and IT product companies serving the clinical trials space. Jim has had P&L responsibility for businesses on 5 continents and has lived in the US, Europe and Africa.
+ David A. Dworaczyk PhD
Dr. Dworaczyk has over 30-yrs of experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and CRO industry where he has held senior level positions in R&D, Global Operations, Business Development (L&A/M&A), Clinical Development, Strategic Planning, R&D Portfolio Analysis, Project Management and Commercial Operations. He has done extensive work with numerous healthcare, Pharma, Biotech and CRO focused Venture and Private Equity investment groups assessing and evaluating investment opportunities from an operational, strategic and business potential perspective. Dr. Dworaczyk advanced degrees in Cell and Molecular Biology and in Leadership and Business Administration.
+ Patty Gebhardt
Partner, Marketing & Commercialization
Patty brings 25 years of strategic marketing and branding experience to Rxcel clients. Key areas of capability include: market research; competitive analysis; corporate / product / service positioning; integrated marketing plans; brand development; internal and external communications; web site planning; and alliance development. Her experience spans Fortune 500 companies and start-up, high-growth organizations, across the technology and health care industries. Patty holds a Masters degree in Public Administration.