miLEAD Consulting is composed of postdoctoral researchers, PhD, and MBA students from the life-sciences, engineering, and business schools at the University of Michigan.

30+ Consultants

10+ Engagements Per Year


Board of Directors- 2018

  Steven Romanelli  President  PhD Field: Molecular & Integrative Physiology  Research: CRISPR/Cas9

Steven Romanelli President

PhD Field: Molecular & Integrative Physiology

Research: CRISPR/Cas9

  Brittany Rodriguez  Vice President  PhD Field: Biomedical Engineering  Research: Tissue Engineering

Brittany Rodriguez Vice President

PhD Field: Biomedical Engineering

Research: Tissue Engineering

  Veronica Beck  Director of Finance  PhD Field: Neuroscience  Research: Epilepsy

Veronica Beck Director of Finance

PhD Field: Neuroscience

Research: Epilepsy

  Mitch Fernandez  Co-Director of HR  PhD Field: Bioinformatics  Research: Machine Learning

Mitch Fernandez Co-Director of HR

PhD Field: Bioinformatics

Research: Machine Learning

  Robert Doherty  Co-Director of HR  PhD Field: Neuroscience  Research: Cortical Development

Robert Doherty Co-Director of HR

PhD Field: Neuroscience

Research: Cortical Development

  Vinayak Gokhale, MD  Director of Administration  Ross School of Business

Vinayak Gokhale, MD Director of Administration

Ross School of Business

  Desirée García-Torres  Director of PR  PhD Field: Chemical Biology  Research: Cancer

Desirée García-Torres Director of PR

PhD Field: Chemical Biology

Research: Cancer


Board of Advisors

Michele Swanson, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan

Judy Smith, M.S.L.I.S., Informationist, Taubman Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan Medical School

Celia Ross, M.I.S, Librarian, Kresge Business Administration Library, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

Johnathan Goldstein, Independent Consultant, Double Eagle Solutions

John Corthell, PhD, Former miLEAD President (2016-17), Office of Technology Transfer at the University of Michigan