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Traigh Groover named winner of Triangle Business Journal’s 2017 Life Sciences Award

DURHAM, NC | April 7, 2017 — Clarkston Consulting is proud to announce that Traigh Groover has been acknowledged as the recipient of the 2017 Life Sciences Award from the Triangle Business Journal. Mr. Groover was the only recipient of the Individual Life Sciences Award this year which recognizes his contributions to the drug development, medical device manufacturing, CRO, and agri-science industries in North Carolina.

Mr. Groover is a partner with Clarkston Consulting, a premier consulting company with global operations.  Although Mr. Groover provides advisory services to life sciences companies across the globe, many of his clients are in the Research Triangle Park area.  Mr. Groover is known for his ability to analyze market trends and develop valuable solutions to help biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies navigate the increasingly complex regulatory and economic environments.

Traigh Groover: Recipient of TBJ Life Sciences Award

Traigh Groover: Recipient of the TBJ Life Sciences Award

Mr. Groover explains, “I am focused on, and passionate about, helping life sciences companies. Despite not being a scientist myself, I feel the best way I can contribute to these companies’ missions and success is to help these organizations build process and technology foundations needed in order to bring their science to commercial market.”

Clarkston Consulting’s life sciences leader, Janel Firestein, adds, “Traigh is a thought leader in the bio-pharmaceutical industry, enabling him to help our clients achieve their goals. We are excited for this acknowledgment of Traigh’s impact to the life sciences industry over the past 20 years.”

“The Triangle area is such a hotbed for the burgeoning life sciences industry,” wrote TBJ Publisher Jason Christie. “It’s an honor to recognize these individuals and companies that are doing such life-changing work.”

In addition to his consulting work, Mr. Groover is active in the community and a founding board member of the Ruth Wallace Foundation, which has a mission to provide support to cancer sufferers.

Click here to read more about the 2017 Life Sciences Awards.