Pierce, MBA founded BIOCETT in March 2009, and is President and CEO of BIOCETT. Mr Pierce has over 20 years of tissue
banking experience. He has been a board member and served as chair and committee member of various councils and
commitees at the American Association of Tissue Banks. Mr. Pierce has worked in healthcare and surgical services
for over 25 years and spent 15 of those years working in hospital administration and management at the University of Utah.
Over the past several years, he worked as Vice President of U.S. Tissue & Cell, Director of Business Development at AlloSource,
and managed business relationships with major medical device companies including Medtronic, Stryker Spine, Abbott
Spine, NuVasive, Blackstone Medical, Globus, etc. He has held positions on the Board of Directors for a research
& development company, medical device company, and three non-profit organizations. He has been a consultant for
health care organizations, biotechnology and medical device companies for the past 10 years. He has been the principle
investigator for two (2) research projects, and co-authored two (2) scientific publications in the Annuals of Plastic
Surgery 2000, and Pediatric Neurosurgery 1998. He is currently a member of the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Search
and Rescue Team and holds a board position, and Business Manager for the University of Utah Cell Therapy and Regenerative
Medicine Program. He earned a Bachelors of Science (BS) degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Utah
and later received his Mater's Degree in Business Administration (MBA).