Michelle Hartz

When the Supreme Court decided that genetically modified organisms could be patented, Michelle’s life science career took off with a new industry.  As an entrepreneur and business consultant, she has advised a range of biotech and healthcare companies, their leadership, investors, entrepreneurs and policymakers.  Michelle began her career building young biotech companies and was an early-stage innovator at Bethesda Research Laboratories.  Subsequently, she ran the D.C. healthcare practice at Burson-Marsteller and was a managing partner at Powell Tate since its inception. 

Michelle is a graduate of UCLA, where she earned an M.B.A, M.A, and B.A.