President and CEO
Jacqueline is the President and CEO of BioHouston, Inc. BioHouston is leading a broad effort to mobilize the region's civic, business, medical, academic and political communities to establish the region as a vigorous global competitor in life science and biotechnology commercialization.
Jacqueline sits on the boards of directors of the Houston Technology Center and South Main Center Association. She serves as an advisory board director for the NIH Biotechnology Training Program and as an external advisory committee member for the Department of BioEngineering at Rice University. She is an external advisory committee member for The University of Texas at Austin's Biomedical Engineering Department. Jacqueline is also a charter member of the University of St. Thomas Science and Mathematics Advisory Council.
Prior to joining BioHouston, Jacqueline was an audit partner with Arthur Andersen and was the lead partner for life science companies in Texas. For eighteen years she worked with emerging businesses from the initial start up phase through maturity in various industries including biotechnology, venture capital, medical device, and several service industries.
Jacqueline's passion for life sciences is exemplified by her affiliations, past and present. She has served in a leadership role with the Association of Bioscience Financial Officers (ABFO) national conference since 1991. She is a founder and past board member of BioTexas and the Texas Healthcare Bioscience Institute. Jacqueline received her BBS from Harding University in 1984.