Crawford, 35, succeeds Heather R. Erickson, who served as MedTech’s president from its founding in 2004 until her departure in July 2012 to join the Life Sciences Foundation in San Francisco.
Most recently, Crawford served as manager of government affairs for SRC (http://www.srcinc.com/
In addition to her role at SRC, Crawford’s experience as external relations manager for O’Brien & Gere (http://www.obg.com/
“Jessica Crawford is, without a doubt, the right person to take MedTech into the future and to continue the growth and success that our members have come to expect,” said Daniel S. Jonas, Chair of MedTech’s Board of Directors. “Jessica’s enthusiasm and her passion for community engagement will advance our vision and mission for the state’s Bio/Med industry.”
Crawford’s commitment to the community is evidenced in her key role as founding chair of 40 Below (http://40belowsyracuse.com/)
“I’m very excited about the potential for MedTech,” Crawford said. “It feels good to be here and to support the businesses and professionals who are at the heart of the innovative, exciting new medical products of tomorrow.”
Since its founding in 2004, MedTech has grown to 95 member organizations (http://medtech.org/
To learn more about MedTech’s vision and mission, visit http://www.medtech.org/
MedTech is an active association of pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical technology companies, their suppliers and service providers, and research universities. We boost the growth and prosperity of our members by connecting them for collaboration, offering educational programs, sharing news and information, and advocating for the industry with government and leaders. Our mission is to develop the relationships, tools and programs that enable Upstate New York companies to bring tomorrow’s medical solutions to the healthcare marketplace. For more information, visit http://www.medtech.org.