Tim Tripp, MBA, MS
Director, Cell and Gene Therapy Operations
Tim Tripp is the Director of Cell and Gene Therapy Operations for Be The Match BioTherapies®. Tim and his team work closely with clients to understand their unique needs and determine how Be The Match BioTherapies can best support the delivery of services based on client specifications.
His team is responsible for ensuring the smooth operational delivery of products and services to clients, such as supply chain management, development and management of collection networks, identifying and sourcing allogeneic donor cells, as well as regulatory compliance.
Tim joined the National Marrow Donor Program®/Be The Match®, Be The Match BioTherapies’ parent organization, in 2018 as the Director of Specialized Services.
Prior to joining the organization, Tim served as Assistant Director of the former Office of University Economic Development (UED) at the University of Minnesota, the Director of the Biotechnology Resource Center (BRC), and the Assistant Director of the Biotechnology Institute (BTI). In the BRC, he provided contract biotechnology and fermentation services to industry in partnership with academia. In the BTI he was part of the top administration of a world-class research institute in biotechnology.
Tim was also the Vice President of Corporate Development, Scientist and Program Manager at a start-up vaccine research and development company located in St. Paul, Minn. He has worked for various private and publicly traded pharmaceutical/medical device manufacturers.
Tim holds a Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Molecular Biology and Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Minnesota.