Dean brings 20-plus years of experience in finance and accounting to TechAccel.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—April 19, 2021—TechAccel LLC, a private venture development organization investing in scientific breakthroughs to produce healthier plants, animals and foods, today announced hiring Mike Dean as its controller.
Mike has worked in Accounting and Finance for more than 20 years in a variety of organizations, including a fast-growing employee-owned business, Fortune 500 companies, a nonprofit and, most recently, the USDA and a pharmaceutical CRO with a presence in the human and animal health sectors.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He joins TechAccel on April 19, 2021.
“Mike will manage the day-to-day activities of the finance operations to support and drive extensive and sustainable growth for the organization,” said Tina Youngblood, Ph.D., chief administrative and financial officer.
TechAccel invests in and advances innovations to produce healthier plants, animals and foods, while protecting and rejuvenating the environment. The company’s portfolio includes several agtech, animal health and biotech products in field trial and advanced stages of preparation for market.
About TechAccel TechAccel, LLC, was founded in 2014 as a technology and venture development organization in the agriculture, animal health and foodtech sectors. TechAccel sources, acquires and invests in early-stage innovation. Through collaborations with universities and research institutions, TechAccel conducts advancement and de-risking research and development to advance technologies for market adoption and commercialization. TechAccel also makes equity investments in start-up companies through its Equity+TM program where an adjacent business opportunity exists. For more information, visit www.TechAccel.net. Follow us on Twitter at @Tech_Accel.