Ronald Andrews, Governor

Ronald Andrews, Governor

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Mr. Andrews is the founder and principal of the Bethesda Group, a company focused on helping organizations in the molecular diagnostics and genomics industries move new products and platforms into the marketplace. Mr. Andrews has nearly 30 years of experience in the clinical and molecular diagnostics industry. He served as the president of the Genetic Science Division for Thermo Fisher Scientific until December 2014, overseeing the integration of Life Technologies’ genetic platforms, including Ion Torrent, a chip-based next-generation sequencing technology. Under his leadership, the Genetic Sciences team built informatics tools and next-generation sequencing panels that provide insight into the primary genetic drivers of a tumor and help physicians identify therapeutic trials for patients.