LIFE SCIENCE
COMMERCIALIZATION CONSULTANTS

As you build the products, we build the company.

We make your mission our mission.

We've been through this many times. Clients look to us to provide practical guidance on strategies, watch-outs and lessons learned. They ask us to roll up our sleeves to manage the chaos and implement the solutions needed on a regulatory-driven timeline.

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We understand the reality of building a company on a tight timeline.

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We understand the reality of building a company on a tight timeline.

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Alignment and momentum must be maintained across multiple work streams riddled with complexity and interdependencies.

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Decisions need to be made quickly with confidence, without perfect information.

Depending on the amount of time you have until approval, we know how to adjust to meet the reality of the situation.

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Measurable Results ®

Commercialization Launch Readiness

Verastem was referred to SVA Consulting as a Phase 3 biopharmaceutical company with 30 employees and promising data. SVA was brought in to help Verastem Oncology with the launch planning around the operations and processes, as well as helping to plan all of Verastem’s systems, which prior to SVA, their “systems” were email and a server.

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ELS Program Management

Exact Sciences was referred to SVA Consulting when they were a startup medical device company. In lightning speed of 19 months, Exact Sciences grew from 36 employees to over 700, moving from developing Cologuard, their pre-screening test for colon rectal cancer, to human trials, FDA approval and then to the international marketplace.

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Risk Mitigation

MyoKardia engaged SVA Consulting at the end of its Phase 3 program to evaluate the commercial capabilities of their financial systems. The question at hand was whether MyoKardia should take on the implementation of a new ERP system, or whether their current ERP system would support a commercial company.

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MyKardia

Successful implementation at high velocity requires mutual trust and deep collaboration. Here’s our promise to you…

We engage at the leadership level, providing candid observations with directionality for confident decision making.

We come with a full tool box of program management methods, templates and lessons learned.

We know how to manage the life-blood of a commercialized ELS firm - your data assets.

We are completely transparent with our work output, schedules and billing.

We bring an extensive network of planning, leadership and execution resources - both business and technical.

We have experience with commonly selected vendors and suppliers to inform your decision making.

We’ve managed and/or implemented over 80% of the work steams across all functions in your business.

We become an extension of your company and make your success our priority.

We adapt to the ebb-and-flow of demands using a highly skilled, experienced team that will execute without delay or drama.

We have a stock of strategies and solutions to overcome ‘launch killers.”

We help you as leaders stay forward in your business.

Our Professionals

Bryan Bechtoldt

Bryan Bechtoldt

President and Principal

Tim Hanson

Tim Hanson

Principal

Jenny Herritz

Jenny Herritz

Principal

Andrew DeMarco

Andrew DeMarco

Principal

Andrew Petrasko

Andrew Petrasko

Principal

Chris Roswold

Chris Roswold

Director of Program Engagement

Andrea Hayes

Andrea Hayes

Principal

Mark Schafer

Mark Schafer

Chief Information Security Officer

Ben Stickney

Ben Stickney

Director of IT Services

Al Swarts

Al Swarts

Commercialization Strategist

Bindul Turakhia

Bindul Turakhia

Executive Director, Life Sciences

Jeff Ketelhut

Jeff Ketelhut

Life Sciences Consultant and Biopharma/Cell & Gene Therapy virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO)

We have the team, talent and time.

SVA Life Sciences operates on a foundation of core values and practices that are ethical and predictable and start with limited term, low risk engagements with new clients to determine mutual compatibility.

Ultimately our business succeeds with the success of our clients. We take on a limited number of ELS engagements so we can truly adopt your mission and our leadership team can be intimately involved in achieving measurable results for you.

Our commitment to our clients:

If our work creates no value to your business…don’t pay the bill.

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