Jennifer Troia has been sharing her expertise in the area of Human Resources as a professional consultant to organizations within the biotechnology industry since September 2009. Previously, Ms. Troia spent a year as Vice President, Human Resources, at CoMentis, Inc., and before that, she served as Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Operations at Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where she held leadership positions of increasing responsibility since January 2001. She worked with COR Therapeutics between 1996 and 2001, playing a pivotal role in hiring a national sales force of more than 100 employees. With over 20 years of experience in Human Resources, she has also held positions at Gilead Sciences as well as in the high technology and investment banking industries. Prior to that, she was employed at 3M for seven years. Ms. Troia is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the Northern California Human Resource Association, and she has been serving on the Board of Directors of the Bay Area Human Resource Executives Council since 2004. In addition, Ms. Troia is a past chair of the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s Human Resources Conference. She holds a Masters in Human Resources and Organization Development from the University of San Francisco and is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Human Resource Certification Institute.