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LAWRENCE E. CUNNICK 9604 Trailridge Terrace | Potomac, MD 20854 | T: 301.294.9473 | E: lc1ae6 312@westpost.

net CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER | HEAD OF OPERATIONS Executive Leadership | se Turnaround Management | Biosciences Industry Experti

Talented entrepreneur with expert proficiency leading a multi-million dollar ent erprise in the biosciences research industry. Comprehensive understanding of org anizational management, financial control, marketing, and personnel development critical to building and sustaining a profitable concern. Analytical focus and r egulatory expertise immediately transferrable to senior leadership positions in scientific and technical fields. Persevere in high-pressure environments to lead research projects and programs. Additional Strengths include: International Business & Consulting Team Collaboration / Leadership Skills Strategy, Planning & Execution Interpersonal Communication Abilities Startups / Restructuring Complex Reasoning / Problem Solving Business Development Public Speaking / Presentations PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE BIOCON, INC. Rockville, MD Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer (1979-2011) Established and built a $5 million contract research laboratory from the ground up. Retained by large, commercial-scale bioscience companies and federal agencie s that included the U.S. Army, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to perform sophisticated scientific testing and research. Involved in every aspect of managing and growing the business: formul ated short- and long-term operating strategies, set corporate policies, secured necessary regulatory approvals, and oversaw day-to-day activities. Managed a tea m of four senior managers and served as the public face of the company. Consistently achieved 22% profit margins through meticulous cost control and v ariable pricing strategies. Maintained workforce turnover rates well below the i ndustry average of 60% to maintain business continuity and institutional knowled ge. Increased sales by 72% within a six-month time period. Supervised and trained a commercial sales force team comprised of internal and external experts that ori ginated clients and closed new deals. Reduced overhead costs by 42% after implementing strict purchase and budgeting controls. Decreased general expenses by up to 12% year-over-year. Directly saved over $100K through targeted outsourcing. Strategy resulted in in creased overall productivity at efficient cost, facilitating an accelerated grow th rate. Represented the bioscience industry before the Maryland General Assembly as the Chairman of the Government Relations Committee of the Technology Council of Mar yland. Prior Experience: BORRISTON RESEARCH LABORATORIES, Temple Hills, MD Manager Excelled as the principal investigator in a high-profile cigarette inhalation st udy. Coordinated long-term research efforts on multiple animal species, ensuring full ethical compliance and maintenance.

HAZLETON LABORATORIES AMERICA, INC., Rockville, MD Oncology Department - Experimental Cancer & Chemotherapy Section - Group Leader & Research Assistant Oversaw and led a team of laboratory assistants and technical personnel responsi ble for 50,000 bioassays per year. EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY Master of Business Administration, Edwardsville, I L HARTWICK COLLEGE Bachelor of Science, Biology, Oneonta, NY Affiliations, Memberships & Leadership: Maryland Bioscience Political Action Com mittee (Chairman); Technology Council of Maryland (Co-Chairman of the Legislative Committee); Montgomery Chamber of Commerce (Member); Kiwanis Club of Rockville (Member); American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (Member)