Phan’s multifaceted career spans more than 15 years of experience as a leader, project manager and scientist in academia and industry. At BayFirst, she leads and manages teams of Homeland Security consultants supporting programs in chem/biodefense, cybersecurity, R&D partnerships, and science and technology research communications. Prior to joining BayFirst, Phan served as a Senior Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, leading matrixed technical teams of science and engineering experts to develop and deliver novel, integrated capabilities to drive market growth. She also held a senior management position at Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, where she delivered global project management for vaccine manufacturing and sales in the organization’s Technical Operations Unit in Italy. Phan is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). She holds both a PhD in Biochemistry and MBA from Johns Hopkins University.