As the Chief Operating Officer, Lori Ball leads the successful development and execution of BioStorage Technologies global biorepository operations and logistics expansion strategies, comprehensive sample management solutions, global strategic marketing and business development, and the design and delivery of innovative technology solutions.
Lori brings over 25 years in senior leadership positions within consumer products, CRO and pharmaceutical services industry experience to BioStorage Technologies and she has a strategic role in the overall management and growth of the company. Her leadership has enabled the company to achieve year-over-year double-digit revenue growth and to increase its scale of operations through the expansion of facilities, growth in staffing and development of talent, increasing the company’s footprint into new geographies and integration of new service capabilities.
Formerly at Covance, Inc., she had a proven track record of sales and revenue growth serving as the global head of sales and business development and the global head of supply chain management and logistics. In these roles, she was responsible for overseeing multiple lines of management, leading market expansion into new industry sectors and geographies, developing profitable logistics partnerships and introducing innovative global sales force automation and sales techniques to the organization.
Ball serves on many global industry impact initiatives and is an internationally recognized expert and speaker. She is passionate about leading and guiding young professionals and participates in multiple local and national mentoring initiatives. Even though her professional endeavors have taken her across the globe, she has always considered Indiana her home. She earned an M.B.A. from Indiana Wesleyan University and a B.A. from Anderson University and holds Six Sigma process improvement credentials.