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Rick Straw

Rick has worked in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device Industry for his 23 year career. He has held many roles in the Process Automation and Regulatory Compliance disciplines working his way up from Plant Engineer at Eli Lilly and Company to Vice President of Operations for PACIV, a global system integrator.

Rick grew up in southern Indiana, in New Albany, and received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus.

Rick joined the Advisory Board for MEPI in 2007. He has previously volunteered in other organizations and not-for-profits boards including the Latino Community Development Corp.

He currently lives in Fishers, Indiana. He has two (2) daughters (Delaney and Mckenna) and enjoys traveling and exploring the outdoors with them.