Our Team

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Kyle Abbott, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Abbott has launched Venture Forward, bringing expertise in laboratory, facility and construction management, environmental health and safety as well as an extensive background in company relocation and equipment procurement. Kyle drives us forward with his "Make It Happen" attitude when new challenges or opportunities are presented. 

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Patricia Abbott, Business Development

Bringing years of industry experience and laying the initial ground work for Venture Forward, Ms. Abbott is a specialist in launching biotech operations and business infrastructure for new entities within the life science industry. Her vast network makes her the perfect match with her position here at Venture Forward.   

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Dean Faino, Operations and Project Manager

Mr. Faino joins Venture Forward bringing his expertise in laboratory management and procurement. Dean's current focus is in on-site support and relocation logistics but is rapidly gaining traction in the lab design and construction management side of the business. He is an invaluable member of the team bringing direction and support to our valued clients.  

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Troy Bigwood, Manager of Administration

Mr. Bigwood has recently made the switch from the insurance industry to Venture Forward. He brings along expertise in Finance and Human Resources while quickly getting up to speed with laboratory operations. Troy's experience has allowed Venture Forward to expand into new fields our clients require outside of the laboratory.