San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013
San Diego based Audacity, Inc., a branding and advertising agency for health and life sciences, is proud to announce the addition of Jill Collins, PhD to its accounts team.
Dr. Collins joins Audacity as the agency’s new senior account guru, specifically in charge of account management and science. With a Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Chicago in medicinal chemistry and a BS degree in chemistry from University of Dayton, her extensive science background brings additional depth to the Audacity team.
“We are thrilled Jill is joining the Audacity team,” said Agency Chief and CEO, Gaëtan Fraikin. “She has a rare and extremely valuable breadth of expertise in both science and marketing that is really exciting. Her experience in the lab and her time in client-facing roles will allow her to connect with our customers on a more personal level.
“Jill’s skill set rounds out our highly capable team and her background enables her to hit the ground running for Audacity from day one.”
With five years working in the biotechnology industry, Collins’ credentials include recent work as the associate director of business development for GenWay Biotech, a biological reagents and biomarker diagnostic company and the director of marketing for Prognosys Biosciences, a next-gen sequencing company.
In addition to her scientific education and benchtop experience in pharmaceutical biotechnology, specifically protein crystallography, chemistry, and enzymology, Collins also has extensive knowledge in both marketing and business development. Her range of insights will allow the agency to intimately connect and relate to key issues companies in the life science and health industries face in growing their businesses.
“I’m thrilled to be joining this extremely talented and knowledgeable team,” says Collins. “Working closely with life science companies in order t
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