Elizabeth Hutt Pollard chairs the board of directors and operationally partners with the CEO to position Applied Silver for expansion. Elizabeth has extensive experience bringing to market highly specialized life science and healthcare related consumables, hardware, and software. Prior to joining Applied Silver, she was CEO of NuGEN Technologies and has also held leadership roles in North America, Europe and Pac Rim for several public life science companies. She serves as a director on various boards and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and Women Corporate Directors. Elizabeth is active in Young Presidents Organization (YPO), has held chapter and regional officer positions, currently serves on the Membership Committee for YPO International and was awarded for her efforts in gender diversity. She received her BA in Chemistry from Michigan State University and MS in Administration from Central Michigan University.