Leadership Team

The New Mexico Start-Up Factory

Portfolio Company

GPER G-1 Development Group is a New Mexico Start-Up Factory portfolio company.   The New Mexico Start-Up Factory specializes in sourcing and transitioning laboratory technologies into investable companies.

Andrea M. Garcia

Chief Operations Officer

Company Operations Specialist, the New Mexico Start-Up Factory Infrastructure & Development Advisor Project Manager, Osazda Energy Vice President, the New Mexico Angels

John Chavez

Chief Financial Officer

Co-Founder Financial Advisor and Venture Specialist President of the New Mexico Angels Partner in NMA Ventures Partner in Phase One Ventures Managing Director of the New Mexico Start-Up Factory President and Founder of Tafoya & Brainer Consultants

John Elling, PhD

Chief Executive Officer

Entrepreneur & CEO Specialist Co-Founder & CSO, Greffen Systems General Partner, Phase One Ventures Founder, President & CEO, Acoustic Biosystems Inc. Founder, President & CEO MitoTech LLC, Founder President & CEO, Acoustic Cytometry  Systems

Eric Prossnitz, PhD

Lead Inventor

Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine Chief, Division of Molecular Medicine Maralyn S. Budke Chair of Cancer Chemical Biology and Therapeutics co-Leader, Cancer Therapeutics Program UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center  UNM Health Sciences Center