Lance Hartford is the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation. He is responsible for achieving the mission of promoting and delivering quality biotechnology educational experiences in schools, the workplace and in the community. Prior to this position, Lance worked as an executive in the not-for-profit sector for over twenty years providing leadership and innovation as the Chief Operating Officer of the Massachusetts Bay Red Cross, Crittenton Hastings House and Harvard Hillel. He also served as a consultant to the sector in areas of strategic planning, organizational development and financial development. Lance serves on several not-for-profit boards and for several terms held the position of Treasurer of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts.