Marcia Mellitz provides consulting services in support of entrepreneurship, innovation and technology development. Formerly Vice President, Program Development for BioSTL for the St. Louis bioscience cluster. In 1996, she founded and served as President and CEO of the Center for Emerging Technologies (CET) through 2010, supporting the development of early stage biomedical and other advanced technology companies by providing entrepreneurs access to business, technology and financial resources.
Ms. Mellitz was instrumental in the early development of the CORTEX Innovation District, in partnership with Washington University, Saint Louis University, University of Missouri-St. Louis, BJC HealthCare and Missouri Botanical Garden. She is currently engaged with T-REX, St. Louis’ downtown innovation center, in establishing a hub for the region’s geospatial technologies cluster. She has spoken at national conferences and has received numerous awards.