Board of Directors

Jeff Biskup

Chief Executive Officer and Board Chairman

Jeff co-founded CRB in 1984 and currently serves as the firm’s CEO and Board Chairman. He has played an instrumental role in building CRB into a respected provider of consulting, design, and construction-related services for pharmaceutical and biotech industries, manufacturing, and research facilities and processes. A licensed Professional Engineer in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, he oversees CRB’s international growth and leadership development.

Ryan Schroeder

President

Since joining the company in 1987 and later as leader of the company’s Midwest operations, Ryan has focused his technical career on process/process utility design, facility programming and layout and project management. He became president in 2017, and major CRB clients under his oversight have included Wyeth, Pfizer, Amgen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Baxter, and Genentech.

Tim Barba

Chief Operating Officer for Global Technical Operations

Serving as CRB’s Chief Operating Officer for Global Technical Operations, Tim is responsible for promoting continuous learning to promote innovation and best practices across the entire project execution value stream while balancing operating efficiencies with consistent quality deliverables to our clients. Tim joined CRB in 1994 and, prior to becoming COO, was the Regional Manager of CRB’s East Coast operations, overseeing offices in Philadelphia, Boston and Raleigh.

Sue Dreckman

Senior Vice President, Business Operations

Sue provides oversight and connectivity to ensure that Technical and Regional Operations are supported with the appropriate business infrastructure to operate efficiently. Sue’s scope of responsibility includes interface and coordination across all enterprise functions to link new technology to effective business operations, support effective change management, promote knowledge sharing, and develop processes that improve business effectiveness.

Lee Emel

Vice President of Operations, Southeast

Lee has nearly 30 years of experience with life sciences capital programs and strategic business planning. As a subject matter expert for CRB’s ONEsolution™ delivery model, he has overseen the delivery of life sciences projects in the U.S. and abroad, including three ISPE Facility-of-the-Year Award Winners. As Vice President of Operations, Lee manages key relationships with regional/national clients and industry partners.

Shannah Falcone

Vice President of Strategic Account Management

Shannah is a member of CRB’s Board of Directors and leads the company’s Strategic Account Management program. Her team focuses on aligning solutions with client business objectives through innovation and execution, all founded on continuous improvement. She has held numerous leadership positions within the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) and participates in the Strategic Account Management Association (SAMA) and Lean Construction Institute (LCI).

Tim Hannan

Board of Directors Advisory Member

Tim is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for News-Press & Gazette Company, and has long-term success in driving business and financial results through strategy, people, and processes. He is also Chief Financial Officer for the BERKS Group, a business investment firm, and has deep experience in public accounting.

Lance Nordbak

Chief Operating Officer for North America Operations

Lance is responsible for execution of life sciences and food and beverage projects, CRB’s design and construction operations, as well as its consulting team and business development. Lance joined CRB in 2011, eventually becoming Chief Operating Officer of the Construction Services Group before assuming his current role in 2021.

Sandy Price

External Board of Directors Member

Sandy serves on Evergy and US Infrastructure Company boards, and also serves on the Kansas City Metropolitan Community College Foundation executive committee and on the boards of directors for the NACD Heartland Chapter and Kansas City Women Corporate Directors. She is co-chair of the development council of the United Way of Greater Kansas City. Price was named a Leadership Fellow in the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Paul Skinner

Chief Financial Officer

Since joining CRB in 1999, Paul’s engineering expertise, management style, and financial insights have contributed significantly to CRB’s strong and sustained growth. As Chief Financial Officer, Paul leads the corporate finance function, including accounting, treasury, facilities, real estate, financial planning and analysis, and enterprise risk management, leveraging his expertise to deepen the partnerships between the company’s finance and operations teams.

Bob Uhler

Board of Directors Advisory Member

Bob provides strategy to senior executives, boards, and private equity firms to build value for their companies. He currently sits on several engineering and construction corporate boards, including TRC, Inc. and Stanley Consultants, and he previously served as Chairman of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock. Uhler also has been named as a National Association of Corporate Directors Leadership Fellow.

Management

Ryan Schroeder

President

Since joining the company in 1987 and later as leader of the company’s Midwest operations, Ryan has focused his technical career on process/process utility design, facility programming and layout and project management. He became president in 2017, and major CRB clients under his oversight have included Wyeth, Pfizer, Amgen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Baxter, and Genentech.

Tim Barba

Chief Operating Officer for Global Technical Operations

Serving as CRB’s Chief Operating Officer for Global Technical Operations, Tim is responsible for promoting continuous learning to promote innovation and best practices across the entire project execution value stream while balancing operating efficiencies with consistent quality deliverables to our clients. Tim joined CRB in 1994 and, prior to becoming COO, was the Regional Manager of CRB’s East Coast operations, overseeing offices in Philadelphia, Boston and Raleigh.

Danielle David

Chief People Officer

Danielle’s teams are building programs and policies that attract and engage the best in our industry. She has spent much of her career supporting global organizations in various HR and recruiting leadership roles, most recently as HR Director for a global engineering and construction firm specializing in power, and oil and gas. She joined CRB in 2019.

Sue Dreckman

Senior Vice President, Business Operations

Sue provides oversight and connectivity to ensure that Technical and Regional Operations are supported with the appropriate business infrastructure to operate efficiently. Sue’s scope of responsibility includes interface and coordination across all enterprise functions to link new technology to effective business operations, support effective change management, promote knowledge sharing, and develop processes that improve business effectiveness.

Courtney Holt

General Counsel

Courtney directs all aspects of CRB’s legal affairs, ensuring compliance for the company’s policies and business activities and advising the management team about business impacts. She joined CRB in 2018 as Assistant General Counsel, responsible for a broad range of legal matters including contracts, disputes, corporate law and governance, compliance, employment, and other areas of law relevant to the company’s business.

Sam Kitchell

Senior Vice President of Emerging Business Opportunities

Sam oversees piloting and launching businesses in concert with CRB’s strategy and operations teams, identifying and positioning new solutions that maximize client benefit. His operations and capital management experience includes executive positions with some of the most impactful brands in international pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturing.

Lance Nordbak

Chief Operating Officer for North America Operations

Lance is responsible for execution of life sciences and food and beverage projects, CRB’s design and construction operations, as well as its consulting team and business development. Lance joined CRB in 2011, eventually becoming Chief Operating Officer of the Construction Services Group before assuming his current role in 2021.

Bart Schubert

Chief Strategy Officer

Bart joined CRB as its first business development professional, serving in that role until 2005 before moving to independent management consulting and subsequent leadership positions with two global AEC companies. He rejoined CRB in 2018 as CSO, leading the company’s strategic and business planning, growth development, market and competitor analysis, and enterprise marketing and communications.

Paul Skinner

Chief Financial Officer

Since joining CRB in 1999, Paul’s engineering expertise, management style, and financial insights have contributed significantly to CRB’s strong and sustained growth. As Chief Financial Officer, Paul leads the corporate finance function, including accounting, treasury, facilities, real estate, financial planning and analysis, and enterprise risk management, leveraging his expertise to deepen the partnerships between the company’s finance and operations teams.

Fredrik Winterlind

Vice President Marketing & Communications

Fredrik leads all of CRB’s marketing & communications activities which include strategic marketing, strategic communications and sales services. He has previously served in senior Marketing and Sales leadership roles with global responsibility at Ericsson, CH2M HILL and Black & Veatch since 1984 and is an ITSMA Advisory Board member.