Who We Are

The New Jersey Life Sciences Vendors Alliance (NJLSVA) is a coalition of businesses, individuals and academia who provide goods and services to New Jersey’s life sciences companies.

The NJLSVA was founded to educate suppliers on trends in industry procurement and public policy that affects the life sciences industry.


NJTC Names James Barrood as New CEO, Succeeding Maxine Ballen

Mount Laurel, NJ, July 16, 2014 — The New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) has announced that James Barrood will become its Chief Executive Officer as of August 11.

According to NJBIZ’s Andrew Sheldon, Barrood’s resume includes running Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship since 1997, where he had a large role in connecting the area’s entrepreneurial, enterprise and technology community.

The appointment comes with the stepping-down of NJTC’s founder, CEO and President Maxine Ballen, who headed the institute for 18 years.  During Ballen’s tenure, she grew the institution into one of North America’s most successful trade organizations. Continue reading