Connie Ryan
Chairperson, President & CEO

Connie began as a med tech at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where she earned a medical technology degree. Starting in 1982, Connie has risen through Streck technical services, product and sales management to become President in 1992 and CEO in 2013. She completed the Harvard School of Business Owner/President Management Program, is a member of the AdvaMed CEO Advisory Council and serves on the boards of Habitat for Humanity and the Omaha Community Foundation.

Curtis Akey
Chief Financial Officer

Curtis Akey, MBA, CPA, joined Streck as Chief Financial Officer in 2016. Previously, Curtis was Principal at PCS Services, Omaha; Executive Vice President and CFO at NMC Group, Omaha; Finance Director of U.S. Operations at Colliers International, Denver; and CFO at MPC Corporation, Denver, CO, and Nampa, ID. Curtis received his MBA from The Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania. He is a certified public accountant, licensed in the state of Nebraska.

David Conrad
Vice President of Research & Development

David joined Streck in 2016 to lead Research & Development. Previously, he was Assistant Vice President for Economic Development at the University of Iowa; Associate Vice Chancellor for Technology Development, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; and co-founder of Emerjent, Inc. David has a B.S. from University of North Carolina, a Ph.D. in chemistry from University of Illinois, and was a postdoctoral fellow in chemistry at Caltech. He received his MBA from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.

Chris Contonis
Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Chris was appointed Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 2016. His responsibilities include both product management and customer service. Previously, Chris was Director of North American Sales at IntegenX, National Sales Director at Certify Data Systems, and held several director-level positions at Focus Diagnostics. He received his bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical School College of Nursing and earned a B.S. in biology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Brad Hunsley
Director of Research & Development

Brad has enjoyed a long and valued career at Streck, first joining the company in 1989 as a platelet technician. Over the years, Brad was promoted to supervisory and leadership positions of the Research and Development Department, and now serves as its Director. He earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Midland College and is a member of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry.

John Noble
Vice President of Operations

Initially joining Streck in 2001 as Production Manager, John has risen steadily through the company and was promoted to Director of Manufacturing in 2003, Director of Operations in 2013, and to his current position as Vice President of Operations in 2015. Prior to working at Streck, John was production manager with Intervet. He earned his B.S. in biology from Kearney State. John is a member of the American Association of Blood Banks, and AAMI Advancing Safety in Medical Technology.

Rob Owen
General Counsel

Rob Owen first at arrived Streck in 2010 as assistant to the president, and was appointed General Counsel in 2011. Before joining Streck, Rob spent a considerable part of his career in government as counsel for the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Senate. He earned a bachelor’s in economics and a J.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Rob serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Bio Nebraska, Secretary of the Board of Directors for Streck and is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association.

Board of Directors

  • Connie Ryan
    Chairperson, President & Chief Executive Officer
    Streck, Inc.
  • Mike Cassling
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    CQuence Health Group
  • David Conrad, Ph.D.
    Vice President of Research & Development
    Streck, Inc.
  • Bill Fairfield
    Owner/Partner of GMS Werks
    Former CEO of Inacom, Inc. and InfoGroup
  • Bill Gerber
    Former Chief Financial Officer
    TD Ameritrade
  • James Linder, MD
    Chief Strategist
    President of the University Technology Development Corporation
    University of Nebraska
  • Michael Resnick
    Managing Director
    Tallwoods Partners
  • Lisa Roskens
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Burlington Capital

Scientific Advisory Committee

  • Kathleen Danenberg
    Chief Executive Officer
    Liquid Genomics
  • James Linder, MD
    Chief Strategist
    President of the University Technology Development Corporation
    University of Nebraska
  • Hendrik Viljoen, Ph.D.
    Chair, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department
    University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • James Wisecarver, MD, Ph.D.
    Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
    Medical Director of the Clinical Laboratory
    University of Nebraska Medical Center

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Standing Order Schedule

Schedule I: 13 shipments (a shipment every 28 days)
Schedule II: 7 shipments (a shipment every 56 days)
Schedule III: 5 shipments (a shipment every 84 days)
Schedule VI: 3 shipments (a shipment every 168 days)

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