The MEDC Board of Directors has voted in Marcus Kemblowski, the Chief Operating Officer for Apex Entertainment, and Maurice Phelan, President of Sartorius Stedim North America as new directors, taking place at the Annual Meeting on January 25, 2024.
Maurice joined Sartorius in 2018 and led the integration of several new life science businesses into the Sartorius North American organization. In 2021 Sartorius opened their first Marlborough location, a manufacturing site and customer interaction center, and the company expects to open their fourth site in Marlborough later in 2024. Maurice has spent most of his career in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology arena, he began his career as a research chemist at Children’s Hospital in Boston and built his biopharma credentials at Merck Millipore, GE Healthcare and Repligen before joining Sartorius. He has broad experience in manufacturing operations, quality, product development and sales and marketing.
As COO, Marcus has been involved with planning and opening the 100,000 sq ft New England based family entertainment center in Marlborough, along with additional locations in Syracuse, NY, Albany NY, and its newest location in VA Beach over a four-year time span. Marcus’s number one passion is creating a culture that allows internal development and to provide growth and opportunity to all 500 employees. Marcus is passionate about community involvement and has founded the Apex Cares program including sponsoring youth sports teams to helping families in need and partnering with multiple other organizations including Clear Path for Veterans, New England Center for Children, Boston Children’s Hospital and the Hole in the wall Gang Gamp among many others. In four years, the Apex Cares program has given over $200K back to the community.
Maurice and Marcus join a well-established board representing a strong diversity of industries currently doing business in Marlborough, MA.