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Shea Harrelson is an experienced clinician and entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in the medical and biotech industry. After graduating from the Medical University of South Carolina with her Physician Assistant degree, she practiced in the field of Cardiology for nine years. She then joined St. Jude Medical where she specialized in the Cardiac Rhythm Management Division. Shea began her entrepreneurial career in 2013 with building a national sales commercialization, and worked with several start-up companies to bring new diagnostic products to market. While always passionate about the medical field, Shea is specifically driven to develop modalities to help combat the global epidemic of antibiotic resistance, which led her to Vikor Scientific. In addition to many other roles, Shea manages the internal operations, employees and resources of Vikor and is a Managing Partner of KOR Medical. She also spearheads development and operational strategies for a newly acquired pathology lab in Tampa, FL, as well as a Vikor laboratory facility in Philadelphia. Harrelson is a native South Carolinian that resides in Charleston, SC – global headquarters for Vikor Scientific.
Scotty Branch has been an executive, entrepreneur and founder for multiple organizations from the corporate pharmaceutical world to the diagnostics and laboratory industry. Before becoming an entrepreneur, he held multiple positions with large companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Novartis and Roche. These positions ranged from sales rep to management. As a Co-Founder of Vikor Scientific, he strategically manages the company’s business relations—which includes leadership of the National Sales Division and Area Vice Presidents, C-Suite relationships with healthcare institutions and commercial partners, payor relations, and other facets of the business growth, including the new WestEdge life sciences innovation project in Charleston’s medical innovation district. Branch also spearheads business strategies for Vikor’s growing portfolio of companies as a Board member and Managing Partner of Constant Companion; an online home care management firm, and as a Board member of California-based QuantGene which is innovating liquid biopsy technology in the field of early cancer detection. Scotty is also a Managing Partner of KOR Medical, and has been instrumental in the launch of Vikor’s newest portfolio company. He is a Mississippi native that lives in Charleston, SC (global headquarters for Vikor Scientific).