John is currently the Managing Director of Business Development for the Tanner Pharma Group, Charlotte, NC. John has worked in the rare disease or expanded access space for over 25 years in various development, operational, and commercial roles. Before joining Tanner Pharma, John was most recently the Head of Managed Access at Clinigen Group. Over the past 13 years, he has had extensive experience with design, implementation and execution of over 200 global access programs spanning small to large companies, and a wide array of therapeutic areas including oncology, hematology, infectious diseases, and rare diseases. John originally began his career in pharma as a statistician at 3M Pharmaceuticals, and then joined Orphan Medical in 2004 to oversee the development and FDA approval of Antizol. He joined Idis in 2006 to lead expansion of their pharma service business in the US. John has a BA in mathematics from St Olaf College, and an MS in statistics from Iowa State University.