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Retired, Chief Financial Officer
President and Chief Executive Officer
LifeStream Blood Bank
Physician, Riverside Medical Clinic
Assistant Vice Chancellor/University of California, Riverside
Physician, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center – Fontana
Coachella Valley Economic Partnership
Retired Bank Executive
CDC Small Business Finance
President/ CEO Redlands Community Hospital
Robert is an Army Veteran with over 20 years of leadership experience serving in both the non-profit and for-profit healthcare sectors. He has held director and executive-level positions in administration, donor services, marketing and public relations with independent blood centers and the American Red Cross. Robert previously served as the Vice President, Central United States, and the President of the Northeast Business Unit for Biomat USA, Grifols. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Management and a Master of Business Administration. Robert is the 6th President and CEO in LifeStream’s 72 years as an independent blood center serving the Southern California community.
Dr. Le received his medical degree from and finished his pathology residency at the University of Colorado School of Medicine; he completed his blood banking/transfusion medicine fellowship at Hartford Hospital (Hartford, CT) in 1999. He is board-certified in clinical pathology and blood banking/transfusion medicine. Dr. Le previously served as the chief medical officer at the Oklahoma Blood Institute, VP of Medical Affairs at Bonfils Blood Center (Denver, CO), and medical director of the transfusion services at Denver Health Medical Center.
Scott has more than 25 years’ experience in the healthcare field and has served as chief financial officer for organizations recording up to $1 billion in annual revenues. He joined LifeStream in October 2010 and has overseen all finance and purchasing functions, and plays a key role in contractual matters. He was named to his new position in April 2017 and has assumed responsibilities for Human Resources and Community and Corporate Relations. Scott received his bachelor’s degree from Southern Missionary College in Tennessee and his MBA from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL.
Michelle has 20 years’ experience in the field of blood banking and has served in executive leadership positions throughout her career. She has served as Vice President, Technical Operations for Memorial Blood Centers in Minneapolis, MN and Vice President, Corporate and Community Resources for Carter BloodCare in Bedford, TX. Michelle joined LifeStream in February 2020 and assumed responsibilities for donor recruitment, donor collections, manufacturing and hospital services. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists and has served on the boards of directors for the Association of Donor Recruitment Professionals and Foundation for America’s Blood Centers. Michelle received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin, Superior and her MBA from Texas Christian University.
Julianna began her career with LifeStream in 1995 as a mobile staff nurse. In 2005 she was promoted to Manager, Donor Center Operations, overseeing all of the activities for LifeStream’s donor centers. When her duties expanded to include leadership of LifeStream’s telephone recruitment of blood donors function she was promoted to Director, Donor Center Operations. In 2008, Julianna was promoted to Vice President, Technical Operations. In 2017, she was named to her present position as Vice President, Technical and Clinical Affairs, leading Information Services, Therapeutic Apheresis, Clinical Services, Medical Surveillance and the National Marrow Donor Program.
Bob joined LifeStream in February 2012 as Project Director for Quality Assurance. He has an extensive leadership background in the blood banking industry. Senior executive posts include National Director of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs for HemaCare Corporation; CEO for the American Red Cross National Testing Laboratory in San Diego, CA; and Regional Quality Assurance Manager for Blood Systems, Inc., located at Blood Centers of the Pacific in San Francisco, CA. Bob earned his MBA at Loyola College, Baltimore, MD and his bachelor’s degree in medical technology from State University of New York at Buffalo.