Meet the Leadership Team

Michael Consilvio

Executive Director/General Mgr.

Michael Consilvio is the Executive Director, General Manager at LifeLink Tissue Bank. In his role, Mike leads & oversees Sales, Marketing, R&D and Operations, and reports directly to the CEO & President of the LifeLink Foundation. Michael has over 30-years’ experience in the Medical Device/Tissue Bank Industry at several leading health-care companies.

Prior to joining LifeLink in July 2017, Michael has held senior management positions at EBI/Biomet Spine, MTF, and Small Bone Innovation, focused mainly on Sales/Marketing and Global Commercialization into emerging markets.

Michael holds an MBA in Corporate Finance from Fairleigh Dickenson University (Madison, NJ) and a BA in Economics (S.U.N.Y., Oneonta, NY).

Mark Strong

Sr. V.P./Assoc. Executive Director

Mark Strong is a 30+ year veteran in the healthcare industry with 20 years of experience in organ/tissue donation and transplant with a proficiency in quality control, research and development initiatives, regulatory oversight, business management, and team building/staff development. At LifeLink, because we are driven to deliver best-in-class experiences to our donor families, transplant recipients, physicians and hospitals, we have a focused commitment to developing, implementing, and monitoring policies and procedures to ensure that the highest standards of cost-savings and quality assurance are reached. Also, we are uniquely positioned to initiate and foster relationships with other tissue banks, recovery partners, universities, and national organizations.

Currently, Mark is part of LifeLink’s strategic planning initiative focusing on current trends in research and development. Through our tissue bank research initiatives, we are in an exciting position to help develop our strategy to provide an even greater number and variety of bone and soft tissue allografts that will help us keep up with the ongoing demand for tissue.


V.P. Associate executive director

Brad Bassler is Vice President of Operations for LifeLink Tissue Bank where he has responsibility for Processing/Manufacturing, R&D, Product Development, and Validation. Prior to joining LifeLink, Brad held a variety of positions in a number of public and start-up companies. Brad has extensive senior management, manufacturing, business development, and product development experience in the medical device and human tissue markets. Brad has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, a Minor in Materials Science Engineering, and an M.B.A. from the University of Florida.



Tim Ignatius is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at LifeLink Tissue Bank. In his role, Tim leads and oversees the Sales, Marketing, Distribution and Customer Service of all allograft at LifeLink. Tim reports to the Executive Director/General Manager of LifeLink Tissue Bank.

Prior to joining LifeLink, Tim has held senior management positions at Zimmer Biomet, Gyrus ACMI and U.S. Surgical.

Tim holds a B.S. in Business Management from Bradley University.


V.P. Regulatory Affairs & Lab services

Liz Horn-Brinson is the Vice-President of Regulatory Affairs and Lab Services at LifeLink Tissue Bank. In her role, Liz oversees regulatory compliance activities and activities of the Microbiology Laboratory. Liz has over 20 years of Quality and Regulatory Compliance experience in tissue banking and has participated in several AATB workgroups.

Prior to joining LifeLink in November 1999, Liz worked at Bayfront Medical Center primarily in Transfusion Services where she was responsible for the didactic and practical training of medical technology students as well as overseeing day to day duties of day shift blood bank personnel.

Liz holds a BS in Biology from the University of South Florida (Tampa, FL), a Florida Clinical Laboratory Technologist license and ASCP Certification.