Dusty Tenney

President & Chief Operating Officer

Maurice H. ‘Dusty’ Tenney is BioLife Solutions’ Chief Operating Officer and President. Prior to joining BioLife, Dusty was the CEO for Global Cooling, Inc. (Stirling Ultracold) where he provided the strategic vision and execution to accelerate and expand the growth of the business within the broader life sciences market.

Dusty began his career at General Electric’s Aerospace division in Burlington, VT completing its prestigious Edison Engineering program. During his early career, Dusty held diverse cross-functional experiences in engineering, sales and marketing, operations, product and program management, supply chain and international business leadership roles at GE Aerospace, AlliedSignal and Honeywell. In 2001, Dusty joined PerkinElmer as the VP of Operations for its Analytical Sciences business. Dusty went on to assume the role of Sr. Vice President of PerkinElmer’s Environmental Health business in 2008 where he was responsible for transforming its diverse analytical sciences business comprised of instruments, consumables, services and informatics, to over $1.1B. In 2014, Dusty joined Brooks Automation where he held the position as president of its Life Sciences division, driving both organic and strategic transformation that saw the business quadruple to $335M in 5 years.

Dusty holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland – College Park and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Vermont.



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