MRI Promotes John S. Stanley, PhD, to Corporate Vice President, Business Development

Oct 29, 2010, 12:30 ET from Midwest Research Institute

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Midwest Research Institute (MRI), one of the nation's leading independent engineering and research organizations, with more than 65 years of experience in scientific/engineering technical services, announces the promotion of John S. Stanley, Ph.D., to Corporate Vice President of Business Development, effective immediately.  Stanley, who joined MRI in 1981, was Group Vice President of Business Development.

As Corporate Vice President of Business Development, Stanley's duties will expand to include responsibility for Strategic and Emerging Program Development throughout the Institute's market sectors and locations.  MRI's research and technology are dedicated to protecting and enhancing our nation's safety, security, health and quality of life.

"John's extensive expertise and insight has proven invaluable and will continue to be as we analyze and plan for additional growth and expansion of scientific research and related services in the critical areas of energy and environment, national security and defense, and the life sciences. His track record of expanding MRI's Business Development capabilities is impressive," Helmstetter said.  

Dr. Stanley is an author and coauthor of many publications and papers presented at national and international symposia having earned international recognition for his work in the analysis of multimedia samples for trace and ultratrace levels of contaminants.  During his nearly 30-year tenure at MRI he has directed human exposure monitoring studies on a series of governmental programs regarding toxicity, disease, and pollutants, and previously served as Director of the Institute's Chemical Sciences Division.  

He holds a B.S. (Chemistry) Missouri Western State College and earned both his M.S. and Ph.D., in Analytical Chemistry from University of Colorado.

About Midwest Research Institute

Midwest Research Institute (MRI), a not-for-profit scientific/engineering organization with nearly 2,800 employees under management nationwide, performs scientific research and engineering technical services for clients in government, industry, and academia.  Established in 1944, MRI conducts technical services in the areas of national security and defense, energy and environment, life sciences, food and agriculture, and transportation safety.  With headquarters in Kansas City, Mo., MRI also has operations in Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia.

MRI is one of two partners in the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, which manages and operates the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colo., for the U.S. Department of Energy.  

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SOURCE Midwest Research Institute