Katy C. Worrilow, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of LifeAire Systems, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC) and was presented with the award during LVEDC’s 2015 Annual Investors Meeting and Awards ceremony on March 18th. A record crowd of nearly 400 people attended the investors meeting and awards ceremony, which was held at the headquarters of Olympus Corporation of the Americas, located in Center Valley, PA.
“We at Ben Franklin Technology Partners congratulate Katy on her well-deserved recognition from the LVEDC. Katy has tremendous entrepreneurial passion and she is extremely driven for LifeAire Systems to succeed in increasing the clinical pregnancy rate among couples who are using IVF to start their families. She has skillfully engaged Lehigh Valley economic development organizations, a group of investors and advisors, and an outstanding team, all of whom share in her vision.” – Bob Thomson, Regional Manager, Lehigh Valley, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
“I am honored to be recognized with this award. It is an honor not only for me, but the entire LifeAire Team”, said Dr. Worrilow. Erik Marsh, LifeAire Director of Sales and Business Development said, “What great recognition this is for Dr. Worrilow. Her tireless efforts to find a way to provide the ideal air quality needed for successful IVF have helped thousands of couples fulfill their dream of having a family.”
To view the complete Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation Annual Investors Meeting and Awards summary, click here: State of Economic Development in Lehigh Valley Delivered at LVEDC Investors Meeting
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LifeAire Systems is an innovative healthcare technology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes revolutionary air filtration systems exclusively for the healthcare and life sciences industry. Our air filtration systems remove pathogens and other contaminants from the air more effectively than any other system available, creating a healthier environment for patients and medical staff and enabling significant improvement in clinical outcomes.