Head of Life Sciences, Industries Americas
Travis McCready is the National Practice Leader for JLL’s North American life sciences real estate markets practice, working closely with life sciences companies, developers, and investors. He has over 25 years of experience leading public, private, and non-profit ventures with a focus on technology and innovation-based companies. The former President & CEO of the $1.6 billion life sciences funding agency Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, Travis remains active in the health care and life sciences community by serving as director and scientific advisor to a broad range of efforts, ranging from infant microbiome and advanced biomanufacturing, to health equity and public health translational research. He serves in an advisory capacity on initiatives at Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston University, and Johns Hopkins, and he also serves on the boards of public media giant WGBH and Wentworth Institute of Technology. Travis has served on the Economic Development Planning Council under three Massachusetts governors and has been appointed to state and national initiatives ranging from the arts to advanced manufacturing.
Education and affiliations
Travis received his B.A. from Yale University and J.D. from the University of Iowa.