LEADING THE REPRODUCTION REVOLUTION.
BRUNO V. SANCHES, DVM, PHD
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
To help advance genetics, business and life globally, Bruno Sanches brings a wide range of knowledge and experience to his role as chief operating officer at Vytelle. After earning a doctorate in IVF embryo cryopreservation from Londrina State University in Brazil, he served in many leadership roles within the animal genetics industry, including work with multiple product pipelines at various stages of development. Specific areas of expertise include animal reproduction, IVF in multiple species, embryo cryopreservation, culture media development and laboratory network licensing.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
As chief financial officer, Robert Glatz contributes to Vyelle’s sustained growth through the skills, experience and strategic vision gained from 15 years working in financial management. Glatz has expertise in controllership, financial enterprise performance, strategic initiatives and governance. He holds a master’s degree in finance from Pacific University and a bachelor’s degree in business management from Lewis-Clark State College.
LUCIANO BONILLA, DVM
Luciano Bonilla has spent his entire career within the animal genetics industry, including work as a senior embryologist involved in the development and animal application of IVF-related biotechnology, as well as supervisor of a bovine IVF lab. He received both veterinary and doctorate degrees from the Unversidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil. Specific areas of expertise include cattle reproduction and reproductive health, embryology and embryo transfer procedures, IVF and laboratory management and training.
INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGER
As international sales manager at Vytelle, John Cochrane draws regularly on his extensive experience in the international artificial insemination industry. Prior to joining Vytelle, he developed sales strategies in several countries as a global sales manager. His background also includes marketing U.S. dairy and beef genetics to producers in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland as UK marketing coordinator for a major U.S. genetics organization. Cochrane was raised on a dairy farm in Ayrshire, Scotland.
NANCY GRATHWOHL HETER
REGIONAL SALES MANAGER
With 15-plus years of experience, including 12 years working in cattle genetics and genomics, Heter brings deep knowledge of the cattle industry to support Vytelle customers. She has direct ties to cattlemen and breed associations through her lifelong involvement with the American Shorthorn Association (ASA). Heter earned a master’s degree in ruminant nutrition from South Dakota State University and a bachelor’s degree in animal science and industry from Kansas State University.
REGIONAL SALES MANAGER
Emma Collins brings strong communications skills and cattle reproduction expertise to help her build partnerships with dairy and beef producers. Raised on an Angus farm in Mississippi, Emma has lifelong involvement with the Angus breed at the state and national level. Collins earned a degree in communication and psychology from Mississippi State University and has previous experience in Extension and livestock pharmaceutical sales.