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.

ROBERT GLATZ

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

BUSINESS DIRECTOR

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.

MICHAEL BISHOP, PHD

DIRECTOR OF STRATEGY

To advance Vytelle’s mission globally, Michael Bishop regularly taps his past research and leadership experiences. After earning a doctorate in animal breeding and genetics from The Ohio State University, he served in numerous industry roles related to livestock production, research and business. He has worked directly with global organizations, animal breed associations and large animal producers to implement genomic selection in their breeding programs.

JOHN COCHRANE

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.

JARED KNOCK

REGIONAL SALES MANAGER

As regional sales manager, Jared Knock works alongside veterinarians, reproductive specialists and producers to grow the company’s IVF business. He brings a deep understanding of and prior work with IVF technology that help bring genetic advancement to the industry. His industry experience includes work as an area sales manager and director of sales and marketing at a genetics firm. He helps further the evolution of IVF technology and increase its relevance to progressive dairy and beef operations.

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.

KODY GRAVES

REGIONAL SALES MANAGER

Kody Graves brings an extensive background in both sales and cattle genetics to the Vytelle team, helping producers take full advantage of the benefits of our revolutionary IVF technology. He is experienced in cattle breeding and in conducting ultrasounds for reproductive and carcass evaluation. Graves holds a master’s degree in reproductive physiology from Iowa State University and a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Texas Tech University.