Governor and ACA Recognition

ACA BOD Mtg08/28/2014

Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, LLC was recognized by Governor Jan Brewer and the Board of Directors of the Arizona Commerce Authority at the ACA board meeting.  PTT was acknowledged for their successful growth and winning Venture Madness which is sponsored by Invest Southwest and the ACA.  Venture Madness provides a bracket style competition pitting the top 64 most innovative companies who apply against each other until a winner is determined. The exciting bracket-style, head-to-head competition was judged by a panel of experienced investors, entrepreneurs and startup experts.  This year 119 companies applied to the competition with Pinnacle Transplant Technologies being named the winner.

Gabe Hyams, President and Executive Director stated, “Pinnacle Transplant Technologies was honored today by the Arizona Commerce Authority and Governor Jan Brewer.  It is a tremendous honor to be recognized for not only our win in Venture Madness, but our exponential growth in the last 3 years.  It is extremely humbling to go from relative anonymity to a public honor such as this.  This is a true testament to the hard work and dedication of all of our associates, and validation of the core fundamentals of the company.”

Pinnacle Transplant Technologies (PTT) was established in 2010 as an allograft (human-to-human) tissue processing and distribution facility.  PTT is based in Phoenix, AZ  with a 24,000-square-foot newly built facility designed by tissue bank experts. The company is headed by Chief Executive Officer Russ Yelton, President and Executive Director Gabriel Hyams and Chief Operating Officer Noah Stromer.


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