NextGen is an opportunity management system that specializes in guiding your success in the global biostics industry.
Education, integration and insight.
Nextgen Corporation specializes in principle-based business models valuing collaborative relationships with our business partners.
From plastics augmentation and replacement, to sustainable paper manufacture and industrial applications. This technology is better for the environment, and is driving a new era in business.
Tom Colclasure - Chief Executive Officer
Thomas H. Colclasure has more than thirty-five years of senior executive management experience leading nonprofit organizations, as well as businesses across manufacturing,distribution, medical marijuana cultivation/production, wholesale produce/plant production, staff augmentation and business process outsourcing. He has built a consistent record of success in developing, launching and managing numerous entrepreneurial revenue generating businesses delivering rapid results, while establishing compliant, refined foundations for future growth.
Tom was most recently Chief Executive Officer for a medical marijuana cultivation and production center, which he led from concept through assembling a leadership/advisory team, construction, staffing and startup. The organization has grown into a multimillion dollar, well-respected operation. Through continued research & development and product innovation, the organization has developed a diverse line of medical compound products including topical products and oils with company recognition by consumers as having the best products and oils.
Well-versed in local, county, state and federal guidelines for managing businesses in various sectors, Colclasure has continued to build and sustain businesses exceeding mandates for documentation, security, risk, compliance, quality, labor, safety and transparency.
Tom brings with him experienced teams for each step of the medical marijuana initiative. This includes the state application and adherence processes, regulatory provisioning, design and build-out of cultivation, production and dispensary management, legal, accounting, and research and product development.
Mark Milner - Chief Operations Officer
Mark Milner has thirty years experience in operations management in the hospitality industry. His expertise ranges from ground up development to reorganization of existing entities. His passion for team building provides a solid foundation for his efforts in reaching stated goals. He wishes to bring those skills to bear on the Biostics industry-the new paradigm of renewable product creation using a collaborative contracting model.
Ryan Colclasure - Chief Administrative Officer
Drawing from experience in business and academics, Ryan Colclasure is passionate about the confluence of technology and human motivation for change. At NextGen, he sees unlimited opportunities for bringing transformative technologies to bear on making everyday life more sustainable and productive. During the Illinois medical cannabis pilot program, his team designed one of the few cultivation centers to win state approval with a nearly perfect score. He is currently the Vsiting Professor of Psychology at Monmouth College where he lectures on social factors in human behavior and decision making, as well as personality and evolutionary psychology.
Bradley Sturgeon - Chief Science Officer
Brad received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from the U.C. Davis in 1994. and has been a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern University, University of Chicago Medical Center, and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/NIH. Brad's research interests include the detection of enzyme-generated radical intermediates using ESR/EPR spectroscopy, detection/identification of radical-derived products using HPLC, and application of computational approaches to understanding electrostatic mapping of unpaired electrons in small organic radicals. In addition to these academic pursuits, Brad has studied the science underlying coffee, beer, and fireworks.