Melissa Butterworth

Founder & CEO of Advanced Strategic Services
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Melissa Butterworth is the co-founder, managing director, and president of Advanced Strategic Partners. Advanced Strategic  Partners is an M&A firm focused in laboratory diagnostics. Melissa also owns a medical testing laboratory. She has 27 years of experience specific to the laboratory industry. The last thirteen years have been spent in the merger and acquisition sector having completed over $2.2B in clinical, anatomical, molecular, and hospital outreach laboratory transactions during her  career.

In addition to her M&A expertise, she has spent the last decade advising molecular laboratories on new business development initiatives. Included in these initiatives, Melissa served as the worldwide Sales & Marketing VP for PhenoPath Laboratory , overseeing both their clinical laboratory and their CRO Division. All of the Advanced Strategic Partners executives came from the lab industry or have 11 years’ experience in the laboratory industry which differentiates their team from anyone else in the M&A lab market.

Melissa Butterworth is also the author of an upcoming book titled “The End Game” The Laboratory Owners Exit Strategy.   She graduated with honors from the University of North Florida with dual degrees in Marketing and Management.

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