Vice President, Business Intelligence

Amber N. GilbertAmber Gilbert

Amber began her blood banking career in 2006 at Oklahoma Blood Institute as a Laboratory Technician in the Infectious Disease Testing Laboratory. Over the next 14 years and 3 promotions later, Amber served as External Accounts Manager where she was a key member of the business development, contracting, and client relations team and responsible for the external partners portfolio of Infectious Disease Testing, Resource Sharing and Contracting of Transfusable and Further Manufacturing products, and Logistics vendor relations resulting in increased revenue and cost savings in addition to building an industry-wide network of contacts and resources. Amber joined American Red Cross Cell and Gene Therapy Solutions in 2020 and within 13 months, was promoted to Director of Client Relationship Management for the allogeneic client portfolio and responsible for supporting clients and internal operations to provide collection of cells for use in research development, clinical and commercial production until her departure in 2022.  Amber brings with her to NBC a diverse background including sales, contract and client management, operational implementation, product procurement and distribution, vendor relations, and experience working with companies in the transfusable, further manufacturing/diagnostic, and cell therapy/biologics markets.