Director of Regional Workforce Strategy, BioSTL
Justin Raymundo serves as the Director of Workforce Strategy, where they lead the strategy for talent development and deployment for the bioscience industry in the St. Louis region. Justin brings a deep history of leading multi-stakeholder initiatives and partnerships for inclusive and equitable workforce development and global talent pipelines. Previously, they managed Monsanto’s Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars program developing the next generation of leaders in plant science through a global, premier doctoral fellowship with leading universities and international agricultural research organizations. They also led one of the St. Louis region’s most extensive portfolios of youth workforce readiness programs during their time at Diversity Awareness Partnership. This included launching the EXPLORE Bioscience and Agriculture Science programs with BioSTL, MilliporeSigma, KWS, and Venture Café as well as leading and expanding youth diversity programs with Centene, Ameren, Edward Jones ,PwC, Boeing, and other corporate and non-profit institutions across the region.