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2017-01-27 / Top 100 People

Gregory F. Krug

President

Lampire Biological Laboratories, Inc.

Gregory Krug has guided Lampire Biological Laboratories, Inc.’s growth and development since its inception in 1977. He completed acquisition of the corporation in 1979 and holds 100 percent ownership.

Despite heavy executive responsibilities, Krug is involved in local community support throughout Pennsylvania like the Lions Club International, Work to Ride, Tinicum Polo Club and local youth sports. He coaches youth football, lacrosse and basketball in addition to being a founding member of the Deep Run Lacrosse Board. He also is active in professional associations including the American Association of Clinical Chemistry, American Society for Microbiology and American Association of Laboratory Animal Sciences and served on the Biopharmaceutical Advisory Board of the Eastern Technology Council.

Organizations such as the Life Sciences Greenhouse of Central Pennsylvania regularly call upon Krug to mentor startup life science companies. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Drug Discovery Institute Board of Directors’ Executive Committee. In addition, he sits on the St. John the Baptist Finance Council and School Board.

Krug’s involvement with youth though educational institutions provide encouragement to students, our next leaders. Krug truly has betterment of the community in mind and understands the necessity of support.

Looking back on his career, Krug thought of one particular time when he wishes he would have followed his gut.

“When it comes to interaction with employees, don’t be afraid to follow your heart. As a company leader, do not allow yourself to be directed solely by the opinions of others. I very much regret letting go of a very good scientist under the guise of making cuts in order to help the company’s bottom line. … He was a longstanding and trusted employee; I will always regret letting him go,” he said.

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