BioHub Maryland Hires Skills Training Leader to Expand Bioprocessing Workforce Training

Frederick, MD (February 28, 2024) – BioHub Maryland, a workforce development initiative of the Maryland Tech Council, today named Joshua Hett its new Bioprocessing Training Manager. BioHub Maryland equips high school graduates, disadvantaged communities, and Veterans with technical skills and training to enter the life sciences field in Maryland. 

Joshua most recently served as Senior Manager of Technical Training for Catalent Pharma Solutions. He holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University and a Bachelor’s degree in Education with a focus on Mathematics. With a passion for education, Joshua has dedicated the past four years to instructional leadership in cell and gene therapy, a dynamic sector in Maryland’s life sciences industry. 

“Building a strong and diverse pipeline of skilled life sciences workers is at the core of BioHub Maryland’s mission,” said Kelly Schulz, CEO of the Maryland Tech Council. “Joshua’s deep understanding of the technical skills needed for a successful cell and gene therapy career makes him an excellent addition to our team. We look forward to working with him to build the highly-skilled workforce Maryland’s life sciences industry needs to develop the cures, treatments, and therapies the world depends on.” 

BioHub Maryland utilizes globally trusted training curricula from the National Institute of Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) to provide high school graduates, disadvantaged communities, and Veterans with a career path to enter the life sciences field and to provide opportunities for life sciences employers to upskill and train employees more efficiently.

“The life sciences industry offers rewarding and high-paying career opportunities for Marylanders of all educational levels,” said Hett. “With the help of NIBRT’s industry-leading training curricula, I am excited to educate trainees on the core technical competencies they need to compete for life sciences careers in Maryland.” 

One out of every threelife sciences job postings in Maryland do not require an undergraduate degree – making the industry an ideal career choice for Marylanders from alternative educational backgrounds.  

About BioHub Maryland

BioHub Maryland is accelerating the life sciences industry for companies and career seekers to expand the state’s global innovation advantage. An initiative of the Maryland Tech Council, the largest technology and life sciences trade association in the state, BioHub Maryland helps residents of all backgrounds pursue rewarding careers in life sciences by offering skills training, career resources, and access to hundreds of job openings in life sciences. BioHub Maryland also helps life sciences companies at every stage grow by showcasing their career opportunities, training the next generation of life sciences talent, and providing strategic resources for raising capital. Learn more at and follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.