Luke Phelps-McGuire, Business Services Manager

As the Business Services Manager Luke manages the organization’s accounts payable, accounts receivable, internal department chargeback, and inventory management systems. He also provides financial/budgetary information support to the Executive Director.  Prior to joining the WiCell team, Luke was the Inventory and Merchandising Controller/Buyer for a multimillion-dollar music retailer where he managed the musical gear and accessories inventory. His accomplishments for WiCell include the design and management of the Centralized Storeroom Inventory system; processing of accounts for WiCell Core, Stem Cell, and Cytogenetics Services departments; and implementation of process efficiencies in billing, collections, and account management. One of Luke’s favorite pastimes is producing and playing music. He plays guitar, drums, hand percussion, and turntables. His proficiency in electronic music, utilizing Linux-based programs for production and recording, feeds his passion for combining technology and art. He was also a gold medal speed skater in the very first Badger State Games. 

“I am thrilled to be part of an organization which strives to make a positive difference in research that will ultimately provide cures and improve the human condition. It’s like being a part of the future, only the future is now!"