W. Brent Hazelrigg, MS
Brent is a partner in ReproTech and serves as President Emeritus. Brent has more than 30 years of human sperm and embryo cryopreservation experience and two degrees from the University of Missouri, including a Master of Science in Reproductive Biology. Brent completed his graduate research with an innovative study of freezing and thawing techniques for embryos.
Before joining ReproTech in 2004, Brent served as the Division Chief Operating Officer and on the Genetics & IVF Institute Board of Directors, a fully integrated, comprehensive fertility and genetics services company. Brent is an active member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the American Association of Bioanalysts, the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories, and the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB). Brent has served as the Chairperson of both the Living Donor Council and Reproductive Council, as well as serving two terms on the AATB Board of Governors. Additionally, he has served on the following AATB committees; Accreditation, Standards, Ethics/Bylaws, Membership, and Programs. Brent is also a partner in Frank/Hazelrigg Cattle Company LLC, a family-owned and operated beef genetics business in Missouri. In his spare time, he is a coach with the Columbia Wrestling Club, a youth wrestling club in central Missouri. He also serves on the boards of the Missouri Wrestling Foundation and Lizzy’s Walk of Faith Foundation.