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.
Prior to joining ReproTech in 2004, Brent served as the Division Chief Operating Officer and on the Board of Directors of the Genetics & IVF Institute, a fully integrated, comprehensive fertility and genetics services company. Brent is an active member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, American Association of Bioanalysts, International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories and the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) where he currently serves as the Chair of the Living Donor Council for 2020-2022. Brent has previously served on the AATB Board of Governors and on the following AATB committees; Accreditation, Standards, Ethics/Bylaws, Finance, 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.