JANESVILLE — Former House
Speaker and Congressman Paul Ryan has joined the board of directors
for SHINE Medical Technologies, LLC. Ryan was born, raised and has
been living in Janesville, where SHINE is headquartered and is
building its medical isotope production facility.
“Paul is a visionary with a wealth of experience and an expansive
network that are welcome additions to SHINE’s board,” said Greg
Piefer, founder and CEO of SHINE, in a statement.
“Paul will provide critical guidance to SHINE as we expand into
domestic and international markets that require deep mastery of
global policy, economics and leadership. His knowledge of domestic
and international health care and energy policy will be an
invaluable guide to us. We also are excited to be working with
someone who cares about building great things in Janesville as
deeply as we do.”
Ryan brings nearly three decades of experience with complex national
and international health care, business, energy and other issues to
He was the 54th speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and
represented the 1st Congressional District in southern Wisconsin,
which includes Janesville, for 20 years.
Founded in 2010, SHINE is a development-stage company working to
become a manufacturer of radioisotopes for nuclear medicine. The
SHINE system uses a patented, proprietary manufacturing process that
offers major advantages over existing and proposed production