Sears, Mangal Named to IQHQ Board of Directors
24 January 2023 - - US-based life sciences real estate development company IQHQ, Inc has named Janice Sears and Anshul Mangal as independent directors, the company said.

With decades of relevant life science and commercial real estate experience, Sears and Mangal join IQHQ at a critical juncture as the company builds out its development portfolio in San Francisco, San Diego, Boston, and the United Kingdom.

Sears is the Retired president of the San Francisco market of Bank of America. During her accomplished career at Bank of America, she also served as the West Coast Region Head for Real Estate Investment Banking, and the West Coast Region Head for Commercial Real Estate.

Prior to joining Bank of America, she held prominent positions at Chemical Bank and Citigroup in New York City.

Sears has served on numerous Boards, including current director roles for Sonder Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SOND) and Invitation Homes (NYSE: INVH). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Marketing from the University of Delaware.

Mangal brings a wide range of entrepreneurial, management, and philanthropic experience to the board.

He currently serves as the founder and president of Project Farma, a premier worldwide biologics and advanced therapy engineering consulting firm and Precision ADVANCE, Precision Medicine Group's cell and gene collective.

Mangal is also the Chief Strategy Officer for The Institute for Life Changing Medicines, a nonprofit organization that identifies, develops, and promotes access to life-changing medicines for diseases not considered commercially viable.

Prior to PF, Mangal was a patent litigator at Jones Day and a pro bono attorney who helped refugees secure asylum in the United States.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and his Juris Doctor from the John Marshall Law School (now the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law).