President & CEO, Labware, Inc
Vance was born in 1955 and grew up in Huntingdon Valley, a suburb of Philadelphia. Vance moved to Delaware to attend the University of Delaware, and graduated with honors in Mechanical Engineering in 1978, as a member of Tau Beta Pi. DuPont recruited him directly from University to work in their Engineering Department. Vance worked for DuPont for thirteen years, and then left to form his own company, LabWare. DuPont became LabWare’s first customer, and currently has a project at the Experimental Station.