The University of Wisconsin’s Discovery to Product (D2P) office has announced the three finalists for its director position.

The finalists are Dan Blake, founding partner and director of investor relations at HealthX Ventures; Andy Richards, chief of staff for the vice chancellor for research and graduate education and interim director of D2P; and Laura Strong, founder of Propagate Health.

“I’m thankful to Nick Tincher, assistant vice chancellor for information technology and chief information officer for the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education, for leading the search team for the next director of this important entrepreneurial position on campus,” Interim Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education Norman Drinkwater said in a statement.

According to a release, the new director will be hired in February.