Michael Shirley

Michael Shirley



Michael Shirley brings more than 20 years of operations experience in the pharmaceutical, dietary supplement and infant formulation industries to the executive team of International Milk Bank.

Mr. Shirley earned a master’s degree in pharmaceutical science from Rutgers University and has held roles of increasing responsibility in the formulation, development, processing and distribution of various product forms.
As an executive, Mr. Shirley has an impressive track record in strategic planning, business unit development, project, and product management.

As the former Director of Operations for Prolacta Bioscience, Mr. Shirley was responsible for the  manufacturing and distribution of human breast milk-based formulations specifically designed for pre-mature infants.

Mr. Shirley’s hands-on experience in the handling and processing of human breast milk, combined with his demonstrated ability to lead diverse teams of professionals to new levels of success, are key elements in the success of International Milk Bank.