JZB Solutions, LLC

PO Box 930443

Verona, WI 53593 443

Contact: Jeanne McCabe

Phone: 608.630.6468




Services Provided

  • Accounting, Budgets & Cash Flow Management
  • Business Planning
  • Federal R & D grant development (SBIR/STTR)

Industry Experience

  • Agriculture
  • Biotechnology
  • Childcare
  • Defense
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Medical Devices
  • Paper/Forest Products

Company Description

Jeanne McCabe, President and CEO of JZB Solutions, has extensive research administration experience, including 20 years at the University of Iowa, BloodCenter of Wisconsin and the Morgridge Institute for Research, one of the nation’s newest and most innovative independent medical research organizations, where she served as the Chief Operating Officer and guided the Institute through its startup phase. McCabe has successfully written and managed more than $100 million worth of federal grants from agencies including National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, National Science Foundation and Department of Energy. Successful proposals have included research grants, training grants, SBIR awards and construction grants. McCabe, a certified public accountant and certified research administrator, holds a BBA from Iowa State University and a MBA from the University of Iowa. She is a member of the Society of Research Administrators, National Council of University Research Administrators and sits on the Wisconsin Technology Council’s Board of Directors.

Areas of Expertise

Cradle to grave grant management support to clients, specializing in bridging the gap between science and administration. Services include, but are not limited to: - Identifying funding opportunities for specific projects - Positioning client for funding success - Leading pre-award grant preparation and grant writing efforts - Establishing relationships with agency representatives - Creating policies and procedures to appropriately manage awarded project - Reporting on scientific and financial progress - Appropriate close out of project

Expertise in preparing and negotiating indirect cost rates for federal reimbursement • Biotech management expertise for the startup and early operations phase • Expertise in SBIR preparation and award management including: - Review and satisfy eligibility criteria - Target optimal funding opportunity - Project planning - Budget planning - Navigating the federal review process - Reporting on scientific and financial progress - Planning for commercialization phase