Donna Scholer

Donna Scholer


Donna Scholer is the Chief Operating Officer at Microbiologics. During her 39-year tenure at Microbiologics, Scholer has helped transition the company from a small, localized medical device and testing company to a global leader in the production of biomaterials for quality control. Having gone from the laboratory to the office, Scholer has gained great insight into the workings of all sides of the business. The manufacturing of microorganisms is a unique and challenging opportunity to bring science and manufacturing under one umbrella.

Scholer has a passion for food safety and was published in International Food Hygiene and lobbied in Washington for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). She has also been an Investment Team Volunteer for the United Way of Central Minnesota’s Access to Food.

She currently sits on the St. Cloud State University (SCSU) Biological Sciences Advisory Board and helps to mentor many young scientists through their careers. She is also a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Affinity Group at Granite Partners.

Scholer attended St. Cloud State University and received the 2018 Executive Cornerstone Award from Granite Partners.