About: Our Team

The results we produce for you are built upon the foresight of our founder, Victoria Hunsicker Sanko, and other highly regarded and experienced professional consulting associates. Our Experience spans a wide array of markets and technologies. Our associated professional team has a variety of expertise in the medical industry from product design, manufacturing, marketing, clinical to regulatory affairs and cost reimbursement – we are committed to work for you.

The foundation of our firm is built on over 100 years of business, medical and engineering experience contributed by our entire team!

About Team MedIntelliBase

Victoria Hunsicker Sanko – President & CEO
Victoria Hunsicker Sanko is the founder, President and CEO of The Next Phase®, Inc. (TNP). For over 20 years Victoria has worked with companies primarily in the medical life sciences industry – medical devices, biotech and pharmaceuticals –  and hi tech sector, coming from strategic business development management roles in the industrial gases and chemicals industries. Victoria’s unique expertise in medical technology discovery and development, business planning and partnering, and opportunity assessment led her to found, The Next Phase, located in Redmond, Washington in 1995, and later to launch TNP’s MedIntelliBase®  (MIB) Custom Intelligence services in 2008. Victoria has an MBA from Cornell University’s Johnson School and degrees in chemical engineering and biochemistry from The Pennsylvania State University and the University of Colorado, respectively.


Vicky Hunsicker Sanko

Sakshi Lav – Senior Research Manager
Sakshi Lav is a Market Research Analyst and Content Manager for The Next Phase customers’ MedIntelliBase® Custom Alerts and MIB Custom MarketTracks. Sakshi has clinical research expertise in Cardiovascular, Peripheral Arterial Therapeutics, Pain indications to name a few. She has 3 years of experience with IMS Health Inc, where she developed expertise in Market Assessment, KOL database management, Competitive Intelligence, Data Analysis, Epidemiological and Clinical  secondary desk research. Sakshi has earned a bachelor’s degree and Master in Business Administration  specializing in Biotechnology, from India. She has also completed a certification course in Healthcare Data Analytics from Bellevue College, WA.
Griffin Harris – IS / IT Systems & Manager
Griffin Harris is the Information Systems & Information Technology Manager for MedIntelliBase®. Griffin has working knowledge of a variety of programming languages and methodologies, including Java, C++/C#, and Python, to name a few. He has an interest in applications design and development, as well as a growing interest in and portfolio of mobile applications. He enjoys designing and developing games in his spare time. Griffin is a graduate of University of Washington Bothell and has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering.