Vince Pecoraro is the John T. Groves Collegiate Professor of Chemistry at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Vince’s 35-year research career at Michigan has focused on the study of metals in biology. He significant contributions to metalloprotein design include developing highly efficient de Novo metalloenzymes. Vince was the Bioinorganic Associate Editor of Inorganic Chemistry for over two decades and now is President Elect for SBIC. Vince has received numerous honors including an Alexander von Humboldt Award to Senior Scientist, The Blaise Pascal Chair for Research and the ACS Award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of Inorganic Chemistry.