Local Life Science Company Announces Expansion
May 4, 2023
Verséa Health is leasing larger space in downtown Tampa with plans to create 40 new jobs
Tampa, Fla. (May 4, 2023) – Verséa Health, Inc., a Tampa-based diversified life science company, announced today its expansion to a larger facility with plans to add 40 new jobs over the next 2-3 years.
Verséa has leased more than 14,000 square feet in downtown Tampa at 401 S. Florida Avenue. The new facility provides enough space for the company to consolidate its corporate office and operations, including warehouse and fulfillment functions, into one location while still providing room for growth. The 40 new jobs will include roles in laboratory research and analytics, financial planning and analysis, sales and marketing, digital marketing and e-commerce, customer service, and warehouse operations.
“We have grown tremendously over the last couple of years, and we have plans to continue the strategic expansion of our business in Tampa while contributing to the growth of the life science and health care industry locally,” said Sean Fetcho, co-founder and CEO of Verséa Health. “Our new space not only provides us room to grow, but we’re also excited about its location. Our team members will enjoy convenient access to the vibrant Channel District and Water Street areas.”
Verséa joins a growing list of life science and health care companies that have announced expansions in Tampa and Hillsborough County, including BeniComp, NuMedTechs, Pfizer and Axogen. The Tampa Bay Economic Development Council assisted Verséa with its real estate search and connecting the company with workforce programs.
“Tampa has the talent and ecosystem to support a thriving life science sector, and we have a burgeoning medical and research district taking shape in the downtown core,” said Angel Gonzalez, chair of the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council and Regional President of SouthState Bank. “Verséa is an important part of our life science and health care industry, and we’re thrilled to see its continued growth and commitment in the Tampa area.”
Verséa was founded in 2018 and currently has 55 employees. The company has four strategic business units: diagnostics, therapeutics, ophthalmics and discovery. Verséa was previously located at 1000 N. Florida Ave.
About Verséa Health, Inc.
Verséa Health, Inc. (“Verséa”), headquartered in Tampa, FL, is a diversified life-science company founded by experienced business executives and prominent scientific medical experts. Through strategic industry partnerships and proprietary research and development, the company delivers innovative, high-value diagnostic and therapeutic solutions to help improve health care quality and access. To learn more, visit: www.versea.com.
About the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council
The Tampa Bay Economic Development Council is the lead designated economic development agency for Hillsborough County and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace. Established in 2009 as a partnership between the public sector and private corporate investors, the EDC works to advance a diversified local economy that is beneficial to all by attracting, expanding and retaining quality employers, a talented workforce and investment, focusing within targeted industry sectors, including Corporate Headquarters, Financial and Professional Services, Information Technology, Life Science and Health Care, Defense and Security, Distribution and Logistics, and Manufacturing. The EDC exists because of the generous support of more than 100 corporations, Hillsborough County, and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace.