Staff & Advisors


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Our Leadership Team

Steve Hannon, PhD

President and CEO

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Jill Gilkerson, PhD

Chief Research and Evaluation Officer

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Jess Simmons

Chief Growth Officer

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Vince Swartout

Chief Information & Operations Officer

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Carole Brite

Chief Financial Officer

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Sahar Bou-Ghazale, PhD

Head of Technology Innovation

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Our Growth Team

Joanna Airall

Partner Development Specialist

Nathalia Bustamante

Strategic Partnerships Manager

Katharine Correll

Principal of Philanthropic
Partnerships

Ginger Galban

Regional Partnerships Director, Texas

Colleen Haddad

LENA Grow Strategist

Kate Pistone

Sr. Business Development Manager

Jen Rhodes

Philanthropy Project Lead

Vilma Sierra

Partner Development Specialist

Caitlyn Stafford

Director, Growth Operations

Dave Streibig

Partner Development Specialist

Kelly Thompson

Regional Partnerships Director, Mid-Atlantic

Jodi Whiteman

Director of Partnerships and Growth

Our Partner Success Team

Laura Camp

Manager of Partner Success

Sarah Coletti

Implementation Specialist

Lauren Cooper

Implementation Specialist

Krista Ingle

Technical Support Specialist

Cameron Kizziah

Implementation Specialist

Silke Koester

Partner Program Planner

Nicole Neishapouri

Implementation Specialist

Nicole Wilson

Implementation Specialist

Sola Zaccheus

Implementation Specialist



Our Board



Our Scientific Advisors