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Executive Office

Robert Musacchio, PhD – CEO/EVP
Karen Caraher – Executive Assistant

Richard Irwin, MD, Master FCCP – Editor in Chief, CHEST
Cynthia French, PhD, ANP-BC, FCCP – Assistant Editor, CHEST

Information and Technology

Ronald Moen, CAE – Chief Information Officer & Vice President, Information & Technology
Cole Grover – Data Governance Manager
Cheryl Myers, MA, CUA, PSM I – Director, UX, Optimization, and Mobile
Kris Velilla – Director, Information Security

CHEST Experience Support
Adrian Feld – Director, CHEST Experience Support
Missy Fleck – CHEST Experience Support Specialist
Gabrielle Morrison – CHEST Experience Support Specialist
Mary Rodriguez – CHEST Experience Support Specialist
Maggie Scarpaci – CHEST Experience Support Specialist
Anabel Uribe – CHEST Experience Support Specialist

Learning and Enterprise Systems
Morgan Jacobus – Senior Manager, Enterprise and Learning Systems
Shaun Davies – AR/VR Senior Developer
Kevin Jansen – Senior Specialist, Learning Systems
Dominic Fidanza – IT Generalist, Applications
Mateo Velilla – IT Generalist, Devices

Integrations and Applications
Manuel Alfaro – Senior Manager, Integrations and Applications
Tiffany Breyne, MSM – Web Manager
Erika Devine, MS, CSM, CSPO – Senior Product Owner
Deepthi Kalva – Application Developer
Meggy Popa – Quality Assurance Analyst
Dongchul Yoo – Data Engineer

Finance and Facilities

P. Stratton Davies, CPA – Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President, Finance and Facilities

Dennis Coughlin – Senior Facility Manager

Ann Berends – Staff Accountant/AP
Robin Billiter – Accounts Payable Specialist
Danae Fragakis – Manager, Accounts Receivable and Affiliates
Olivia Garconita – Senior Manager, Accounting Operations
Susan Rossiello, CPA – Senior Accountant
Mark Ruenz – Director, Finance
Teresa Tam – Compensation and Benefits Administration Manager

Organization Affairs

Jennifer Nemkovich, CAE – Chief of Staff & Senior Vice President, Organization Affairs

Human Resources
Sarah Mitial, MA, HRD – Senior Organization Development and Recruitment Manager
Melissa Roberts, SHRM-CP – Human Resources Operations Manager

Volunteer Engagement and Leadership Operations
Suzanne Sletto, CAE – Director, Leadership Operations and Volunteer Engagement
Maggie Kosinski, MNM – Manager, Volunteer Engagement
Emily Petraglia – Manager, Volunteer Engagement
Josephine Burke – Volunteer Engagement Coordinator
Katlyn Froslan – Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

Meetings and Events
Jody Egel, CMP, CAE – Director, Meetings and Events
Josh Coe – Exhibits and Meetings Manager
Susan Harris – Meeting Planner
Jeanne Schaschwary – Training Center Operations Manager
Sylvia Vargas – Training Center Planner
Karen Whitebloom – Senior Meeting Planner

Kathy Jewett, MA – Director, Membership and Brand Development
Claudia Egresits – Senior Branded Design Specialist
Lauren Hughes – Marketing Specialist
Marianna Pantelin, LPN – Senior Membership Donor Development Specialist

Grant Development, Planning, and Evaluation
Debra Janiszewski – Senior Director, Grant Development, Planning, and Evaluation
Catherine C. Crowley – Senior Manager, Exhibits and Sales Sponsorships
Jean Davis – Exhibits and Sponsorship Sales Coordinator
Konstandina Dulu, MA – Senior Grants Specialist
Greg Lasko, MA, HRD – Manager, Planning and Evaluation
Rob Ramillosa – Specialist, Planning and Evaluation

Live Learning and Education Operations
Richard Schuch, Ed.D. – Senior Director, Live Learning and Education Operations
Lisa Alvarez – Senior Manager, Annual Programming and Event Technology
Christine Alwahab – Simulation Program Specialist
Abie Betts – Annual Programming Program Specialist
Jacquelin Burke – Coordinator, Annual Programming
Aleda Ealom – Director, Live Learning and Simulation
Patrick Mueller – Simulation Program Specialist
Teresa Rodriguez – Senior Program Specialist, Annual Programming
Karla Velilla, LSSGB – Simulation Program Specialist
Samantha Van Tilburg – Simulation Program Specialist
Julie Weldon – Education Operations Senior Specialist

Program Development
Robb Rabito, CHCP – Senior Director, Program Development
Sandra Han, AM, PMP – Director, Program Development
Heather Dethloff, MA, CHCP – Accreditation Manager
Madeline Lee, MS – e-Learning Instructional Designer
Christina Lorenzo, MS – e-Learning Instructional Designer
Monica Patrick – Program Development Coordinator
Lilly Rodriguez – Manager, Program Development Operations
Sharren Smith, MAHRD – e-Learning Instructional Designer

Marketing, Communications, and Publishing

Nicki Augustyn – Publisher & Senior Vice President, Marketing, Communications, and Publishing
Richard Newman – Strategy, Product and Global Development Senior Director

Marketing Communications
Lisa Baer – Director of Marketing
Andrea Camino – Public Relations and New Media Manager
Vanessa Claude – Communications, Media, and Marketing Specialist
Kristin Crowe – Marketing and Communications Senior Specialist

Guidelines and Publishing
Barb Anderson – Senior Editorial Coordinator
Lindsy Frazer, PhD – Methodologist
Lee Ann Fulton – Program Manager, Guideline Operations
Pamela Goorsky – Manager, Editorial Resources
Laura Lipsey – Senior Editorial Coordinator
Lisbeth Maxwell – Managing Editor
Carla Miller – Journal Operations Coordinator
Paul Sliwka – Evidence-based Medicine Research Analyst
Martha Zaborowski – Publications & Content Editor

Market Growth and Innovation

Chad Jackson, MS, RRT, FCCP – Chief Innovation Officer & Vice President of Market Growth and Innovation
Janet Amesse – Market Growth Manager
Brian Fitzgerald – Business Development Manager
Clay Hamlet – Innovation Specialist
Michelle Kosobucki – Market Growth Operations Specialist

Industry Operations and PMO
Linda Tomczynski – Senior Director, Industry Operations and PMO
Christopher Widmer – Director, Office of Project and Contract Management
Beth Corey – Senior Project Manager
Gabija Gasiunaite – Data Analyst
Ziyad Nazem – Advanced Analytics Product Manager
Christopher Troksa, MS – Business Insights Senior Manager
Anna Fernandez, MPA – Projects and Contracts Specialist

CHEST Foundation

Rudy Anderson, CAE – Senior Director, Development and Associate Executive Director, Foundation
Angela Perillo, MBA – Director, Foundation Development and Operations
Caitlin Moroney – Individual Giving Manager
Andrew Gillen – CHEST Foundation Programs and Development Specialist