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Executive Office

Stephen Welch – Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer
Karen Caraher – Executive Assistant

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

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
Missy Fleck – Accounting Specialist
Danae Fragakis  – Manager, Accounts Receivable and Affiliates
Olivia Garconita – Manager, Accounting Operations
Susan Rossiello, CPA – Senior Accountant
Chandan Shah – Senior Accounts Receivable Representative
Teresa Tam – Compensation and Benefits Administration Manager

Information and Technology

Ronald Moen – Chief Information Officer & Vice President, Information & Technology
Jennifer de Visser, PMP – Project Manager

CHEST Experience Support
Adrian Feld – Director, CHEST Experience Support
Josephine Burke – CHEST Experience Call Specialist
Mary Rodriguez – CHEST Experience Support Specialist
Maggie Scarpaci – CHEST Experience Support Specialist

Kris Velilla – Senior Architect, IT Infrastructure 
Shaun Davies – LMS and Multimedia Production Specialist
Dominic Fidanza – IT Generalist, Applications
Morgan Jacobus – Manager, LMS 
Kevin Jansen – LMS Specialist
Steve Siebenaler – Manager of Enterprise Systems
Mateo Velilla – IT Generalist - Devices

User Experience
Cheryl Myers, MA, CUA, PSM I – Director, User Experience, Mobile, and Web
Tiffany Breyne, MSM – Web Manager
Erika Devine, MS, CSM, CSPO – Business Analyst/Product Owner

Application Development and Integration
Deepti Dhanai – Software Developer
Meng Fang – Senior Application Developer
Meggy Popa – Quality Assurance Analyst
Dongchul Yoo – SQL Developer

Market Growth

Sue Reimbold, MA – Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President, Market Growth and Executive Director, Foundation

Rudy Anderson, CAE – Senior Director, Development and Associate Executive Director, Foundation
Angela Perillo – Director, Foundation Development and Operations
Chloe Daniels – CHEST Foundation Development Manager
Andrew Gillen – Development Coordinator

Grant Development, Planning, and Evaluation
Debra Janiszewski – Senior Director, Grant Development, Planning, and Evaluation
Catherine Disch – Senior Manager, Exhibits and Sales Sponsorships
Konstandina Dulu, MA – Senior Grants Specialist
Greg Lasko, MA, HRD – Manager, Planning and Evaluation
Rob Ramillosa – Specialist, Planning and Evaluation

Marketing Communications
Andrea Camino – Public Relations and New Media Manager
Vanessa Claude – Communications, Media, and Marketing Specialist
Kristin Crowe – Marketing and Communication Specialist
Kathy Daniels, MBA, MSIMC – Manager, Marketing Communications
Taylor Pecko-Reid – New Media Specialist
Margaret Rejnowska – Digital Multimedia Marketing Specialist

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

Research and Analytics
Linda Tomczynski – Director, Research and Analytics
Cole Grover – Data Analyst
Ziyad Nazem – Data Analyst
Anric Perez –  Product Manager, Analytics
Christopher Troksa, MS – Manager, CRM and Business Insights

Professional Development

Jennifer Nemkovich, CAE – Chief of Staff & Senior Vice President, Professional Development

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
Beth Corey – Volunteer Engagement and NetWorks Development Manager
Maggie Kosinski, MNM – Volunteer Engagement and Leadership Development Senior Specialist
Emily Petraglia – Volunteer Engagement and Professional Development Senior Specialist
Tejuana S. Williams – Volunteer Engagement Senior Coordinator

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
Aleda Ealom – Director, Live Learning and Simulation
Clay Hamlet – Simulation  Program Specialist
Patrick Mueller – Simulation Program Specialist
Teresa Rodriguez – Senior Program Specialist, Annual Programming
Karla Velilla, LSSGB –   Simulation Program Specialist
Julie Weldon –   Annual Programming Program Specialist

Meetings and Events
Jody Egel, CMP, CAE – Director, Meetings and Events
Josh Coe – Exhibits and Meetings Manager
Susan Harris – Meetings and Front Desk Coordinator
Julie Murkowski – Meeting Planner
Jeanne Schwaschwary – Training Center Operations Manager
Sylvia Vargas – Meeting Planner
Karen Whitebloom – Senior Meeting Planner

Publishing and Program Development

Nicki Augustyn – Publisher & Senior Vice President, Program Development

Guidelines and Publishing
Julie Hawley, PhD – Senior Director, Guidelines & Publishing
Barb Anderson – Senior Editorial Coordinator
Lindsy Frazer – Methodologist
Lee Ann Fulton – Program Manager, Guideline Operations
Pamela Goorsky – Manager, Editorial Resources
Laura Lipsey – Senior Editorial Coordinator
Carla Miller – Journal Operations Coordinator
Sheena Patel, MPH – Manager, Guideline Methodology
Jean Rice – Manager, Journal Operations
Martha Zaborowski – Publications & Content Editors

Program Development
Robb Rabito, CHCP – Senior Director, Program Development
Heather Dethloff, MA, CHCP – Accreditation Manager
Christina Lorenzo – e-Learning Instructional Designer
Mike Rivera – Manager, Instructional Design and e-Learning
Lilly Rodriguez – Manager, Program Development Operations
Sharren Smith – e-Learning Instructional Designer

Strategy and Innovation

Robert Musacchio, PhD – Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President, Strategy and Innovation
Chad Jackson, MS, RRT, FCCP – Vice President of Innovation and Development
Richard Newman – Strategy, Product and Global Development Senior Director
Toni DiOrio – Project and Contract Management Manager
Anna Fernandez –  Operations Program Coordinator
Christopher Widmer – Senior Manager, Office of Project and Contract Management