Leadership and Staff

Leadership Staff


Benjamin R. Yerxa, PhD
Chief Executive Officer

Stephen M. Rose, PhD
Chief Research Officer

Valerie Navy-Daniels
Chief Development Officer

Annette Hinkle, CPA
Chief Strategy Officer

Patricia A. Dudley
Chief Human
Resources Officer

Patricia Zilliox, PhD
Chief Drug Development
Officer

Management Staff


Brian Mansfield, PhD
Deputy Chief Research Officer

James Richardson, PhD
Deputy Chief, Preclinical Translational Research Programs

Rhea K. Farberman, APR
Deputy Chief Development Officer

Hope Kessler
Senior Director, Major Gifts

Michele DiVincenzo
Senior Director, National Events

Michele Mercer
Senior Director, Database Operations