Executive Committee Members:


  • Chair: Scott Rizzo, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Recro Gainesville

  • Executive Dinner Chair: Bob Crutchfield, Managing Director, ACS BrightEdge Impact Fund

  • Sponsorship Chair: Gayathri Srinivasan, Executive Director, Office of Corporate Relations, Emory University

  • Marketing Chair: Paul Snyder, VP Healthcare, Write2Market 

  • Maria Thacker Goethe, MPH, President & CEO, Georgia Bio

  • Kristina Forbes, Senior Director of Member Engagement, Georgia Bio

  • Cynthia Alford, President, Destination South

Program Committee Members:


  • Tim Barrett, Director of Meeting & Program Operations, Destination South

  • Amy Baxter, Founder & CEO, Pain Care Labs

  • Christina Brown-Marshall, Principal, Fish & Richardson

  • Jim Forbes, Chief Strategy Officer, Vizzia Technologies

  • Ally Funk, Head of U.S. Communications and Public Affairs, UCB, Inc.

  • David Heenan, Director of Operations, ACS BrightEdge Impact Fund

  • Staci Loeffler, Program Manager, Destination South

  • Nathanael McCurley, Licensing Associate, Georgia State University

  • Samir Patel, CEO, Moonlight Therapeutics

  • Art Spalding, President, TAMM Net

  • Jean-Luc Vanhulst, President, Write2Market

  • Victoria Jackson, Junior Account Executive, Write2Market

Executive Dinner Committee Members:
  • Lee Ghannam, Marketing & Communications Strategy, UPS

  • David Heenan, Director of Operations, ACS BrightEdge Impact Fund

  • Scott McCarty, Director, Silicon Valley Bank

  • Dan Myers, Co-Founder, Alimera Sciences

  • Mark Taylor, Director, Healthcare Strategy, UPS

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