Leadership Team

Kenneth L. Turner

President and CEO

Peter Breiling

Vice President of Finance

Allyson McLaughlin Huntington

General Counsel

Wayne A. Levy

Chief of Staff

Ryan H. Mudawar

Vice President of Education and Workforce Programs

Carla Reimold, Ph.D.

Vice President of Industry Strategy and Investments

Joseph P. Sullivan

Senior Advisor, Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Community Relations

Staff Team

Joan Abrams, Ph.D.

Manager, Education and Workforce Programs

Kylie Arvidson

Marketing and Communications Associate

Henrietta Binortsor

Program Associate, Education and Workforce

Richard Bourgeois

Staff Accountant

Vidhartha Deonarain

Manager, Business Development and Workforce Partnerships

Hawa Fall, PharmD, MBA

Business Development Associate

Meghan Gerardo

Director of Marketing and Community Relations

Nancy T. Goryl

Senior Grants Analyst

Alexis C. W. Jackson

Program Associate, Education and Workforce

Jeanne LeClair

Senior Director of Business Development and Workforce Partnerships

Rosalee Maffitt

Program Manager, Industry Strategy and Investments

Katya Mantrova, M.D., Ph.D.

Director of Industry Strategy and Investments

Ciara Murphy

Director of Finance

Pierre Saget

Operations Associate

Cinar Efe Sumer, MSc

Program Associate, Industry Strategy and Investments

Andre Terrell

Executive Business Administrator/Operations Manager


Meet the dedicated staff committed to supporting the growth and development of the life sciences through innovative programming and initiatives.

Board of Directors

Meet the Board of Directors responsible for the financial health of the agency and its investment in life sciences economic and workforce development.

Advisory Committees

Meet the Biomanufacturing Advisory Panel, the MassNextGen Executive Coaches, the Data Science Review Panel, and the A.C.T.S. Advisory Panel.