Leadership Team

Kenneth L. Turner

President and CEO

Jennifer Griffin, Ph.D.

Vice President, Industry Strategy and Investments

Cheryl Sadeli, CPA, CGMA

Vice President of Finance

Sharon Tapper

Operations Director & Executive Assistant to the CEO

Staff Team

Shannon Ambrose

Finance & Business Systems Analyst

Monica Anc

Manager of Industry Strategy and Investments

Henrietta Binortsor

Office Administrator

Meghan Gerardo

Senior Marketing Associate

Nancy T. Goryl

Senior Grants Analyst

Jeanne LeClair

Director of Business Development

Ryan H. Mudawar

Senior Director, Education and Workforce Partnerships

Ciara Murphy

Finance Manager

Cheryl Purnell

Senior Education & Workforce Associate

Carla Reimold, Ph.D.

Director of Industry Strategy and Investments

Joseph P. Sullivan

Director of Public Affairs and Communications

Annie Walsh

Senior Program Associate


Meet the dedicated staff committed to supporting the growth and development of the life sciences with innovative programs.

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.