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Executive Office

Stephen Welch - Executive Vice President & CEO

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

Business Development

Robert Musacchio, PhD – Senior Vice President – Business Development

Sales and Business Development
Toni DiOrio – Sales and Business Development Manager
Catherine Disch – Exhibits/Sponsorships Sales and Business Development Manager
Steve Fugiel, MBA – Sales and Business Development Manager
Brett Hurney – Business Development Sales Manager
Steve Mandell – Sales Manager
Dan Rice – Sales and Business Development Manager

Grants and Awards
Debra Janiszewski – Director, Grants and Awards
Konstandina Dulu, MA – Grants Senior Specialist

Business Development Operations
Anna Fernandez, MPA – Business Development Coordinator
Christopher Widmer – Project Manager

Meetings and Training Center Operations
Heather Nash, CMP – Senior Director, Business Development & Event Strategy
Jeanne Schaschwary – Director, Events & Training Center Sales and Operations
Lisa Alvarez –Digital Services and Event Product Manager
Katie Cox – Meeting & Training Center Operations Coordinator
Erika Kowalczyk, CMP – Manager, Meetings & Events
Julie Murkowski – Travel Coordinator

CHEST Enterprises

Robert Musacchio, PhD – Chief Operating Officer
Mark Frankel – Senior Director - Data Analytics
Anric Perez – Data Analytics Product Manager


Nicole Augustyn – Senior Vice President, Education
Tejuana S Williams – Coordinator, Education

Simulation, e-Learning and Innovation
Chad Jackson, MS, RRT, FCCP – Senior Director, Simulation, e-Learning and Innovation
Aleda Ealom – Director, Live Learning and Simulation
Ruth Adewuya, MD – Manager, Partner Programs
Christine Corbett, M.Ed – Program Specialist, e-Learning
Sharren Smith – Program Specialist, e-Learning
John Stangel, CCMEP – Program Specialist, Simulation
Jasmine Turner – Coordinator, Partner Education Programs
Karla Velilla, LSSGB – Program Specialist, Simulation

Education Operations and Annual Programming
Richard Schuch, Ed.D – Senior Director, Education Operations and Annual Programming
Robb Rabito, CHCP – Director, Education Operations
Abie Betts – Program Specialist, Annual Programming
Greg Lasko, MA, HRD – Manager, Instructional Design
Heather Dethloff, MA – Education and Accreditation Manager
Rob Ramillosa – Instructional Design & Outcomes Specialist
Lilly Rodriguez – Senior Program Specialist
Teresa Rodriguez – Senior Program Specialist, Annual Programming
Julie Weldon – Program Specialist, Annual Programming

Clinical Practice Guidelines and Quality
Lee Ann Fulton – Program Manager, Guideline Operations
Lindsy Frazer – Methodologist
Patrick Mueller – Guidelines Assistant
Sheena Patel, MPH – Program Manager, Guideline Methodology

Finance and Information Technology

P. Stratton Davies, CPA – Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Dennis Coughlin – Facilities Manager

Barry Adiele – Accounts Payable Specialist
Ann Berends – Manager, Accounting and Benefits Administration
Danae Fragakis – Sr. Accountant
Olivia Garconita – Manager, Accounting Operations
Susan Rossiello, CPA – Senior Accountant
Chandan Shah – Senior Accounts Receivable Representative
Teresa Tam – Payroll and Benefits Administrator

Information and Technology Services
Ronald Moen – Chief Information Officer
Adrian Feld – Director, CHEST Experience Support
Cheryl Myers, MA, CUA – Director of User Experience, Mobile, and Web
Linda Tomczynski – Director, Information Management and Business Intelligence
Tiffany Breyne, MSM – Web Manager
Shaun Davies – LMS and Multimedia Production Specialist
Kirk Evanoff – AV System Specialist
Jennifer de Visser, PMP – Business Analyst/CHEST Analytics
Erika Devine, MS, CSM, CSPO – Business Analyst/Product Owner
Deepti Dhanai – Software Developer
Missy Fleck – Senior CHEST Experience Support Specialist
Bena Gerber – Senior CHEST Experience Support Specialist
Cole Grover – Data Analyst
Deepa Gudipally – Manager, Application Development and Integration
Susan Harris – CHEST Experience Support Specialist - Front Desk
Morgan Jacobus – LMS Manager
Kevin Jansen – LMS Specialist
Ziyad Nazem – Data Analyst
Meggy Popa – Quality Assurance Analyst
Mary Rodriguez – CHEST Experience Call Specialist
Maggie Scarpaci – CHEST Experience Support Specialist
Kishor Sigdel – Sitecore Architect
Kris Velilla – Senior IT Infrastructure Architect
Dongchul Yoo – SQL Developer


Jennifer Nemkovich, CAE – Chief Strategy Officer
Karen Caraher – Executive Assistant

Leadership Operations and NetWork Development
Suzanne Sletto, CAE – Director, Leadership Operations and NetWork Development
Beth Corey – NetWorks & Communication Manager
Maggie Kosinski, MNM – NetWorks and Leadership Senior Specialist

Human Resources
Sarah Mitial, MA, HRD – Senior Organization Development & Recruitment Manager
Melissa Roberts, SHRM-CP – Human Resources Operations Manager

Marketing and Communications

Sue Reimbold, MA – Senior Vice President 

Communications, Media and Marketing
Kristi Bruno, MA – Director of Communications, Media, and Marketing
Kathy Jewett, MA – Director, Membership and Brand Development
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
Claudia Egresits – Branding and Design Senior Specialist
Andrew Gillen – Program & Communications Coordinator
Marianna Pantelin, LPN – Senior Membership & Donor Development Specialist
Taylor Pecko-Reid – New Media Specialist
Emily Petraglia – Membership and Brand Promotion Senior Specialist
Margaret Rejnowska – Digital Multimedia Marketing Specialist
Christopher Troksa, MS – Marketing Senior Specialist

CHEST Foundation

Sue Reimbold, MA – Executive Director
Rudy Anderson, CAE – Associate Executive Director
Chloe Daniels – Manager, Programs and Communications

Publications and Digital Content

Stephen Welch – Senior Vice President and Publisher
Barb Anderson – Senior Editorial Coordinator
Pamela Goorsky – Manager, Editorial Resources
Laura Lipsey – Senior Editorial Coordinator
Patricia Micek, MBA – Publications Business and Analytics Manager
Carla Miller – Journal Operations Coordinator
Jean Rice – Manager, CHEST Journal Operations
Martha Zaborowski – Publications & Digital Content Editor