Staff

STS Management Team


Elaine Weiss
CEO/Executive Director
312-202-5810 | Contact

Grahame Rush
Associate Executive Director
312-202-5848 | Contact

William F. Seward
Associate Executive Director
312-202-5891 | Contact

Natalie Boden
Director of Marketing & Communications
312-202-5819 | Contact

Scott Bradbury
Director of Education
312-202-5813 | Contact

Keith Bura
Director of Finance & Administration
312-202-5815 | Contact

Colleen Donohoe
Director of Meetings & Conventions
312-202-5814 | Contact

Robert Habib
Director, STS Research Center
312-202-5882 | Contact

Donna McDonald
Director of Quality
312-202-5842 | Contact

Avidan Stern
Associate General Counsel
312-202-5852 | Contact

Courtney Yohe
Director of Government Relations
202-787-1222 | Contact

Administration

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Cheryl D. Wilson
Administrative Manager & Executive Assistant
312-202-5811 | Contact

Rachel Black
Receptionist
312-202-5841 | Contact

Education

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Scott Bradbury
Director of Education
312-202-5813 | Contact

Wesley Peart
Education Manager
312-202-5834 | Contact

Michele Rush
Senior Education Manager
312-202-5846 | Contact

Amanda Wright
Senior Coordinator
312-202-5849 | Contact

Finance

Keith Bura
Director of Finance & Administration
312-202-5815 | Contact

Jonathan Alzate
Accounting/HR Assistant
312-202-5812 | Contact

Corey Burbridge
Senior Financial Analyst
312-202-5837 | Contact

Arelia Garcia
Senior Accountant
312-202-5817 | Contact

Lisa Quintana
Senior Accounting Manager
312-202-5830 | Contact

Sharon Zmucki 
Staff Accountant
312-202-5831 | Contact

Human Resources

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Keith Bura
Director of Finance & Administration
312-202-5815 | Contact

Theresa Lopez
Senior Manager, Human Resources
312-202-5826 | Contact

Governance

Grahame Rush
Associate Executive Director
312-202-5848 | Contact

Adam Doty
Senior Manager, Governance and Membership
312-202-5802 | Contact

Katie Harrell
Governance Coordinator
312-202-5857 | Contact

Government Relations

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Courtney Yohe
Director of Government Relations
202-787-1222 | Contact

Nick Beek
Political Affairs and Advocacy Manager
202-787-1223 | Contact

Madeleine Stirling
Government Relations Coordinator
202-787-1224 | Contact

Amanda Wiegrefe
Assistant Director of Government Relations
202-787-1221 | Contact

Information Technology

Kevin Gilmartin
Senior Manager - IT
312-202-5833  | Contact

Alex Bechteler
IT Manager
312-202-5872 | Contact

Saviano Hatcher
IT Senior Coordinator
312-202-5840 | Contact

Managed Organizations

Beth Winer
Senior Manager, Affiliate Organizations
312-202-5855 | Contact

Jazmine Blanch
CTSNet Sponsorship & Customer Relations Manager
312-202-5850 | Contact

Maricruz Gallardo
Affiliate Organizations Coordinator
312-202-5898 | Contact

Priscilla Kennedy
Senior Manager, TSF Administration 
312-202-5868 | Contact

Laura Medek
Affiliate Manager
312-202-5825 | Contact

Rachel Pebworth
Affiliate Manager, Awards & Operations
312-202-5835 | Contact

Emily Robinson
CTSNet Web Coordinator
312-202-5851 | Contact

Marketing & Communications

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Natalie Boden
Director of Marketing & Communications
312-202-5819 | Contact

Jennifer Bagley
Senior Manager, Media Relations & Communications
312-202-5865 | Contact

Armando Juarez
Senior Coordinator, Digital Marketing & Communications
312-202-5807 | Contact

Andrea Maurey
Marketing Manager
312-202-5845 | Contact

Samantha McCarthy
Industry Relations Manager
312-202-5869 | Contact

Kristin Schukar
Senior Marketing Manager
312-202-5896 | Contact

Gabriele Trainyte
Marketing Coordinator
312-202-5827 | Contact

Heather Watkins
Communications Manager
312-202-5844 | Contact

 

Meetings & Conventions

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Colleen Donohoe
Director of Meetings & Conventions
312-202-5814 | Contact

Amy Cacich
Senior Coordinator, Meetings & Conventions
312-202-5836 | Contact

Sarah King
Senior Manager, Meetings & Conventions
312-202-5816 | Contact

Meagan Reichstein
Exhibit Manager
312-202-5838 | Contact

Elisa Robles
Meetings Coordinator
312-202-5859 | Contact

Membership

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Adam Doty
Senior Manager, Governance and Membership
312-202-5802 | Contact

Willamena Crowley
Membership Assistant
312-202-5843 | Contact

Sarah Foreman
Senior Coordinator, Membership Services
312-202-5895 | Contact

Quality, Research & Patient Safety

Donna McDonald
Director of Quality
312-202-5842 | Contact

Mark Antman
Senior Manager, Quality Metrics & Initiatives
312-202-5856 | Contact

Susan Becker
Senior Manager, STS National Database
312-202-5828 | Contact

Sydney Clinton
Senior Coordinator, Quality Metrics and Initiatives
312-202-6120 | Contact

Emily Conrad
Senior Coordinator, STS National Database
312-202-5839 | Contact

Adelaide Dolan
STS National Database Coordinator
312-202-5858 | Contact

Scott Firestone
Senior Manager, Evidence Based Surgery
312-202-5866 | Contact

Kalie Kissoon
Senior Coordinator, Evidence Based Surgery
312-202-5876 | Contact

Carole Krohn
Senior Clinical Manager - STS National Database
312-202-5847 | Contact

Kathryn Hollifield
STS National Database Manager - Intermacs
312-202-5879 | Contact

Derek Steck
STS National Database Contracts Manager
312-202-5818 | Contact

Research Center

Robert Habib
Director, STS Research Center
312-202-5882 | Contact

Kristin Mathis
STS Senior Research Center Coordinator
312-202-5926 | Contact

Luis Vargas
Senior Research Manager
312-202-5832 | Contact

 

The Annals of Thoracic Surgery

John Kerpan
Managing Editor, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
312-202-5853 | Contact

Mary Jedlicka
Senior Production Coordinator, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
312-202-5722 | Contact

Simone Townsend
Editorial Assistant, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
312-202-5720 | Contact