Board of Directors

Officers

Joanne Kurtzberg

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD
President

Director
Carolinas Cord Blood Bank, Durham, N.C.

Colleen Delaney

Colleen Delaney, MD, MSc
Vice President

Founder and Chief Scientific Officer
Deverra Therapeutics, Seattle, Washington

Beth H. Shaz

Beth H. Shaz, MD
Secretary

Deputy Director
Marcus Center for Cellular Cures, Durham, North Carolina

Marcie Finney

Marcie Finney, MS, MBA
Treasurer

Executive Director
Cleveland Cord Blood Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Directors

Karen Ballen, MD

Karen Ballen, MD

Division Chief, Hematology and Oncology
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, Virginia
2021-2023

Tomasz Baron, MD, MBA

Tomasz Baran, MD, MBA

Vice President
PBKM/FamiCord Group
Warsaw, Poland
2022-2024

Peter Bawin

Peter Bawin, MBA

Global Vice President, Commercial Life Sciences
CooperSurgical
Los Angeles, California
2022-2025

Jonathan Carmichael

Jonathan Carmichael, PhD

Director Laboratory Services
Viacord
Hebron, Kentucky
2022-2023
Calvin Cole

Calvin Cole

Managing Partner
CTH BioSourcing
Austin, Texas
2016-2023
   
Ngaire Elwood, PhD

Ngaire Elwood, PhD

Director
BMDI Cord Blood Bank
Melbourne, Australia
2022-2025
   
Charles Lu

Charles Lu, MBA

Chief Commercial Officer
Mononuclear Therapeutics Ltd.
Hong Kong
2019-2024
Caridad Martinez, MD

Caridad Martinez, MD

Chief, Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapies
Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston, Texas
2022-2025
Aby J. Mathew
Leland Methany

Aby J. Mathew, PhD

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
BioLife Solutions, Inc.
Bothell, Washington
2014-2023

Leland Methany. MD

Associate Professor
Seidman Cancer Center
Cleveland, Ohio
2023-2023
Filippo Milano, MD, PhD

Filippo Milano, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Clinical Research Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington
2021-2024
   
Jonas Wang

Jonas C. Wang, PhD

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
StemCyte
Baldwin Park, California
2020-2025

Jeffrey Wilson

Jeffrey Wilson

Assistant Director of Operations
MD Anderson Cord Blood Bank
Houston, Texas
2018-2024