Board of 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
Colleen Delaney

Colleen Delaney, MD, MSc (Vice President)

Founder and Chief Scientific Officer
Deverra Therapeutics
Seattle, Washington
2014-2025
Ngaire Elwood, PhD

Ngaire Elwood, PhD

Director
BMDI Cord Blood Bank
Melbourne, Australia
2022-2025
Marcie Finney

Marcie Finney, MS, MBA (Treasurer)

Executive Director
Cleveland Cord Blood Center
Cleveland, Ohio
2020-2025
Joanne Kurtzberg

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD (President)

Director
Carolinas Cord Blood Bank
Durham, North Carolina
2014-2025
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

Aby J. Mathew, PhD

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

Filippo Milano, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Clinical Research Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington
2021-2024
Beth H. Shaz

Beth H. Shaz, MD (Secretary)

Deputy Director
Marcus Center for Cellular Cures
Durham, North Carolina
2014-2023
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

Robert Wynn

Robert Wynn, MB, BChir, MD, MRCP, FRCPath

Professor, Department of Pediatric BMT
Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital
Manchester, United Kingdom
2020-2025