Management

Victoria Stephan

Chief Executive Officer

Victoria Stephan, a professional with over 25 years of non-profit leadership experience, served as CEO of Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Inc., CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida, Inc. and Interim CEO of Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer’s Resource Center. Named in 2012 as one of the most influential business leaders of the decade and honored as a Florida Weekly Power Woman, she holds numerous industry awards while holding the title Certified Trainer with the internationally known The John Maxell Team. As a capacity strategist, keynote speaker, and leadership trainer, she began her career as a professional educator and published writer. Actively involved in her community, she currently serves as Director on Florida Southwestern State College Foundation Board, President-elect of The Rotary Club of Fort Myers, Class President for Agnes Scott College, Past President of the Junior League of Fort Myers and Director for Barbara B. Mann Community Concert Association. She is a graduate of Leadership Lee County and a founding member of ArtFest Fort Myers and Southwest Florida Wine and Food Fest. Ms. Stephan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Agnes Scott College in Atlanta.

Dan Handley, M.S., Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Handley serves as the Chief Scientific Officer of the Clinical and Translational Genome Research Institute. He also holds a courtesy faculty appointment in the Department of Biological Sciences at Florida Gulf Coast University. His areas of specialty include drug-gene interactions (pharmacogenomics), microbiome research and metabolomics, DNA and RNA sequencing, computational systems biology, and machine learning. He previously served as Chief Scientific Officer of Life-SEQ, LLC, a clinical genomic sequencing consulting and services company, as Chief Scientific Officer for Advanced Healthcare Technology Solutions, Inc., as a senior researcher at the Procter & Gamble Co., a senior administrative analyst and laboratory manager at the UCLA School of Medicine, and as a founding technologist for the National Genetics Institute, in Los Angeles, California. He holds a B.A. in Biophysics from Johns Hopkins University, an M.S. in Logic and Computation from Carnegie Mellon University, a Ph.D. in Human Genetics from the University of Pittsburgh, and did his post-doctoral training at Magee-Womens Research Institute in advanced genomic technologies applied to fetal and maternal health.

Steve Grimaldi

Chief Information Officer

Mr. Grimaldi previously provided biocomputational consulting for the National Institutes of Health, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The clinical genomics projects he has contributed to include the Newborn Screening (NBSTRN), The National Children’s Study (NCS), National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), and the Pediatric Cardiac Genomics Consortium (PCGC). Previously he served as Chief Operating Officer for Objective Interface Systems, Director of the Advanced Systems Division at Universal Hi-Tech Development, and Systems Analyst, Advanced Solutions and Technologies, Inc. He also served as Software Engineer at Booz-Allen & Hamilton Computational. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.

Kevin Taylor

Development Manager

Mr. Taylor previously served as Vice President of Development for the Gulf Coast Technology Center - Madden Research Loop, Director of Business Development for the John Madden Company, Florida Division, Director of Fund Development for the Cleveland Clinic, Florida-Naples, and Planned Giving Officer for the American Cancer Society, Florida Division, Inc., He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Iowa with graduate studies in both Administration and Music.

 

 

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