President and CEO
Sue Peschin, MHS, has 20+ years of experience in health policy and nonprofit leadership. At the Alliance, Sue works collaboratively with the Board of Directors to ensure the success of all operational and programmatic strategies. Sue serves on the AGE Board and Expert Panel on Respite Research.
Health Programs Coordinator
Kelsey Allcorn assists in research, development, implementation, and management of all aspects of the Alliance’s health programs. She graduated from Elon University with a B.A. degree in Public Health Studies.
Vice President of Finance and Administration
Yvette Brown, CPA, provides management, control, and administration of all financial and human resources functions. She is a Maryland Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Howard University.
Public Policy Manager
Ryne Carney supports policy development, federal advocacy, and related outreach to Alliance stakeholders. He graduated from Bucknell University with B.A. degrees in economics and political science.
Vice President of Health Education and Advocacy
Lindsay Clarke, JD, oversees the organization's health programs and is involved in strategic planning and execution of the Alliance's mission and goals. She holds a J.D. degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law and a B.S. degree from the University of Michigan.
Sarah DiGiovine oversees and manages logistics for events organized by the Alliance. As a member of the development team, she is also involved in strategic planning and fundraising. She holds a B.A. in Government & International Relations with a concentration in Non-Profit Studies from George Mason University.
Vice President of Development
Samantha Hunter provides oversight for corporate sponsorship and grant outreach, implementation of the Salesforce donor database, and building a sustained individual giving program. She earned a B.S. in Multidisciplinary Studies from West Virginia University.
Janelle Germanos assists communications and marketing efforts for the Alliance. She has experience in nonprofit communications and journalism, and holds a B.A. in Communication from George Mason University and a Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations and Corporate Communications at Georgetown University.
Vice President of Public Policy
Missy Jenkins leads the Alliance for Aging Research's public policy efforts. She has more than 25 years of policy expertise in government relations, industry, and the nonprofit sector. Jenkins holds a B.S. in Engineering from Clemson University.
DeAndre Sanders assists in all aspects of the financial functions of the Alliance. He is a CPA candidate with experience in not-for-profit accounting. He holds a bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Howard University.
Lauren Smith Dyer
Vice President of Communications
Lauren Smith Dyer, MBA, oversees the strategic communications, branding and reputation management efforts for the Alliance. She has more than 15 years of health advocacy communications experience in the nonprofit, federal and for-profit sectors. She has a MBA from Loyola University Maryland and a B.A. from Fordham University.
HR and Office Operations Manager
Tiffany Stewart-Brown serves as HR and Office Operations Manager for the Alliance. In her role, she manages a variety of HR and administrative responsibilities individually or through collaboration with colleagues. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management from University of Maryland University College.