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Alliance Staff

The Alliance for Aging Research is proud to have dedicated staff members supporting the organization in its mission to change the narrative to achieve healthy aging and equitable access to care. We are committed to helping people live longer, healthier lives.

Sue Peschin, MHS

Sue Peschin, MHS

President and ceo

Sue Peschin, MHS, is president and CEO at the Alliance for Aging Research, the leading national non-profit organization dedicated to improving healthy aging for all. Since 2012, Ms. Peschin has been a driving force in the growth and success of the organization.

Lindsay Clarke, JD

Lindsay Clarke, JD

SENIOR 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 Delgado

Sarah Delgado

Vice President of Development

Sarah (DiGiovine) Delgado oversees corporate partnerships. 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, and a Certificate in Professional Fundraising from Boston University.

Adina Lasser

Adina Lasser

Public Policy Manager

Adina Lasser serves on the Alliance’s public policy and advocacy team. Her background is in health policy, patient advocacy, contract lobbying, and health economics. Adina holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of South Carolina.

Beth Mathews-Bradshaw

Beth Mathews-Bradshaw

Vice President of patient engagement and research

Beth Mathews-Bradshaw oversees the Alliance’s Talk NERDY clinical research training program and assists with other Alliance health care training initiatives and public policy work. She has decades of experience in the regulatory, health, and public policy sectors with particular expertise in complex projects involving diverse stakeholders. She has an A.B. degree from Mt. Holyoke College in English and Politics, and graduate course-work in regulatory affairs at Hood College.

Katie Riley

Katie Riley

Vice President of Communications

Katie Riley oversees all aspects of strategic communications efforts for the Alliance, including media outreach, public relations, content development, branding, podcast, and social media engagement. A former newspaper journalist and editor, she also has more than a decade of experience in health care association communications related to topics in aging. She holds a B.A. in Communications, Journalism, and Business Administration from McDaniel College.

Rachel Stevenson

Rachel Stevenson

vice president of FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

Rachel Stevenson oversees the Alliance’s financial activities, plans, and accounting practices. She has worked in a variety of industries including public accounting, large and small for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. She holds a B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Washington State University.

Tiffany Stewart, SHRM-CP

Tiffany Stewart, SHRM-CP

vice president of HR AND ADministration

Tiffany Stewart, SHRM-CP, oversees all aspects of Human Resources and administrative initiatives for the Alliance to include legal compliance, policy and benefits management, leave, compensation, payroll, wellness, staffing, and performance management. She holds a B.S. in Human Resources Management from the University of Maryland University College.

Matthew Thompson

Matthew Thompson

Digital Communications Manager

Matthew Thompson produces the Alliance podcast, This is Growing Old, and supports outreach and digital communications efforts. Matthew is a creative whose experience rests at the intersection of art and social justice in nonprofit spaces. He holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Hampton University and applies his passion for creativity and public service to advocacy work.

Michael Ward, MS

Michael Ward, MS

vice president of Public Policy and government RELATIONS

Michael Ward, MS, oversees the Alliance’s public policy and advocacy efforts. He has over a decade of experience advancing healthcare innovation through policy research, federal advocacy, and partnership development. He holds a M.S. degree in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.A. degree from Vanderbilt University.

Katrin Werner-Perez

Katrin Werner-Perez

health programs manager

Katrin Werner-Perez serves the organization’s health programs by production and distribution of health education materials, relationship building, and project management. She holds a B.S. in Health Promotion and Education with an emphasis in Consumer Health from the University of Utah.

Chris Yun, MS

Development Coordinator

Chris Yun, MS, serves on the Development team. His duties involve prospect research, donor communications, data management, and logistical support for the Alliance’s programmatic events. He holds a M.S. degree in Biodefense from George Mason University, and a B.A. degree from Sciences Po Paris.

Join Our Team

The Alliance for Aging Research is looking for three individuals who will work the registration table at the 2024 Heroes in Health Celebration on Tuesday, September 24, 2024, at the Waldorf Astoria in Washington, DC. Read the full job description and apply today.

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The Alliance for Aging Research is a proud recipient of Candid’s Platinum Seal of Transparency.

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The Alliance for Aging Research is proud to be rated a 4-star charity by Charity Navigator.