Leadership

Board of Directors

Mr. Hansch brings decades of executive level banking experience to Geneva & holds advanced degrees at several collegiate business & financial programs. He has held leadership positions as Chairman & Board member for local non-profit organizations. Michael W. Hansch Chair
Major General (Ret.) Scoggins served for 37 years of decorated service as a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot. He also served in the Pentagon as Special Assistant to the Director of Plans and Programs and as Commander in the Washington National Guard. Major General (Ret.) Frank Scoggins Vice Chair
Ms. Huszar served as Geneva's Executive Director in 1996, and as President since 1998. With an economics background and 25+ years experience in research management and business development, her active leadership has ensured Geneva's enduring success. Elise W. Huszar, MBA Secretary
Mr. Herchold is Director of Client Services at Russell Investments’ Americas Institutional business, responsible for leadership & management of client service teams, investment analytics, performance reporting, accounting & trust administration. C.W. Herchold, MBA Treasurer
Mr. Blanford is the CFO of Koligo Therapeutics Inc. He has vast experience and education in finance and accounting, having previously served as CFO of organizations including Geneva, Logan’s Lines Holdings, LLC., and Tacoma Electric Supply. David Blanford, CPA
Ms. Cohen is a strategic adviser for organizations dedicated to improving health. She was previously the founding Executive Director at Washington Global Health Alliance, where she facilitated international partnerships and global health alliances. Lisa Cohen
Lt. General (Ret.) Lanza brings 20+ years of senior executive experience in military and interagency operations. He previously served as U.S. Army Commanding General and Senior Mission Commander for Joint Base Lewis McChord. Lt. General (Ret.) Stephen Lanza
Ms. Nguyen serves as the CEO of Workforce Central and as Chief to Staff to the Tacoma Workforce Development Council. She has 20+ years of experience in workforce development and serves as a Board member for several local organizations. Linda Nguyen
Dr. Robertson is SVP of Divisional Operations for Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) & CEO of CHI Health. With a background in medicine, he has served in executive level positions with Franciscan Health Systems & on the boards of CarenaMD Inc. & CHI. Cliff Robertson, MD, MBA
Dr. Shoultz is the VP & Head of PPD Consulting at PPD, Inc. a global contract research organization. Dr. Shoultz has served in leadership positions at PATH and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and also serves on Geneva's Scientific Advisory Board. David Shoultz, PhD, MBA
Ms. Taylor founded Geneva in 1993, and has served as a Board member since 1995. A former critical care nurse, she has a notable track record of successful leadership of for-profit & non-profit organizations including PC3Inc & Northwest Kinetics. Jane S. Taylor, BSN
Mr. Terrano is the Founder and CEO of Topia Technology, Inc., which supports the secure movement & management of data between disparate platforms. Prior to Topia, Ms. Terrano founded Business Internet Services and co-founded 7th Avenue Creative. Janine Terrano
Dr. Vining serves as the Chair of Geneva’s Scientific Advisory Board. He is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in pediatric orthopedics & trauma & also the National Medical Director for TeamHealth Surgical Services. Neil C. Vining, MD, MBA

Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Vining is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, specializing in pediatric orthopedics & trauma, and National Medical Director for TeamHealth Surgical Services, providing oversight for hospital-based trauma programs nationwide. Neil C. Vining, MD, MBA SAB Chairman, Orthopedic Surgeon and National Medical Director, Team Health Surgical Services
Dr. Bond is a nurse physiologist & Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biobehavior Nursing & Health Systems at the University of Washington, having spent 30+ years in various academic positions. She began her career as a nurse in the U.S. Army. Eleanor F. Bond, PhD, RN, FAAN Nurse Physiologist & Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biobehavior Nursing & Health Systems at University of Washington.
Brigadier General (Ret.) Donnelly is the President of Global Healing, an international NGO that improves pediatric standards of care. He has 25+ years experience in vaccine research and spent 30+ as a Medical Service Corps officer in the U.S. Army. Brigadier General (Ret.) John J. Donnelly, PHD President, Global Healing
Brigadier General (Ret.) Griffin is an Emergency Medicine physician with 30+ years experience in clinical & basic research and clinical medicine. He retired after 40+ years of distinguished service as an Active Duty & Army Reserve soldier. Brigadier General (Ret.) Gerald Griffin, MD, PharmaD Professor of Pharmacy Practice (Adj.), University of the Pacific
COL Hack is an advisor to organizations including the NCAA and NFL. He served as Chief of Preventative Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center; Director of Combat Health Service, Army War College; and Director of Combat Casualty Care Research, MRMC COL, U.S. Army (Ret.) Dallas C. Hack, MD, MPH, FACMPH Independent Consultant in brain health and TBI
Dr. Kasper has served as Director of Doctoral Programs, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing; Senior Research Scientist, Department of Veterans Affairs; Chair of PhD programs, USU School of Nursing; and on MD Governor's Committee on Spinal Cord Research. Christine E. Kasper, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACSM Dean of the College of Nursing, University of New Mexico
In addition to his current position, COL Kester also serves as attending Physician, Infectious Disease Service, R.A. Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center; and as Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University. COL (Ret) Kent Kester, M.D. Vice President & Head, Translational Sciences & Biomarkers, Sanofi Pasteur, Inc.
Mr. Theolke is the Executive VP & Chief Scientific Officer of PRA International, a global contract research organization. He has 20+ years' experience in the global drug development & device industry, and previously held an executive position at PPD. Kent Thoelke Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, PRA Health Sciences

Executive Team

Ms. Huszar served as Executive Director in 1996, and as President since 1998. With an economics background and 25+ years experience in research management and business development, her active leadership has ensured Geneva's enduring success. Elise W. Huszar, MBA President
Mr. De Rosia has 25+ years of financial experience & previous held a position at World Vision as Global Controller & Global Process Owner, He served a tour in the U.S. Army where he was deployed during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Brent De Rosia, MBA Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Taylor founded Geneva in 1993, and has served as a Board member since 1995. A former critical care nurse, she has a notable track record of successful leadership of for-profit & non-profit organizations including PC3Inc & Northwest Kinetics. Jane S. Taylor, BSN Founder & Chief Strategy Officer

Outreach Team

Ms. Blaize-Wise is responsible for fostering and maintaining relationships with site partners and research teams for the eastern region of the United States. Please contact Ms. Blaize-Wise with any regional inquiries or opportunities. Kelli Blaize-Wise Regional Client Relationship Manager
Ms. Carey is responsible for fostering and maintaining relationships with site partners and research teams for the central and western regions of the United States. Please contact Ms. Carey with any regional inquiries or opportunities. Kathy Carey Regional Client Relationship Manager
Ms. Campbell oversees the full cycle recruitment of Geneva's Corporate and research staff throughout the country. Please contact Ms. Campbell with any questions or interest regarding employment opportunities with Geneva. Grace Campbell Recruiting Administrator
Ms. Connelly leads marketing & communications for Geneva, including developing internal & external partnerships, managing digital & print media, and promoting PR efforts. Please contact Ms. Connelly with marketing inquiries or media requests. Allison Connelly Senior Marketing & Communications Manager
Ms. Johnson is responsible for fostering and maintaining relationships with site partners and research teams at Womack Army Medical Center and Eisenhower Army Medical Center. Please contact Ms. Johnson with any regional inquiries or opportunities. Jennifer Johnson Regional Client Relationship Manger
Ms. Tinae oversees the full cycle recruitment of Geneva's Corporate and research staff throughout the country. Please contact Ms. Tinae with any questions or interest regarding employment opportunities with Geneva. Penina Tinae Recruiting Administrator