The Medical Innovators Collaborative is pleased to welcome aboard two new additions to our team: Ashley Thieman as our Director of Operations, and Joan Siefert Rose as a member of the Board of Directors.
In her position, Ashley will design, implement, and oversee MEDIC’s business operations. She will play a critical role in making MEDIC’s vision a reality.
“I am honored to join the team at MEDIC and look forward to applying my experience in nonprofit management, healthcare and strategy to our growing team”, says Ashley. “I am excited about the opportunities that lie ahead and look forward to embracing our mission while entering this exciting period of growth for our organization.”
Ashley comes to MEDIC with 10 years of experience in the healthcare and nonprofit industries. Prior to joining our team, she was most recently a Senior Director for Surgical Review Corporation, overseeing business development and operations for the international nonprofit. Ashley has also worked as a Director of Business Development for both UNC Rex Healthcare and Millennium Laboratory. In her role with MEDIC, she will be based in Raleigh, NC, and her position has been effective since January 2018.
According to Andy Taylor, president of MEDIC, he is “ecstatic to have Ashley on MEDIC’s team. Her focus and drive are really helping us take MEDIC to the next level in 2018. Her experiences in businessdevelopment and operations are invaluable as MEDIC continues to grow and support more innovators and students.”
Joan Siefert Rose is CEO of LaunchBio Inc, which is a nonprofit organization that supports the growth of biotechnology companies. Joan also serves as a senior partner at CREO Inc, where she leads innovation and entrepreneurship to support business operations in the health and technology sectors.
“Joan’s unique combination of expertise in innovation, nonprofit management, and the life science sector make her an invaluable resource to MEDIC’s Board of Directors.”, says Andrew DiMeo, Chairman of MEDIC’s board.
MEDIC looks forward to working with Joan and Ashley as the company continues to build and connect medical communities in the area.