The team at AASLD is committed to bringing our members the best experiences an association can offer. We strive to make sure that every educational opportunity keeps our members on the forefront of scientific achievements.

Leadership Team

Matthew D’Uva, FASAE, CAE
Chief Executive Officer

AASLD Foundation and Patient Engagement

Julie Deal
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Executive Director, AASLD Foundation

Monnica Asuncion – Coordinator, Development
Julia Merrill CAE, – Director, Grants and Programs
Colleen Wainwright – Manager, Grants and Programs

Education and Meetings

Melanie Stanton, CAE, CFRE
Vice President

Dominique Clayton – Manager, Online Education
Heather Cooney – Manager, Meetings and Exhibits
Stephanie Grimsby – Director, Education and Professional Development
Jessica Jessop – Sr. Manager, Education and Accreditation
Melissa Morrison – Director, Online Events
Brittany Tyrell – Manager, Online Events     
Anne Wrobel – Manager, Education
Funmi Yusuf – Manager, 
Conference Education


Finance and Administration

Mukarab Islam, CPA
Vice President

Luz Agustin – Assistant Controller
Aaron Batla, CPA – Accountant
Charnese Bethea – Junior Accountant
Haroon Farooq – Administrative and Facilities Assistant

Marketing and Communications

Caroline Laurin
Vice President

Nola Gruneisen – Sr. Manager, Brand Development
Tazeen Shirazi – Manager, Data Integrity and Analysis
Amanda Thaxton – Manager, Memberships
Megan Webster – Sr. Manager, Programs Marketing

People and Strategy

Marjorie Bynum, CAE
Chief of Staff

Katie Duggan – Director, Workforce Development and Special Projects 
Akuender Dot – Sr. Manager, Global and Public Policy
Crystal Jones – Director, Human Resources
John Lingerfelt, CAE – Sr. Manager, Member Communities
Lynee Sanders – Coordinator, Governance
Erica Taylor – Manager, Governance

Publications and Practice Resources

Elizabeth Durzy
Vice President

Audrey Davis-Owino – Sr. Director, Clinical Guidelines and Quality
Ann Haran – Director, Publications
Bianca Hughes – Editorial Assistant
Kristen Johnson – Medical Illustrator
Erica Lowe – Editorial Assistant
Emili Malatesta – Manager, Publications
Kareytis Martinez – Sr. Manager, Publications
Cherelle Wells – Editorial Assistant