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2017 Committee & Advisory Boards:

The Westchester Biotech Project depends upon, and is a product of, its partners, advisors, and committee members.
You are invited to get involved by contacting the Steering Committee Co-Chairs: jgere@biopharmaresearchcouncil.org

About Our Leadership:

Steering Committee Co-Chairs: Michael Welling, Joanne Gere

Advisory Board:

    -Amy Allen, Vice President, Westchester County Association
    -Randi D. Schwartz, Director BioInc@NYMC
    Associate Dean for Academic Administration, School of Medicine, New York Medical College
    -Matthew Arellano, Healthcare Partner, Knowledgent

Scientific Advisory Board: 

Charles J. DiComo Ph.D.
Administrative Director
Lab Integration and Planning
WellSpan Health

Nicholas Marko MD
Director of Neurosurgical Oncology
Department Head, Data Science
Geisinger Medical Center

Founding Board Member,
International Society of Chief Data Officers

Innovations In Research Symposium Planning Committee

Denise D’Agostino CEC, CPC
President & Owner, Possibilities+ - Leadership Development & Coaching

Denise D’Agostino is an Executive Coach and Leadership Development Practioner with Possibilities+ - an organization dedicated to the development of leaders at all levels.

Denise brings years of experience as a trusted advisor to senior executives and their teams, coaching them through business challenges as well as their personal career challenges and opportunities including implementing strategic initiatives.  As an Executive herself, she has managed global teams, lived and worked abroad and knows the value of bringing a practical approach to complex and ever-evolving business opportunities.

Denise has extensive experience internally as Head, Human Resources Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals as well as in her firms practice working across an array of industries and functions.

Denise holds certifications in: Executive Coaching, Myers Briggs (MBTI), Everything DiSC & The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, Prosci Change Management and holds a degree from Bryant University.