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Rheumatology Research Foundation
2200 Lake Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

Phone: (404) 365-1373
Fax: (404) 600-1674


Meet Our Team

We have some of the most talented people working on our team. Foundation staff is dedicated to improving the lives of people with rheumatic disease.

Rachel Myslinski, MBA
Executive Director

Administration & Governance:

Heather Ford

Awards & Grants:

Eryn Marchiolo, MPH
Vice President, Mission

Damian Smalls
Director, Awards and Grants 

Sarah Barksdale
Senior Specialist



Shelley Malcolm

Senior Director


Bonny Senkbeil, MS



Erin Famularo 




Aaron James

Vice President, Philanthropy

Kay Butts-Pruett
Regional Philanthropy Officer, East


Paula Isley, CFRE
Regional Philanthropy Officer, West


Kate Adams, MBA

National Director, Corporate Philanthropy 

Ben Walkuski, MBA
Director, Individual Engagement and Philanthropy

Colette Novak

Senior Specialist, Philanthropy Services

Laura Johnston
Coordinator, Philanthropy 


Jessica Hewing
Coordinator, Philanthropy 




Colleen Merkel, CPA
Vice President

Rhonda Armstrong, CPA, CMA
Senior Director

Grace Castillo, MAFM
Senior Specialist


Give today and help transform the future for millions of people living with rheumatic disease.