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Rheumatology Research Foundation
2200 Lake Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

Phone: (404) 365-1373
Fax: (404) 633-1870
Foundation@rheumatology.org

 

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.

 

Executive Director Mary Wheatley 

Mary Wheatley, IOM, CAE
Executive Director


Administration & Governance:

Heather Ford
Specialist

Awards & Grants:

Eryn Marchiolo, MPH
Senior Director, Research and Training 

Damian Smalls
Director, Awards and Grants 

Sarah Barksdale
Senior Specialist

Justin Lundstrom
Coordinator


IMPACT:
 

Shelley Malcolm

Senior Director

 

Bonny Senkbeil, MS

Director

 

Kristen Cothran, MPA 

Specialist

 

Development: 

Lisa L. Stueckemann, MNA, CFRE

Vice President, Philanthropy

Kay Butts-Pruett
Regional Philanthropy Officer, East

 

Paula Isley, CFRE
Regional Philanthropy Officer, West

 

Kate Nichols, MBA

National Director, Corporate Philanthropy 

Ben Walkuski, MBA
Director, Individual Engagement and Philanthropy

Andrea Sharper

Senior Specialist, Philanthropy Services

Ruben Cordoba
Coordinator, Philanthropy 

Laura Johnston
Coordinator, Philanthropy 

 

Finance:

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.