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Leadership

As an agile team, we are able to seize opportunities as they emerge.

Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI) is small, lean, and independent. Our structure is nimble and flexible, so we are always poised to explore the most promising discoveries. We balance a willingness to take risks with a commitment to rigorous science. This empowers our entire team to creatively pursue breakthroughs in the fight against disease.

Scientific Leadership

PNRI is home to a multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists who share an unconventional perspective on genetics. Our scientists work together across labs and disciplines, exploring problems from different angles and challenging the status quo.

Aimée Dudley, PhD

David Galas, PhD

William Hagopian,
MD, PhD

Rick McLaughlin, PhD

Michael Metzger, PhD

Joseph Nadeau, PhD

Executive Leadership

John Wecker, PhD, President & CEO

John Wecker, PhD

President and CEO

Christine Beddia, CFRE

Director of Development

Diana Lindbeck

Director of Human Resources

Board of Trustees

Linda Mauzy, CFA, Board Chair
Senior Vice President and Senior Investment Strategist, Wells Fargo Private Bank

Cindy Haba, Board Secretary
Owner, Momentum Coaching

Mike Boyle, Board Treasurer
Community Volunteer and Retired Vice President of Tax and Audit, Microsoft

Tera Eerkes, Trustee
Director of Laboratory Operations, Adaptive Biotechnologies

Catherine Fisher, Trustee
Site Selection DCX, Portfolio Strategy and Management, Microsoft Corporation

Allison Handy, JD, Trustee
Partner, Perkins Coie

Thomas S. Hayward, JD, Trustee
Attorney and Owner, Thomas S. Hayward Attorney

Imants F. Holmquist, JD, Trustee
Attorney, Holmquist + Gardner

Gary J. Kocher, Trustee
Partner, K&L Gates

Stephan Martinez, Trustee
Owner, Trysk Print Solutions

Ron Sims, Trustee
Community Volunteer and Retired Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Jennifer Sizemore, Trustee
Vice President and Editor-in-Chief, Starbucks Coffee Corporation

Henry F. (Banks) Warden III, Trustee
Managing Director of International and Special Projects, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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