About Us

We're here to transform the lives of people affected by neuromuscular disease.

MDA Leadership

Meet the passionate staff and Board who lead MDA’s efforts to serve families living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases through innovations in science and care.

Executive Leadership

Lynn O'Connor Vos
President and Chief Executive Officer

Jennifer Allebach
Senior Vice President, Recreation and Camp Programs

Michael Bruno
Chief People and Administrative Officer

Adam Cotumaccio, MBA
Executive Vice President, Chief Impact and Philanthropy Officer

Emma Griffith
Chief of Staff

Kathy A. Kauffmann
Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Development Officer

Michael J. Kennedy, MBA, CPA
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Treasurer

Kristin Stephenson, MHA, J.D.
Executive Vice President, Chief Advocacy & Care Services Officer

Jeanne Zucker
Senior Vice President, Healthcare Partnerships

Board of Directors

Steve Farella
Chairman

Dr. Don Wood, PhD
Vice Chairman

Anjan Aralihalli
Director

John Costantino
Director

Benjamin Cumbo, III
Director

Steve Felsher
Director

Ankur Ghia
Director

Governor Brad Henry
Director

Dr. Louis Kunkel, PhD
Director

Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD
Director

Patricia Nazemetz
Director

Charles D. Schoor, Esq.
Director

Mark Smith
Director

John Tognino
Director

Kristine Welker
Director

Eugene (Gene) Williams
Director

Victor Wright
Director

Dr. Lilian Wu, PhD
Director