The team at AASLD is committed to bringing our members the best experiences an association can offer. We strive to make sure that every educational opportunity keeps our members on the forefront of scientific achievements.

Leadership Team

Matthew D’Uva, FASAE, CAE
Chief Executive Officer

AASLD Foundation and Patient Engagement

Julie Deal
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Executive Director, AASLD Foundation

Monnica Asuncion – Coordinator, Development

Linda Coughlan– Senior Manager, Development

Stephanie King Director, Development

Julia Merrill CAE, – Director, Grants and Programs

Michael Providence CAE, – Sr. Manager, Patient Engagement

Colleen Wainwright – Manager, Grants and Programs


Dominique Clayton – Manager, Online Education

Stephanie Grimsby – Director, Education and Professional Development

Jessica Jessop – Sr. Manager, Education and Accreditation

Anne Wrobel – Manager, Education


Heather Cooney – Sr. Manager, Exhibits and Sponsorships

Melissa Morrison – Director, Meetings

Lisa Patterson  Manager, Registration and Meetings

Finance and Administration

Mukarab Islam, CPA
Vice President

Luz Agustin – Assistant Controller

Aaron Batla, CPA – Accountant

Charnese Bethea – Junior Accountant

Haroon Farooq – Coordinator, Administration and Facilities

Marketing and Communications

Caroline Laurin
Vice President

Joseph Ersek – Director, Digital Operations

Camille Sanders, CAE, PCM  Director, Membership & Marketing

Tazeen Shirazi – Manager, Data Integrity and Analysis

Noor Varjabedian – Manager, Social Media and Marketing

Megan Webster – Sr. Manager, Program Marketing

People and Strategy

Marjorie Bynum, CAE
Chief of Staff

Akuender Dot – Director, Member Communities

Andrea Giovannucci  Director, Engagement

Robin Jarrett  Executive Assistant

Crystal Jones – Director, Human Resources

Patricia Marshall – Coordinator, Member Communities

Erica Taylor – Manager, Governance

Publications and Practice Resources

Elizabeth Durzy
Vice President

Audrey Davis-Owino – Sr. Director, Clinical Guidelines and Quality

Ann Haran – Director, Publications

Bianca Hughes – Editorial Assistant

Kristen Johnson – Medical Illustrator

Erica Lowe – Editorial Assistant

Emili Malatesta – Manager, Publications

Kareytis Martinez – Sr. Manager, Publications

Lynee Sanders – Manager, Practice Guidelines

Cherelle Wells – Editorial Assistant