HudsonAlpha’s executive team works to make the vision of our co-founders come to life by promoting the development of research-driven discovery, enterprise and creating a genetically-literate society.
Maureen Mack is responsible for the vision, strategy and execution of HudsonAlpha’s integrated communications, marketing, and branding functions. A former journalist, Mack brings more than two decades of experience in science/medical communications to the Institute. Her role is to build and grow HudsonAlpha’s brand cohesion and awareness. Mack comes to HudsonAlpha from the Medical College of Wisconsin, where she served as Director of External Communications for the medical school campuses, and both the research and clinical arms of the school. As a member of HudsonAlpha’s executive team, Mack helps lead the growth strategies for the Institute and provides guidance on public relations, media, and marketing activities for HudsonAlpha and its clinical entities, the Clinical Services Lab and the Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine
Melissa DeVore leads all aspects of human resources, including employee administration, employee relations, talent management and performance management. Her goal is to align the direction, services and innovations of the human resources department with the direction and strategies of the Institute. Melissa has over 20 years as a leader in human resources in the government contracting, banking and staffing industries.
Pete Yanul leads the finance and accounting team and is responsible for all aspects of financial operations, financial analysis, modeling, budgeting, forecasting and performance management, with the goal of setting the Institute on a path toward long-term sustainability and building its reputation for transparency and operational excellence. A native New Yorker, he has more than 25 years of diverse financial management experience, having spent the last 10 years in the biotech and medical device industries. Yanul previously served in financial leadership roles at Nektar Therapeutics and Open Biosystems/Thermo Fisher Scientific and considers his return to Huntsville, Ala., an exciting homecoming.