The Bright Team

We pride ourselves on the quality of our deliverables and our collaborative culture.

What sets us apart? We are right-sized, transparent, vested partners, & strong advocates of healthy work-life balance. 

We work to keep our employees as happy as our clients so the team you start with is the team you end with.

Meet the Team

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Andrea Fenton Abbs

CEO and Founder

Tom Goudrealt, MBA

Chief Operating Officer

Marit Slawson


Scott Brown, PhD

Chief Scientific Strategist

Gary Englert

Chief Financial Officer

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Melissa Ingram, PhD

Vice President, Clinical Research

Beth Wicklund, MD

Medical Director (Practicing Physician)

Lisa Mayberry, RN, MSN, CCRA

Manager, Monitoring

Mary Ovick

Manager, Clinical Administration

Hannah Bearinger, PhD

Study Director

Michelle Doyle, PhD

Study Director

Danielle Gustafson, MS

Study Director

Leah Johnson, PhD

Study Director

Rebecca Koller

Study Director

Jessi Maumee

Study Director

Kari Thomas, CCRC

Study Director

Emily Vollbrecht, MBA

Study Director

Eleanor Goblirsch, MS

Clinical Research Associate

Brittney Juul, LSW

Clinical Research Associate

Elizabeth Reedy, RT

Clinical Research Associate

Anna Rillo, RN, BSN

Clinical Research Associate

Claire Swan

Clinical Research Associate

Lisa Rillo

Clinical Research Associate

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Dylan Lukes, MS, MPP, PhD

Vice President, Statistics & Data Management

Robin Solinsky

Vice President, Technology & Innovation

Denise Feda, MS, PhD


Brian Harvey

Director, Data Management

Noelle Henry, MSPH

Manager, Biostatistics

Ellie Nelson, MPH


Santiago Charry

Clinical Data Specialist

Frederick de Ruiter

Applications Analyst

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Lisa Gallatin, RAC

Vice President, Regulatory & Quality

Brittany Jaekel, PhD

Technical Writer

Anisa Ahmed

Clinical Quality Specialist

Kaylee Roy

Clinical Quality Specialist

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Jennifer Groben, MA

Vice President, Business Development

Jeremy Abbs, MBA

Business Development Strategist

Pamela Deering

Director, Human Resources & Finance

Kathryn Evans Cizio

Manager, Training & Development

Sheryl Sheehan, MPT

Manager, Project Planning & Analysis

Erica Kerstetter, MAT

Project Manager

Michaela Kronlage

Director, Business Operations

Megan Theis

Project Manager

Christine Santa Ana

Business Operations Specialist

Casey Johnson

Operations & Administrative Coordinator

I couldn’t be prouder of the high-caliber professionals we’ve attracted! A team that has embraced our mission of providing personable, customized services & creative strategies executed with gorgeous deliverables.”