ABMS Leadership Team

The ABMS management team and staff support the work of the ABMS Board of Directors and the ABMS mission.

Executive Leadership

Richard E. Hawkins, MD President and Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Granatir Senior Vice President, Policy and External Relations
Mira Irons, MD Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
John D. Mandelbaum Chief Legal Officer
David Price, MD, FAAFP, FACEHP Senior Vice President, ABMS Research and Education Foundation
Executive Director, ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program
Kathleen C. Ruff, MBA Chief of Staff and Senior Vice President of Board and Member Board Relations
Laura Skarnulis Chief Operating Officer

Human Resources

Abby Murray Director, Human Resources

Academic Affairs

David B. Swanson, PhD Vice President, Academic Programs and Services

ABMS Solutions

David Coursey Director of Sales, ABMS Solutions

ABMS International

Krista Allbee Vice President, International Programs
Kathy Holtzman Director, Assessment and International Operations


Rich Waters, MBA Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Meeting Services

Jill Bokalders Director, Meetings and Events


Lori Gruber Associate Vice President, Organizational Operations

Information Technology

Jennifer Michael Chief Information Officer and Chief Business Development Officer


Jennifer Bayer, CPA Vice President, Finance