Vascular Cures Team
Megan Patterson, Chief Executive Officer, has a diverse background in the life sciences which includes roles in regulatory, marketing, business development, and project management. She has been involved primarily in the translational and clinical development stages of biologic, drug, device and diagnostic products. Megan established the U.S. office for Clinical Network Services, an international CRO and consulting firm focused on late pre-clinical and clinical product development, and played a key role in establishing Coté Orphan Consulting, a regulatory affairs firm for orphan products in Washington, DC. She has also been honored with several awards for her work with non-profits and served as an AmeriCorps*VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America) as a community engagement manager in Ferguson, Missouri. Megan has a BS in Chemistry and Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology from Drake University and a Masters in Business Science Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences.
Katelyn Jackson, Operations Manager, brings experience in operations management in healthcare, social services and educational settings. Before Vascular Cures, she was Operations Manager at BrightStar Home Care, managing 70 office and nursing staff members. Katelyn also has a personal history with vascular disease and blood clotting disorders. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in the social sciences.
Lisa Huntzinger, Program Manager, oversees Project Voice, an innovative program designed to improve patient outcomes through digital health tools, patient-reported outcomes research and patient empowerment. Before joining Vascular Cures, she held operations and project manager roles for IBM and the Consortium for Service Innovation, a non-profit alliance of organizations focused on innovations in the support industry. She is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley.
David Sayas, Operations Associate, assists the company by performing online marketing and administrative duties. Before Vascular Cures, he was a marketing and social media strategist for Cardinale Automotive Group and Brent Redmond Transportation, managing 40 various marketing accounts for companies all over the U.S. He is currently enrolled at California State University Monterey Bay, and will be receiving his bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing in Fall 2020.