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Dan Klein

Daniel J. Klein, President and Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 202-347-9271
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Mr. Klein brings over 30 years of executive experience to the PAN Foundation. Mr. Klein came to the PAN Foundation from the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation, where he was Senior Vice President for Patient Access Programs and, prior to that, Senior Vice President for the CF Services specialty pharmacy.
 
His leadership at the CF Foundation was exemplified by the CF Services pharmacy that he helped organize and implement to provide financial assistance and case management services for underinsured people with CF. While running the CF Services pharmacy, he also developed a pharmaceutical call center business unit to support the launch of new specialty medications for people with CF.
 
Mr. Klein has had numerous leadership roles in the health and information technology sectors, including as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Panurgy Corporation, a leading mid-market information technology services company, as well as a consultant on health planning and health promotion for the World Health Organization and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, respectively.





Randy Crout, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel
Phone: 202-661-8079
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Mr. Crout has over 30 years of experience in operations, finance, human resources and law. He previously held leadership positions with the City of Baltimore; Center for Vascular Medicine; DocSite, LLC; Panurgy Corporation; and Light Industries. Mr. Crout has a Juris Doctor degree from University of Baltimore School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

 





Richard Goldstein, Chief Financial Officer
Phone: 202-347-9279
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Mr. Goldstein has been the Chief Financial Officer at several organizations in the for-profit media sector and nonprofit education and community service sectors. He has extensive experience in restructuring distressed companies, mergers and acquisitions, and providing tax assistance and financial advice to low income taxpayers. Mr. Goldstein has a Master of Business Administration degree from Pace University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the Syracuse University.

 




 

Stu Cherande-Friedman, Director of Program Management
Phone: 202-347-9273
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Mr. Cherande-Friedman is responsible for overseeing the operation and delivery of PAN’s patient assistance programs. Mr. Cherande-Friedman brings over 15 years of experience in operations, technology, finance, policy and analytics to the PAN Foundation. He previously held positions with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Bulfinch Group, B&D Consulting and Powell Goldstein. Mr. Cherande-Friedman has a Master of Health Science degree from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Denison University.

Margaret Figley, Director of Communications
Phone: 202-661-8074
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Ms. Figley oversees PAN’s communications and public relations initiatives. She has more than 10 years of communications experience at nonprofit and advocacy organizations in the health care sector. Prior to joining the PAN Foundation, she held communications positions at the American Hospital Association, the New York State Health Foundation, and the Greater New York Hospital Association. Ms. Figley has a Master of Public Administration degree in Health Policy and Administration from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and International Politics from George Mason University.

Will Johnson, Director of Provider Relations
Phone: 202-661-8075
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Mr. Johnson manages PAN's business development operations. Prior to joining the PAN Foundation, Mr. Johnson spent over 10 years in the pharmaceutical and specialty pharmacy industries serving in a variety of sales and sales leadership positions. Earlier in his career, Mr. Johnson served as a Communication Specialist for the Air Line Pilots Association and as a staff member to former U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln. Mr. Johnson has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Master of Public Administration degree from Arkansas State University.

Amy Niles, Director of Alliance Development
Phone: 202-661-8073
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Ms. Niles is responsible for developing and implementing PAN’s outreach strategy with third-party organizations. Before joining the PAN Foundation, Ms. Niles served for eight years as Chair, Medical Relations and Advocacy for the Together Rx Access program. Prior to that, she was President and CEO of the National Women’s Health Resource Center, now known as Healthy Women, for more than a decade. Ms. Niles has a Master of Business Administration degree from Baruch College, City University of New York, and an undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Rochester.

Drew Saelens, Director of Donor Relations
Phone: 202-661-8077
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Mr. Saelens manages the PAN Foundation’s fundraising and donor relationships. Prior to joining the PAN Foundation, he was a Senior Health Policy Manager at Applied Policy, where he worked with clients to develop and execute policy and reimbursement tactics to complement their business strategies and provided client-specific analysis of health care industry policies, rules, and regulations, with a focus on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Mr. Saelens has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The University of Richmond, and a Master of Business Administration degree and Master of Government degree from The John Hopkins University.

Michael Boateng, Manager of Data Analytics and Reporting
Phone: 202-661-8078
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Mr. Boateng has more than a decade of experience in data, analytics, and reporting in the media, defense, and healthcare industries. Prior to joining the PAN Foundation, he was a Data Solutions Engineer for Gannett Digital, where he was responsible for enterprise digital reporting for Gannett’s digital Web properties, including USAToday.com. Mr. Boateng has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Mary Washington and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University at Buffalo.

Joel Straus, Assistant Controller
Phone: 202-347-4177
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Mr. Straus is responsible for assisting the CFO in all accounting matters, including financial statement preparation, report writing, revenue tracking, expense analysis and bill paying. He has over 15 years of experience in running and managing the operations of accounting departments in the nonprofit, technology, and newspaper industries. Prior to joining the PAN Foundation, Mr. Straus worked as a consultant, assisting organizations with refining their accounting department operations. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance from Northeastern Illinois University.

Ayesha Azam, Manager of Donor Operations
Phone: 202-347-4451
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Ms. Azam assists the Director of Donor Relations with strategic projects and day-to-day tasks related to PAN’s donors and programming. Prior to joining the PAN Foundation, Ms. Azam was a Patient Access Specialist at the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation. She implemented a prior authorization solution to reduce administrative burdens at CF clinics and developed insurance content for the CF community. Ms. Azam has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Missouri – Kansas City and a Master of Science degree in Health Informatics Administration from the University of Maryland University College.

Barbara Barb, Manager of Human Resources and Administration
Phone: 202-347-9274
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Ms. Barb works closely with the Chief Operating Officer to manage initiatives related to the Board of Directors, human resource administration and office administration. She has more than 25 years of experience working in nonprofit organizations in the areas of office administration, human resources and finance. She previously held positions at the Outdoor Advertising Association of America and the American Clean Skies Foundation. Ms. Barb has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.


 

Taida Horozovic, Manager of Digital Media
Phone: 202-661-8072
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Ms. Horozovic manages the PAN Foundation’s digital media projects. She has over 15 years of experience in nonprofit and private sector organizational management. Prior to joining the PAN Foundation, Ms. Horozovic was the PR manager at Pristop BH, an affiliate of Weber Shandwick Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and worked as a PR Associate for Open Society Fund BiH and OneWorld Southeast Europe. In 2004, Ms. Horozovic co-founded CURE, a BiH women’s rights foundation, and served as its director for seven years. Ms. Horozovic studied Mass Communications at Bloomsburg University and completed a social entrepreneurship residency at Stanford University.

Megan Piette, Office Administrator
Phone: 202-342-9272
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Ms. Piette assists in all aspects of general office operations and administration. She previously worked with the National Audubon Society, and 2 Seconds or Less, an agricultural and health education organization operating in Zimbabwe. Ms. Piette has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Messiah College.