Our Leadership Team provides the leadership that puts AKF's values into action: putting patients first, leading with integrity, being a valued partner, promoting team excellence and increasing awareness of kidney disease.

Patient Services and Kidney Disease Education

Gwendolyn Dewberry, Senior Director of Patient Services
Melanie Paris, Senior Director of Health Initiatives and Education
Margaret Solar, Director of Patient Services

Public Affairs

Alice Andors, Senior Director of Communications
Christopher Copley, Senior Director of Marketing

Government Relations 

Deborah Darcy, Director of Government Relations
Melanie Lynn Kahn, Director of State Policy and Advocacy
Michael Ly, Director of Public Policy

Development and Field Operations

Chris Hines, Senior Director of Direct Donor Engagement
Fiona Lawless, Senior Director of Corporate Engagement
Ben Clausen, Director of Corporate Engagement
Arlene Dayboch, Director of the Northeast Region
Daniell Griffin, Senior Director of Individual Giving
Martin McNutt, Director of Community Engagement
Keisha Thomas, Director of Constituent Data

Finance and Operations

Jack Cunningham, Director of Financial Analysis
Katherine Doyle, Director of Human Resources
Michael Nosil, Senior Director of Finance
Gregory Smith, Director of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer