Maureen Nugent Franco

Immediate Past Chair

Maureen Franco is a leader in the life sciences industry, currently Vice President of Communications at Edgewise Therapeutics, a clinical-stage muscle disease biopharmaceutical company. Before joining Edgewise she co-founded PreCommercial, a marketing consultancy that advises early-stage life science organizations. Maureen honed her client-service and business leadership skills as CEO of Cambridge BioMarketing which became the leading rare disease marketing agency. She successfully grew the private organization, eventually leading its sale to an international holding company. Ahead of this she spent over a decade at Sanofi Genzyme in the renal and rare disease divisions in various US and Global commercial roles. Franco holds a Bachelor of Science degree in management and marketing from Boston College.