Leadership

Board of Directors

Chair

Robin L. Portman is the Chair of the Atlas Research Board of Directors. A recognized thought leader and government services industry veteran, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the...

Chief Executive Officer

Ryung Suh, MD, MPP, MBA, MPH, is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Atlas Research. Dr. Suh has over 25 years of private sector experience as a health care executive, research scholar,...

President

Mark Howard Chichester is President and Co-founder of Atlas Research. Prior to the launch of the company in 2008, Mr. Chichester served as a Vice President at The Aspen Institute and as Executive...


Executive Team

Vice President

Jeffrey A. Baetz is a Vice President at Atlas Research. Mr. Baetz is a certified project management professional and holds a green belt in Lean Six Sigma (LSS) principles from Georgetown...

Chief Growth Officer

As the Chief Growth Officer at Atlas Research, Mr. Bang uses his broad knowledge of the Federal market (Health, Defense, Intelligence, and Civil) to guide the firm’s growth in existing, adjacent,...

President

Mark Howard Chichester is President and Co-founder of Atlas Research. Prior to the launch of the company in 2008, Mr. Chichester served as a Vice President at The Aspen Institute and as Executive...

Vice President

Christopher P. Cronin is a Vice President at Atlas Research. He is responsible for leading efforts to identify, pursue, and close...

Vice President

Catherine Foy is a Vice President at Atlas Research. Ms. Foy is responsible for the management of Atlas’ human resources and recruiting functions and brings over 35 years of experience providing...

Vice President

Paul Gorrell is Vice President in Research and Evaluation at Atlas Research. He has extensive experience in leadership roles for organizations supporting important programs and initiatives for...

Executive Vice President

Jamie Hart, PhD, MPH, a recognized health equity and strategic development expert, is Executive Vice President at Atlas Research. Dr. Hart has extensive experience in improving health outcomes and...

Chief Healthcare Transformation Officer and Senior Executive Vice President

Kenneth W. Kizer is Chief Healthcare Transformation Officer and Senior Executive Vice President of Atlas Research. He drives Atlas to provide clients with pioneering health care solutions and...

Vice President

Stefanie Lehmann has over 20 years of diversified and progressive business experience focusing on business operations, strategy, transformation, as well as program, project and people management....

Executive Vice President

Ms. Elizabeth Mahan has more than 25 years of experience in health care, hospital operations, and issues affecting Veterans, both as a former Department of Veterans Affairs...

Senior Vice President

Ms. Teddi Mikula is a dynamic leader with more than 25 years of experience in healthcare operations, program and project management, and business transformation. She brings deep expertise in...

Senior Vice President

Marie Minier is a Senior Vice President at Atlas Research. She leads the company’s executive management team on key strategic planning issues and works closely with them to optimize operations...

Vice President

Kevin Ripp has over 15 years of experience in strategy and operations across multiple markets including health care, defense and financial services. Mr. Ripp is an expert in strategy formulation...

Vice President

Nadia Smith is a Vice President at Atlas Research. She is responsible for developing and delivering IT and digital solutions for clients. Ms. Smith is an IT professional with more than 20 years of...

Chief Executive Officer

Ryung Suh, MD, MPP, MBA, MPH, is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Atlas Research. Dr. Suh has over 25 years of private sector experience as a health care executive, research scholar,...


Experts

Senior Principal

Michael Austin is a senior principal at Atlas Research. For Atlas, Mr. Austin is leading projects in the Program Management Lean Six Sigma (PMLSS) contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs...

Senior Principal

Chris Brown is a senior principal at Atlas Research. He is responsible for driving new digital projects into federal health care agencies, including the National Institutes of Health, Centers for...

Senior Principal

James Chung is a Senior Principal at Atlas Research. He is responsible for leading digital services that enable continuous innovation and modernization for clients. Mr. Chung is an accomplished...

Medical Director

Dr. John Jacocks, MD, MTM&H, a respected retired U.S. Army and Department of Defense (DoD) Corporate-level medical officer, is the Medical Director at Atlas Research. He is responsible for...

Senior Director

Meg Kabat is a senior director at Atlas Research, where she uses her depth of knowledge in health care operations to develop solutions for the company’s federal clients, including the Defense...

Principal

Kristin Kano is a Principal at Atlas Research. Dr. Kano is responsible for driving innovation solutions into federal health care agencies, including the Department of Veterans Affairs. To help...

Director, Learning and Performance

Renée O’Brien is a specialist in leveraging technology to deliver training and learning solutions. She has over 20 years of experience in instructional systems design, electronic performance...

Director, Enterprise Transformation

Keith Phillips is Director of Enterprise Transformation at Atlas Research where he brings over 29 years of solution development and industry experience. He serves as a subject matter expert for...

Director, Human Capital Strategy

As Director for Human Capital Strategy at Atlas Research, John Sepulveda provides expertise and leadership in developing and implementing initiatives focused on improving strategic human capital...

Senior Director, Digital Practice

Benjamin Taub is a Senior Director in Atlas’ Digital practice. He is responsible for designing and implementing Atlas’ digital solutions to our clients. He has over 25 years of experience...

Senior Director, Strategic Communications

Tim Tinker, DrPH, Director of Strategic Communications, is a senior executive with more than 20 years of experience as a social, behavioral, and cognitive scientist in strategic communication...

Senior Principal

Meredith Williams is a Senior Principal at Atlas Research. Ms. Williams has 25 years of experience managing national health education initiatives, public awareness campaigns, and grantee technical...