Athena Board Members

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Executive Management

Athena San Diego Executive Director Cheryl K. GoodmanAthena Executive Director

Cheryl K. Goodman

Founder, SoGloMo



Board Officers

Athena Board Chair

Constance Maples

COO, Lanyon Advisory Services

Athena Vice Chair 

Sabrina Johnson 

CEO & Founder, Daré Bioscience

CFO, California Institute for Biomedical Research


 Athena Treasurer

Cathy Gonzales

Partner, KPMG LLP




Board of Directors

 Karen Deschaine

Partner, Cooley LLP

  Karen Fisher

Senior Vice President,
Investor Relations & Compliance, FSW Communications

 Gemini Babla

Senior Director, Brand & Advertising, 

 Claudia Baranowski

Senior Manager, Stock Administration at Illumina

 Jennifer Brown

Executive Director,

Ernst & Young  LLP

 Julie Burgess

Vice President,
Finance & Administration,  
Otonomy, Inc

Associate Kelly Cashion

Client Manager, Barney & Barney/MMA

 Grace Chui-Miller 

Chief Financial Officer,

Correlation Ventures

Michele Comtois

Principal, Barney & Barney/MMA

 Shaye Exner

Senior Director of Conferences & Corporate Sponsorship, Biocom

Carolyn Fritz

Independent Management Consultant, Fritz Consulting LLC


Liz Gasser

VP Corporate Strategy, Qualcomm

Judy Muller-Cohn 

CEO, MXCglobal / COO, BioFluidica

Dawn Saunders

Partner at CGS3

Stephanie Shkolnik

Business Development, Mirum Agency