ATCC leaders champion science 

Transforming great ideas into incredible breakthroughs requires an unwavering commitment to upholding the integrity and veracity of sound science. As such, our leadership team ensures compliance with ethical, regulatory, and quality best practices.

ATCC Executive Leadership Team

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Raymond H. Cypess, DVM, PhD

Chairman, CEO

Dr. Cypess oversees ATCC and ATCC Global to ensure its long-term viability, continued growth, and ongoing contributions to the progression of credible science.


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Mindy Goldsborough, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer

Mindy oversees ATCC’s cell and microbiology product development teams. She also develops and implements scientific strategies designed to move ATCC toward its long-term organizational goals.


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Joseph Leonelli, PhD

Senior Vice President, ATCC Federal Solutions (AFS)

Joe manages programs that provide products and services to help government address emerging infectious disease, biodefense, medical countermeasures, and global health security.


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James J. Kramer, PhD

Vice President, Operations

Jim oversees worldwide bioproduction and quality control, manufacturing technical transfer, supply chain, facilities, and distribution of ATCC’s biological products.


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John Sweeney, MBA, CPA

Vice President, Finance & Administration and Chief Financial Officer

John manages financial analysis, budgeting, cash management, acquisitions, and technical accounting to ensure that ATCC can continue to support customers’ research.


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Daniel Kelly

Chief Information Technology Officer

Dan oversees digital strategies that advance ATCC’s mission and extend its reach into new technology-based business opportunities.


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Teri Sellars, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Vice President of Human Resources, Chief People Officer

Teri manages ATCC talent acquisition, talent data management, development, human resource regulatory compliance, and leadership development.


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Ruth Cheng, PhD

Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer & Vice President of Corporate Development

Ruth leads corporate strategy, strategic partnerships, and internal and external innovation efforts.


Robert Gowin, Chief Strategy Realization Officer (SRO)

Robert Gowin, MBA

Chief Strategy Realization Officer

Robert leads the effort to ensure that ATCC’s strategic plans, capabilities, and organizational design are aligned and executed across the company.