ACHA Leadership and Staff

ACHA staff plays a critical role in running the organization, developing and conducting programs and assuring that ACHA achieves its mission.

Staff liaise with ACHA members, the Board of Directors and Medical Advisory Board as well as medical professionals, researchers, policy makers and people impacted by CHD around the world.

Mark Roeder President and CEO

As ACHA President and CEO, Mark is responsible for ensuring that ACHA achieves its strategic objectives to forward our mission and vision and will oversee the overall management, direction and financial well-being of our organization. Before joining ACHA, Mark most recently served as the Executive Director for Susan G. Komen in Maryland, where he introduced several successful fundraising campaigns and led the development of a three-year strategic plan. Prior to that, Mark held several leadership positions with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. In addition to directing statewide operations for the organization’s Maryland Chapter for nearly a decade, Mark spearheaded the merger of the Maryland and National Capital Chapters into a $9 million operation. He also served on various national committees and task forces focused on budget development, marketing and branding, and donor development. In his career, Mark has raised tens of millions of dollars through special events, grants, sponsorship solicitation and donor cultivation.

Beth Coimbra Director of Finance
Jessica DiGiovanni Development Manager
Bridget Freeley Accreditation Program Coordinator
Jessica Freely Director of Operations
Meg Gardiner Congenital Heart Walks Coordinator
Danielle M. Hile Director of Programs
Georgia Krehbiel National Director of Development
Paula Miller Senior Education Manager
Trawana Porter Administrative and Programs Assistant
Terri Schaefer Communications Manager
Misty Sharpe Membership and Volunteer Coordinator
Sarah Shuff Congenital Heart Walks Coordinator
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