About AADE

Leadership (Senior Staff)

Charles Macfarlane, FACHE, CAE
Chief Executive Officer

Brad Neal, MBA, CAE
Chief Finance Officer

Ken Widelka, CAE, CPA 
Chief Operating Officer 

Leslie Kolb, MBA, RN
Vice President, Science and Practice 

Kurt Anderson 
Director of Federal and State Advocacy

Eugene Beran 

Director of Information Technology 

Christine Carter-Eggers, SPHR 
Director of Human Resources 

Gregg Lapin, CMP
Director of Meetings

Nadine Merker 
Director of Member and Volunteer Engagement 

Diana Pihos, MA 
Director of Marketing and Communications

Janine Ricketts-Byrne, MA, RDN, LDN
Director of Practice

Ronald Wadley, MBA, MHRM 
Controller

Ken Zielske, CAE 
Director of Learning

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