We are proud to put a face to innovation.

It’s the rare collection of subject matter expertise and mission-driven perspectives that makes Ben Franklin unlike any other organization. Our people seek opportunities to pioneer innovation and solve big challenges, while being members of the very communities they serve.

Scott Nissenbaum

Scott Nissenbaum

President and Chief Executive Officer

Saniah M. Johnson, CPA

Saniah M. Johnson, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

William G. Kiesling

William G. Kiesling

Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel

Anthony P. Green, Ph.D.

Anthony P. Green, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer

Kathie Jordan, Ph.D.

Kathie Jordan, Ph.D.

Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Group

Omar G. Mencin, DBA

Omar G. Mencin, DBA

Managing Director, Tech Investment Group

Margaret Berger Bradley

Margaret Berger Bradley

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

Jason Bannon

Jason Bannon

Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Dorthea Chrupcala

Dorthea Chrupcala

Chief of Staff

Michelle J. Atherton

Michelle J. Atherton

Impact Analyst, Strategic Initiatives

Vishnu Atimyala

Vishnu Atimyala

Senior Portfolio Analyst

Cynthia Banaszak

Cynthia Banaszak

Director of Grant Administration and Assistant Controller

Jonathon Beschen

Jonathon Beschen

Investment Director, Tech Investment Group

Vincent Brazdzionis

Vincent Brazdzionis

CRM Manager

Elaine Fulton

Elaine Fulton

Operations Associate

Rick Genzer

Rick Genzer

Director, Portfolio Success

Anthony George

Anthony George

Senior Venture Capital Analyst, Tech Investment Group

Kevon Gray

Kevon Gray

Venture Capital Analyst, Healthcare Investment Group

John Lam

John Lam

System Administrator

Agnes Levandowski

Agnes Levandowski

Assistant

Tristan Ly

Tristan Ly

Director, Portfolio Administration and Assistant Controller

Roze McDevitt

Roze McDevitt

Senior Venture Capital Analyst, Healthcare Investment Group

Julie Olley

Julie Olley

Venture Capital Analyst, Tech Investment Group

Oscar Orizaba

Oscar Orizaba

Accounting Analyst

Aston Pierce

Aston Pierce

Investment Director, GO PA Fund

Josiah Richetti

Josiah Richetti

Portfolio Analyst

AnnMarie Rutherford

AnnMarie Rutherford

Human Resources Associate

Gloria Sanchious

Gloria Sanchious

Coordinator, Business Development & Investment Group

Sri Sriadibhatla, Ph.D.

Sri Sriadibhatla, Ph.D.

Investment Director, Healthcare Investment Group

Kate Srinivasan

Kate Srinivasan

Senior Manager, Community Engagement

Calan Wilson

Calan Wilson

Art Director/Manager, Marketing and Creative Services

Scott Nissenbaum

Scott Nissenbaum

President and Chief Executive Officer

Matt Callahan

Matt Callahan

Founder & Board Director, Botanix Pharmaceuticals

Robert  Ciaruffoli

Robert Ciaruffoli

Board Corporate Treasurer/ Co-Founder and Chairman, Broad Street Angels

Alan Cohn

Alan Cohn

Co-Founder & Co-President, Sage Financial Group

Denise Devine

Denise Devine

Board Vice Chair—Founder & CEO, FNB Holdings, LLC

Orim Graves

Orim Graves

Board Chair—CFA, David Hill Group

Audrey Greenberg

Audrey Greenberg

Co-founder, Chief Business Officer and Board Member of The Center for Breakthrough Medicines

LeRoy Jones

LeRoy Jones

Chief Executive Officer, EREflow

Nate Lentz

Nate Lentz

Managing Partner, Osage Venture Partners

Ami Miron

Ami Miron

President, AM Partners

James D. Narron

James D. Narron

Former First Vice President & COO, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Doc Parghi

Doc Parghi

Board Vice Chair, Partner, SRI Capital

Mindy Posoff

Mindy Posoff

Board Corporate Secretary / Managing Director, Golden Seeds

Michael Purcell

Michael Purcell

Audit Partner - Retired, Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Sushma Rajagopalan

Sushma Rajagopalan

Venture Capitalist, Board member, Advisor

Mark Redlus

Mark Redlus

Former President and CEO of Tridiuum

Timothy Reese

Timothy Reese

Chief Executive Officer, Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System

Vince Rogusky

Vince Rogusky

President & CEO, The Sharp Financial Group

Elaina Shekhter

Elaina Shekhter

Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, SVP, EPAM

Tucker Twitmyer

Tucker Twitmyer

President, Option Signs & Environmental Graphics

Nick Wilkinson

Nick Wilkinson

Founder & CEO, Wilkinson Advisory Services