About Us

Leadership & Boards

Fred Hutch Leadership

President and Director

Executive Vice Presidents and Deputy Directors

Division Directors and Senior Vice Presidents

Vice Presidents

  • Randy Main, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Han Nachtrieb, Vice President, Human Resources
  • Kelly O'Brien, Vice President, Development
  • Nicole "Niki" Robinson, Ph.D., Vice President, Business Development and Industry Relations
  • Scott Rusch, Vice President, Facilities and Operations
  • Doug Shaeffer, Vice President, General Counsel
  • Jennifer Sizemore, Vice President, Communications & Marketing
  • Matthew Trunnell, Vice President and Chief Information Officer
  • Paul Woloshin, MBA, Ph.D. Vice President, Shared Resources


Fred Hutch is served by two different boards.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees, with appropriate delegation to its committees and Fred Hutch's officers, oversees the Hutch's affairs. The specific responsibilities of the Board include:

  • Establishment of broad policies for the Hutch including its mission, values and long range strategies;
  • Implementation of those policies through Hutch management;
  • Evaluation of the institutional effectiveness of the Hutch;
  • Review and approval of facilities plans;
  • Approval of the annual budgets and overall financial programs and policies; and
  • Appointment and evaluation of the effectiveness of the Fred Hutch's chief executive officer.

Board of Ambassadors

The Board of Ambassadors is an appointed group of volunteers whose purpose is to support Fred Hutch and its mission of eliminating cancer and other diseases as a cause of human suffering and death by serving as ambassadors for the Hutch in the community. The specific responsibilities of the Board are:

  • To serve as ambassadors of the Hutch in the community and to advocate for the Hutch when called upon by Hutch leadership;
  • To serve as a liaison between the Hutch and the community at large, both locally and nationally;
  • To assist Hutch leadership in developing and strengthening relationships with key Center constituencies locally and nationally, including government, academia, biotechnology, healthcare and underserved communities;
  • To provide input and feedback on issues of interest and concern to the Hutch when requested by Hutch leadership;
  • To serve on Hutch councils as community representatives when called upon by Hutch leadership;
  • To be knowledgeable about the Hutch, its mission and current scientific activities;
  • To attend meetings of the Board and other briefings from Center leadership; and
  • To respect the confidentiality of Hutch confidential information when asked to do so by Hutch leadership;