Sandi Lemons, J.D., M.S., joined Southwest Transplant Alliance in April of 2018 as the Chief Operating Officer, where she oversees the day-to-day operations of one of the largest organ […]
Larry Sickles, Director of Tissue Recovery Services, is responsible for the development of tissue operations and for cultivating relationships with tissue partners in STA’s donor service area. He previously served […]
As Director of Information Technology, Steve Peterson directs STA’s IT department. He and his team plan, deploy and manage IT services throughout the organization. They ensure the technology meets the […]
Jo Ann Arias joined STA in 2009 to lead human resources strategy and operations. She is responsible for workforce and performance management, employee relations and retention, and benefits and compensation. […]
As Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel, Brad oversees the organization’s legal and financial affairs and administrative functions, counsels its board of directors on governance issues and […]
Jeffrey Reese, M.D., F.A.C.S., is the Medical Director and the first full-time Procurement Surgeon at STA. Dr. Reese conducts organ procurement surgeries and provides education to physicians and the public […]
Patti Niles, President and CEO, joined Southwest Transplant Alliance in January 2013 and is credited with turning the organization into one of the most successful organ recovery organizations in the […]
Kevin Barnes joined STA as Controller in July of 2014 and was promoted to Director of Finance in January of 2016. He is responsible for the management oversight of the […]
President and CEO Patti is credited with turning the organization into one of the most successful organ recovery organizations in the country. | Full bio.
Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel Brad oversees the organization’s legal and financial affairs and serves as the agency’s corporate compliance officer. | Full bio.