Andrea Fenton Abbs

Andrea Fenton Abbs

Chief Executive Officer, Founder Andrea founded BRIGHT Research Partners to provide companies with a refreshing alternative for their clinical research needs. Andrea has over 25 years of experience leading studies for large multi-national companies, start-ups, and...
Kim Hartz, MS

Kim Hartz, MS

Monitor Kim enjoys all aspects of research collaboration including relationship development, trial planning/strategy and the full execution of clinical studies. She has worked with a multitude of organizations ranging from universities,  small start-up companies to...
Marit Slawson

Marit Slawson

Director of Project Planning & Analysis Marit is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, where she obtained a Bachelor of  Biomedical Engineering with a minor in biology. Marit started her career in development quality for Abbott (formerly St. Jude Medical)...
Melissa Ingram, PhD

Melissa Ingram, PhD

Associate Study Director Melissa has more than 15 years of research experience, in both academia and industry, and is interested in translating science into products that improve lives. She attended the University of Minnesota, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science...
Kathryn Evans Cizio, CCRP

Kathryn Evans Cizio, CCRP

Project Manager Kathryn brings 10 years of clinical and project management experience to BRIGHT. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in health promotion and health disparities from the University of Northern Iowa. After starting her career as an oncology clinical...