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Our Team

Board of Directors

The board of directors, an independent body, oversees Truth Initiative work to seek, speak and spread the truth about tobacco through education, tobacco control research and policy studies, community activism and engagement and innovation in tobacco dependence treatment.

Mike Moore

Chair

Principal, Mike Moore Law Firm, LLC

Flowood, MS

Nancy Brown

Vice Chair

CEO American Heart Association

Dallas, TX

The Honorable Doug Peterson

Treasurer

Nebraska Attorney General

Lincoln, NE

Mary T. Bassett, MD, MPH

Director

Director, François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights

Boston, MA

Georges C. Benjamin, MD

Director

Executive Director American Public Health Association

Washington, DC

The Honorable Herb Conaway, MD

Director

New Jersey Assemblyman

Delran, NJ

The Honorable James (Jim) Dunnigan

Director

Representative, Utah State Legislature

Salt Lake City, Utah

The Honorable Gary R. Herbert

Director

Governor of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Steve Oyer

Director

Managing Director, i(x) Investments

New York, NY

The Honorable Gina Raimondo

Director

Governor of Rhode Island

Providence, RI

The Honorable Josh Stein

Director

Attorney General of North Carolina

Raleigh, NC

Brice Bowrey

Youth Board Liaison

East Carolina University Alum

Concord, North Carolina

Katelynd Todd

Youth Board Liaison

University of California, Berkley, Alum

Berkley, CA

Robin Koval

CEO and President

Director Ex Officio Truth Initiative

Washington D.C.

Our Staff

More than 130 talented individuals work at Truth Initiative, contributing their expertise in research, marketing, policy, law, communications, community engagement, product development and operations to our mission. Meet some of the senior members of our team.

Robin Koval

CEO and President

Director Ex Officio Truth Initiative

Washington D.C.

Anthony Thomas O'Toole

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Investment Officer

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Washington D.C.

Dave Dobbins

Chief Operating Officer

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Robert Falk

General Counsel

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Eric Asche

Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

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Donna Vallone

Chief Research Officer

Truth Initiative Associate Professor College of Global Public Health New York University

Amy Taylor

Senior Vice President, Community and Youth Engagement

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Amanda L. Graham

Senior Vice President, Innovations

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Tricia Kenney

Chief Communications Officer

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Derrick A. Butts

Chief Information and Cybersecurity Officer, IT

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Anna M. Spriggs

Chief of Human Resources and Administration

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Michael Amato

Research Investigator & Methodologist

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Nicole Dorrler

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Media Investment

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Nicole Dueffert

Vice President, Communications

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Dionisios Favatas

Managing Director, Digital Marketing

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