Director, Quality Systems

Emily has been a staff member of The Living Legacy Foundation since 1998. She joined as a Donor Services Coordinator in the organization’s Call Center, triaging calls, allocating organs and screening tissue donors. In 2001, Emily established the Quality Systems and Facilities Departments. In her current role as Director of Quality Systems, she manages and oversees the Quality Systems, Facilities and Lab Services Teams. Under her direction and guidance, The LLF obtained American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) accreditation in 2003 and Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) accreditation in 2005. She is an active member of AOPO sitting on several Councils and has served as Chair for the Quality Improvement Council and Data and Information Committee. Emily served as a member at large on the United Network for Organ Sharing’s (UNOS) Operations and Safety Committee and Membership and Professional Standards Committee. She currently sits on the OPTN COIIN Advisory Council.

Prior to joining The Living Legacy Foundation, Emily worked at CyroLife, Inc. in Atlanta.

Emily earned her BS in Biology from Emory University.