Management Sciences for Health Welcomes Lauren Catalano as Chief of Staff

Management Sciences for Health Welcomes Lauren Catalano as Chief of Staff

Arlington, VA—August 1, 2022—Management Sciences for Health (MSH) announced today the appointment of Lauren Catalano as Chief of Staff to the President and CEO. In this role, Catalano will assist in providing leadership and oversight of MSH’s day-to-day functions and staff with a special focus on key organizational initiatives, including MSH’s new strategic plan, and a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

“I am excited to work alongside Lauren, whose commitment to global development and skills in managing cross-functional projects make her a very exciting addition to our Leadership Team and to the organization,” said MSH President and CEO, Marian W. Wentworth. “As we look to the next 50 years of MSH, we know global health is evolving and there is much work ahead of us. The role of Chief of Staff will be crucial to our success as an organization.”

Catalano joins MSH with 15 years of experience in managing US government-funded programs and designing and implementing social impact projects both internationally and domestically. 

Most recently, Catalano was Chemonics’ Prime Contract Director for the Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management Project, where she was responsible for the contractual and administrative management of the $9.5 billion project.

Her earlier experience includes serving as Program Officer for the nonprofit Meridian International Center, where she managed, designed, and implemented large-scale professional exchange programs and reverse trade missions.

“I am honored and excited to join MSH at a time when supporting the development of strong global health systems is increasingly vital,” said Catalano. “I look forward to contributing to MSH’s mission, building on the organization’s impactful 50-year history.”