Edward J. Cronin, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer
Ed has been Chief Executive Officer for AHRA since 2005. He has had a varied, interesting career but has enjoyed the last 20 years leading not-for-profit foundations and professional associations. He graduated cum laude from Harvard College with a degree in Government and earned a MBA degree from Northwestern University. Ed sees his role as CEO is to orchestrate the incredible AHRA volunteers and dedicated professional staff to do great things! In his spare time Ed tries to improve his golf game and, of course, adores his growing brood of grandchildren!
Debra L. Murphy, CAE
Deputy Executive Director
Deb began working for AHRA in 2006. She received her degree from Syracuse University and pursued a career in publishing, working for industry leaders Pearson and Blackwell/Wiley. Deb is the managing editor of Radiology Management and the staff liaison to the Editorial Review Board and Regulatory Affairs Committee. She works closely with the CEO and Board of Directors at the executive association management level to further AHRA’s mission and vision. Deb is a self-proclaimed word nerd, a wicked diehard Boston sports fan, and NPR junkie.
Associate Content Producer
After graduating from Smith College in 2008 with a BA in history, Kerri worked in educational textbook publishing before starting as AHRA’s associate editor in 2011. She manages AHRA’s publications and online products. Kerri also oversees the webinar program and is the staff liaison to the Product Development Committee. In her spare time, Kerri enjoys playing in a social dodgeball league, going to see live theatre, trying her hand at new recipes, and catering to her two rescue cats’ every whim. A true Ravenclaw, she aspires to one day be a Jeopardy champion.
Member Services Specialist
Jess joined AHRA in 2013. She received a bachelor's degree from Massachusetts College of Art and pursued a graphic design career in educational publishing before changing gears to customer service & accounting. Jess is a Member Services Specialist for AHRA and has been an integral part of the AHRA office backbone for the past three years. Jess is a mom of two, a great home chef and foodie, and loves rescue animals.
Kathryn began working at AHRA in 2001 and has been coordinator for the CRA certification program since 2007. She earned her bachelor's degree from Grinnell College and her master's from the University of Virginia. Kathryn thoroughly enjoys the opportunity her position with the CRA program gives her to work with one of the most dedicated groups of volunteers on the planet and play a part in helping individuals work toward achieving their goals with the CRA. When not working on the CRA program, Kathryn enjoys gardening, painting, and spending way too much time baking excessively elaborate desserts for fun--an obsession that has, thus far, received strong support from her hungry family.
Executive Assistant and Governance Coordinator
Sarah has been a happy AHRA employee since 2007. Her role as Executive Assistant and Governance Coordinator capitalizes on Sarah's love for organization, personal growth, and meeting new and interesting people. Besides working closely with the CEO and board of directors, Sarah is the staff liaison for the Member Recognition Team, Partners in Learning, the Imaging Classic Golf Tournament, and the Nominations Committee. Sarah is an avid baker and brings in homemade goodies to celebrate her fellow staff members birthdays.
Member Services Supervisor
Jillian joined the AHRA staff in 2008 as a Member Services Specialist after leaving an Administrative Assistant position at the Staples corporate office. She was looking for a smaller, more close knit company to become a part of and she found that with AHRA. She worked her way up to Membership Coordinator and enjoys her interactions with members the most. She keeps busy in her free time thanks to her growing toddler Hayden, her love for the New England Patriots, and her fiancé James.
Senior Website Administrator
A die hard Celtics fan that hopes to one day shoot hoops with Paul Pierce - Ryan has been with AHRA since 2007 overseeing the web and IT related projects. He is not embarrassed to walk his two small fur babies in public and is addicted to Dunkin Donuts iced coffee. Ryan will eventually run a marathon, flip a house, and take a road trip across the USA.
Between drinking coffee by the pot and trying to convince her fiancé
they need to rescue another dog, Brittany brings her knowledge of marketing, data analysis, and social media strategies to the AHRA team. A native of Connecticut and 2013 graduate of Central Connecticut State University, Brittany has worked in the nonprofit sector for a number of years successfully assisting various organizations in leveraging their marketing and communication efforts to meet their vision and strategic goals.
Suzee has been "keeping books” since the age of 10 starting with her father’s drugstore with the help of her grandmother. She attended North Shore Community College in Beverly, MA and received a degree in business administration specializing in accounting. Suzee began working for AHRA in 2002 as a Member Services Representative and in 2006 transitioned to the position of Accounting Coordinator. Suzee has 3 grown boys and 2 granddaughters. She loves animals and has two small dogs and a ferret, and also rescues feral cats. She enjoys reading, walking, and is active in her church. She can’t live without music.
Contact Mike for AHRA marketing and communication regarding AHRA brand, products, events and services.
Rapid Review Coordinator
Meghan began working as Member Services Specialist in 2011 and transitioned into the role of Rapid Review Coordinator in 2013. She has a degree in communications from Boston College and spent a number of years behind the scenes at a top-rated news station in Boston. She manages the growing Rapid Review Program, which as a RCEEM evaluates and grants Category A ARRT credit to continuing education activities. Outside of work, Meghan spends most of her free time (hah) chasing her two toddlers, and loves most reality TV and seeing her favorite bands when they come to town.