ATLANTA, Ga. – The Board of Directors of The Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance (commonly known as The Alliance) is pleased to announce the appointment of Karri Hobson-Pape to the role of Executive Director, effective July 6, 2020. Hobson-Pape brings a wealth of cross-industry experience in executive leadership, education and business development to the position.
“Karri is a seasoned strategic executive with a strong track record in building unique brands that produce results,” says Paul Myoung, Chair of the Board of Directors. “During this fast and transformative time, The Alliance continues to connect individuals with national thought leaders to accelerate collaborative leadership and improve outcomes. Karri is a strong relationship builder and proven innovator who will take The Alliance to the next level in fulfilling our mission.”
Prior to joining The Alliance, Hobson-Pape was Vice President of Marketing and Communications at the University of Georgia. Serving on the Cabinet and Senior Advisory Group, she was charged with sharing the flagship institution’s comprehensive story of research, instruction and service.
Hobson-Pape has held a variety of leadership positions throughout her career, including corporate, consulting and entrepreneurial roles. Prior to the University of Georgia, she served as Executive Director of External Affairs for Emory University, overseeing the Marketing, Communications, Corporate Relations, Development and Alumni Relations activities at the business school. In addition, for more than 10 years, she was Executive Director of the Sheth Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to serving the development of the marketing academy.
Ms. Hobson-Pape received her BA from Vanderbilt University and MBA from the Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. An active member of her community, she has authored two Arcadia Publishing local history books and other historic preservation publications, been active on multiple boards and served on industry roundtables.
About The Alliance
The Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance (commonly known as The Alliance) is an independent non-profit organization, incorporated in 2006, for the purpose of providing engaged learning, innovation and collaborative leadership for the organ donation and transplantation community of practice. Our diverse anthology of education and best practice resources are made possible by the voluntary financial support of more than 100 organ procurement organizations, transplant centers and corporate partners across the country.