The staff of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas brings together experience from both the public and the private sector to manage the day-to-day activities of the Institute.

Cathy Allen

Program Manager for Product Development

Ralph Azeez

Grant Accountant

Sandra Balderrama

Grant Compliance Manager

Donald Brandy

Purchaser and HUB Coordinator

Randy Cunningham

Grant Accountant

Chris Cutrone

Senior Communications Specialist

Araceli Dwyer

Operations Specialist

Cameron Eckel


Jodi Garza

Grant Compliance Specialist

Mary Gerdes

Special Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer

Michelle Huddleston


Jim Hurlbut

System Administrator

Daniel Limas

Operations Specialist

Ramona Magid

Senior Program Manager for Prevention

Spencer Miller-Payne

Information Specialist

Patricia Moore

Program Manager for Research

Adriane Natal

Executive Assistant

Lisa Nelson

Operations Manager

Sandra Reyes

Executive Assistant

Wilfredo Ruiz

Grant Compliance Specialist

Therry Simien

Information Technology Officer

Rashonda Thomas

Grant Accountant