Parsemus Foundation selects new Executive Director

Parsemus Foundation Founder and Trustee Elaine Lissner recently selected Linda Brent as the Executive Director of the organization. Linda consulted with the organization for several years prior to accepting this new role. Linda has over 30 years experience in animal welfare and nonprofit management. She has a PhD in primatology and specializes in chimpanzee behavior and welfare. After founding and directing a nonprofit chimpanzee sanctuary, Chimp Haven, she returned to school to earn her MBA and began a consulting business. Linda comments, “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to continue the amazing work that Elaine initiated at Parsemus Foundation to bring neglected medical advancements to the forefront. I look forward to expanding our impact over time, and working closely with stakeholders to make a difference for human and non-human health and welfare”.

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