Susan Shows, senior vice president of the Georgia Research Alliance since 2008 and with the organization since 2001, has been named its new president by the board of the public-private entity, effective Sept. 1.
Shows succeeds Russell Allen, who has been president of the Alliance since September 2018. Allen has decided to pursue working with a new firm focused on providing commercialization services for life science startups, according to Amanda Schroeder, GRA’s vice president of marketing and community relations. Before joining GRA, Allen served as president and CEO of Georgia Bio for six years.
Image: Susan Shows (Special: Georgia Research Alliance)