Marissa Picerno

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Marissa Picerno brings to Ten Bridge her passion for research and science. Prior to joining Ten Bridge, Marissa provided end-to-end organizational support for Cambridge-based biotech Foghorn Therapeutics. As a graduate student, Marissa worked as a consultant for the Melanoma Education Foundation evaluating the effectiveness of the foundation's melanoma lesson materials given to students in grade school. Marissa earned her master’s degree in health communication from Emerson College and her bachelor’s degree in English communications, media and cultural studies with a minor in biology from Emmanuel College.

Gwendolyn Schanker

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Gwen comes to Ten Bridge with years of science communication and journalism experience, having covered topics ranging from biotechnology to academic research to the environment. She is dedicated to facilitating cohesive and effective science communication. Prior to working at Ten Bridge, Gwen completed six-month co-ops at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, where she managed the company's weekly internal newsletter and assisted with social media and patient advocacy initiatives; and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, where she composed long-form stories about complex marine science research and spent a week shooting video aboard the R/V Neil Armstrong. She also spent five years writing and editing for Northeastern's quarterly print science magazine, NU Sci, with a one-year term as president of the magazine. Gwen earned her dual bachelor’s degrees in journalism and biology from Northeastern University.

Molly Rusert

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Molly Rusert brings to Ten Bridge experience in supporting multi-channel campaigns for clients across several industries. Having worked in account services at an award-winning, global performance marketing agency, she hopes to use her experience with branding and messaging strategy to give biotechnology companies a clear and impactful voice. She has a passion for health communication and adolescent health and wellness messaging research. Molly earned her bachelor’s degree in communication and English at Boston College.

Rhiannon Jeselonis

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Rhiannon brings to Ten Bridge her experience in client correspondence, brand strategy and business administration. She aspires to cultivate a supportive, fluid environment for clients that offers innovation and excitement to both their short and long-term communication initiatives. Prior to joining Ten Bridge, Rhiannon held positions at John Hancock Investments and the Chippendale Creative Precinct in Sydney, Australia. During her undergraduate studies at Boston University, she participated in several campus-wide initiatives that catered to her two main passions: creative communication and service. She earned her bachelor’s degree in public relations with concentration in philosophy and multimedia design from Boston University.

Madeline Parker

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Madeline brings over two years of biotech and account management experience to Ten Bridge clients. Throughout her work, Madeline is dedicated to the combining her love of the sciences with the arts. Prior to her work at Ten Bridge, Madeline worked as an operations coordinator for Seres Therapeutics and a lab manager at the Schloss Visual Reasoning Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She earned her bachelor’s degree in neuroscience and studio art from Wheaton College, MA, and was awarded membership to the Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology and the TriBeta National Biological Honor Society.

Elizabeth Creason

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Elizabeth Creason brings to Ten Bridge combined experience in scientific research and communications, and is passionate about streamlining the intersection of these two fields. Prior to joining Ten Bridge, Elizabeth served as a content editor and producer at MIT Lincoln Laboratory—editing technical conference materials and producing their internal newsletter. Prior to working in communications, she completed a six-month laboratory co-op where she screened biological targets for a small Cambridge-based therapeutics company. Elizabeth earned her bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in writing from Northeastern University.