Cambridge, MA

Lynette Badin
Administrative Assistant
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Fressia Barbagelata
Corporate Accountant
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Cathy Wong
Fund Controller
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Elsa Gelin
Controller
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Markus Orchowski
VP of IT
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Sarah Parker
Marketing and Event Manager
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Kayla Seaman
Office Manager
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South San Francisco, CA

Ray Souza
IT Manager
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Christine Esguerra
Executive Assistant
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Teresa McCoy
Executive Assistant
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Office: Cambridge, MA

Lynette Badin
Administrative Assistant

Lynette Badin provides administrative support for Scott Requadt and Ari Brettman. Prior to joining Clarus, Lynette was with The Bollard Group and Tufts University.

Lynette holds a BS in Psychology from Salem State University.

Office: Cambridge, MA
(617) 949-2177

Fressia Barbagelata
Corporate Accountant

Fressia holds a BA from Villanova University. Fressia completed a graduate certificate in Business Administration specializing in Accounting and Finance at Northeastern University D’Amore-McKim School of Business. Fressia is enrolled in a graduate program at Northeastern University D’Amore-McKim School of Business.

Office: South San Francisco, CA
(650) 238-5055

Christine Esguerra
Executive Assistant

Christine Esguerra provides administrative support for Kurt Wheeler, Bill YoungLazar DimitrovDennis Henner and Nick Simon. Prior to Clarus, Christine was with McKesson Health Solutions and Oncology Therapeutics Network.

Christine received a BA in Sports Science with a Minor in Occupational Therapy from the University of San Francisco.

Office: Cambridge, MA
(617) 949-2229

Elsa Gelin
Controller

Elsa Gelin joined Clarus Ventures in June 2012. Prior to Clarus, Elsa served as Controller for Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. and CFO for MPM BioEquities Adviser. Elsa received a BA in Economics from Framingham State College.

Office: Cambridge, MA
(617) 949-2176

Sarah Parker
Marketing and Event Manager

Sarah manages Marketing and Events for the firm, and provides administrative support for Robert Liptak. Prior to Clarus, Sarah was with Brown Brothers Harriman in the Investor Services department. Sarah holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and has completed a continued education certificate in the meeting and event management program at Northeastern University.

Office: Cambridge, MA
(617) 949-2178

Markus Orchowski
VP of IT

Markus Orchowski brings with him more than 15 years of IT Management experience.  Prior to joining Clarus Ventures, Mr. Orchowski was instrumental in ensuring network, application, and data availability for in-house and remote employees of Modern Continental.  Mr. Orchowski developed web-based applications that streamlined request authorizations, disseminated information throughout the organization which facilitated project tracking, and ensured security of data. 

His expertise includes Networking, Storage, Backups, Exchange, Telephony, and web-based application development.

Markus Orchowski has a BS from Northeastern University in Computer Engineering.

Office: Cambridge, MA
(617) 949-2179

Kayla Seaman
Office Manager

Kayla Seaman provides administrative support for Nick Galakatos, Barry Gertz, and Kiran Reddy.  Prior to Clarus, Kayla was with Carlson GMAC Real Estate. 

Kayla holds a BA from the University of New Hampshire.

Office: Cambridge, MA
(617) 949-2175

Cathy Wong
Fund Controller

Cathy Wong joined Clarus Ventures in August 2014. Prior to joining Clarus, Cathy was with Bain Capital, Bain & Company and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Cathy is a Certified Public Accountant and received a BS in Business Administration from Boston University.

Office: South San Francisco, CA

Ray Souza
IT Manager

Office: South San Francisco, CA
(650) 238-5015

Teresa McCoy
Executive Assistant

Teresa McCoy provides administrative support for Emmett Cunningham and Michele Park. Prior to joining Clarus, Teresa was with Jefferies Broadview and Visa International.  

Teresa attended Maryknoll College in the Philippines.