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Our Leadership

Our talented and experienced leadership team is passionate about eye donation, transplantation and eye banking and committed to supporting the needs of our donors, recipients and professional partners.
 
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Kristen McCoy

Kristen McCoy, MS, CEBT, CTBS

Vice President of Surgical Applications

Kristen comes to MIS with over 23 years of eye bank experience. She began her career as a Laboratory Technician at Eversight in Illinois and later becoming the Laboratory Manager. She was appointed to Technical Director in 2008 when she assumed the responsibility for corporate training. She then transitioned to Vice President of Clinical Operations in 2009. Most recently, Kristen has been focused on innovations and research,  driving new lines of services and collaborating with researchers to find treatment options for blinding eye diseases.

Kristen holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton and a Masters of Health and Human Services Administration from St. Mary’s University in Minnesota. She is a Certified Eye Bank Technician (CEBT) and Certified Tissue Bank Specialist (CTBS). She has served on numerous Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) committees and sub-committees over the years including the Technician Education Committee, Certification Board, and Research Committee. She has served as faculty for the Technician Education Symposium, training over 400 technicians domestically and internationally.  

Inspiration. Collaboration. Innovation.