T1D Exchange is pleased to welcome Charles P. Iacono, MBA as the new Managing Director of Commercial Partnerships and Advancement.
Charles comes to T1D Exchange from Belmont Abbey College where he served as the Executive Director of Leadership and Campaign Giving. Charles brings over 15 years of nonprofit and development experience to T1D Exchange and shares a deep personal connection to the mission and vision of T1D Exchange. In previous professional roles he served as the Associate Executive Director of the New England Chapter for JDRF International, the world’s largest nonprofit funder for T1D Research. Charles also served as the Vice President of Philanthropy and Community Relations at HopeHealth, a regional hospice and palliative care provider and academic teaching affiliate of the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, a post he held for nine years. He has also held leadership roles at The Prout School and CCS Fundraising during the course of his career.
In his new role, Charles will report to Rebecca Parkes, Chief Development Officer for T1D Exchange. Charles will be responsible for enhancing the commercial partnership ventures with existing partners and prospective companies throughout the country, day-to-day fundraising management activities, strategic event oversight, and the management of the corporate and individual advancement teams.
T1D Exchange is an innovative nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating therapies and improving care for people with type 1 diabetes. T1D Exchange actively supports discovery and innovation – particularly at its earliest stages. At the same time, the organization asserts that evidence gathered in the “real world” is necessary to help bridge the gap between discovery on research settings and impact in people’s lives. For more information about T1D Exchange, visit www.t1dexchange.org.