Andrew C. West, MBA, MHA

Center Administrator, Sr.

Emory University

Andrew West graduated from Emory University in 1993 with a History major and English minor. After graduation, he began working full-time for Wesley Woods, the geriatric and chronic care wing of Emory Healthcare. During his time with Wesley Woods, Andrew obtained an MBA and MHA from Georgia State University. He then left Wesley Woods to work as a consultant for BDO Seidman, LLP. After two years of consulting, he returned to Emory University to manage finances and research administration for the Department of Pathology. In March 2008, West assumed the Center Administrator, Sr. role of the Georgia CTSA.

Sidnee Nicole Paschal Young

Director of Finance

Emory University

Sidnee Nicole Paschal Young earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Spelman College and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Georgetown University. In 1998, she began her career in research administration at Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. in Washington D.C. In 2003, she progressed to academic research administration, joining Emory University as a Financial Analyst in the School of Medicine. In 2005, she completed the requirements to become a Certified Research Administrator and expanded her role in the School of Medicine Dean's Office. In March 2008, she joined the Georgia CTSA as the Director of Finance.

Amy Stehlik

Communications Manager

Emory University

Amy Stehlik earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Ball State University. While continuing her education in the Master of Business Administration program at Georgia State University, she began her career in marketing at S&P Global. She spent the next decade at Thomson Reuters, progressing to a VP of Marketing. During the next 10 years, she worked as the VP of Marketing and Communications for a communications firm with Rollins School of Public Health as a client. Prior to joining the Georgia CTSA as the Communications Manager in February 2019, she served as a strategic marketing consultant to Emory University.

David B. Williams, II

Research Administrator

David Williams graduated from Auburn University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.  He started his research administration career in 2008 when he joined the Emory University (Emory) division of Geriatrics. He has since held various research administration roles with entities such as Emory, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). David is currently a Research Administrator for the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience at Georgia Tech.

A few fun facts about David – He has completed a full marathon, a triathlon, 8 half marathons, multiple 5/10Ks, 4 Century bike rides (100 miles each), competed on the velodrome, and wrestled in college (ranked 7th in the SEC).