August 18, 2014
For Immediate Release
The AATB Announces New Hires

The American Association of Tissue Banks is very pleased to announce three new members of staff.

Kerry Bolton
Kerry Bolton is the AATB's new Education Coordinator. She brings more than ten years of experience managing meeting logistics an d webinars for a variety of associations, including the National Foundation of Infectious Diseases, American Institutes for Research, FINRA and the District of Columbia Bar.  Bolton studied Communications and E-commerce Technology Management at the University of Maryland University College. She can be reached at 
or 703-229-1039.

Jenny Chatman, CTBS

Jenny Chatman, CTBS, serves as the new AATB Accreditation Coordinator. Chatman previously worked for Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates and DCI Donor Services, Inc. and has almost 20 years of tissue banking experience. Previous roles include Quality Assurance Coordinator, Quality Assurance Manager, Tissue Recovery Coordinator, Donor Center Coordinator, and Administrator on Call.  Chatman is currently earning her BS in Organizational Development and Workforce Leadership with a minor in Compliance from the University of Louisville.  She can be reached at or 703-229-1041.

Veronica Escalona

Veronica Escalona joined the AATB as Administrative Coordinator. She is a recent graduate of George Mason University where she studied Community Health and Nutrition. She can be reached at or



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The American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) -- a professional, non-profit, scientific and educational organization -- is the only national tissue banking organization in the United States. Founded in 1976, the AATB is dedicated to improving and saving lives by promoting and advancing the safety, quality and availability of donated human tissue. To fulfill that mission, 
the AATB publishes standards, accredits tissue banks and certifies personnel.