Celebrating our big promos and latest newcomers.

We’re thrilled to share a batch of exciting promotions and new hires across Praxis, including some pretty big news about our leadership team. Keep reading to find out who’s part of our group of ladder-climbers and new faces.

MOVES.

Tricia BarrettTricia Barrett has been promoted to chief operating officer. Throughout her 18-year career at Praxis, Tricia has been a driving force behind some of our strongest client relationships and new business opportunities. She’s also a key player in maintaining a stellar company culture. And as a member of our management group and a company shareholder, Tricia will continue to lead us boldly into the future.

Elizabeth Nolan has been promoted to project manager. Since joining the crew in 2019, Elizabeth has impressed her team and clients alike. In addition to her ability to manage approximately 100 things at once, she also approaches each situation with a wonderfully calm demeanor.

NEW HIRES.

Kelsey Bolt

(she/her/hers)
Title: Account Manager, Praxis division
Hometown: Lake View, NY
Education: B.S. Science Business Administration, University at Buffalo
Previous Role: Project Supervisor, Mower
Why Healthcare: “I wanted the opportunity to work on projects that could one day help others.”
Hobbies: Making marginal improvements to the interior design and functionality of her apartment, photography, traveling, and spinning
Can’t Live Without: Bingeworthy TV (currently: Suits), great design, museums, sunshine, naps, and a well-balanced cocktail
Healthiest Habit: Spinning


Olivia Quinn

olivia quinn(she/her/hers)
Title: Project Manager, Praxis division
Hometown:
Naples, FL
Education:
B.A. Public Relations and Advertising, Buffalo State College
Previous Role:
Project Manager, Gelia
Why Healthcare:
“I was inspired by the work done here at Praxis – knowing that every study is hard work to help better the lives of friends, family, and strangers. I was most excited to work on something that I was proud of and that fulfilled me on a daily basis. This felt like the right place to be.”
Hobbies:
Hiking, traveling, putting together itineraries, trying restaurants, and pretending she can garden/keep plants alive
Can’t Live Without:
Her dog, Copper; ice cream; 30 Rock; Schitt’s Creek; Parks and Rec; and really any Marvel movie
Healthiest Habit:
Using her Peloton


Ali Townsend

ali Townsend(she/her/hers)
Title: Strategy Coordinator, Praxis division
Hometown:
Sackets Harbor, NY
Education:
B.A. Media and Society, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Previous Role:
Content Marketing Producer, Buffalo Niagara Partnership
Why Healthcare:
“The clinical trial industry is making a positive difference for individuals living with rare conditions. To be a part of this process and making an impact is extremely rewarding.”
Hobbies:
Taking long walks and bingeing old seasons of Survivor
Can’t Live Without:
Fuzzy sweaters and a Nespresso coffee machine
Healthiest Habit:
A consistent sleep schedule of eight hours per night


Jessica Kobis

Jessica Kobis(she/her/hers)
Title: Project Coordinator, Praxis division
Hometown:
Buffalo, NY
Education:
B.A. Communication Studies, Canisius College
Previous Role:
Account Coordinator, Luminus
Why Healthcare:
“I think it’s a great opportunity to be in an industry that can positively impact so many individuals’ lives.”
Hobbies:
Reading, rock climbing, learning foreign languages, traveling, and going to concerts
Can’t Live Without:
Her dog, Raven; bubble tea; YouTube; and Harry Potter podcasts
Healthiest Habit:
Walking her dog every day


Liz Preville

(she/her/hers)
Title: Project Coordinator, Praxis division
Hometown:
Syracuse, NY
Education:
B.A. Public Relations and Advertising, Buffalo State College; M.S. Advertising, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University
Previous Role:
Customer Service Representative, Brook & Whittle Ltd.
Why Healthcare:
“I aspired to join a company that helps people for the better and contributes to the good of society by providing information that can potentially change/save lives.”
Hobbies:
Traveling, spending time with her family and friends, cooking, baking, decorating desserts, and trying new restaurants
Can’t Live Without:
Her two rescue furbabies, the beach, wine, coffee, her Kindle, and the Harry Potter movies
Healthiest Habit: She recently purchased a new workout bike


Rachel Serianni

(she/her/hers)
Title: Project Coordinator
Hometown: Lockport, NY
Education: B.S. Finance; B.S. Marketing; State University of New York at Oswego
Previous Role: Sales and Marketing Administrative Assistant, Impact Group
Hobbies: Traveling, reading, cooking, baking, hiking, spending time with friends and family, and finding new places to eat
Can’t Live Without: Chocolate
Healthiest Habit: Going to the gym every morning (except Sundays)

Congrats to all! If you’d like to be a part of the action, we’re always on the lookout. Check out our careers page for the latest opportunities.

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