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NAAR Names First CEO

Glenn R. Tringali Appointed as the Organization's First Chief Executive
April 23, 2007

The National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) recently appointed Glenn R. Tringali as the organization's first Chief Executive Officer.

Glenn joined NAAR in May of 2001 as Chief Operating Officer and has played a key role in guiding the development of NAAR by working in partnership with the Board of Trustees to oversee and manage the growth of NAAR's initiatives to advance the vision of treating, preventing, and curing autism spectrum disorders through biomedical research.

Glenn R. Tringali has been named NAAR's first CEO

Under Glenn's leadership, the organization has continued to expand the Walk F.A.R. for NAAR autism research walk program as well as additional development and operational initiatives. In addition, he oversees senior & field staff responsible for developing NAAR's research, communications, chapter development and fiscal management programs.

"On behalf of the Board of Trustees of NAAR, we are very pleased about this appointment and extend our congratulations to Glenn," said Prisca Chen Marvin, chair of the NAAR Board of Trustees, and NAAR Co-founder, Karen London.

Since his professional career in the not-for-profit community began in 1975, Glenn has had the privilege of serving in senior administrative and fund development positions with some of our country's most prominent national health agencies, including the March of Dimes, Birth Defects Foundation, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. A lifelong resident of New Jersey, Glenn is married to Nancy and is the proud father of two beautiful daughters, Heather and Marissa.