Jonathan Richards, MBA, MSIA
Jonathan Richards received a B.S. degree in biochemistry and microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University. He started his career in 1983 at the University of Pittsburgh in the ART program at Magee-Women´s Hospital. His first position as laboratory director was in 1986 at the Northwest Center for Infertility and Reproductive Endocrinology in Margate, Florida. He returned to Pittsburgh to complete his graduate studies and in 1990 became the laboratory director at Fertility Associates, Inc. in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. He has been the Laboratory Director at CORM since 1995.
Leslie Smith, RN, BSN
Director of Clinical Services
Leslie is a true veteran in the world of surgical services, having immersed her entire career in this field for over 20 years. In the last 9 years, Leslie worked as the Director of Nursing for Houston Physician Surgery Center. She was also employed at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center for 14 years, starting as a charge nurse then as Director of Surgical Services from 1999 to 2004. Prior to this, she also worked at St. Elizabeth’s and Cardiovascular Associates in Beaumont. Leslie attained her BSN degree from UTMB. In her spare time, she enjoys playing golf.
Jeannie Zimmerman, RN, BSN
Manager, Beaumont Clinic
Raised by an LVN, Jeannie always knew nursing was the profession for her. Jeannie joined CORM in 2012 and lives by the motto "If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life."
Before joining CORM, Jeannie spent six years as Labor & Delivery/Post-Partum/Newborn Nursery nurse. During this time she was able to practice her second passion of teaching as a guest lecturer at Lamar University and instructor for the Childbirth Classes at Baptist Hospital Orange.
Jeannie received her Associates in Applied Science and Nursing from Lamar University after receiving her CNA certificate her senior year in high school.
Maryanne Reilly Fisher, RN
Manager, Clinical Research
Maryanne completed her degree in nursing in 1989 in Houston, Texas. Prior to receiving her degree she was a clinical research coordinator at Baylor College of Medicine for over 8 years. After receiving her degree she then became the clinical research coordinator inside the Reproductive Endocrinology Division at Baylor College of Medicine where she continued her career in research as well as expanding her roles and advancing into other departments of women’s healthcare. Maryanne's career in clinical research coordination in infertility and women’s healthcare has spanned over two decades and allowed her to work with companies such as Serono Laboratories, Berlex Laboratories, Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceutical, Davis and Geck, Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Parke-Davis Laboratories, Reid-Rowell Corporation, Columbia Laboratories, Schering-Plough Laboratories, Syntex Laboratories, R. W. Johnson Pharmaceutical, Tap Pharmaceutical, Inc., Solvay Pharmaceutical, Inc., Collagen Corporation (Palo Alto, CA), Organon I, Advanced Care Products, Warner Lambert, Eli Lilly, Searle, Ferring, Barrier Therapeutics, Xanodyne, Neurocine Biosciences, EMD Serono, Inc., Duramed, Repros, Agile Pharmaceuticals, Warner Chilcott, Abbott, Merck, Watson Laboratories, Inc., AbbVie, Nora Therapeutics, Finox Biotech, Beckman-Coulter and Illumina.
Maryanne is a member of the American Nurses Association, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Houston Infertility Nurses Association, SOCRA and Women’s Health Network. Her career has included over a decade of teaching, lectures and several papers and publications.