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Nora Mende

Nora Mende | MBA, Chief Financial Officer

Nora serves as Chief Financial Officer at Tullis Health Investors. Nora has worked for Tullis Health Investors for over 11 years.  Nora was previously CFO and Chief Compliance Officer at SFW Capital Partners.  Earlier in her career she held the positions of finance and control manager at ABB, a global engineering firm.  Nora holds an MBA from Northeastern University.



Darlene Franzé

Darlene Franzé | Vice President, Administration

Darlene is currently vice president of administration with over 20 years’ experience in managing human resources at Tullis.  In addition, Darlene coordinates and manages the Tullis deal flow process and directs all internal meetings and special events, including the firm's highly regarded annual meetings and CEO Conferences.  Darlene is an experienced and focused project manager.

Stephanie Moss

Stephanie Moss | Accounting Manager

Stephanie is responsible for a number of accounting and finance related activities, which includes heading the accounting for the Mangement Company.  Prior to working at Tullis, she was Director of Accounting at a multi-specialty surgery center.  Earlier she spent 10 years in public accounting doing both audit and tax work.  She received a BS in Accounting from Lehigh University, and is a registered CPA.

Marlene McLeish

Marlene McLeish | Chief Accounting Officer

Marlene joined Tullis in 1993 as an accountant. She was promoted to controller in 1994 and, subsequently, to chief accounting officer in 1999. Marlene is responsible for fund reporting and cash management. Prior to joining the firm, Marlene worked as an accountant in the franchise industry, was the financial manager of the Stamford Symphony, and held various accounting positions at the Westchester Medical Center.

Sumin (Antonia) Chen

Sumin (Antonia) Chen | MBA, Associate

Sumin Chen ("Antonia") is an associate at Tullis Health Investors.  Antonia works with Tullis supporting portfolio companies in international markets, with a particular focus on Asian markets.  She is also part of the deal team and supports the investment process.  Antonia holds an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  

Kathrine Kowalik

Kathrine Kowalik | Associate

Kathrine is the primary point of contact for the members of the Tullis investor community and works closely with the principals and the finance team. Prior to joining Tullis, Kathrine worked in alternative investments and developed a variety of private equity research, marketing and client services skills and liaised a global network of qualified investors for alternative investment managers. She received a BS in Finance from DePaul University.