Chelsey McCarthy has over a decade of public relations, advocacy, and non-profit leadership experience. Prior to joining the DDX3X Foundation, she worked at the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine where she founded and ran all of the organization’s patient engagement programs. Chelsey started her career on Capitol Hill. She holds a B.S. in Public Relations and an M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications, both from West Virginia University. Chelsey currently resides in her hometown in West Virginia with her husband and daughter.