NABR Executive Vice President Matthew R. Bailey has been appointed Executive Vice President of the Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR). Matt joined the NABR staff in 2005 and played an integral role in the vigorous campaign for passage of the federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA).
Promoted to EVP of NABR in 2014, Matt will now serve management roles in both organizations. In making the announcement on Tuesday, Frankie L. Trull, President of both organizations said, “FBR and NABR work in tandem to ensure a pro-research climate that allows the continued humane use of lab animals in biomedical research. While the organizations’ objectives and audiences differ, our programs and initiatives are strategically integrated and complementary.”
Focused primarily on science and technology issues throughout his career, Matt has extensive political experience. He was previously a congressional liaison for the U.S. Department of Commerce and has held positions in both the House and Senate. Born and raised in Arkansas, Matt and his wife, live in the Washington, DC area, with their two daughters. Despite his lack of sleep for the past several years, Matt brings his vibrant energy and unique leadership to FBR. Please join us in congratulating him on his new role.