Senior Vice President Human Resources and Organization Development
Ms. Troia has over 25 years of Human Resources experience in the Life Sciences industry, ranging from start-ups through commercialized organizations. Prior to joining Assembly Biosciences in May 2017, she had re-joined Sunesis Pharmaceuticals in December 2013, after spending over four years consulting for multiple organizations in therapeutics and diagnostics. Prior to that, Ms. Troia spent a year as Vice President, Human Resources, at CoMentis, Inc. Ms. Troia served as Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Operations at Sunesis Pharmaceuticals between January 2001 and August 2008, where she held leadership positions of increasing responsibility. She worked with COR Therapeutics between 1996 and 2001, playing a pivotal role in hiring a national sales force of more than 100 employees. Previously, she held positions at Gilead Sciences as well as in the high technology and investment banking industries. Earlier, she was employed at 3M for seven years. Ms. Troia has been serving on the Board of Directors of the Bay Area Human Resource Executives Council (BAHREC) since 2004. She is a certified member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP). She is also a member of the Northern California Human Resource Association. Ms. Troia holds a Masters in Human Resources and Organization Development from the University of San Francisco.