Executive Team

Steve Perrin PhD, CEO

Steve Perrin PhD, CEO

Dr. Perrin has held positions in several pharmaceutical and joined ALS TDI in 2007 to develop and manage a scientific and business strategy to bring effective treatments to the clinic for ALS patients. He has fostered business development relationships with a dozen biotech and pharmaceutical companies in the ALS field and created a novel business model bridging the non profit research.
Augie Nieto, Chairman

Augie Nieto, Chairman

A pioneer in the fitness industry, Augie co-founded Life Fitness, a manufacturer of cardiovascular and strength training fitness equipment, in 1980. Over the course of 20 years, he grew the company to be the largest commercial manufacturer of fitness equipment in the world. In 2005, Augie was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease). Augie along with his wife, Lynne, founded the Augie's Quest initiative in 2006. He currently serves as chairman of Octane Fitness, is on the board of Curves & Jenny Craig, and is the Chairman of the Board at the ALS Therapy Development Institute.