Katie Rink has 15 years of experience in human resources, spending the last 10 years at small, biopharmaceutical companies. She joined Acumen’s Human Resources team in early 2022 as a talent acquisition/HR business partner. Prior to Acumen, she was the senior director of Human Resources at the clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, Aptinyx Inc., where she successfully shifted between strategic and tactical responsibilities to lead human resource initiatives such as talent acquisition, employee engagement, employee development and operations. She has also held roles of progressing responsibility at Circassia Pharmaceuticals and Durata Therapeutics. Rink holds a Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and a certificate in organizational and leadership coaching from Northwestern University.