Missy Kotchey


Missy Kotchey

Director of People Operations & Chief of Staff

Missy oversees all aspects of the employee lifecycle, from recruiting and hiring to benefits and onboarding, with focus on employee engagement, culture and communications. As a strategic thought partner to the leadership team, Missy identifies areas for operational improvement, provides insight and analysis on company strategy and operations, and ensures a continued focus on top priorities across the company.

Missy has over 12 years of experience in the operations arena. She joined ElevateBio from Oncorus, Inc., an oncolytic virus therapy start-up, supporting its growth from company launch to a successful pre-clinical organization.

Missy received her B.S. in Leadership and Organization Behavior from Northwestern University.