Shawn Tomasello

Board Member

Shawn Tomasello has extensive strategic experience in building world class organizations encompassing commercial, compliance, regulatory, pricing and medical affairs functions. From 2015 to 2018, Ms. Tomasello served as the Chief Commercial Officer of Kite Pharma, where she oversaw the global commercialization of the CAR T-cell therapy Yescarta® and played a key role in the company’s acquisition by Gilead Sciences. She previously served as Chief Commercial Officer of Pharmacyclics, where she led both commercial and medical affairs. Prior to Pharmacyclics, Ms. Tomasello served as President of the Americas, Hematology and Oncology at Celgene, where she led the company through five successful product launches encompassing 11 indications and played a critical role in acquisitions. She currently serves on the boards of TCR2 Therapeutics, 4D Molecular Therapeutics, UroGen Pharma, Mesoblast, Gamida Cell and Centrexion Therapeutics. Ms. Tomasello received her BS in Marketing from the University of Cincinnati and her MBA from Murray State University in Kentucky.

Life @ AlloVir

Mission-driven teams developing transformative cell therapies for patients deserve transformative benefits. We make sure your life outside the lab is as purposeful as your life inside it.
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PTO Policies
Making sure that you have the freedom to time off when you need to is an important part of our culture. Life beyond the lab includes a flexible approach to PTO; you take it when you need it.
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We offer 401(k) matching, employer-paid life short and long-term disability, and life insurance.
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Healthcare
Our health plans include medical, vision, and dental covered at 90%, as well as Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Care Accounts (DCA).
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Family Leave
Growing and taking care of your family is as important as the work you do. We offer a generous parental leave program that allows you to do just that.
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Cell phone and commuter reimbursement
Being connected and getting where you need to go is an important part of your work. We offer cell phone and commuter reimbursement programs that acknowledge the time you spend in and out of the office.
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AlloVir is the global leader in developing VST immunotherapies

We develop highly innovative, allogeneic, off-the-shelf, virus-specific T cell (VST) therapies designed to prevent and treat life-threatening viral diseases.

Our Pipeline

Our allogeneic, off-the-shelf VST therapy candidates target 12 different devastating viruses as treatment or prevention.
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Our Platform

Our proprietary platform develops allogeneic, off-the-shelf VSTs designed to restore immunity in patients with T cell deficiencies.
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Our People

We are united in purpose around a singular mission to prevent and defeat life-threatening viral diseases.
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