Nick López, director of operations and finance, is helping to build STAT from the ground up. Nick previously worked in the Boston Mayor’s Office, where he served as special assistant to the chief of staff. After the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, he worked as the director of operations for One Fund Boston, which helped provide support to those affected by the tragedy. Nick was born in Mexico, has studied cotton-top tamarins, and cannot resist banana nut muffins. He earned his bachelor’s from Harvard University in human evolutionary biology and health policy.