Hank Handtmann


Direct Relief Headquarters Board Meeting and Staff Headshots. September 2019. Goleta, CA.

Manager of Corporate Engagement
Direct Relief

Hank Handtmann serves as Manager of Corporate Engagement at Direct Relief, with areas of responsibility focusing on partnerships around oncology, cardiology, and non-communicable diseases.  Having worked for companies at various stages of the drug development and distribution cycle, Hank brings a unique background and understanding of the pharmaceutical industry. He manages Direct Relief’s relationships with several international coalitions including the World Heart Federation and the City Cancer Challenge.  A past graduate of Claremont McKenna College, Hank spent the past decade preforming site management, project management, marketing, and business development roles for biotechnology and clinical trial companies including Stemedica Cell Technologies and StudyKIK.