Leadership Team

Fred Dylla

H. Frederick Dylla
Executive Director and CEO

H. Frederick Dylla is the Executive Director and CEO of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), a not-for-profit organization which provides a wide range of services for individual scientists, students, the general public, and its ten Member Societies devoted to physics and related sciences. More

Gigi Swartz

Gigi Swartz
Treasurer and Chief Financial Office
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Catherine “Gigi” Swartz was elected Treasurer and CFO for AIP in June 2013.  She joined AIP as the Assistant Treasurer in 1998 and was promoted to Controller and Assistant Treasurer in 2000.  Gigi earned her MBA in finance from The George Washington University. More

Cathy O'Riordan

Catherine O'Riordan
Vice President, Physics Resources Center

Catherine O'Riordan is the Vice President, Physics Resources Center for the American Institute of Physics. She directs a broad portfolio of programs and services that includes AIP’s Magazine Division, the Media and Government Relations Division, the Education Division, the Center for the History of Physics, the Statistical Research Division and the Careers Division.  more

Terri Braun

Theresa C. Braun
Vice President, Human Resources

Theresa C. Braun holds the position of Vice President of Human Resources with AIP. Theresa has extensive experience in the field of Human Resources and worked in a variety of industries, including pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and staffing, before joining AIP in 1979.  more

Judith Flippen-Anderson

Judith Flippen-Anderson
Corporate Secretary

Judith Flippen-Anderson has a BA in chemistry from Northeastern University in Boston and an MS in physical chemistry from Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ. She spent 35 years as a small molecule crystallographer at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC after which she took a quantum leap in molecular weight when she left NRL for a part time position with the Protein Data Bank. more