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We consistently earn high marks for the caliber of our work, our thorough understanding of the life sciences marketplace, and the passionate and positive attitude with which we approach every project.

Our Values

Illuminate is a client-focused, full-service training and development firm founded by industry veteran Shaun McMahon in 2004. Our client roster includes many global life science leaders.


Our success is built upon a shared commitment to always place our clients' needs first. We function as an extension of your internal team, with a thorough understanding of your products and culture.


Our clients count on us when they need a job done right and completed on time.

Our Pledge

  • We respect your time, honor your deadlines, and go above and beyond to meet your needs.

  • We study your business, your products, and your brand so that we can seamlessly achieve your mission and goals.

  • We always adhere to the highest standards of writing and design excellence.

  • We deliver creative, well-considered solutions.

  • We never tell you that something can’t be done or deliver a sub-standard product.


These are the principles that Illuminate was built upon, and they remain firmly embedded in our DNA today.

Our Team

Shaun McMahon

President, Founder

Carly Commiso

Director of Learning Strategy

Tyler Caffelle

Sr. Learning Technology Manager

Matthew Harnois

Senior Digital Designer

Emma Whipkey

Sales Administrative Assistant

Brian Kane

Executive Vice President

Kara Fitzgibbon

Sr. Business Dev. Project Manager

Ryan Noonan

Project Director

Dana Berube

Sr. Medical Editor

William Hwang

Sr. Medical Editor

Faridon Dadrass

Vice President of Operations

Emily Jacobs

Project Director

Renee Minch

Project Manager

Sarah Looney

Project Manager

Adam Parison, PhD

Project Manager

Juan Carlos Pinedo

Director of Learning Technology

Doug D'Zio

Director of Project Development

Daniel Goldsmith

Project Director

Clint Johnson

Sr. Learning Technology Manager

Michelle Liriano

Production Designer

Dr. Peter Odutola

Medical Reviewer

Maria Bocanegra

Project Director

Joe Rogzinski

Art Director

Sylvia He, PhD

Medical Editor

Lauren McNally

Assoc. Dir. of Learning Strategy
Project Manager

Nathanael Otañez

Customer Success Specialist

Kristian Dawes

Sr. Graphic Designer

Prasanna Ranade


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