Principal Investigators Association

Bill Streight


Bill has over 25 years’ experience in sales, customer service and operations. During his career he has served as Director of Sales at various fortune 500 companies such as Office Depot, PC Connection and Genicom’s’ ESSC division. Prior to joining Principal Investigators Association he was the Director of Sales, Customer Service and Operations for a medical publishing company for 5 years.

He has directed and managed major call center sales, customer service and operations teams in the United States, India and the Philippines in both the Medical and Science publishing industry.


Stephanie Lane
Director of Operations

As Director, Stephanie is responsible for developing mutually beneficial partnerships with reputable companies within the Science publishing industry. She also oversees all aspects of the training of the customer service and fulfillment teams ensuring world class service and on time delivery.  With previous experience in the publishing and healthcare industries she offers more than 10 years of experience in customer service and developing business relationships.


Mariangela Ruiz

Director of Marketing

Mariangela currently oversees direct marketing activities for PIA’s webinars and reports business units. She has over 8 years of marketing and event management experience, including business development, market research, demographic profiling, lead generation, event planning, copywriting, and graphic design among others.

Prior to joining PIA, she served as marketing director for a medical publishing and events company for 5 years. During this time she worked closely with sales and direct marketing teams in the US, India and the Philippines.

Originally from Peru, she moved to Naples, FL in 1992.

Leslie C. Norins, M.D., Ph.D.

Retired Founder

Leslie has over 35 years of experience in science publishing. He has conceived and developed more than 80 newsletters on various topics serving professionals.

Before that, Leslie’s earliest interests were in research. He received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University, and his M.D. from Duke University Medical School.

He then gained his Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne (Australia), where he was one of the last postdoctoral fellows of Sir Macfarlane Burnet, the Nobel Laureate in immunology.

Leslie then directed a major laboratory at the Centers for Disease Control for several years. He is a Fellow of the Infectious Disease Society, has published 20 scientific papers, and has served on committees of the National Institutes of Health and the World Health Organization.

Leslie has served on the Board of Directors of the Specialized Information Publishers Association, and has twice been the keynote speaker at its national convention. In 2002, he was inducted into the organization’s Publishers Hall of Fame.