Staff Changes at Southwest Transplant Alliance


There have been several staff changes at Southwest Transplant Alliance (STA), a non-profit organ procurement organization (OPO) based in Dallas.


Bradley L Adams has been named Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel. Adams has a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Southern Methodist University and a Juris Doctorate from Baylor Law School in Waco, TX. He is a member of a number of professional organizations including the State Bar of Texas, Association of Corporate Counsel, the Dallas Bar Association, the Texas Society of CPA’s and the Dallas Regional Chamber.


Steve Peterson has been named Director of Information Technology. Peterson has a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Brigham Young University and is a member of the Project Management Institute.


Katie Whitton, APR has been named Director of Public Relations. Whitton has a Bachelor of Arts in communication studies from Virginia Tech. She is a member of the Press Club of Dallas and is a member of the Dallas Chapter of Public Relations Society of America.

About Southwest Transplant Alliance

For more than 40 years, STA has been saving lives by recovering donated organs for individuals awaiting a life-saving transplant. STA is among the largest of 58 federally designated, non-profit organ procurement organizations (OPO) and is now ranked number three in the nation for the highest number of organs transplanted. Founded in 1974, STA has facilitated more than 22,000 organs for recovery and enhanced the lives of more than 100,000 people. STA is a member of the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) and is accredited by the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO). The organization serves communities in North Texas, Beaumont, Bryan/College Station, Corpus Christi, El Paso, Galveston, Midland/Odessa, Temple and Tyler. For more information, go to

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Katie Whitton, APR