Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN) in Chicago has selected Nancy Abbate as interim chief executive officer, according to a TPAN statement. She will run the nonprofit HIV/AIDS group during the search for a permanent CEO.

Abbate is the CEO of the Abbate Group, Ltd., a consulting firm that provides technical assistance to nonprofits. Her previous roles in Chicago include interim executive director for the Beverly Arts Center and founder of the Youth Service Project, Inc.

Jeff Berry, TPAN director of publications and editor-in-chief of Positively Aware, which is published by TPAN, had been serving as interim CEO since the departure of Bill Farrand in 2013. Berry will continue to serve TPAN in those roles.

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