Board of Directors

Parul Patel Goetz

Parul Patel Goetz is President and co-founder of Noah Z.M. Goetz Foundation and is responsible for leading the strategic vision of the Foundation. As co-facilitator of the Foundation’s Education Program, Goetz has spent over 200 hours working one-on-one with clients. She has presented about the transition from infertility to domestic adoption throughout North Carolina, sharing her own story while giving hope and encouragement to others. In 2013, her work was featured in the Pay It Forward Fertility Foundation’s Educational Resource Library, a video collection that includes top thought leaders from around the country presenting about infertility. Goetz graduated from the University of Southern California and received her Doctorate in Pharmacy in 2001. She then went on to complete a pharmacy practice residency and pediatric clinical pharmacology fellowship at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Goetz joined GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in 2005 and is currently a clinical pharmacology scientist in charge of global strategy for the company’s antibiotic franchise. She is also actively involved in GSK’s Early Career Network.

Nathaniel H. Goetz

Nathaniel H. Goetz is Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Noah Z.M. Goetz Foundation and is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations, including program management, finance, regulatory compliance, fundraising, and administration. As co-facilitator of the Foundation’s Education Program, Goetz has spent over 200 hours working one-on-one with clients. His work has appeared in Adoption Today magazine and Adoption.Com, and he is a member of the National Council for Adoption. Before the establishment of the Foundation in 2011, Goetz worked extensively in the charitable and philanthropic fields for over 15 years as a director, manager, consultant, and board member of numerous nonprofits in North Carolina and California. Goetz holds a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University, Master of Public Policy from Pepperdine University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Whittier College. In 2001, he was a visiting research fellow at the University of Oxford. He is a 2009 recipient of the Triangle Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Leadership Award and the 2005 recipient of the Whittier College Outstanding Young Alumni Award.