Foundation Staff

Discover all the different people that come together to make the Conquer Cancer Foundation what it is. From top to bottom, our foundation’s staff help make strides in cancer research on a daily basis.

Executive Office

Grants & Awards



Nancy R. Daly, MS, MPH
Executive Director &
Chief Philanthropic Officer 

Jamie Grandison
Governance Specialist 

Jacquie Stead
Executive Assistant

Eileen Melnick

Susan P. Sandler, MBA, CFRE
Major Gifts Officer, Foundations

Dean Frohlich, PhD
Scientific Review Officer

Candice Griffin
Senior Program Manager

Sonia S. McStay, MBA
Senior Program Manager

Cooper Pate
Program Administrator

Adrien Dickerson, MBA

Reese Teasley, CGMS
Associate Director

Andrea Ridenour, MPA
Associate Director, Corporate Relations

Sushmita Sen, PhD
Associate Director, Healthcare Relations

Quiana Cadlett
Sr. Administrator, Raiser’s Edge Database

Gray Ladd, MPA
Program Manager, Grant Compliance

Marie Davis
Contract Administrator

Gina Grantham
Healthcare Grants Administrator

Nerissa Taylor
Corporate Relations Officer

Melissa Gilbert
Grant Compliance Coordinator

Virginia Moncada
Administrative Coordinator

Drew Steele
Administrative Associate

Matthew Lee, JD
Director, Donor Engagement & Campaign

Russell Williams, MBA
Director, Annual Giving

Jarret Christensen, CMP
Manager, Donor Events

Elizabeth Hagen
Manager, Donor Relations

Vaishali Revollo
Manager, Campaign & Special Projects

Laurie Whitaker
Prospect Researcher

Karen Jupiter, CFRE
Manager, Annual Giving

Patra Wroten
Marketing Specialist
Katie Heller, MA
Marketing Administrator

Tyler Woods
Fundraising Coordinator

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