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 Philanthropy Officer 

Stacy De La O
Governance Specialist

Jamie Grandison
Executive Assistant

Eileen Melnick

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
Associate Director

Andrea Ridenour, MPA
Associate Director, Corporate Relations

Sushmita Sen, PhD
Associate Director, Healthcare Relations

Quiana Cadlett
Manager, Raiser’s Edge Database

Gray Ladd, MPA
Program Administrator
Grant Compliance

Marie Davis
Contract Administrator

Drew Steele
Program Associate

Amy Smith
Corporate Relations Officer 

Michael Chisholm
Corporate Grants Officer

Melissa Gilbert
Program Coordinator,
Grant Compliance

Matthew Lee
Director, Donor Engagement

Russell Williams, MBA
Director, Annual Giving
Kate Martin
Annual Giving Manager

Jarret Christensen, CMP
Manager, Donor Events

Tim Hartpence
Online Fundraising Manager

Laurie Whitaker
Prospect Researcher

Susan P. Sandler, MBA
Major Gifts Officer, Foundations
Sarah Jacoby, MPS
Major Gifts Officer
Elizabeth Hagen
Donor Relations Officer

Katie Heller, MA
Direct Marketing and Website Coordinator

Virginia Moncada
Administrative Coordinator

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Alexandria, VA 22314