AACR Foundation Team


Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)
Chief Executive Officer


Mitch Stoller, MA - Philanthropy and Development
Chief Philanthropic Officer
Vice President, Development


Peter Van Pelt
Senior Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations


Joanna Guttridge
Director, Philanthropic Communications


Danielle Triplett, CMP
Director, Community Relations and Events


Simone Jeffers
Associate Director, Annual Giving and Donor Relations


Sam McGrath
Associate Director, Foundation


Ashley Blanchard Ruggieri, MS
Associate Director, Corporate Alliances


Casey Snyder
Associate Director, Corporate Alliances


​Michael Gilbert
Assistant Director, Philanthropic Media and Analytics


​Michael Lynn Sills
Assistant Director, Special Events


Leslie Dias
Manager, Corporate Alliances


Ashley Myers
Manager, Prospect Research and Development Writing, Leadership Philanthropy


Erin O'Connell
Manager, Philanthropic Communications


Edward Richet
Senior Special Events Coordinator


Matthew Stevens
Senior Special Events Coordinator


Kara Gunderman
Development Coordinator, Leadership Philanthropy


Lauren Larson
Development Coordinator


Amy Link
Administrative Coordinator


Zoe Phillips
Administrative Coordinator


Barbara Roberson
Coordinator, Development Operations


Kelly Gallagher
Staff Assistant, Development Operations

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