What’s Your Why: My family has been meaningfully involved in CCRF for years, and I am happy to now personally help integrate the young professional initiative.
Mike Doyle - Membership and Outreach Co-chair
Current Job: Colliers International - Commercial Real Estate Consultant
What’s Your Why: Thankful for a family member who has overcome cancer and want to help others.
Stacey Lasky - Marketing Chair
Current Job: Marketing Consultant
What’s Your Why: Lead initiatives to make a meaningful impact in people’s lives by ending childhood cancer, the 2nd leading cause of death among children.
Brandi DeVries - Seceretary
Current Job: Land O'Lakes, Inc - Community Relations Manager
What’s Your Why: Cancer doesn’t discriminate. Someday someone I know, or my family, may have a child diagnosed with cancer. I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to support the research of a young scientist in the present that would potentially save the life of a child in the future.
Current Job: Student at University of Minnesota entering the field of healthcare
What’s Your Why: I am a two-time cancer and bone marrow transplant survivor. I want to give back to the community that helped save my life.
Current Job: Wells Law - Attorney
What's Your Why: I enjoy giving back to the community by raising funds for children’s cancer research while promoting emerging scientists’ careers in the process as I understand the challenge of gaining traction in a profession.
Current Job: Integrity Dental Care - D.M.D
What’s Your Why: To become involved with a non-profit in the Twin Cities that honors my friends and family that have been affected by cancer.
Kate Sefton LoCascio
Current Job: Clearwater Equity Group, Inc - Office Manager
What’s Your Why: To continue involvement with a wonderful organization like CCRF and help make a meaningful impact in honor of my friend who passed away from Osteosarcoma.
Abbie Miller - Membership and Outreach Co-chair
Current Job: Fairview Health East - Physician in family and hospital medicine
What’s Your Why: My stepson Kyle died of neuroblastoma and I want to help find a cure.
Current Job: Valley Creek Family Dentistry
What’s Your Why: Friends that are researchers and have struggled to get off the ground new in their careers. Also a history of various cancers in my family.
Current Job: Halyard Health - Program and Project Management, Research and Development
What’s Your Why: Continue to drive funding and awareness for research advances in children’s cancer research.
Current Job: Dunnavan and Co. Investment Council - Portfolio Manager
What's Your Why: Because cancer has affected almost everyone in some way, and CCRF’s unique model facilitates an efficient allocation of funds to give children with cancer the best chance at life.
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