Executive

Laurie Fenton Ambrose
Laurie Fenton AmbrosePresident & CEO
Laurie Fenton Ambrose is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) responsible for managing the overall mission and strategic direction of the organization. Hired as LCA’s first President in 2004, Laurie managed LCA’s relocation,
Emily Eyres
Emily EyresChief Operating Officer
Emily Eyres is the Chief Operating Officer for Lung Cancer Alliance responsible for guiding strategic planning and program growth to accomplish our life-saving mission. With 28 years of non-profit leadership management and development
Edy Whidden
Edy WhiddenChief Administrative Officer
Edythe Whidden joined the staff of LCA as the Director of Administration and Finance in December 2009. She has more than 30 years of non-profit experience and has worked with three non-profits to implement systems, improve operations and lead them

Operations

Engagement & Events

Barbara Mendoza
Barbara MendozaOffice Manager
Barbara Mendoza joined the staff of LCA in June 2015 as Office Manager. She has close to 30 years of experience
Lanni Boyd, MPH
Lanni Boyd, MPHAssociate Director of Stakeholder Relations
Lanni Boyd joined the staff of Lung Cancer Alliance in the summer of 2011. She brings a passion for communicating the needs of underserved, patient communities to broader healthcare coalitions.
Elizabeth Spangler
Elizabeth Spangler Community Engagement Manager
Elizabeth Spangler joined LCA in March 2018 as the Community Engagement Manager. She works closely with the Associate Director of Stakeholder Relations to engage volunteers while planning LCA’s national events

Philanthropy

Kristin Bramell
Kristin BramellDirector of Philanthropy
Kristin Bramell joined LCA in 2016 as the Director of Philanthropy. Kristin works with individuals across the U.S. who are driven to help LCA achieve its mission through private philanthropy.
Julia Selby
Julia SelbyDonor Relations Coordinator
Julia joined the LCA team in January 2018 as the Donor Relations Coordinator. In her role, she works to identify, cultivate, and engage donors
Kevin Schaeffer
Kevin SchaefferDevelopment & Operations Coordinator
Kevin Schaeffer joined LCA in July 2016 as the Development and Operations Coordinator, working closely with the Senior Manager of Development

Marketing & Communications

Caroline Fuchs, CAE
Caroline Fuchs, CAEDirector of Communications & Marketing
Caroline H. Fuchs joined Lung Cancer Alliance in June 2017 as the Director of Communications and Marketing. In this role, she is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive integrated marketing and communications program
Gabby Wright
Gabby WrightSenior Manager of Marketing & Creative Services
Gabby joined the LCA staff in June 2013. She works closely with the Director of Communications and Marketing to develop and execute social media tactics.
Bethany Johnson
Bethany JohnsonMarketing Coordinator
Bethany joined the Lung Cancer Alliance team in December 2018. She works closely with the Sr. Manager of Marketing and Creative Services to assist with marketing efforts,

Science & Research

Jennifer King, PhD
Jennifer King, PhDDirector of Science & Research
Jennifer King joined LCA in 2015 as the Director of Science and Research to lead the scientific and research strategies in support of LCA’s mission. She is a cancer research scientist
Andrew Ciupek, PhD
Andrew Ciupek, PhDManager of Clinical Research
Andrew joined LCA in 2016 as Manager of Clinical Research Coordinator. Andrew works closely with the Director of Science & Research, the Director of Medical Outreach and the Community and Support Services team
Achin Jaitly
Achin JaitlyTreatment and Trials Navigator
Achin joined the LCA team in February 2018 as the Treatment and Trials Navigator, working closely with the Director of Science & Research in order to guide patients

Support Services

Maureen Rigney, LICSW
Maureen Rigney, LICSWDirector of Support Initiatives
As Director of Support Initiatives, Maureen Rigney oversees LCA’s portfolio of support and outreach services. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Maureen has been with LCA since 2005.
Miranda Goff, LICSW
Miranda Goff, LICSWSurvivor and Caregiver Support Manager
Miranda Goff joined LCA in May 2018 as the Survivor and Caregiver Support Manager. In this role, she provides support to lung cancer patients, caregivers, and professionals through the LCA Helpline
Kathy Levy
Kathy LevyALCASE Project Manager
Kathy Levy joined LCA in September 2018 as Project Manager to the ALCASE Project in 7 Alabama Counties. She received her BA from Faulkner University in Montgomery, AL.

Medical Outreach

Angela Criswell
Angela CriswellAssociate Director, Medical Outreach
Angela Criswell joined LCA as Field Coordinator in January 2015, arriving from the Kentucky Department for Public Health where she managed the Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program.
Robin Mohon
Robin MohonCenters of Excellence Coordinator
Robin joined LCA as the Centers of Excellence Coordinator in August 2018. Robin, who is based in Kentucky, provides assistance and information to Lung Cancer Screening programs.

Health Policy

Elridge Proctor, MPA
Elridge Proctor, MPADirector of Government Affairs and Public Policy
Elridge joined LCA in September 2016 as the Director of Health Policy. She has extensive experience with Congressional relations and previously worked on Capitol Hill, handling a portfolio of women and children’s health issues
Anita McGlothlin
Anita McGlothlinDirector of Economic and Regulatory Affairs
Anita McGlothlin joined Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) in May 2018 as the Associate Director of Science and Regulatory Policy. Her work in advancing the LCA mission through the development and implementation of priority science and regulatory policy activities
Randy Kane, MPP
Randy Kane, MPPCoordinator for Public Policy
Randy Kane joined LCA in April 2018 as the Health Policy Assistant. Working closely with the Director of Health Policy, Randy assists with policy research, advocacy and interaction with stakeholders