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Colorectal Cancer Alliance Staff

EXECUTIVE

Michael Sapienza

Chief Executive Officer

Driven by the past, motivated by the future, committed to ending this disease in our lifetime.

Michael Sapienza

Chief Executive Officer

Nicole Sheahan

Chief Operating Officer

Personal heroes include patients, survivors, caregivers, and a little guy in a half shell.

Nicole Sheahan

Chief Operating Officer

COMMUNICATIONS

Sara Geist

Director of Marketing & Communications

Craft beer connoisseur meets whitewater rafting. Committed to messaging that sticks.

Sara Geist

Director of Marketing & Communications

Maurisa Potts

Senior Consultant of Marketing

Gridiron girl, fashion hound, vino lover. Prevention vs. correction is her mantra for self-care.

Maurisa Potts

Senior Consultant of Marketing

Steven Bushong

Senior Manager of Strategic Communications

The only thing better than drumming is saving lives. Approves of the Oxford comma.

Steven Bushong

Senior Manager of Strategic Communications

William-Jose Velez Gonzalez

Manager of Communications & Innovation

Night owl engineer. Designs processes, policy, and clever ways to say "you're using the wrong font."

William-Jose Velez Gonzalez

Manager of Communications & Innovation

Jasmine Jones

Coordinator of Media & Marketing

Raising awareness of colorectal cancer and the importance of preventive screening to save lives.

Jasmine Jones

Coordinator of Media & Marketing

Wynton Henderson

Digital Production Associate

Life isn't all #000000 and #ffffff.

Wynton Henderson

Digital Production Associate

Omar Abdelrahman

Marketing & Sales Operations Intern

Slapped a red S on his chest, now bullets bounce off.

Omar Abdelrahman

Marketing & Sales Operations Intern

DEVELOPMENT

Regan Huneycutt

Vice President of Development

Equal parts goal digger, cheerleader, and relationship builder.

Regan Huneycutt

Vice President of Development

Adina Frazier

Senior Director of Special Events

An ally at the Alliance, aiming for a colorectal cancer cure. Loves ice cream therapy!

Adina Frazier

Senior Director of Special Events

Kelly Russo

Director of RunWalk & Volunteer Engagement

Loves to have a little football with her wine, while making a difference one Undy RunWalk at a time.

Kelly Russo

Director of RunWalk & Volunteer Engagement

Nick Edwards

Director of Corporate & Foundation Giving

Tar Heel that loves introducing brands and business leaders to our nation of allies.

Nick Edwards

Director of Corporate & Foundation Giving

Stephanie Marcos-Hanns

Senior Manager of Special Events

Just as obsessed with planning the next Blue Hope Bash as I am with my next wine-centered vacation.

Stephanie Marcos-Hanns

Senior Manager of Special Events

Jenni Wojnar

Senior Manager of Special Events

Peace. Love. Coffee. Cure. Is that too much ask?

Jenni Wojnar

Senior Manager of Special Events

Alison Lazar

Manager of Corporate and Foundation Giving

Obsessed with my dog, British TV shows, and making a difference in people's lives.

Alison Lazar

Manager of Corporate and Foundation Giving

Jordan Winn

Senior Manager of Individual Giving

Eric Church singin', morning coffee drinkin', cancer-free dreamin'. Fundraising for a cure.

Jordan Winn

Senior Manager of Individual Giving

Joanna Anastasio

Coordinator of Special Events

Enjoys making obscure musical theater references, much to coworkers' delight and/or dismay.

Joanna Anastasio

Coordinator of Special Events

Genevieve Roth

Coordinator of Special Events

Coffee-fueled Yogi, addicted to running races, as well as planning them.

Genevieve Roth

Coordinator of Special Events

Joshua Hicks

Database Coordinator

Dachshunds, gym, travel, politics, food, and sports help make the world go round.

Joshua Hicks

Database Coordinator

Cameron Stockton

Corporate and Foundation Giving Intern

Finds joy in assisting on the basketball court as well as at the Alliance.

Cameron Stockton

Corporate and Foundation Giving Intern

Kathryn Nutting

Special Events Intern

I always support my team in good times and in bad. That goes for the Alliance and the Patriots.

Kathryn Nutting

Special Events Intern

Jessica Lee

Individual Giving Intern

Rock climbing fanatic. Will help anyone climb to the top and beat cancer.

Jessica Lee

Individual Giving Intern

OPERATIONS

Matthew Algee

Controller

Grateful for having a chance to make a difference.

Matthew Algee

Controller

Shelin Wing

Senior Manager of Operations

Inspired by the hope that we can help end this disease.

Shelin Wing

Senior Manager of Operations

Heidi Jaafar

Accountant

Account for me being an ally.

Heidi Jaafar

Accountant

Sonja Gillespie

Coordinator of Accounting

Next best thing to eating cookies is ending this disease one bite at a time.

Sonja Gillespie

Coordinator of Accounting

Fernando Rodriguez

Junior Administrator of Salesforce

Believes that tomorrow can’t wait.

Fernando Rodriguez

Junior Administrator of Salesforce

Ashley Williams

Front Desk Receptionist

Answered the call.

Ashley Williams

Front Desk Receptionist

Christian White

Junior Salesforce Administrator Intern

Empowering a network of passionate survivors and advocates.

Christian White

Junior Salesforce Administrator Intern

PROGRAMS

Patrice Brown

Vice President of Programs

Candy bar aficionado with a sweet spot for targeted, impactful programs.

Patrice Brown

Vice President of Programs

Nancy Butterfield

Director of Patient & Family Support

Dedicated sports fan and a team player.

Nancy Butterfield

Director of Patient & Family Support

Alexandra Miller

Director of Community Engagement

Community + Story + Strategy = Power to change just about anything.

Alexandra Miller

Director of Community Engagement

Stephanie Guiffre

Consultant of Programs

Committed to the cause and passionate about the work.

Stephanie Guiffre

Consultant of Programs

Amy Knapp

Consultant of Prevention Program

Fostering a community of passionate allies who want to bring greater attention to colorectal cancer.

Amy Knapp

Consultant of Prevention Program

Jeannie Moore

Co-Founder, Certified Patient & Family Support Navigator & Community Manager

Can talk bowel issues all day long, so no need to be embarrassed.

Jeannie Moore

Co-Founder, Certified Patient & Family Support Navigator & Community Manager

Eric Hargis

Consultant of Advocacy

Committed to ending colorectal cancer within our lifetime.

Eric Hargis

Consultant of Advocacy

Kim Newcomer

Manager of Never Too Young

Adventure enthusiast and survivor who is willing to climb any mountain for young-onset awareness.

Kim Newcomer

Manager of Never Too Young

Stephen Estrada

Certified Patient & Family Support Navigator & Senior Coordinator of Community Engagement

One-part survivor, three-parts doggy dad, dash of Netflix connoisseur. Raising awareness every day.

Stephen Estrada

Certified Patient & Family Support Navigator & Senior Coordinator of Community Engagement

Valerie Awad

Certified Patient & Family Support Navigator & Coordinator of Volunteers

Wife of a 13-year mCRC survivor. Passionate ally and grandma. The Christmas shopping is never done!

Valerie Awad

Certified Patient & Family Support Navigator & Coordinator of Volunteers