About Us


The Staff of The V Foundation for Cancer Research

Susan Braun
Chief Executive Officer

Sherrie Mazur
Vice President of Communications    
Jonelle Kimbrough
Digital Media and Design Specialist
Katie Sweet
Communications Manager

Events and Cause Related Marketing
Rob Steeger
Vice President of Events and Cause Marketing
Steve Scott
Senior Director of Corporate and Market Development
Ashton Shafto Foote
Manager of Corporate and Market Development

Carrie Tracy
Director of Event Marketing and Promotions

John Leshney
Senior Vice President of Development
Becky Bumgardner
Senior Philanthropic Gift Officer
Phil Pilewski
Senior Philanthropic Gift Officer
Mark Steudel
Director of Philanthropic Planning
Rebecca Lockhart
Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Donor Relations

Grants Administration
Carole Wegner, PhD, HCLD
Vice President of Research and Grants Administration
Michelle Denning
Grants Coordinator

Jefferson Parker
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Devin Gilreath
Director of Finance
Michaela Johnson-Tena
Database Administrator
Katie McDonald
Office Manager
Ashton Herbert
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
Sheila Parker
Administrative Assistant
Mary Umstead
Administrative Assistant