Nicholas P. Valvano

President Emeritus and former V Foundation CEO
The V Foundation for Cancer Research

Nicholas P. Valvano, Jim Valvano’s brother, served as Chief Executive Officer of the V Foundation for 13 years (1999-2012) and has been a member of the Board of Directors since its inception.

Valvano brought years of senior management and sales experience to the V Foundation due to his work with Xerox, Wang and Olivetti. He began his professional career in education, teaching and coaching high school basketball. Under his leadership, the V Foundation established relationships with several cancer centers nationwide and awarded more than $100 million in grants across 38 states.