Susan Stern was named Vice President of the Foundation in December 2009. Ms. Stern has vast experience in fundraising, having been with the Moffitt Foundation for 12 years and holding the position of executive director for the past 10 years. She is focused on creating opportunities to support cancer research, patient care and education.
Ms. Stern will direct and manage an ongoing strategic plan for the Foundation and build consensus for fundraising goals among internal and external constituencies.
Prior to joining Moffitt, she had a long history in fundraising and philanthropic efforts. She has held fundraising and development positions with the American Red Cross, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America.
Ms. Stern graduated with a bachelor’s degree in public relations from the University of Florida, with a minor in political science. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Athena Society and National Healthcare Advisory Board for Philanthropy. Ms. Stern is on the board of the National Association of Cancer Center Development Officers and St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School, and she is a sustaining member of The Junior League of Tampa.