Our Team

President & CEO

Courtney Davies


Finance & Operations

Geoff StillChief Financial & Operating Officer

Tammy Bates Director of Operations

Teneice Permission Director of Human Resources

Justin Casey Budget Manager/Financial Analyst


Marketing & Mission Experience

Ian Joyce – Chief Marketing & Mission Experience Officer

Amanda Hicken Director of Brand Strategy & Integrated Marketing

Emily Clark Director of Digital Fundraising & Engagement

Heather Held Director of Family Support

Michael Henry Director of Advocacy



Amy Weinstein Director of Research Investments


Philanthropy & Fundraising

Bob McNamara Director of Ride for Kids

David Mays Director of Vs. Cancer

Kimberly Roy-Canning Director of Donor Relations

Board of Directors


Executive Committee

  • Andrew “AJ” Janower, Chair*
  • Kristin Young, Vice Chair*
  • Courtney Davies, President*
  • Anne Sutton, Secretary*
  • Jeff Gelfand, Treasurer*
  • John Ragnoni, At-Large
  • Larry Little, At-Large

*Officers of the Board


Chuck Boderman – American Honda
Torrance, CA

Jeff Gelfand – Centerbridge Partners, L.P.
New York, NY

Andrew “AJ” Janower – Charlesbank Capital Partners
Boston, MA

Peter Krause – Marsh McLennan Agency (MMA)
Atlanta, GA

Larry Little – Retired
Irvine, CA

Karl Mueller – Retired
Chicago, IL

Ken Murphy – Comoto Family of Brands
Philadelphia, PA

John Ragnoni – Fidelity Investments
Boston, MA

Anne Sutton – Duke University | Duke University Health System, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Bryan Waddell – Hot Pockets, Nestlé USA
Cleveland, OH

Kristin Young – Kristin M. Young Photography
Charlotte, NC
Vice Chair

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Special Ambassador

Bryant Young – Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2022
Charlotte, NC