NCCN Foundation Board & Leadership

NCCN Foundation Senior Management

Patrick Delaney, Executive Director,

Pat DelaneyPatrick Delaney is the Executive Director of the NCCN Foundation and is responsible for leading the NCCN Foundation Team in raising funds to support the NCCN Guidelines for Patients®, Young Investigator Awards, and General Mission Support priorities of the Foundation. Pat joined the NCCN team in 2021 and brings over 30 years of experience in management, strategic planning, sales, change management, government relations, fundraising and constituent care. Prior to joining NCCN, Pat served as Executive Director of the Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of JDFR, Executive Director of the Delmarva Chapter of the American Red Cross, and Regional Vice President of the American Cancer Society.

Foundation Board of Directors

  • Gena Cook / Chair
    Kaliper Health

  • Heather J. hkopecky, PhD, MBA / Vice-Chair
    Korn Ferry International

  • Patrick J. O'Brien, MBA / Treasurer
    Fox Chase Cancer Center

  • Angelique L. Richard, PhD, RN / Secretary
    Rush University Medical Center

  • Al B. Benson III, MD, FACCC, FACP, FASCO
    Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

  • Patrick Delaney
    NCCN Foundation

  • Crystal S. Denlinger, MD
    National Comprehensive Cancer Network

  • Denise Portner
    SteegeThomson Communications

  • Christopher Price
    Epilog Partners, LP

  • Marc Samuels, JD, MPH

  • Susan Stein, MPH
    SCS Health Solutions

  • Tamar Thompson
    Alexion AstraZeneca Rare Disease