LUNGevity Foundation Expands Management Team

Susan Mantel joins LUNGevity as Vice President of Programs and Marketing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Washington, D.C. (January 3, 2012) LUNGevity Foundation is pleased to announce that Susan Mantel has joined the management team as Vice President of Programs and Marketing. In her new role, Ms. Mantel will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for all program areas. These areas include: research, support & advocacy and patient education. In addition, Ms. Mantel will oversee all marketing for the foundation, increasing awareness about lung cancer and the needs of the more than 220,000 people diagnosed with the disease in this country each year.

The position will be a part of the senior management team that drives the overall strategy for the organization and represents LUNGevity Foundation on a local, regional, and national basis. Ms. Mantel brings a wealth of experience to her new role from her prior positions as Executive Director, Uniting Against Lung Cancer; Senior Marketing Manager, Pfizer, Inc.; Account Director, Flywheel Partners; and Worldwide Health Care Practice Coordinator, The Boston Consulting Group.

“We are thrilled to have someone of Susan’s caliber join our team. Together we will be able to accelerate our growth and make a significant difference to all those affected by lung cancer,” said Andrea Stern Ferris, President and Chairman of LUNGevity

About LUNGevity Foundation

The mission of LUNGevity Foundation is to have a meaningful and immediate impact on improving lung cancer survival rates, ensure a higher quality of life for lung cancer patients, and provide a community for those impacted by lung cancer.

In order to accomplish our mission, LUNGevity funds the most promising research into the early detection and successful treatment of lung cancer. LUNGevity also supports the largest national grassroots lung cancer network, as well as the largest online support community for those affected by lung cancer.

The organization was recently awarded the coveted four-star charity ranking by Charity Navigator, American’s premier charity evaluator based on LUNGevity’s sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.

LUNGevity seeks to inspire the nation to commit to ending lung cancer. 

For more information, please visit www.lungevity.org.