Our Team

Board of Directors

Co-founder of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

Stacey is a Co-Founder of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure.  When her husband Dan was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2001, family and friends gathered to form ABC2 to fill the desperate need for new... more

Co-founder and Chair of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure Board of Directors; Chairman and CEO of Revolution LLC

Steve Case is one of America’s best-known and most accomplished entrepreneurs and philanthropists, and a pioneer in making the Internet part of everyday life. As chairman and CEO of... more

Co-founder of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure; CEO of the Case Foundation

Jean Case is an actively engaged philanthropist, investor and a pioneer in the world of interactive technologies. Her career in the private sector spanned nearly two decades before she and her... more

Chair and CEO of PathNorth

The career trajectory of Doug Holladay has been unique and varied with its blend of public service, finance and business, non-profit work, and more recently, teaching and... more

Managing Director of DBL Investors

Nancy is a Managing Partner of DBL Investors. She currently sponsors or sits on the board of directors of a number of private companies, including Primus Power, SolarCity, Solaria, Brightsource... more

Founder of Hawaii BioEnergy LLC

David has been an active investor and executive in the publishing, communications, software, online services and resort development industries.  Most recently David has focused on renewable energy... more

General Counsel of Evolent Health

Jonathan is General Counsel for Evolent Health, a private, high-growth company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.  Prior to Evolent Health, he was vice president and deputy general counsel for... more

Ford Land Company

Owner of Ford Land Company, a private real estate firm located in Menlo Park, California that develops, manages and invests in a portfolio of commercial office properties. Since 1994, Mr. Wimmer... more

Science Advisors

Associate Director of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Baldwin is Kenan Distinguished Professor and Associate Director of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.  His research focuses on... more

Director, Center for Drug Discovery and Associate Professor of Neurobiology at Duke University Medical Center

Director of the Center for Drug Discovery and Associate Professor of Neurobiology at Duke University Medical Center, Don has been engaged in basic science and drug discovery research for... more

Joseph J. Bagnor/Shands Professor of Medical Research, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida College of Medicine

Dr. Steindler is the Joseph J. Bagnor/Shands Professor of Medical Research in the Deparment of Neurosurgery of the University of Florida College of Medicine.  Previously, he was the executive... more

Staff

Chief Executive Officer

Max has served as Chief Executive Officer of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure since August, 2008.  With his entrepreneurial biotechnology business background, Max is uniquely qualified to lead... more

VIce President, Strategy and Research

David has served as Vice President of Strategy and Research at Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure since 2008.  With his corporate, government and non-profit management background, David is keenly adept... more

Vice President for Strategic Partnerships

When Mark reached out to Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure in the summer of 2011 he was still in the hospital after having been diagnosed with stage III brain cancer (mixed glioma). “I love people, I... more

Director of Events

Deana’s commitment to the brain tumor community began in 2009 when she joined David Cook’s Team for a Cure for the Race for Hope in DC.  After managing the team for the first year she became the... more

Director of West Coast Operations

Steph is ABC2's newest employee. Joining the team in January 2014 as the Director, West Coast Operations, Steph is based out of San Diego, CA. She is charged with continuing the success of Over... more

Project Manager

Cristina joined the Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure team in 2011, after having completed her undergraduate studies in International Studies and French at Washington University in St. Louis.  Not many... more

Communications and Partnerships

Nike is co-founder of the Race for Hope DC – the world’s largest brain tumor community event that has raised over $20 million since 1998.  She lost her 31 year-old sister Dana to brain cancer in... more

Fall Associate, Research and Communications

Sierra is a co-founder of the Pink Polka Dots Guild, which raises money for pediatric brain cancer research. Founded in 2006 in memory of the late Sydney Coxon, the guild has raised over $600,000... more

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