Meet 24 Foundation staff. Our success in raising more funds for cancer navigation and survivorship programs and hosting premier cycling and walking events is largely in part due to our team of 8 dedicated individuals who are passionate about changing the course of cancer. Learn more about them below.
Name: Mallory Walsh
Title: Executive Director
Favorite part about working for 24 Foundation: The people! I have never meet a group of individuals [our donors, staff and Board] so passionate about advancing a mission to aid such a deserving group [cancer survivors]. Together, we are changing the course of cancer for my Mom, your loved ones and our community!
Favorite quote: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead
Favorite Past time: I love spending time with my husband, Brian, doing anything competitive – playing cards, corn hole [we call it Bags in the Midwest!], hiking or enjoying a cold one in the NC sunshine.
Name: Brittany Wilson
Title: Director of Fundraising and Recruitment
Favorite part about working for 24 Foundation: The community. Not a day goes by that I don’t build a relationship with a donor, rider or community member who is committed to putting cancer in its place. It’s the greatest thing to see a group of people band together in the fight against cancer.
Favorite quote: “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs
Favorite Past time : Shopping, traveling and calligraphy
Name: Lisa Dale
Title: Fundraising & Recruitment Coordinator, Charlotte
Favorite part about working for 24 Foundation: I have found my passion with purpose with the 24 Foundation. It is wonderful to thread my love for cycling through an organization that genuinely connects to our community and IS making an immediate and positive impact in the lives of those fighting cancer. And of course, I favor my 2017 Inaugural Street Team!
Favorite quote: “If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Favorite Past time: cycling, running, engaging with family & friends, but my favorite is being MOM.
Name: Nanci Bonfield
Title: Recruitment and Fundraising Coordinator, Indianapolis
Favorite part about working for 24 Foundation: Working with amazing teams to continue our mission through fundraising.
Favorite quote: “The moments may not last long…But the memories last forever!”
Favorite Past time: I love my family time with my hubby, Mike and my3 kids (Drew, Katie and Dylan). I love to work out, love walking my dog, Maggie.
Name: Heather Sackett
Title: Marketing & Communications Director
Favorite part about working for 24 Foundation: I love talking to participants, survivors and caregivers who so generously share their stories of triumph and remembrance. Their stories inspire and others to have passion behind our cause to change the course of cancer.
Favorite quote: “Never let a day pass without looking for the good, feeling the good within you, praising, appreciating, blessing and being grateful.”
Favorite Past time: Swimming, traveling, spending time with my nephew and my puppy Tater Tot.
Name: Mollie Clark Norris
Title: Development Director
Favorite part about working for 24 Foundation: I know that we, the 24 Foundation Team, are making an impact on those fighting and surviving cancer. I get to see the impact our efforts have on individuals, and their families, every single day, and nothing in my life has been more motivating or rewarding.
Favorite quote: “Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the romance of the unusual.” –Ernest Hemingway
Favorite Past time: I love going to the mountains, cooking, eating delicious food, exploring, and trying to convince my husband that we need another puppy.
Name: Bob Zoeller
Favorite part about working for 24 Foundation: I love having the opportunity to be of service and giving my time to support folks that are passionate about the cause we all represent! I am here for the Mission not the job!
Favorite quote: I hang a new quote in my office each month – this month is – “Not all of us can do great things But all of us can do small things with great love.” – Mother Theresa
Favorite Past time: Hiking/walking in the woods and traveling with my best friend, my wife Joyce.
Name: Carrie Futral
Title: Office Manager
Favorite part about working for 24 Foundation: The camaraderie and collaboration among our staff and board members to achieve our goals of supporting cancer survivorship and navigation.
Favorite quote: “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”
Favorite Past time: Traveling, reading, cooking, gardening and college basketball (especially Purdue University!)