24 Foundation announced today its new regional directors in Charlotte, Indianapolis and Baltimore, as well as its Class of 2018 Board Members. The three new regional directors will oversee recruiting, retaining and stewarding key stakeholders in their respective areas.

In Charlotte, Lisa Dale has been promoted to Regional Director – Carolinas. A member of the 24 Foundation fundraising and recruitment team since 2016, Dale has more than 30 years of sales and promotional experience. Previously, she was a corporate branding consultant with HALO Branded Solutions, and a client relations manager and an IT selection and implementation specialist for Jordan Graphics. She received an Associates of Science Degree in Business Management and graduated from the Gardner Webb Advanced Degree program facilitated through Gaston College.

Nanci Bonfield

Also with the 24 Foundation fundraising and recruitment team since 2016, Nanci Bonfield has been promoted to the Regional Director – Indiana. Previously, Bonfield was senior coordinator field development for Autism Speaks and also served as a recreational therapist in physical rehabilitation. A graduate of Southwest Missouri State University, Bonfield earned a Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Leisure Studies with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation.

New to 24 Foundation, Sue Taylor has joined the organization as Regional Director – Maryland. The life-long Marylander brings more than 20 years fundraising and corporate community engagement to her role. Her previous work experience includes fund development, corporate sponsorships, special events, expense management and partnership development. Taylor most recently served as development manager of Boys Hope Girls Hope of Baltimore. She graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Sue Taylor

“This is an exciting time as we continue to grow our staff and presence in the Carolinas, Indiana and Maryland,” said Mallory Walsh, executive director of 24 Foundation. “It is an honor to welcome our new regional director positions, our new board chair and current slate of board members. This tremendous and talented group of individuals is committed to and will play a key role in impacting the lives of those affected by cancer.”

2018 24 Foundation Board of Directors

Rasmus Pedersen
Senior Vice President/Service Delivery at Bank of America
24 Foundation, Chair

Katy Ryan
Vice President, Alexander Children’s Foundation
24 Foundation, Vice Chair

Chad Frk
Director, Kingfisher Capital
24 Foundation, Treasure 

Kevin Bartlett
Account Executive, Dell EMC 

Gary Parker
Managing Director, GreerWalker Corporate Finance LLC

Bob Woods
Quantitative Analytics Consultant, Wells Fargo

Lexee Zutz
Sr. Project Manager at Cushman & Wakefield

“I’m excited to step into the Board Chair role for 24 Foundation,” said Pedersen. “During my time in this role I’m committed to building on the strong foundation formed since Spencer’s [Lueders] first ride in 2001, with a primary focus of simplifying our strategy and reaching a point where 100% of peer-to-peer fundraising is making an immediate impact in the form of grants to our beneficiaries.”