Speakers: Antonio Cozzio, Susan Thornton
Susan Thornton serves as the CEO of the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation, a worldwide nonprofit that empowers, educates and supports people diagnosed with this rare cancer. In addition, she serves as Board Chair for the Lymphoma Coalition and has held leadership positions as Vice Chair of the International Alliance of Dermatology Patient Organizations (IADPO) and Vice Chair of the Coalition of Skin Diseases. She also served on the planning committee that hosted the first International Dermatology Patient Organization Conference held in Vancouver, BC and was a founding member of IADPO.
Prior to joining the CLF in a professional capacity, Susan served on the Board of Directors and provided consulting services to the Foundation. Her professional career before coming into the nonprofit sector, was in healthcare technology where she spent over 25 years in various consulting, marketing and sales positions.
Susan holds a business degree from The University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and completed the Non-Profit Certification Program at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to her CLF Board service, she served on the boards of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter, Tristate Multisport Association and the Sierra Club, Philadelphia Chapter. A native of Philadelphia, Susan has completed 17 triathlons, including a 1/2 Ironman in 2004, raising money for cancer research.