Memorial Foundation Board & Staff

Board of Directors

The Memorial Foundation is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors whose members oversee the work of the Foundation on behalf of St. Jude Medical Center.


· Mike Hernandez, Chair

· Terry Brick, Vice Chair

· Janny Meyer, Secretary

· Brian Helleland, Chief Executive, St. Jude Medical Center


· Dennis Buchanan, M.D

· Salma Bushala-Hamud

· Adrianne Geiger-DuMond, Ph.D.

· Sister Patricia Haley, CSJ

· William Lawler, M.D.

· Joseph S. Lawton, M.D.

· Donna Marino, D.O.

· James McGrade

· Jeff McHugh

· Scott Rojas

· Dorothy Lippman Salovesh

· Kathy Salter

· Susan Shaw

· Cathy Shircliff

· Stephen Straub

· Dr. Stephen Tsai

· Mike Verity

Philanthropic Support Groups

· Duncan Johnson, President, St. Jude Medical Center Guild

· William Lindstrom, Chair, St. Jude Golden Hearts Steering Committee

Memorial Foundation Staff

Susan B. Smith, Vice President of Philanthropy

Eugenia Stewart, Director of Philanthropic Initiatives

Lucy Takahashi, Director of Annual Giving

Tony Truong, Director of Gift Planning

Noreen Jung, Communications Manager

Dale Katsuyama, Finance Manager

Meghan Adamovic, Philanthropy Manager

Caryn Ainley, Executive Assistant

Frances Aquino, Foundation Accountant

Amanda Barber, Administrative Foundation Associate

Camille Brake, Donor Relations Foundation Coordinator

Rachyl Creech, Volunteer Services Foundation Coordinator

Tanya Gonzalez, Special Events Foundation Coordinator

Melissa Hardy, Major Gifts Foundation Coordinator

Rachel Laverde, Communications Foundation Coordinator

Vicky Nguyen, Lead Foundation Specialist Database

Tyson Reyes, Senior Major Gift Officer

Gian Santos, Volunteer Services Manager

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