Staff

Amy brings more than two decades of experience in for-profit and nonprofit business management and ownership. In December 2017, she joined The Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education as its Executive Director. She directs its growth in revenue, outreach, partnership and programs.


As an independent business management consultant, Executive Director and business owner, Amy’s career has...

Denise has over 30 years of varying experience in and out of the healthcare arena.  In August 2009 she joined The Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education as one of its first employees.  She has grown with the organization and now oversees the operational movement of programs, efficiency and effectiveness within the organization, as well as the daily processes and functions.  


Denise came...

Janine taught school from 1991 to 2012. She was a special education instructor, advisor and life coach at The Horizons School for young adults in Birmingham, AL for 12 years. Janine also taught as the assistant teacher in Group 5 (4th/5th grade) at the Westland School in Los Angeles, CA. Janine earned a Master of Education and state teacher certification from the University of California in Los...

A native of Chicago, Jim Celebucki holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a law degree from the University of Illinois-Urbana. He practiced law for 31 years, much of that time providing advice and representation to college students at the University of Illinois-Chicago. He first came to GRACE when his wife Liz was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer in July, 2008. As many continue to...

Maria is a native of Virginia and is a small-town girl at heart. After pursuing a degree in history, Maria was a teacher for several years before deciding her passion lay in nonprofit work. She also is an experienced actress with several voiceover and screen credits. In her spare time, Maria can be found doing various outdoor activities with her family, including fishing and kayaking.


Maria is...

Alexandra was born in El Salvador and has always had a very strong desire to do something that allows her to help others. She has worked in Digital Marketing since 2015, gaining experience working with different clients throughout Central America and the US.


She has been involved with cancer very closely in her family and knows that there’s never enough we can do to help cancer patients and...

Board Members

James has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry with a unique perspective in R&D, business development and patient access.  James currently leads operations in the Specialty Division at McKesson Canada. James oversees project management, change management, systems and operations processes and lean initiatives. James also has deep knowledge of patient access, market...

David Gray has been involved in clinical drug development in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries for over twenty-five years including leadership positions in clinical operations and biostatistics. He feels fortunate to have participated in the development and approval of life-changing therapies including an aerosol antibiotic for cystic fibrosis and a targeted antibody drug conjugate...