The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation appoints William T. Sullivan Executive Director

 
 William T. Sullivan

New York, NY, May 10, 2017 – The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) today announced it has appointed William T. Sullivan to the position of Executive Director effective immediately. An accomplished leader with a track record of dramatically improving the efficiency and fundraising of high-profile nonprofit organizations, Mr. Sullivan brings more than 30 years of experience to his new post. 

“The Board of Directors of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation and I are delighted to welcome William Sullivan to our organization as Executive Director,” said Samuel Waxman, M.D., founder and CEO of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation. “His expertise in improving organizational infrastructure and maximizing fundraising in the nonprofit sector will greatly advance our mission to fund innovative epigenetic research to eradicate cancer.” 

“I have always admired the work of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation and its excellent reputation,” said William T. Sullivan. “It will be my honor to work with Dr. Waxman, the Board, the staff, and the Foundation’s donors to further the important work of this noble organization.” 

Mr. Sullivan is a multifaceted strategic leader well regarded for his long tenures at Ronald McDonald House New York and the Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America.  He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ronald McDonald House New York for ten years during which the charity’s annual operating budget tripled to $20 million and net assets grew to $122 million. Under Mr. Sullivan’s leadership, the organization’s volunteer leadership grew from 200 to over 850 active volunteers. Prior to his time at Ronald McDonald House, he had a 20-year tenure at the Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America, rising through the ranks to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Mr. Sullivan served as Director of Campaign Fundraising for New York City mayoral candidate Paul J. Massey, Jr.