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Leadership Team

Judy A. Salerno, M.D., M.S. - President and Chief Executive Officer
Chandini Portteus - Chief Mission Officer
Mark E. Nadolny- Chief Financial Officer
Ellen Willmott - General Counsel
David Dawson - Vice President, Information Technology
Katie Merrell - Vice President, Human Resources
Miguel Perez - Vice President, Affiliate Network 


 

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 Judy A. Salerno, M.D., M.S. - President and Chief Executive Officer 

As the President and Chief Executive Officer of Susan G. Komen®, Dr. Salerno is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the organization and for setting Komen's strategic vision. Dr. Salerno brings extensive experience in research, public health policy and community health to the role. 

 

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Chandini Portteus   

Chandini Portteus - Chief Mission Officer
As Chief Mission Officer at Susan G. Komen, Chandini Portteus provides strategic leadership and management of Komen's key mission areas: research, community health, public policy and global programs. Her oversight includes an active research portfolio of more than $300 million in funding worldwide and community health outreach that serves millions of women and families annually through funding of education, screening, psychosocial and medical services to 2,000 Komen grantees.

 

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 Mark Nadolny 


 

Mark E. Nadolny - Chief Financial Officer
As chief financial officer for Susan G. Komen®, Mark E. Nadolny is responsible for all financial and administrative matters affecting the world's largest breast cancer organization. Since inception, Komen for the Cure has invested more than $2.2 billion, making it the world's largest source of private funds for breast cancer research and community programs involving awareness, education, screening, treatment and direct services for breast cancer.

 

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 Ellen Willmott   

Ellen Willmott - General Counsel
As general counsel and corporate secretary, Ellen Willmott is responsible for the overall legal affairs of Susan G. Komen®, including oversight of regulatory compliance and international and domestic partnerships, as well as serving as counsel to the Board of Directors.

 

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 David Dawson    David Dawson - Vice President, Information Technology
As vice president, information technology at Susan G. Komen, David Dawson leads the IT function of the world's largest breast cancer organization. Bringing his solid experience in IT leadership and notable passion for Komen for the Cure's mission to end breast cancer, Dawson ensures that the organization's IT function moves forward, strategically focused and operationally strong.

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 Katie Merrell   

Katie Merrell - Vice President, Human Resources
As vice president, human resources for Susan G. Komen®, Katie Merrell oversees the people-related programs and policies to attract, retain and develop Komen's human resources. This includes defining, organizing and directing recruitment, employee benefits, compensation, employee relations, staff development and performance management.

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 Miguel Perez    Miguel Perez - Vice President, Affiliate Network
As vice president, affiliate network, at Susan G. Komen®, Miguel Perez is responsible for all aspects of Komen's global network of Affiliates. In this role, Perez oversees all aspects of Affiliate Network leadership and support, including Affiliate operations, revenue generation and communications. He also serves as the primary liaison with the Affiliate Leadership Council, and represents the Network within Komen's Senior Leadership Team.

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