July 27, 2017

Scott Santarella

scott santarella
July 27, 2017

Scott Santarella

Scott assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of Global Lyme Alliance in May 2016. As CEO, he heads the leading private nonprofit dedicated to Lyme and tick-borne research and education. Scott directs overall strategy, operations, and fundraising to increase awareness and hasten advances in diagnostics and treatments with the ultimate goal of finding a cure for Lyme and tick-borne diseases.

He brings nearly 30 years of experience as a senior executive with proven track record in strategic planning, innovative marketing and raising public awareness for neglected, underfunded or stigmatized diseases.

Prior to joining GLA, Scott was President and CEO of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung
Cancer Foundation (ALCF) in San Francisco, where he successfully grew the organization from a regional lung cancer research and patient services organization to a globally recognized leader in the lung cancer community as well as the broader oncology research and patient-survivor industry.

Previous to ALCF, he was President and CEO of the American Lung Association of New York (ALANY) and former Executive Director and COO of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. He received his Executive Leadership Certification from Harvard Business School in 2006.

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