Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure announces promotion of Paradise Valley resident

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, has appointed Paradise Valley resident Kathleen Norton as its new vice president of strategic partnerships.

Kathleen Norton

Kathleen Norton

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure is a nonprofit organization dedicated to brain tumor research in the U.S. Ms. Norton brings a wealth of major and corporate gift development experience, according to a press release. During her career, she has raised millions of dollars for high-profile cultural, academic and scientific institutions in the state of Arizona.

ABC2’s Chief Executive Officer, Max Wallace said the appointment of a VP of Strategic Partnerships reflected the investment the venture philanthropy is making to ramp up major gifts and strategic partnerships to support its new personalized medicine project, according to a press release.

“We’re thrilled to have someone of Kathleen’s caliber spearheading our development efforts,” Mr. Wallace stated in the release. “We’re creating a first-of-its-kind molecular profiling project for brain cancer patients that requires significant support from committed investors.  Kathleen is central to our strategy to deliver this.”

Ms. Norton has a M.Ed. from the State University of New York and a B.S. Ed. from Kent State University, according to the release.

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