Board of Directors
SUPPORTING PATIENTS.FUNDING CARE.PROVIDING HOPE.
Scott J. Clifford, Board Chair
Tom Jacob, Vice Chair
Commercial Real Estate Investor
Thanda Fields Brassard
Cynthia Levine Kropp
Ronald Lanoue, Treasurer
Jeff Popkin, Founder
Jeannie Shanahan is a risk expert with extensive experience in credit, enterprise risk management, governance, and crisis and business continuity planning. A finance professional by training, Jeannie served as Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, Chief Governance Officer, and Credit Risk Director at some of the country’s largest institutions, including State Street Global advisors, Omgeo LLC, Fidelity Investments, and Northern Trust. She is passionate about leading cultural and organizational transformation and mentoring younger executives. Jeannie received an MBA from Boston College and a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Simmons College in Boston. She joined Ellie Fund’s board after witnessing three of her family members struggled with breast cancer. Jeannie’s risk management and crisis management expertise are important as the advisor to the Ellie Fund Board on strategy matters.
Amy Comander, MD
Hematologist-Oncologist, Mass General Hospital Cancer Center at Newton-Wellesley and Waltham
Dr. Amy Comander is a hematologist-oncologist who specializes in the care of women with breast cancer. She received her undergraduate degree and a master’s degree in Biology at Harvard University. She received her medical degree at Yale University School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency training and Hematology-Oncology fellowship training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Her interests include finding new treatments for breast cancer and helping her patients achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle after a breast cancer diagnosis.
Dr. Elsie Levin