Laurie Fenton Ambrose

President & CEO, Lung Cancer Alliance
Washington, DC

Laurie is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) responsible for managing the overall mission and strategic direction of the organization. Hired as LCA’s first President in 2004, Laurie managed LCA’s relocation, restructuring and realignment from a west coast-based operation to its current headquarters in Washington, DC and oversees the implementation of LCA’s award winning patient empowerment, public health policy, research, and national awareness agenda. Laurie is LCA’s primary liaison to community and government leaders, national media, collaborating agencies, health care professionals, and other strategic alliances. Laurie was inspired to join LCA by her friend and associate Sheila Ross, a two time lung cancer survivor.