Lynn Rasys – Executive Director
In her role as Executive Director, Lynn oversees all aspects of the FCS Foundation, including strategic planning, financial oversight, staff management, program development and execution of the Foundation’s mission, vision and goals. Previously, Lynn was the FCS Foundation Volunteer Program Manager responsible for recruiting, training and scheduling volunteers at facilities currently participating in the FCS Volunteer Patient Support Program, as well as developing and identifying additional Florida Cancer Specialists’ facility opportunities throughout the state. Also, she coordinated the volunteers at the Foundation office in Sarasota and at Foundation events. A graduate of Salter College in Worcester, MA, Lynn has more than 25 years’ experience in corporate and nonprofit management. Before joining the Foundation, she was Director of Communications and Development at Cat Depot, and responsible for media, public relations, advertising, fundraising, donor development and human resources. Previously, Lynn was the Executive Director for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Florida Suncoast Chapter, where she was responsible for the overall operation of the six-county affiliate. In her leisure time, Lynn enjoys reading, the Florida beaches, and spending time with her family and four rescue cats. Both Lynn and her husband are from Massachusetts and enjoy vacationing in Maine.
Terri Gagliardi – Development & Event Manager
Our Client Services Department is involved in all aspects of the patient application process – from awarding funding to qualified patients, providing oversight and guidance to the office volunteers and maintaining ongoing financial statistics for patient grants. Client Services develops and maintains solid working relationships between the Foundation and all FCS clinics, with a specific focus on Financial Counselors in each clinic, who act as patient advocates and are a great resource for the Foundation.