Laura Allen “Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas”(July 29)
July 29 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Laura Allen, Executive Director Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas
Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas
Laura Allen serves as Executive Director of the Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas, a nonprofit that serves children who are battling cancer and their families throughout both North and South Carolinas. She brought nearly 30 years of corporate and non-profit executive experience, along with knowledge gained from numerous nonprofit volunteer leadership roles, to CCP when she joined the team in 2014.
Laura attended Dean College and Boston University before jumping into information technology and international sales. She has served in fundraising executive roles with Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Centerstone Mental Health of Tennessee and the American Red Cross. She is a graduate of Leadership Spartanburg & Spartanburg Regional Fellows Program. Laura is married, has 3 grown children and a grandson 18 months old and has made her home in Spartanburg since 2014. She is immediate Past President of Spartanburg Philharmonic Board, Current Lt. Governor of SC Optimists District 22, and is a founding member of the Childhood Cancer Optimist Club. Additionally she is on the Boards of the Girl Scouts Mountains to Midlands, Junior League of Spartanburg, and advisory board of Women United. She is a member of Downtown Rotary Club of Spartanburg. Besides her dedication to children battling cancer and her various community involvements she finds time for her two precious rescue pups Oscar & Felix, plays tennis, loves to bicycle ride, cook, read and needlepoint.