AACR Welcomes New Members to Foundation Board of Trustees

The AACR Foundation is excited to welcome three members to its Board of Trustees:

  • Lauretta Chrys is the Executive Vice President and Head of Enterprise Transformation at Citizens Bank, a Fortune 500 company. Lauretta is leading a business operating model transformation across the enterprise. She is also a member of the Citizens Executive Leadership Group. Her financial services industry leadership of more than 30 years has spanned multiple businesses (consumer banking, commercial and business banking, wealth management) with focus in strategic development, line leadership, business operations, and business unit startups and turnarounds. Lauretta also serves as trustee of Double H Ranch, where children with life-threatening illnesses experience the magic of camp for free; and Clarkson University, a nationally ranked research university with scholarship in engineering, business, science, health and liberal arts. Lauretta is a cancer survivor.
  • Colonel Gary Steele is a retired U.S. Army officer and has both prostate cancer and multiple myeloma. He has over 40 years of human resources and organizational leadership experience in domestic and international environments. Colonel Steele has done motivational public speaking on leadership and team building, and he is an advocate for better communication and messaging regarding cancer across all demographics.
  • Tonya Hallett is a human capital professional with more than 25 years of broad-ranging experience in Human Resources. Tonya is currently Vice President, People Experience and Technology (PXT) at Amazon, where she leads the PXT teams for WW Consumer Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), Global Delivery Services, Global Specialty Fulfillment, and Physical Stores. She enjoys supporting initiatives for enhancing educational opportunities for at risk youth, the arts, and cancer research.
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