MaryLisabeth Rich was appointed President of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer in January 2020.

Prior to joining the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, MaryLisabeth served as Senior Vice President Development for the American Cancer Society Global Headquarters in Atlanta.  She earned recognition as a public health thought leader during two stints of almost 15 years with the ACS and ACS Foundation. MaryLisabeth has been a catalyst for building relationships across all sectors, forging strategic partnerships, mustering resources and advancing investments across the organization’s portfolio of research, prevention, treatment, innovation, venture and advocacy.

She has also had private sector experience, serving as Executive Director of the Semiconductor Research Corporation and SRC Education Alliance in Research Triangle Park, NC.  During her productive career MaryLisabeth has also led development and comprehensive campaign work for Florida State University, High Point University and North Carolina State University.

A graduate of NC State in Communications, MaryLisabeth lives with her family in Cary.