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Lenexa, KS 66220
United States of America

Speaker: Siobhan Lesley, Executive Director for Gilda's Club Kansas City


Siobhan McLaughlin Lesley is the Executive Director for Gilda’s Club Kansas City, an
organization providing education and support to anyone with a cancer impact. Siobhan
has over two decades of experience in providing marketing communications and
development leadership to some of Kansas City’s most successful and visible marketing
communications companies, as well as civic and arts organizations.

Siobhan received her cancer support training at The Benjamin Center in Los Angeles,
the founding chapter of the Cancer Support Community and Gilda’s Clubs.
Prior to joining Gilda’s Club Kansas City, Siobhan served as vice president and director
of client services at Walz Tetrick Advertising and as President and COO at Valentine

Siobhan has served on a variety of non-profit boards in the arts and social services
sectors. Currently, The Health Care Foundation’s Community Advisory Committee,
ReDiscover, and Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey. She is also a trustee of Pembroke
Hill School.

Siobhan has her master’s degree from the University of Kansas and a bachelor’s
degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.