Rye, New Hampshire: Tom Sherman, M.D. Chairman of LessCancer.org (Next Generation Choices Foundation 2004 ), has announced that Lawrence P. Fisher II of Chevy Chase, Md., Natalia (Ali) Pejacsevich of Middleburg, Va, and David MacDonald of Bluemont, Va were elected to the Board of Directors this week.
“We are thrilled and honored to have these three very talented individuals on our board,” says Sherman. ‘Larry, Ali, and David will add much to the leadership that Less Cancer provides.
Larry Fisher is President, Family Wealth Services for Chevy Chase Trust and is responsible for providing comprehensive wealth planning advice and overseeing services to families, individuals, foundations, and endowments. Larry is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma. He is currently a member of the Suburban Hospital Foundation Board. Larry is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Council of the United States, Teach for America – D.C. Region and Junior Achievement of the National Capital Area. He is also a former Treasurer and Executive Committee member of the Board of The National Symphony Orchestra at the John F. Kennedy Center. He is the former Chair of the Board of Directors of the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC). From 1995 to 2009, he was a member of the Board of Visitors at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
Natalia (Ali) Pejacsevich graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in English Literature. Following graduation, she lived between Kingston, Jamaica and Washington, DC curating for the Museum of the Americas at the Organization of American States. She then moved to Paris where she pursued her post graduate work at the Sorbonne. Moving from Paris to London, she began working in Film and TV Production for a UK based production company that was ultimately acquired by BBC Worldwide. Ali now resides in Middleburg, Virginia with her husband, three children, two dogs and various farm animals! She is passionate about bringing knowledge regarding cancer prevention and awareness to the general public.
David MacDonald is an advisor for the Trout Group. David has worked with Trout since 2004 and brought over 14 years of experience in healthcare banking, operations and consulting to Trout Capital. David has advised companies at all stages from start-up companies to large, public pharmaceutical companies and has executed transactions in hedge/venture fund placement, private company finance, and business development. David began his career as the CFO of Aptagen, Inc, a DNA and protein science company in Northern Virginia. He holds a BA in Economics and Philosophy from Skidmore College and an MPhil and Ph.D. from Cambridge University in Economic Theory.
Less Cancer is dedicated to the prevention of cancer by raising awareness, educating, and developing strategies, policies, and best practices to reduce cancer risk.
The Next Generation Board of Directors also includes: Thomas M. Sherman, MD, Chairman; Bill Couzens, Founder and President; Greg Lam, Vice President, Secretary ; KC Graham, Treasurer; Veronique Pittman; Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D., Stormy Stokes Hood; Miles O’Brien; John M. Couzens; and Maryann Donovan, PhD, MPH.