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Foundation Staff

Lynn Rasys – Executive Director

Lynn Rasys – Executive DirectorIn her role as Executive Director, Lynn oversees all aspects of the FCS Foundation, including strategic planning, financial oversight, staff management, program development and execution of the Foundation’s mission, vision, and goals. Previously, Lynn was the FCS Foundation Volunteer Program Manager responsible for recruiting, training and scheduling volunteers at facilities currently participating in the FCS Volunteer Patient Support Program, as well as developing and identifying additional Florida Cancer Specialists’ facility opportunities throughout the state. A graduate of Salter College in Worcester, MA, Lynn has more than 30 years’ experience in corporate and nonprofit management. Before joining the Foundation, she was Director of Communications and Development at Cat Depot, a nonprofit cat rescue and adoption center, and responsible for media, public relations, advertising, fundraising, donor development and human resources. Previously, Lynn was the Executive Director for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Florida Suncoast Chapter, where she was responsible for the overall operation of the six-county affiliate. In her leisure time, Lynn enjoys reading, the Florida beaches, and spending time with her family and rescue cats.

Rebecca Davis, Assistant Director/Senior Volunteer Program Manager

Rebecca DavisIn her role as FCS Foundation Volunteer Program Manager Northwest, Rebecca oversees volunteer recruitment, screening, placement, training, support and recognition. Rebecca’s experience includes more than 15 years of non-profit management, volunteer recruitment, program implementation and strategic planning. Rebecca earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Florida and a Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Management from the University of Tampa. In her personal time, Rebecca is an active member in her community and enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

Marisa Berk, Volunteer Program Manager East/Central

Marisa BerkIn her role as FCS Foundation Volunteer Program Manager East/Central, Marisa oversees volunteer recruitment, screening, placement, training, support and recognition.  Marisa’s experience includes managing volunteers at large events ranging from 50 – 50,000 participants. She is excited to turn her focus to the non-profit sector, especially for a mission close to her heart. Marisa earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Sport and Event Management, as well as a Master’s degree, from The George Washington University.  In her personal life, Marisa enjoys being active in the local community, dog-sitting, and traveling with her husband.

Andrea Cirabisi, Client Services Manager

Andrea CirabisiIn her role as Client Services Manager, Andrea oversees Foundation staff and volunteers who process financial aid grant applications. Andrea, a native New Yorker, is a veteran association manager who draws on the skills she developed in the nonprofit and business sectors. She spent several years in financial services as a mortgage loan officer, company owner/registered mortgage broker, before joining her first professional trade association, the Empire State Association of Assisted Living, working with assisted living operators, members and the Department of Health. Andrea served as the executive director of Friends of Camp Little Notch, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. In that role she managed operations, facilities management, grew community partnerships and secured new funding sources. Andrea holds a bachelor’s degree in rhetoric and communication from the University at Albany. Andrea and her family are avid outdoor enthusiasts who spend their time near the water in Florida and Adirondacks of New York.

Kristie Teal, Development and Event Manager

Kristie Teal In her role as Development and Event Manager, Kristie manages the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation’s events statewide. Kristie also manages donor relations, grants and third-party fundraising events. Kristie graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara, but made Tallahassee her home with her family in 2005. Kristie’s career has been focused in non-profit leadership and fundraising having worked for Big Brothers Big Sisters, the American Cancer Society and Southern Scholarship Foundation. In her free time Kristie enjoys giving back to her community in various volunteer roles with the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Club 25, Kiwanis and Camp Kesem. She also enjoys having regular adventures with her husband and two amazing children.

Kristin Caulley, Client Services Coordinator

Kristin Caulley

Kristin oversees the on-site volunteers, reviews and evaluates patient applications for financial assistance and coordinates monthly grant payments. She attended George Mason University, where she completed a bachelor’s degree in Community Health and Nutrition, and later earned her Master of  Public Health from Loma Linda University in California.  Prior to joining the FCS Foundation, Kristin worked for seven years as a Program Analyst for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, served as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Cambodia from 2018-2020 and, most recently, worked at the Florida Department of Health in Manatee County. Kristin takes pride in giving back to her local community by volunteering weekly. She maintains an active lifestyle and enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family.

Brian Garnant, Program Management and Event Coordinator

Brian Garnant

In his role as Program Management and Event Coordinator, Brian assists with FCS Foundation marketing requests, scheduling projects and ensuring deadlines are met. Brian also works closely with the Development and Event Manager regarding logistics for all scheduled FCS Foundation events and daily office duties of managing all FCS Foundation donations. Brian is a native of Peoria, Illinois and served for 14 years as Special Event Manager of Five Points Washington, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in Washington, Illinois overseeing 200+ events per year. Brian earned a Bachelor of Business degree from Western Illinois University. In his personal life, Brian enjoys being active in the community, golfing and spending time with his family at the beach.

Suzanne Wall, Client Services and Event Coordinator

In her role as Client Services and Event Coordinator, Suzanne works with cancer patients and their families throughout the grant application process and assists with fundraising efforts including event coordination. Suzanne earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health from the University of South Florida and has over 5 years’ experience working in the healthcare and oncology field. In her personal life, Suzanne enjoys being outside spending time with her family.

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