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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.

Taylor Montgomery – Development & Event Manager

Taylor Montgomery – Development & Event ManagerIn her role as Development and Event Manager, Taylor oversees the Foundation’s fundraising efforts including event coordination and developing sustaining partnerships. Taylor’s experience includes more than 10 years of planning, implementing and management of all aspects of events, as well as, developing relationships. Taylor earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of South Florida and her Master’s in Business Administration from Saint Leo University. As a Florida native, she enjoys being outside, traveling, theme parks, visiting venues for live music and spending time with her family.

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.

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.

Rebecca Davis, Volunteer Program Manager – North

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.

Carley Paganelli, Volunteer Program Manager – Southwest

Carley Paganelli, Volunteer Program Manager – SouthwestIn her role as FCS Foundation Volunteer Program Manager Southwest, Carley oversees volunteer recruitment, screening, placement, training, support, and recognition. Carley’s experience includes more than six years of community outreach, volunteer recruitment, event logistics and fundraising in both the nonprofit and sports industries. Carley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from the University of Central Michigan with a minor in Advertising. She is active in her local community by serving as a member of Designing Daughters of Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance. In her personal life, Carley enjoys traveling, sporting events, boating, and spending time with her husband, family and French Bulldog, Olive.

Suzanne Wall, Client Services and Event Coordinator

Suzanne Wall, Client Services and Event CoordinatorIn 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.