ANNE MCKEOUGH JOINS SUSAN G. KOMEN® MISSOURI BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ST. LOUIS – September 30, 2019 Anne McKeough is the newest board member of the Missouri Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. Komen Missouri Executive Director Suzanne Fontaine made the announcement today.

The Board of Directors President, Jennifer Kingston stated “Anne is a senior executive, the Vice President of Sales, at Staples who is responsible for spearheading sales strategy.  Anne is a breast cancer survivor and long-time volunteer for Komen Missouri.  She was the head of the sponsorship committee for the Race for the Cure for many years and served on the Steering Committee.”

Anne is a strategic thinker with proven leadership skills and a broad cross-functional base of experience working in sales and marketing. She started her career at Mosby Publishing (now Elsevier Science) in sales and sales management where she ultimately held the role of Vice President of Marketing, leading product development, advertising, promotion and direct mail teams.

She has successfully built the industry leading promotional products sales and business development teams the past 20 years for Staples Promotional Products (“SPP”), helping to drive brand merchandising strategies for many of the world’s top 100 most valuable brands.

In addition to McKeough, several others continue their terms of service on the 2019-20 Komen Missouri Board of Directors including Jennifer Kingston (President), Renee Hall (Treasurer), Phyleccia Reed Cole, Carrie Buchanan, Trina Claggett, Johanna Cox, Tracey Guthrie, Susan Kraenzle, Kim Merriman, Kelly Murrie, Georgia Posey, and Krystal Weigl.

About Susan G. Komen® Missouri

Susan G. Komen Missouri is a local nonprofit organization on a mission to save lives by meeting the critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer. Komen Missouri is dedicated to meeting the breast health needs of the women, men and families in its 38-county Missouri/Illinois service area. Seventy-five percent of the organization’s net proceeds stays in the local community to fund breast cancer screening, breast health education and patient navigation and support services. The remaining 25 percent of net proceeds funds cutting-edge breast cancer research. For more information, visit www.komenmissouri.org or call 314-644-5400.