Director of Advocacy
Molly McDonnell joined Fight Colorectal Cancer in October of 2019 as the Director of Advocacy. Prior to coming on board full time, Molly was a Principal at the government relations firm, Winning Strategies Washington, where she worked with clients from across the healthcare sector, including Fight CRC, to creatively tackle their most pressing policy and advocacy challenges. Having lost her great aunt to colorectal cancer, Fight CRC’s mission has always been close to her heart.
Molly spent five and a half years working on Capitol Hill for Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey. She served as Congressman Lance’s Senior Health Policy Advisor working on issues related to medical research, public health, drug development, and health coverage. Molly also supported the Congressman’s work with the Deadliest Cancers Caucus, helping to educate, advocate, and develop public policy to improve the lives of patients suffering from cancer.
Molly currently lives in Washington, D.C.