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Blythe Moran joins American Cancer Society as Executive Director

December 7, 2017
The American Cancer Society today announced the appointment of Blythe Moran of Bloomfield Hills as Executive Director in Michigan.

As lead executive in the state, Blythe’s goal is to build relationships and partnerships across Michigan in support of the Society’s mission to save lives from cancer.  Alongside a statewide team of staff and volunteers, Blythe leads fundraising, mission and advocacy initiatives and engages local communities across the state. She also is in the process of building a new, volunteer leadership board in the state to help implement and drive regional strategic growth initiatives.

To the newly created American Cancer Society position, Blythe brings more than 30 years of community development, volunteer management, event and fundraising experience. Early in her career, she worked in public health for metro Detroit-area health departments and hospitals in a variety of capacities. Most recently, Blythe served as head of advancement for Eton Academy, based in Birmingham, Mich. In her time there, she led the school’s advancement department, including community development, enrollment and all fundraising efforts.

Blythe received her Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University in public health education. She resides in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. with her husband.

About the American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of nearly 2 million volunteers dedicated to saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer. From breakthrough research, to free lodging near treatment, a 24/7/365 live helpline, free rides to treatment, and convening powerful activists to create awareness and impact, the Society is the only organization attacking cancer from every angle. For more information go to