Staff

Suzanne Stone
Executive Director
512-473-0900 ext. 873
sstone@komengreatercetx.org

A proven leader in building long term community partnership opportunities, Suzanne Stone brings innovative ideas to support Komen Greater CETX’s mission in fighting breast cancer. Stone has gained experience in outreach and education, volunteer programs, donor development and fundraising over her professional career. Stone earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Radio, Television and Film from Texas Christian University and is certified in non-profit management. During her free time, she enjoys going to the beach to catch waves on her surfboard, paddle boarding and watching baseball games.

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Jeannine O’Deens
VP Operations & Walk Director
512-473-0900 ext. 872
jodeens@komengreatercetx.orgPassionate about empowering women and providing education and resources to individuals most vulnerable in our community, Jeannine joined Susan G. Komen® Greater CETX in 2010, bringing her experience in sales, customer service, accounting and program development in the Operations role. As VP Operations and Race Director, she focuses on stewarding financial, operational and human resources for maximum impact and building relationships and processes to move the mission forward right here in ATX. Like so many, she has lost friends to breast cancer and seen countless lives and families forever changed. A mom of three, she is a long-time volunteer herself, working with local schools and several community organizations. A Midwest native, Jeannine enjoys all things Austin and Hill Country, improv, hiking, dancing, and yoga.

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Eliza May
Vice President of Mission Services and Community Outreach
512-473-0900 ext. 884
emay@komengreatercetx.orgAs Director of Mission Services at Komen Greater CETX, Eliza May directs and oversees all mission related programs focused on breast cancer such as Grants Management, Education and Outreach, Advocacy, and Research for the region. Eliza has been a part of the Komen Greater CETX team for 5 years and in this time she’s discovered there is nothing more gratifying than learning from a referral that has made a life or death difference in a person’s life because of what she does on a daily basis. As busy as Eliza is caring for the Austin community; she still finds time to take care of herself by gardening, hiking, and traveling. Her goal is to visit all corners of the world and then some.

Brittney Franks
Executive Business Administrator
512-473-0900 ext. 871
bfranks@komengreatercetx.org

Susan G. Komen® Greater CETS’s Executive Business Administrator, Brittney Franks, is in charge of ensuring the smooth operation of the office and administrative functions. Her excellent interpersonal skills and dependability are valuable assets to the Komen Greater CETX team. Brittney’s 6 years of experience with the nonprofit organization have encouraged her to educate others on the severity of breast cancer and where survivors can go to seek help. She believes there are too many people in the community that need assistance and do not know that Komen Greater CETX is there for them. Brittney’s culinary background keeps her busy in her spare time, as she enjoys trying new recipes she finds on Pinterest. She also enjoys coloring with her young niece and nephew, scrapbooking, and traveling whenever possible.

Kelly Newberg
Senior Development Director
512-473-0900 x 874
knewberg@komengreatercetx.org

Kelly Newberg joined Komen as Development Director in May 2017. She serves as the liaison between Komen partners and donors while developing new partnership opportunities. Kelly’s long-term background in banking, financial services, business development and networking provide her valuable associations and relationships to foster and grow. Kelly serves as President of The Board of the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce. Kelly is a proud mother of two grown children and in her free time enjoys the beach, recreational activities on area lakes, live music venues, festivals of all kinds and weekend road trips throughout the Hill Country.

Taylor Balderas
Community Development Manager
Tyler Office
903.561.6992
3613 S. Broadway, Suite 201, Tyler, TX 75701

Taylor is a lifelong Tyler resident and graduate of Texas A&M University.  She is passionate about making a community impact and brings her enthusiasm and infectious smile to the team.  When she’s not raising connecting community members to Komen’s mission, you can find her having fun with her friends and family outdoors in the community.

Mikayla Mutscher
Event Manager

Mikayla serves as the Event Manager for Komen Greater CETX’s MORE THAN PINK Walk series, including Walks in Austin, Tyler, and Waco. She is a recent graduate from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Corporate Communication Studies. Through her education and experience thus far, she has found her passion in creating organizational relationships and managing event logistics to serve her community. During her free time, Mikayla enjoys spending time with her younger siblings, trying new foods, and traveling.


Campaign Manager
512-473-0900 Ext. 875
dlindsey@komengreatercetx.org

With more than 30 years of nonprofit management and fundraising experience, Dawn is the Campaign Manager for the Komen CETX’s MORE THAN PINK Walk series.  Discovering she had breast cancer in 2018, Dawn joined the Komen team exactly 365 days later in order to help Susan G. Komen achieve its vision of a world without breast cancer.  A native Texan from Corpus Christi, she loves the beach, any place on Lake Travis and any cruise ship on the water.