Executive Vice President and Operating Officer, Midwest Division
Danny Ingram is the executive vice president and operating officer of the American Cancer Society's High Plains Division, which serves communities in Guam, Hawaii, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.
As executive vice president and operating officer, Danny is the High Plains Division's senior-most staff executive, driving development and implementation of the Society's mission and income strategies across six states, and engaging corporate executives, high-level donors, and leadership volunteers in furthering the fight against cancer. Under his leadership, the Division serves more than 72,000 cancer patients and caregivers; engages thousands of volunteers to support community-based programs; inspires and equips hundreds of companies to provide healthy workplaces; and raises $73 million annually to help more people stay well, get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer. In addition to his duties as EVP, Danny served as an inaugural member of the nationwide Enterprise Leadership Team, the senior-most leadership structure responsible for setting priorities and the budget.
Prior to his position of EVP, Danny was the chief staff officer for strategic initiatives for the High Plains Division. He served as the vice president of communications in the Texas Division before moving on to serve as chief mission officer for Texas and Hawaii. Danny led strategic planning for mission delivery, including public relations, advertising, marketing, government relations, health initiatives, patient services, and cancer research promotion. Danny has served on many different nationwide workgroups, including co-chairing the Society's Futuring Initiative in 2008 and chairing the core team for the Society's Strategic Planning for Operations initiative in 2009-2010.
Danny served as president of the Texas Public Relations Association in 2006 and was the recipient of the organization's Golden Spur Award in 2010.
Danny is a graduate of The University of Texas. He and his wife, Melissa, live in Austin, Texas, and have two children.