Terry Cerisoles

Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

Terry Cerisoles, senior vice president of corporate communications, leads the corporate communications team to develop, execute, measure, and evaluate all communications strategies, channels, and programs for the American Cancer Society.

In this role, Terry will lead the corporate communications department to continue its world-class strategic communication plans.

Most recently, Terry has been serving as vice president of internal communications. In that role, she served as the strategic advisor and provided internal communications counsel to continue to engage, inspire, and mobilize staff and volunteers. She also provided overarching direction for all of our communications vehicles including Society Talk, Society TV, Society Source, Society eNews, Yammer, and live and virtual broadcast events.

Prior to her work at the American Cancer Society, Terry served as vice president, strategic technology communications for Turner Broadcasting System, and prior to that as vice president, marketing and communications, where she was responsible for strategic communication for Turner’s 16 technology divisions. She served as strategic advisor to the senior leadership team for all employee initiatives and developed an integrated communications strategy for alignment of marketing, internal, and external communications.

Terry also has global experience, having worked as senior operation manager in support of 41 venues for the Atlanta Olympic Games, and host of other international games such as two Winter Olympiads; Pan American Games, Havana; Goodwill Games; FIFA World Cup; and McDonald’s Open.

Terry graduated cum laude from the University of Memphis and conducted post graduate work in media at The New School, New York University.