Maryhelen Kirkpatrick

Director of Corporate Relations and Philanthropy

Region Covered: Alabama and Mississippi

Maryhelen Kirkpatrick is the Director of Corporate Relations and Philanthropy for the Alabama and Mississippi for the American Cancer Society.  She has worked in development and fundraising since 1991.  She started her career with the American Cancer Society in Montgomery, Alabama and then moved to Birmingham to work with them until 1996.  Maryhelen stayed home with her two children while they were small.  She went back to work in 2002 with the UAB Hospice and Center for Palliative Care. Prior to returning to the ACS, she was a Major Gifts Director for 10 years with the United Way of Central Alabama.

She is a sustainer of the Junior League of Birmingham and an active member of the Church of the Highlands.

Maryhelen has been married for 28 years and has two boys.

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