Date(s) - Sep 10, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Hilton Garden Inn
10914 Kanis Rd
Little Rock, Arkansas 72211
A native Arkansan raised in Hot Springs, Chris Collier earned his Bachelor of Arts in political science from Hendrix College in Conway. He was recently hired as the new Executive Director of the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation (APCF), bringing over thirty (30) years of experience in business, education, and non-profit leadership to the position. He is a Founder/Managing Partner in Top Level Tournaments, LLC, and has served as a financial advisor and manager. Chris has been a high school business teacher, department head, and coach. He has also served on and chaired many non-profit boards throughout central Arkansas. Professionally he most recently served as the Director of Organizational Development for Arkansas Teacher Corps, a non-profit arm of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
With his extensive background and successes in a broad array of ventures, Collier has the experience and perspective to guide APCF as the organization continues to expand its depth and breadth across the state of Arkansas. He is a frequent speaker and presenter and leads various organizational and educational outreach activities. He provides daily leadership for his staff, drives relationship-building statewide and beyond with patients, supporters, and stakeholders. In addition, he oversees strategic planning initiatives in support of the continued growth and development of the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation.
A longtime resident of central Arkansas, Mr. Collier has two sons as well as two grandsons and is engaged to Ms. Brenda Thompson of Conway. “Cancer, as a disease, is something very personal with me. I have lost friends and relatives to various forms of cancer, including prostate cancer, and I also have a number of good friends who are prostate cancer survivors. Education, through early detection, is so vitally important.”
Stacy Smith-Foley, MD joined CARTI in February 2019 as the Medical Director of The Breast Center at CARTI. She is a fellowship-trained breast imaging specialist and will be accepting patients June 3.