Speaker Bios


Julie M. Fleshman, JD, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network *

Ms. Fleshman serves as the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s President and CEO. In 1999, she lost her father to pancreatic cancer and is committed to change the course of this disease. She became the organization’s first full-time staff person and Executive Director in April 2000. In July 2004, the Board of Directors appointed Ms. Fleshman President and CEO of the organization. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has grown to a staff of over 76, with offices in Los Angeles, CA and Washington, DC, and is providing programs to people across the country.


* Ruesch Center Advocacy Board Member