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Teen Cancer America Announces New Advisory Council


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Teen Cancer America (TCA), the national nonprofit organization founded by rock artists Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who, recently announced appointments to its newly formed Advisory Council. Based in Los Angeles, TCA develops specialized facilities as well as treatment- and age-specific services to improve outcomes and survivorship for adolescents and young adults fighting cancer.

The Advisory Council is chaired by TCA Board Member Rick French. The other members of the council are listed here.

Peter Bradley Jr is a retail professional, watch and fine jewelry expert, and music historian. In 2012, Mr. Bradley joined the board of the Buddy Holly Educational Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by Buddy Holly’s widow, Maria Elena Holly. The foundation promotes the legacy of Buddy Holly, inspiring and sponsoring young talent in the music industry through education, songwriting workshops, scholarships, and charity initiatives.

Andy Saperstein is Managing Director and Co-Head of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. He serves on the Morgan Stanley Operating Committee and as a Trustee of the Morgan Stanley Foundation, the firm’s charitable arm. Mr. Saperstein previously served as Co–Chief Operating Officer of the Institutional Securities Group, working across the ISG businesses and coordinating initiatives with Wealth Management.

Jaime Siegel is Chief Executive Officer of a mobile ticketing app technology startup that enables event attendees to flip their tickets to another buyer. He has spent most of his 25-year career as a patent litigator, serving 16 of those years as Vice President of Intellectual Property for Sony. Mr. Siegel currently serves as a National Trustee of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.

Chris Stewart is former Chief Executive Officer of Gelber Group, a trading firm at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). He served on the board of the CBOT and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange from 2006 to 2014. Mr. Stewart is also a musician, producer, filmmaker, and music preservationist and has co-produced several charity concerts with the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. He currently serves on the boards of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum as well as the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Alisa Swidler has served on the Capital Campaign Board of the English National Ballet and the Development Boards of both the Royal Albert Hall and The Old Vic Theatre. She continues to serve as a Trustee on Charlize Theron’s Africa Outreach Project, holds a seat on the Advisory Board of Virgin Unite, is a Senior Advisor to Atalanta, and is an active ambassador for the Clinton Foundation, focused on their rebuilding efforts in Puerto Rico.

Dan Wise is an entrepreneur who has created several companies over the past 25 years, including the world’s first business-to-business marketplace for brand name excess inventory. 


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