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Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada is a non-profit support group for families of children with cancer.

Lisa Santwer – 1st Vice President

LisaSwanterLisa Santwer serves as the director of marketing and public relations for Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN).

In her role, Lisa directs all public relations and marketing activities for the oncology practice, which features 12 locations throughout the Las Vegas Valley and employs nearly 350 medical professionals.

Prior to joining CCCN, Lisa worked with Purdue Marion & Associates, a local public relations agency. After her nearly 10-year tenure, she served as public relations director for the agency and handled national media relations campaigns, crisis communications, Internet development, internal communications and collateral development for a host of businesses and organizations.

Lisa’s dedication and skills earned her many recognitions and awards, including a “2010 Rising Star” by the Las Vegas Business Press, “Top 40 Under 40” in 2009 by In Business Las Vegas and multiple “Pinnacle” awards from the Public Relations Society of America.

She has also volunteered with several local organizations including Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada, Par for the Cure and Community We Will, which is an initiative to support children and families in Nevada. Lisa earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.