Pilot Grove, MO — The Moebius Syndrome Foundation, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to the support of individuals and families with Moebius syndrome, is proud to announce Kim Cunningham as its new executive director. She began her new position on June 8, 2015.
Cunningham brings the organization more than fifteen years of executive leadership, communications and development experience in the nonprofit sector. Previously, she served as Executive Director for the Children’s Well-Being Foundation and as Director of Public Relations and Managing Director of Development for the American Medical Student Association, the oldest and largest independent organization of physicians-in-training in the United States. Cunningham has extensive experience in the healthcare industry and with patient advocacy organizations.
“We are happy to have Kim on board to take the Moebius Syndrome Foundation to the next level,” says Vicki McCarrell, President and Co-Founder. “Kim’s experience in communications, development, and leadership will help raise awareness of this rare neurological congenital condition which renders those affected with ‘smiles that come from the heart.’ ”
“The Moebius Syndrome Foundation has a powerful mission and I am honored to have been selected to serve the organization and work with this amazing community,” says Cunningham. “As the first executive director, this is an exciting time for the Foundation. I look forward to this new challenge and will dedicate myself to raising awareness and understanding of Moebius syndrome.”
About the Moebius Syndrome Foundation
Founded in 1994, the Moebius Syndrome Foundation provides information and support to individuals with Moebius syndrome and their families. The Foundation promotes greater awareness and understanding of Moebius syndrome and advocates for scientific research to advance the diagnosis and treatment of Moebius syndrome and its associated conditions. For more information on Moebius syndrome, the Foundation or becoming a member, please visit www.moebiussyndrome.com.
# # #