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Board of Directors

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Quentin “Skip” Lockwood, Chairman

Skip Lockwood stepped down as ZERO’s Chief Operating Officer in March 2013 to pursue a new opportunity at a family business in upstate New York. He lent his leadership skills to the organization for 13 years, serving five of those as CEO. Skip’s accomplishments at ZERO include increasing the operating budget from $1.3 million to $3.8 million, forging relationships with high profile organizations and celebrities to increase prostate cancer awareness, and educating countless men about the disease through ZERO’s many programs and events. Skip currently serves as ZERO’s Chairman of the Board.

Robert Ginyard, Vice Chairman

Three years ago Robert Ginyard’s major battle was raising capital and reviving his tote bag business by re-launching his signature product the Shusokumb (pronounced Shu- Sock’em) Bag, a compartmentalized tote bag designed for the millions of women who wear flat shoes or sneakers to work and later change into heels once they arrive to the office. He never imagined that a year later he would be battling prostate cancer.

Suddenly, the goal of achieving entrepreneurial success with his Shusokumb Bag was not as important as overcoming prostate cancer. A former banker and marketing director, Robert has now taken on a new role in speaking out to promote prostate cancer awareness and overall good health. Robert also started DiBi Dibi, Dream it, Believe it, Do it, Be it. Robert currently serves as ZERO’s Vice Chairman. Read more about Robert here.

Col. Paul Taylor, Secretary and Treasurer

Col. Paul Taylor was about to deploy to Afghanistan in 2012 when he was diagnosed with stage IV prostate cancer. The 41-year-old husband and father to three girls tackled the disease head on, learning all he could and starting a treatment plan consisting of hormone therapy, chemotherapy, and surgery while continuing to remain in command of a squadron with over 700 soldiers.

Paul currently serves as Vice President of External Affairs at WillCo Technologies. Previously, Paul was the Senior Legislative Liaison in the office of Congressional Budget Liaison, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management and Comptroller, Headquarters, Department of the Army. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the University of Louisville, where he earned degrees in Political Science and Public Administration.

Paul a strong advocate in the fight to end prostate cancer, serving as a spokesman for ZERO and educating other men and families. Paul currently serves as ZERO’s Secretary and Treasurer. Learn more about Paul.

Sherry S. Galloway, R.N., L.M.T.

Sherry S. Galloway, of Albuquerque, NM, received her B.A. in psychology at UCLA and then pursued her nursing degree at L.A. Harbor College. She worked as an emergency room nurse for almost 30 years and then studied massage therapy at Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA, where she became a massage therapist and instructor. She later relocated to Albuquerque and taught medical, sport, pre-natal and geriatric massage at the New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts in Santa Fe.

Sherry directly experienced the impact of prostate cancer as her husband had the disease in his early 50s. Her only son, Jeremy, died at 36 from prostate cancer in 2007, after an 18-month struggle. She became involved with ZERO during the period of her son’s illness, when she would contact the organization for information and support. She joined ZERO’s Founders Club and is a regular attendee of ZERO’s annual Summit to End Prostate Cancer in Washington, D.C. She testified for ZERO at a House Appropriations hearing at the Capitol in May, 2010. She plans to write a book about her son’s story to raise public awareness of prostate cancer and the need for increased research to find a cure.

You can read more about Sherry here.

You can support Jeremy’s Research Fund – “Team Jeremy” with a gift here.

Leo Giambarresi, Ph.D.

Dr. Giambarresi, who retired in 2014 as Director of Research at the American Urological Association Foundation, dedicated his career to the study and eradication of prostate cancer. As the former head of the Prostate Cancer Research Program, part of the DOD’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, he presided over a program that prioritizes research to develop better tools for early detection, distinguish aggressive from indolent disease, develop effective treatments and address mechanisms of resistance for men with high risk or advanced prostate cancer, and develops strategies to optimize the physical and mental health of men with prostate cancer.

Jim Grohman

Jim Grohman is an independent operations and program management consultant specializing in project management, technology, and change management. As the for former VP of Operations for Plenty Consulting and Event 360, he brings over 10+ years of fundraising consulting experience working with a wide variety of nonprofits.

As the Vice President of Operations at Event 360 he managed the participant acquisition, project management, and IT divisions. He is also is a former Major in the Marine Corps and has a degree in economics from the University of Rochester and an MBA from the University of Nevada. He brings his dedication to efficiency and quality from Event 360 and Plenty where he oversaw client engagements and company infrastructure – frequently sharing advice on both of their blogs. He lives in Chicago with his wife and two daughters and is excited to serve with ZERO sharing their passion for advocating and protecting men’s health.

Nicola Howard

Nicola Howard is a seasoned veteran in the urology space. She recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Brandywine Urology Consultants in Wilmington, DE. Her practice partnered with the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk series and she served as race director for the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – Delaware for several years. Previous to her role at Brandywine Urology Consultants, she served as Divisional Practice Administrator at Delaware Valley Urology in Mt. Laurel, NJ. Nicola lost her father to prostate cancer and she is a strong advocate in the fight to end the disease. Read more about Nicola.

Alicia Morgans, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Morgans is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Vanderbilt Cancer Center. She specializes in the treatment of genitourinary malignancies, including cancers of the prostate, bladder, testis (germ cell) and penis. She received a bachelor’s degree with honors in biology before going to medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She then went on to complete a residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Dr. Morgans completed a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Harvard’s Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center in Boston, before joining the Vanderbilt team. She also has achieved a Masters in Public Health.

Dr. Morgans’ research focus is on improving care and patient outcomes in advanced prostate cancer. Her research investigates the side effects of cancer treatment (including the prevention, diagnosis of, and treatment of these effects) and treatment decision-making among men with advanced prostate cancer. She also has an interest in supporting clinical research of novel treatments for genitourinary malignancies. Dr. Morgans is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. She also chairs ZERO’s Medical Advisory Board.

Jonathan D. Schwartz

Jonathan D. Schwartz is a Lean Champion at American Capital, where he works with portfolio companies to improve their performance. Prior to this position, he held several operations management, strategic planning, process improvement, project management, and customer engagement management positions at Bank of America, Vericom Corporation (health care communications company), Inner Circle Logistics (a start-up providing web-based data management tools), McKinsey & Company, Motorola, and Hewlett-Packard. Jonathan holds an MBA and MS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.

Jonathan served as Chairman of the Board from 2010-2016 and he is the son of ZERO’s first CEO, William A. Schwartz, who died of prostate cancer in 2002. You can read more about the Schwartz family here.

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