Board of Directors

Aki Smith

Founder, Executive Director & Board Member

  • Patient advocate & caregiver for stomach cancer survivor
  • Emerging stomach cancer expert
  • Points point all day-to-day activity

Tom Smith

Co-Founder & Board Member

  • Sr. Marketing & Media Executive

Mark Skaist, Esq.

Esq., Founding Board Member

  • Shareholder, Stradling Attorneys at Law

Rebecca Royer, Esq.

Esq., Founding Board Member

  • Patient advocate for esophageal-gastric cancer
  • Caregiver

James Randolph Hillard

MD, Founding Board Member

  • Professor at Michigan State University Colleges of Medicine
  • Patient advocate & Stage IV stomach cancer survivor