Our Team

TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation Staff

Our staff is an integral part of the success of TeamConnor.  We are able to keep expenses low due to the efforts of our dedicated staff who oversees day-to-day operations, as well as the volunteers. The staff also works closely with the Board of Directors who guide TeamConnor’s long-term goals.

Photo credit: David Stiff Photography

Emily Allbright
Emily Allbright joins TeamConnor as the new Executive Director with almost 20 years non-profit experience.  Born and raised in Dallas, Emily is a graduate of Texas Christian University and The University of Texas at Arlington respectively for undergraduate and graduate degrees in Social Work.  She is active as a volunteer with her church, children’s schools and instilling in her children the importance of giving back to the community.  Emily and her husband, Greg, reside in Frisco with their two sons, James and Henry.

Our Featured Hero

Ashley Piltz

Ashley Piltz

Our world completely changed on September 12, 2007..

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Did You Know

Building awareness of childhood cancer is critical to funding and finding a cure. To help, please consider sharing teamconnor.org on your Facebook.

Today, 46 children will be diagnosed with cancer.  Seven will lose their battle.

Did you know September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

Every day in America, approximately 46 children are diagnosed with cancer.

Childhood cancer does not discriminate, sparing no ethnic group, socio-economic class, or geographic region.

Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in children, accounting for about 3% of childhood cancers.

On average, 1 in every 4 elementary schools has a child with cancer.

About one-third of childhood cancers are leukemias.

Childhood cancer survival rates in the United States have increased from less than 20% in the 1960s to almost 80% today.

Cancer kills more children each year than Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Diabetes, and Pediatric AIDS combined.

Childhood cancer is not one disease entity, but rather a spectrum of different malignancies. Cancers found in children are biologically different from those seen in adults.

1 in 300 children will develop cancer before age 20.

Neuroblastoma is the most common extra cranial solid tumor cancer in children.

Today, up to 75% of the children with cancer can be cured, yet, some forms of childhood cancers have proven so resistant to treatment that, in spite of research, a cure is illusive.

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