As Sammy's Superheroes Foundation's first executive director, Jeremy Stanislav brings a wealth of experience in non-profit, fundraising and marketing to the childhood cancer focused foundation. With over 16 years of experience working in both the private and agency world of marketing, Jeremy is focused on developing a platform and strategy for Sammy's Superheroes to grow. His experience at Swanson Russell where he managed global clients in the outdoor recreation industry helped him to hone his strategic marketing skills.
Jeremy is also the co-founder of Pink Bandana and the Beat Breast Cancer Mud Volleyball Tournament which raises cancer awareness and funds for women 40 and under. He and his brother, have been the key organizers of one of the biggest events in Nebraska. Jeremy still volunteers his spare time to help with the planning of the event that helps new families each year.
Stanislav grew up in Prague, Nebraska and is still active in his hometown events. He was a former University of Nebraska – Lincoln graduate was a former walk-on with the Cornhuskers.
Alyssa Theilen was born and raised in Columbus, Nebraska, and has supported Sammy's Superheroes from the start. She graduated in three years from the University of Nebraska- Lincoln with an Advertising and Public Relations degree, with Concentrations in English and Political Science, in August of 2017. While in school she began and led the Jr. Board of Directors where she helped to lead board meetings, plan events, and raise awareness in the University and Lincoln communities. She also was the Development Intern for a year and a half prior to graduation where she got a head start on experience and getting to know Sammy's supporters, volunteers, and learned the ropes of various signature events.
Alyssa's focus as Development Coordinator is to grow the support system and volunteer data base for Sammy's Superheroes Foundation, plan and execute successful events, and raise awareness via interactive social media, all while helping to raise more funds for childhood cancer research.
Phone: (402) 910-1584