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The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation Welcomes Christopher Clinton Conway as Executive Director

The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation is pleased to welcome Christopher Clinton Conway in the newly-created position of Executive Director. Mr. Conway will serve as a highly-visible representative of the foundation and is responsible for planning, implementing and assessing the foundation’s future direction. Mr. Conway is an accomplished and globally engaged nonprofit leader serving high-net-worth individuals in pursuit of meaningful impact.

Christopher Clinton Conway“We are proud to have Christopher on our team,” said Co-Founder Victoria Jackson. “His experience and ability will not only help us, but the entire Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) patient community, as we continue to spearhead advances in clinical research toward a cure. We are ready to show the world how the power of rare is reshaping the future of medicine.”

“Bringing Christopher on board represents an exciting new era for our foundation,” said Co-Founder Bill Guthy. “He will play a critical role leveraging resources and building strategic partnerships, which will place NMO in the spotlight like never before.”

Mr. Conway launched his career assisting Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter pursue an innovative global health agenda at The Carter Center of Emory University. Immediate past President & Executive Director of The Joffrey Ballet, Mr. Conway also held key development positions at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and forged an historic partnership between the Doheny Eye Institute and UCLA Stein Eye Institute.

“Victoria’s and Bill’s entrepreneurial spirit and incisive business acumen directs transformative change in pursuit of a cure for NMO,” said Mr. Conway.

A sought after speaker and consultant, Mr. Conway is well known for equal emphasis on outcomes, efficiency and style. Mr. Conway has a B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Mr. Conway was a Visiting Scholar in Gift & Estate Tax, Northwestern University. Mr. Conway obtained his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis.

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