Adrienne Glasgow Joins American Lung Association as Chief Financial Officer

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 27, 2009)

The American Lung Association today announced that Adrienne B. Glasgow will become the new Chief Financial Officer.  In this role, Ms. Glasgow will oversee the daily operations of Finance and Human Resources for the organization's National Headquarters and will provide expertise and assistance to nationwide Lung Association staff.  Glasgow will officially join the Lung Association on November 9, and will work out of the New York Headquarters Office.

"I am extremely pleased to announce that we have selected an exceptionally well-qualified candidate to be our new CFO," said American Lung Association President and CEO Charles D. Connor.  "Adrienne Glasgow's previous experience positions her exceptionally well to lead our financial operations, and I'm delighted that she will be joining our Lung Association Family."

Glasgow comes to the American Lung Association with a wealth of experience as a senior financial and administrative executive, including many years in the not-for-profit arena.  Most recently, she was Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, in New York.  There she led all financial operations for a $240 million national health organization, including: Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Budgeting, Purchasing, Risk Management, Conferences & Meetings and many other areas of organizational infrastructure. 

Previously, Glasgow has been Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Palladia, Inc.; Chief Financial Officer of the American Red Cross in Greater New York; Principal, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of D. Glasgow & Sons, Inc.; Treasurer of Reeves International, Ltd.; and Manager of International Finance for Borden, Inc.

Glasgow has a BA in Public Administration from American University, Washington, DC and has completed MBA coursework in Finance at Baruch College, City University of New York. She is a member of the Financial Women's Association of New York, the Financial Executive Institute, New York Women's Agenda and The International Alliance, Inc.  She has been a board member of Plays for Living, the Financial Women's Association of New York and Blanton-Peale.

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