Julie Newberry Executive Director
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Julie Newberry is the Executive Director of the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO). Julie joined FLASCO in early 2014 and brings over 15 years of management and association experience. She also holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida.
As Executive Director, Julie provides strategic leadership, direction, and support to FLASCO member- driven initiatives, projects, and educational meetings. In this role, she supports FLASCO through excellence in financial services, event planning and coordination, communications, and project management, while delivering a positive experience for all FLASCO members.
Julie’s passion for FLASCO and its mission was inspired by her father, a 21+ year Prostate Cancer survivor. Julie is proud to support the FLASCO Membership and their passionate work that revolves around providing the very best treatments and advancing best practices to bring healing and hope to Florida cancer patients and their families.
Amanda Bridges Senior Director of Operations and Business Development
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Amanda Bridges is the Senior Director of Operations and Business Development for the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO). Amanda joined FLASCO in September of 2017, after being inspired by the field of oncology through the lens of a caregiver and cancer advocate. In her role with FLASCO, she supports the organization’s operations, strategic planning, partnership development, and engagement and outreach efforts. In addition, Amanda serves as the Patient Advocacy Executive and develops and manages the FLASCO Living With Series, a patient advocacy educational program for patients and caregivers. Amanda holds a special interest in the Pediatric Oncology and Neuro-Oncology specialties and also shares a strong passion for supporting Military Veterans who are navigating a cancer diagnosis, by identifying opportunities through education, awareness, and advocacy efforts. Amanda is a proud wife of an Army Veteran, a member of the Association of VA Hematology and Oncology (AVAHO) organization, and actively supports the Army National Guard Family Readiness Group for pre/post deployment soldiers and families. Amanda is an adoring mother of 3 boys and a Florida born native, she enjoys time with her family, attending sporting events, specifically college football “Roll Tide”, traveling to local Florida springs, camping, boating, and taking advantage of the warm Florida sunshine. It is here, that she is truly in her element! Amanda is dedicated to serving the oncology community of Florida and is committed to moving FLASCO’s mission forward.
Katrina Williams Consultant, Corporate Partner Relations
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Katrina Williams is the Consultant and Corporate Partner Relations at the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO). She brings years of office administrative and management expertise, having seamlessly organized day to day operations of a wide array of business and organizations in the past.
Katrina joined FLASCO in 2011 and has been a large part of FLASCO’s exponential growth. Her dedication and attention to detail while still maintaining a sense of humor under pressure has made her a key player in FLASCO’s success.
Katrina enjoys spending time with her husband of over 28 years, Joe, and family. She is looking forward to welcoming grandbaby number 3. She is loving the experience and joy of becoming a grandma!
In her free time, Katrina is learning to garden, loves to hike, and is very active in her local church.
BC Davis Event Coordinator
BC Davis is the Event Coordinator for FLASCO. BC comes to FLASCO from the hospitality industry with 15+ years in event planning and project management with a heavy emphasis on customer service. She looks forward to using her administrative and organizational skills in furtherance of the FLASCO mission. Having experienced firsthand the important care and work that all dedicated oncology professionals perform, and the critical role they play in the patient’s journey, she is honored to support these heroes as part of the FLASCO team. On a personal note, BC is passionate about cooking, enjoys entertaining, spending time with family and friends, and boating on Tampa Bay with her husband.
Sam Crabtree Administrative Specialist
Sam Crabtree is the Administrative Specialist for FLASCO. She brings to the organization several years of experience in managing accounting services and vendor relations, in addition to over six years in providing exceptional customer service. Though new to the oncology industry, she looks forward to providing systematic administrative and management support for all FLASCO staff and members. Sam is especially excited to assist in supporting event coordination and membership onboarding to advance FLASCO’s noble mission of advancement in the field of oncology.
Kellie Jordan Creative Specialist
Kellie Jordan is the Creative Specialist of the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO).
Kellie joined FLASCO in June of 2022 as a graduate from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in English with a concentration in Technical Writing.
Although new to the healthcare field, Kellie recognizes the significance and impact of oncology studies and is honored to join the team supporting FLASCO efforts with her marketing experience.
She supports the team through adhering to branding practices, increasing visibility on social media platforms, and contributing to the weekly newsletter.
Having a passion for all things creative, Kellie enjoys reading & writing, drawing & painting, and singing some karaoke in her free time. She enjoys staying social with her friends and family and loves introducing them to hotspots around the Tampa Bay area.
If she’s not curled up with a good book, Kellie can be found at the beach with her Golden Retriever, Apollo. In the future, Kellie hopes to continue to travel abroad and get a short story published.