West Appointed Director of Wings Cancer Foundation

By Jennifer Johnson Backer

Chris West has been appointed executive director of The Wings Cancer Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides care to cancer patients and their families. He has been interim director for the past six months.

Under West’s leadership, he has expanded patient services at The West Clinic and developed affiliations with the Church Health Center, VA Medical Center and The Congregational Health Network.

West is a cancer survivor and former corporate officer at Memphis-based GTx Inc. He is a graduate of West Point and Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. West is a veteran of the First Gulf War and a recipient of the Bronze Star.