Mary Beth Fisk
Mary Beth Fisk has more than 30 years’ experience in the nonprofit sector as a visionary, executive, clinical research scientist, and community builder. As the former president and chief operating officer of South Texas’ largest blood, tissue, and cellular therapycenter, Mary Beth initiated and implemented meaningful programs that still stand today, including Gencure (a cellular therapy & tissue engineering program involving umbilical-cord). Over the years, Mary Beth founded and directed a nonprofit foundation, developed an international tissue donor bank, and was an active instrument in shepherding new legislation for medical needs at both the state and national level as well as authored numerous scientific and peer-reviewed journal articles.
An active volunteer, Fisk was elected to the Ecumenical Center’s Board of Directors and served as its treasurer as well as serving on several influential local and national boards. In 2009 and again in 2012, she was named a Health Care Hero in the areas of innovation and administrative excellence respectfully by the San Antonio Business Journal.