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P.O. Box 806

Cary, NC 27512



Marie Duncan Otto

Executive Director

Marie joined the Foundation in March 2016 with 12 years’ experience in marketing and business operations management. Areas of expertise include customer success management, employee management, training, and team development, integrated marketing program management, as well as eight years of SaaS product experience including innovation, planning, sales and implementation.

Marie graduated from the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School and post-college earned a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University. She is passionate about the opportunity to serve others every day as the Foundation continues to make adult cancer patients’ dreams come true.

A Cary native and avid Tar Heel fan, Marie has volunteered with the Junior League of Raleigh, the Poe Center for Health Education, Kenan-Flagler Business School’s mock interview program, and various activities with First United Methodist Church in Cary. Marie enjoys traveling (especially anywhere French!), music/playing piano and spending time with her loved ones…most importantly, two nieces and three nephews. Marie and her husband reside in Raleigh.