Chief Experience Curator, Warner Brothers Travel

Kier is a dedicated volunteer leader with ACS, joining the Seattle Hope Gala committee in 2018. With 12+ years as a top producer in sales team leadership and individual account management roles, Kier is an accomplished sales expert who specializes in driving revenue growth, brand awareness, and market share within the highly competitive luxury travel sector. 


Volunteer Leadership COMMITTEE


Kier V.B. Matthews
Event Chair


Shelby Damiani
Vice Chair

National Account Director, New Business Development at BDA

Cancer has touched Shelby's family and friends in countless ways. She feels privileged and honored to serve with ACS to support the mission and help find a cure. As a GIA Graduate Gemologist, Shelby spent over a decade in the fine jewelry business before switching industries, and she is currently National Account Director with BDA.

Director of Sales & Catering at Stoneburner 

Elisabeth has been on the Seattle Hope Gala committee since 2018. She plans over 250 events per year, from small intimate dinners, large weddings and built a robust event program for Stoneburner. 

Elisabeth Spring
Procurement Chair


Owner, 3ELEVEN Events

Lisha Lee is an event specialist and owner of 3eleven events, an event planning company that specializes in weddings, corporate and private events. While most of her assignments are in Washington, her love for travel leads her to planning globally


Lisha Lee
Design Chair


Danni Tiberio

Community Volunteer

Danni is an advocate for social good through her volunteerism and philanthropy across the Pacific Northwest. She has served on the Seattle Hope Gala committee since 2018 and is passionate about the fight against cancer. Family is important to Danielle and inspires her support of the American Cancer Society.


Founder, Famventure

Deanna is obsessed with startups, marketing, and technology. She ran the marketing for two successful Internet startups, founded a PR firm that launched early-stage startups, and her latest company is Famventure — a startup that makes family travel easy for busy parents.


Deanna Madden