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Mr. R. Donald Leedy

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Local Address: Pennsylvania, United States
Company Description: The Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers (ADCC) is comprised of 11 nationally recognized comprehensive or clinical cancer centers. The ADCC member cancer centers...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • M.B.A.
    Drexel University
  • B.S. , accounting
    Mount St. Mary's College
  • MBA
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Web References
Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers > Contact Us, 20 Nov 2014 [cached]
R. Donald Leedy Phone: 215-266-3497 Email:
Hepatitis B Foundation: Our Board of Directors, 25 Oct 2014 [cached]
R. Donald Leedy, MBA Executive Director Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers
Hepatitis B Foundation: Press Room, 24 Jan 2008 [cached]
DOYLESTOWN, PA (January 24, 2008) - The Hepatitis B Foundation, a world-class nonprofit research organization headquartered in Doylestown, Pa., welcomes two highly respected Philadelphia leaders to its board - Kenneth Blank, Ph.D., and R. Donald Leedy, M.B.A., C.P.A.
R. Donald Leedy, M.B.A., C.P.A., is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Fox Chase Cancer Center. He holds a B.S. in accounting from Mount St. Mary's College and an M.B.A. from Drexel University. As a C.P.A., he worked for Coopers and Lybrand for five years prior to joining the Institute for Cancer Research as its financial manager in 1971. After the Institute joined with American Oncologic Hospital to form Fox Chase Cancer Center, Mr. Leedy served as treasurer and chief financial officer for Fox Chase from 1981 to 2000. In 2000, Mr. Leedy was promoted to his current position with Fox Chase.
Mr. Leedy has volunteered his leadership expertise by serving organizations like Catholic Charities, Big Brothers, Community Nursing Services, Memorial Health Alliance and the United Way. He is also a leader in his profession, serving organizations like Philadelphia International Medicine and Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers. In addition, Mr. Leedy serves as a consultant to the National Institutes of Health and various cancer centers on grants accounting. Mr. Leedy and his wife currently reside in Marlton, N.J
Catholic Charities Board of Trustees Welcomes R. Donald Leedy, 26 April 2001 [cached]
Trenton, NJ, April 26, 2001 - Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, is pleased to welcome R. Donald Leedy to its Board of Trustees.
"Mr. Leedy has devoted 30 years of his life to working for health organizations that research and treat cancer," said Francis E. Dolan, executive director of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton.
Leedy currently serves as executive vice president and chief operating officer for Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA, where he is responsible for daily operations of the Center and its component organizations.He previously served as vice president of finance and treasurer for Fox Chase.
"I joined Catholic Charities' Board because of the organization's mission," said Leedy."Helping people in need, those who are in transition, and those who are trying to get ahead is important.Society should not rely on government to be the single solution.I believe that employers, groups and individuals should help one another."
Volunteer activities include serving as past president and board member of Community Nursing Services, board member of Memorial Health Alliance hospital system, and member of a United Way panel that evaluates agencies requesting funding.Leedy also serves on various cancer-related task groups and forums.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Mount St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg, Maryland and an MBA from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA.Don and his wife, Martha, are long time residents of Moorestown, NJ.They have a grown son and daughter and two grandsons.
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, a behavioral health care and social service agency with more than 88 years of experience, is trusted by the community to provide professional services to physically and sexually abused children, the elderly, battered women, people who are homeless or hungry, girls and women experiencing crisis pregnancies, the seriously mentally ill, people struggling with addictions to alcohol and other drugs, people suffering with AIDS or HIV infection, children in need of a family or home, and families, couples, and individuals in need of counseling.
Services are provided through 52 programs at 39 service sites and 64 residential sites in Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth, and Ocean Counties.With the dedication and competence of 360 volunteers and 685 staff, Catholic Charities provides care to more than 100,000 people each year and touches the lives of one in every 19 residents of central New Jersey.
News 2000 - McKay Retires at Fox Chase Cancer Center, 31 May 2000 [cached]
McKay Retires After 37 Years at Fox Chase Cancer Center; Leedy Appointed New Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Leedy has been appointed executive vice president-administration and chief operating officer by Fox Chase president and chief executive officer Dr. Robert C. Young, effective June 1, 2000.
"We are fortunate, too," Young added, "that we have a strong, superbly qualified leader in Don Leedy who is thoroughly prepared to assume responsibility for operations."
In announcing Leedy's promotion, Young said, "Don Leedy has had a distinguished career at the Center as its chief financial officer and has an outstanding reputation for leadership both inside the institution and nationally among the cancer center administrators."
In announcing Leedy's promotion, Young said, "Don Leedy has had a distinguished career at the Center as its chief financial officer and has an outstanding reputation for leadership both inside the institution and nationally among the cancer center administrators."
Leedy, 55, joined the staff in 1971.Previously he was senior staff accountant for Coopers and Lybrand in Philadelphia.He earned his bachelor's degree in accounting magna cum laude at Mount St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg, Md. in 1966 and his M.B.A., also magna cum laude, at Philadelphia's Drexel University in 1971.
His first role at Fox Chase was as financial manager of the Institute for Cancer Research, which later joined with American Oncologic Hospital to form Fox Chase Cancer Center.Leedy became Institute treasurer in 1979 and chief financial officer for the Center in 1981.Currently he is responsible for the Center's annual operating budget of more than $150 million.
Leedy is an ad hoc reviewer for program project grants and cancer center support grants for the National Institutes of Health and has served as a consultant on grants accounting for the American Association of Cancer Institutes and various cancer centers.He has chaired a technical group for freestanding cancer centers and is a past member of the executive committee for the Cancer Center Administrators Forum.He belongs to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Society of Research Administrators.
"Don Leedy and I will continue to address the many opportunities presented by this remarkable era in science and medicine to maximize the Center's effectiveness."
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