Lorraine Stiehl

Chief Executive Officer

Lorraine Stiehl was named CEO of the American Liver Foundation (ALF) in January 2021. Under her leadership, ALF has expanded its outreach, fundraising, research and public awareness initiatives and strengthened its commitment to breaking down the barriers to advancing liver health. 

A successful non-profit leader for over three decades, Ms. Stiehl has provided strategic, operational, fundraising and communications support to dozens of national non-profits and medical research institutions. Ms. Stiehl served on the National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Advisory Board at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). As a public health leader at both the state and federal levels, Ms. Stiehl advocates for strengthening disease prevention efforts, empowering patients battling chronic diseases and supporting caregivers in the critical role they play in their loved one’s journey to improved health. 

Ms. Stiehl worked both professionally and as a national volunteer leader for numerous non-profits, including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) where she contributed to the organization’s growth from $6 million to over $200 million. Ms. Stiehl also spent nearly two decades at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), providing leadership in fundraising, development, communications and clinical trial recruitment.

As a lifelong caregiver, Ms. Stiehl knows first-hand how chronic disease affects families. Her husband Chris has been living with an autoimmune disease for more than 60 years and an organ transplant for 15 years. Highly motivated to support non-profit organizations focused on delivering life-saving programs and research, Ms. Stiehl has raised millions of charitable dollars,including funds generated through major gifts, events, research grants, and public awareness campaigns.

Last updated on January 12th, 2024 at 09:57 am

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