SKY HIGH FOR KIDS ANNOUNCES ADDITION TO EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM
Nonprofit Organization Taps John Cardone to Serve as Chief Operating Officer
HOUSTON (June 1, 2022) – Sky High for Kids, a leading Houston-based nonprofit organization dedicated to ending childhood cancer, is pleased to announce the addition of John Cardone to serve as Chief Operating Officer effective June 1st, 2022.
In his role as Chief Operating Officer, Cardone will be responsible for implementing processes, increasing efficiencies and strengthening Sky High for Kids’ brand image and vision. His expertise lies in cultivating strategic relationships with institutional and program partners, building collaborations with outside agencies and organizations, and leveraging support of public and private stakeholders.
Founded in 2007 by Brittany Hebert Franklin, Sky High’s mission is to bring communities together, to provide comfort, fund research, and save lives of those fighting pediatric cancer and other life-threatening conditions. Since its inception, the Houston-based nonprofit has donated over $20 million dollars to organizations fighting against childhood cancer.
“I am both honored and humbled to be part of the Sky High team,” said Cardone. “Brittany’s vision to end childhood cancer had me at day one. The opportunity to have an impact at the global level is one I could not pass on.”
With over 25 years of experience, Cardone most recently served as the Chief Brand Officer of the YMCA of Greater Houston where he was responsible for positioning the YMCA’s brand image, strategy, experiences, and promise by positioning the YMCA as not a place, but a purpose.
“We are thrilled John is joining the Sky High team as he has shown continued success and results throughout his career,” said Brad Howell, Board President of Sky High for Kids. “This addition to our leadership team is a testament to the impact and growth that Sky High for Kids is experiencing not only in Houston, but globally.”
For more information, please visit https://skyhighforkids.org.
About Sky High for Kids:
Sky High, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded by Brittany Hebert Franklin, is comprised of staff, board members and an army of volunteers that raise funds to support those undergoing treatment for pediatric cancer and other life-threatening conditions. Since 2007, Sky High has supported leading hospitals and research centers to help close the gap in childhood cancer rates. Learn more at skyhighforkids.org.