Speaker Profile

Emily Callahan
Chief Marketing Officer / St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Emily Callahan oversees the development of marketing strategies for ALSAC and provides strategic direction in the promotion and protection of the St. Jude brand.

Previously, Ms. Callahan was SVP of global marketing and networks at Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and prior to that she was a supervisor at Edelman Public Relations.

She is a Top 40 Under 40 award winner from the Dallas and Memphis Business Journals, and also a Super Women in Business recipient from the Memphis Business Journal. PR News recognized her as Non-Profit PR Director of the Year and Corporate Responsibility Co-Executive of the Year.

Ms. Callahan received a bachelor’s degree in journalism/public relations from Baylor University and her master’s degree in marketing/management from The University of North Texas. She is vice chair for the Memphis Brand Initiative, working to shape the brand for the city of Memphis.