Apr
16

LifeLink® Foundation Announces New Executive Vice President of Organ Procurement Organization Operations, New Executive Director for LifeLink of Georgia

(Tampa, FL) – LifeLink Foundation, a non-profit community service organization dedicated to the recovery of organs and tissue for transplantation therapy, is pleased to announce the following promotions:

  • Kathleen T. Lilly has been named Executive Vice President of Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Operations for LifeLink Foundation, promoted from her previous position of Senior Vice President/Executive Director of LifeLink of Georgia. In this new role, Ms. Lilly oversees organ recovery operations at each of the three OPOs under the LifeLink umbrella: LifeLink of Florida, LifeLink of Georgia and LifeLink of Puerto Rico. Ms. Lilly joined LifeLink 20 years ago as Associate Executive Director, and has spent a total of 30 years within the donation and transplantation community.

  • Dustin Diggs, FACHE, has been promoted to Executive Director of LifeLink of Georgia. In this role Mr. Diggs will oversee day to day operations for LifeLink of Georgia, which facilitates organ and tissue donation in Georgia and two counties in South Carolina. Mr. Diggs joined LifeLink in 2016 as Associate Executive Director of LifeLink of Georgia. He holds a Master of Business Administration from University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana, a Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia from Wolford College in Naples, Florida, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama.

LifeLink Foundation is an independent, non-profit community service organization dedicated to the recovery and transplantation of organs and tissues.  LifeLink consists of three organ recovery organizations, a tissue bank and a transplantation immunology laboratory, and employs more than 500 staff members in west central Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico.   Visit www.LifeLinkFoundation.org for more information.

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