TOLEDO, OH - The Alzheimer’s Association Northwest Ohio Chapter is proud to announce that Steven M. Cavanaugh, Chief Financial Officer of ProMedica, will chair the Toledo Regional Walk to End Alzheimer’s in 2020.
This is the second year that Mr. Cavanaugh has served in this capacity. As Chair, Mr.Cavanaugh will work to raise awareness about the Walk and lead community support for the Walk, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 10 at Promenade Park in downtown Toledo. Julia Pechlivanos, Executive Director, Alzheimer's Association Northwest Ohio Chapter, said, "We are excited for Steve Cavanaugh to lead the 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer's in Toledo. His commitment to the cause of ending Alzheimer's is commendable."
The Walk, which serves residents in metro Toledo, is one of eight Walks to End Alzheimer’s that the Alzheimer’s Association Northwest Ohio Chapter hosts. Funds raised through the Walks to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association. Last year, hundreds of local residents participated.
Prior to becoming Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Cavanaugh was President of HCR ManorCare, a division of ProMedica. As Chief Financial Officer, Cavanaugh is responsible for the overall financial leadership of ProMedica, including accounting, financial planning, revenue cycle, managed care, reimbursement, treasury and internal audit as well as supply chain management, process improvement and financing.
In Northwest Ohio, 32,000 individuals live with Alzheimer’s and 96,000 family members and friends are caring for them. Alzheimer’s is a fatal brain disease that cannot be cured, prevented or slowed. It is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, killing more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined.
Registration for the Toledo Regional Walk is open now. Individuals can go to alz.org/nwohio/walk to sign up as a Team Captain, to join a team or to register to walk as an individual.
The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia.™ For more information, visit www.alz.org or call the 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.