Heidi Frank is a proud members of the cc-TDI Board of Directors as both a community leader and as a parent of a childhood cancer survivor. Heidi is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with professional expertise in public relations and communications in the retail, lifestyle, food and publishing industries.
Heidi’s husband, Tim, is interim CEO of Artisan Biopharma, a wholly-owned public benefit corporation subsidiary of the 501c3 nonprofit cc-TDI. A conflict of interest management plan is in place that governs these interactions. Tim is a previous cc-TDI Board member. Tim is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He is President of Banker Wire, which is the world’s leading manufacturer of woven and welded wire mesh for architectural and industrial applications, and a planning commissioner for the Town of Delafield.
Tim and Heidi’s son Gus was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma in 2018 and underwent an intense chemotherapy protocol and is still undergoing surgeries. Gus is now in remission and thriving. Their mission as Directors on the cc-TDI Board is to improve outcome and wellness for childhood cancer patients and survivors through community-partnered scientific investigation.