CureSearch for Children’s Cancer Announces Board of Directors Additions

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Trent Demulling and David Whan Join CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
Board of Directors

BETHESDA, MD – August 14, 2020 – CureSearch for Children’s Cancer is pleased to announce the appointment of Trent Demulling and David Whan to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Demulling and Whan join a dedicated team focused on accelerating the pace of drug development for children, adolescents and young adults diagnosed with cancer.

Trent Demulling

Demulling, who will serve as Board Treasurer, is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Kiewit Corporation, one of the largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations in North America. Before joining Kiewit, Demulling held leadership positions at KPMG LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Whan most recently served as Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer for TopBuild Corporation. Previously, he was Director, Global Talent Development and HR Strategy for Deere & Company. Over twenty years at Deere, he held multiple global human resources positions, overseeing strategy, policy, governance, and industrial relations. Today, Whan advises CEOs, boards and other executives on human resources topics.

David Whan

“We’re thrilled to add these two experts in their fields to our world class leadership team including our board, advisory councils and committees,” said Kay Koehler, CureSearch President & CEO. “This extraordinary level of volunteer leadership will propel us forward to make the greatest impact for children with cancer.”

“Trent and David bring decades of diverse executive and philanthropic experience to the organization. Their strong sense of community, professional connections and wide spheres of influence will no doubt greatly benefit the families we serve,” said Hank Adams, Executive Vice President for Kiewit Infrastructure Group and Chair of the CureSearch Board Nominating Committee.

CureSearch Directors provide outstanding executive leadership, experience and expertise from the areas of business, finance, medical research, and more. Many directors have experienced childhood cancer in their own families or with close friends, and they understand the challenges facing patients and families today.

To learn more about CureSearch’s Board of Directors, visit


About CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
CureSearch for Children’s Cancer, a national nonprofit organization based in Bethesda, Md., works to end childhood cancer by driving targeted and innovative research with measurable results in an accelerated time frame. CureSearch focuses on advancing the strongest research out the laboratory and into clinical trials and development, where better, less-toxic treatments can quickly help children. To learn more visit

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