President Lilly Cares Foundation & Director, Patient Assistance Programs Lilly USA
Steve Stapleton is President of Lilly Cares Foundation, and Director of Patient Assistance Programs for Lilly USA, LLC. Lilly USA, LLC is the largest affiliate of global biopharmaceutical leader, Eli Lilly and Company. Stapleton’s current responsibilities include leadership for the Lilly Cares Foundation Patient Assistance Program including determining eligibility criteria, operational oversight of program through a strategic vendor, and leading the Lilly Cares Board meetings.
During his career with Eli Lilly, starting in 1992, Stapleton served 9 years in the Financial Division, including several management positions. In 2001, Stapleton joined Lilly USA - US Medical Division - as Director of Business Operations and was promoted to Sr. Director of Strategy and Operations in December of 2004. In 2007, Stapleton was appointed President of Lilly Cares Foundation.
Stapleton earned a Bachelor Degree in Finance from GMI Engineering and Management Institute (now Kettering University) in 1992. He lives in Fishers, Indiana, with his wife, Laura, and three boys, Logan, Owen, and Ryan. His hobbies include: Spending time with his family, golfing, and woodworking.