Our Founders

Nicole Smith is the Founder/President of the Bella Lisa Pancreatic Cancer Foundation. Nicole possesses 15 years of working in the medical field. Nicole has an Associate’s Degree in Occupational Studies and works as a Registered Medical Assistant. Nicole’s passion for assisting those with pancreatic cancer comes from losing her mother Lisa (Bella) to this disease in May of 2015, after a 2 year battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Nicole knows first-hand what it’s like to fight Pancreatic Cancer with a loved one before, during, and after a diagnosis. Nicole’s goal within the foundation is to provide wings of support to all affected by pancreatic cancer.