President / CEO

Delisa K. English, MBA

Delisa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Auburn University, as well as a Master of Business Administration from The University of Tennessee. Relevant continuing education includes: The George Washington University School of Business and Public Management, Master’s Certificate, Project Management, 2004 and John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Organizational Leadership and Change, 2000. She also holds a Part Time Faculty position at Southern Wesleyan University – School of Business; 2010-Present

English has a long-standing career in blood banking that started with ground-up experience with the ARC Biomedical Services. From 1997 through 2004, she directed plasma services, and then moved to an operations role for ARC’s Southwest Blood Services Region in Tulsa, OK. Most recently, she held the Chief Executive Officer position for the ARC’s Carolina Blood Services Regions in Charlotte, NC, and for the South Carolina Blood Services Region, Columbia, SC.