More Than Pink: Beating Breast Cancer But Going Broke with Marla Blaylock

Marla Blaylock, Komen Austin Board Member, Survivor

Marla Blaylock is the CEO and Founder of Blue Lotus Systems. BLS is an established Austin based full-service IT Services provider with 14 years of history, that brings together world-class experts in strategic IT disciplines. She is also a Komen Austin board member and a breast cancer survivor. In this episode, Blaylock discusses the financial burden that settles after treatment is over.

“It wasn’t until I stepped my foot out the door of my last radiation treatment that the financial chaos started.”

Marla Blaylock talking about her personal financial journey as a breast cancer survivor

Hosted by Suzanne Stone

A proven leader in building long term community partnership opportunities, Suzanne Stone brings innovative ideas to support Komen Greater CETX’s mission in fighting breast cancer. Stone has gained experience in outreach and education, volunteer programs, donor development and fundraising over her professional career. Stone earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Radio, Television and Film from Texas Christian university and is certified in non-profit management. During her free time, she enjoys going to the beach to catch waves on her surfboard, paddle boarding and watching baseball games.

About the More Than Pink Podcast

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