Elena Gomez-Rey

By Teresa Click | February 26, 2024

Elena joined Hope Connections for Cancer Support in February of 2024 as Senior Operations Manager. She grew up in Hampton, Virginia and spent her college years in Richmond getting a…

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Ciciley Fredericks

By Teresa Click | November 21, 2023

Ciciley joined Hope Connections in November 2023 as our Outreach Manager. She has a B.S in Marketing, with a background as a marketing professional from the commercial sector, focusing on…

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Eva Temkin

By Teresa Click | September 8, 2023

Hope Connections welcomed its newest Board Member, Eva Temkin, in September 2023. Eva is chair of the FDA practice at Paul Hastings, where she provides strategic counsel to clients regarding…

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Colette Magnant, MD, FACS

By Teresa Click | February 9, 2023

Colette Magnant, MD, FACS has been a breast cancer surgeon in the DMV for over 36 years. She graduated from the Medical College of Virginia / VCU in 1981 and…

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Maureen Hearl

By Teresa Click | February 6, 2023

Maureen is a retired educator having worked for many years in Montgomery County Public Schools and in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.  She has been an active volunteer for Hope Connections over…

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Manish Agrawal, MD

By Teresa Click | November 29, 2022
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Taylor Hendrickson

By Teresa Click | November 4, 2022

Taylor joined Hope Connections in August 2022 as a Program & Administrative Coordinator. Prior to joining us, Taylor was a teaching assistant at Auburn University where she earned her Masters…

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Lucy Liu

By Teresa Click | May 5, 2022

Lucy started as a Hope Connections volunteer in October 2019 and officially joined as the Grants & Development Coordinator in February 2022, working closely with our Director of Development, Amy…

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Jim Bortz

By Teresa Click | January 19, 2022

Jim was an owner of Elman Labels, Inc. before merging his company into S Freedman & Sons in 2011. He has a deep understanding of budgets and how to work…

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Chile Ahaghotu, MD, MBA, EMHL, FACS

By Teresa Click | June 10, 2021
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