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Meet the Team Behind the Dreams

Board of Directors

Laurie Schedagg Thomas

Chair of Board
Portland, OR

Laurie is Chief Operating Officer at Consonus, a corporation that provides rehab, pharmacy, and consulting services to over 700 senior living facilities nation-wide. Prior to Consonus, Laurie held executive 

Luke Allera

Director of Finance
Los Angeles, CA

Luke has 10+ years of experience in the healthcare industry leading and operating businesses focused on the treatment of chronic disease patients. He currently provides commercialization consulting

Hamilton Baiden

Director
Scottsdale, AZ

Hamilton is the President of Heritage Health Solutions, a national integrated healthcare management company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. At Heritage, Hamilton oversees the shaping of the company’s long-

Caitlin Crommett

Founder, President
Los Angeles, CA

At age 12, Caitlin began volunteering at a local hospice in her community. She quickly recognized an absence in this space of connection between younger and older generations. Knowing the potential for mutual

Colleen Crommett

Secretary
Phoenix, AZ

Colleen is a licensed California attorney, having spent over 17 years with the Orange County District Attorney’s office as a trial attorney. Colleen spent much of her tenure litigating cases in the district’s Gang

Allan Crommett

Treasurer
Phoenix, AZ

Allan was the Chief Information Officer of Skilled Healthcare, a NYSE traded health care company that owns over 100 nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and hospice/home health groups in the western

Curtis Cloke

Director
Burlington, IA

Curtis is an award-winning financial professional and retirement income expert, trainer, and speaker with over 29 years of experience in income distribution planning. Recognized in 2009 as a top-five finalist for Advisor

Luke Johnson

Director
Scottsdale, AZ

Luke is a Wealth Advisor & Managing Director at Prime Capital Investment Advisors. He specializes in retirement income planning, income tax reduction strategies, and portfolio management. Luke serves on the

Paul Lajoie

Director
Dallas, TX

In October of 2000, Paul ventured into the commercial construction industry when he purchased Heritage Hardwood Floors. This first entry in entrepreneurship led to the purchase and subsequent sale of 6

Kent Linton

Director
Chicago, IL

Kent Linton is a healthcare consulting analyst at the Huron Consulting Group. Kent started a DreamCatchers club in high school and also established a chapter at the University of North Carolina at

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Dimitrios Papadogonas

Director
San Francisco, CA

Dimitrios Papadogonas is a purpose-driven business leader with extensive experience in marketing and brand building. He has worked for some of the world’s most iconic and loved brands, as well as some of the most successful clean tech startups of the past decade.

Kristen Barbarics

Director of Development
San Francisco, CA

Kristen has 20+ years of fundraising and management experience in the nonprofit sector, within the fields of higher education, health, and social justice. She has held senior leadership positions at several

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