Meet the Team Behind the Dreams

Executive Team

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

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

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

Danielle Elwood

Director of National Expansion
Boston, MA

Danielle began working in a volunteer capacity from a young age for youth organizations focused on child development. She began her professional career at Johnson & Associates, a health insurance

Matthew Rowland

Director of Communications
Iowa City, IA

Matthew began working with DreamCatchers in 2016 and has been involved for the past seven years as a chapter president for the Burlington, Iowa chapter. He is currently studying marketing and

Katherine Vangaever

Director of Impact Measurement
New York City, NY

Katherine has been part of the DreamCatchers Foundation since 2013, leading chapters at her her high school and college, before joining the Executive Team. She currently works as a Product Manager for a start-up

How to Make the Hospice Experience Better for Everyone

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