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Our Team

Hope & Heroes is run by a small team with broad expertise, committed to helping children and families facing cancer and blood disorders.

Our Board

We’re extremely lucky to have a passionate, committed Board of Directors to help us achieve our mission. Below, we’ve listed all voting members of the Board as of September 1, 2017.


  • Robert Kapito, President
  • Donald Garber, Vice President
  • Marianne Brown, Secretary
  • Michael Weiner, MD, Treasurer, Founder


Donna Azarian Larry Gordon
John Azarian Abi Hoffman
Michael Brown Steven Hoffman
Doug Cannaliato Jeff Kurtz
Peter Cieszko Sharon Kurtz
John Commerford Scott Prince
Lorraine Commerford Sharon Prince
Robert Cudequest Sam Riter
Brett Epstein Iris Schwartz
Fredrica Ford Wynne Savitt Weiner
Michael Ford Sara Wormser


Our staff

Our team is small, which means that most of our funding can go directly into research, treatment, and care for children with cancer and blood disorders. We’re here to help any way we can—just send us a message or give us a call. It’s always a pleasure to hear from our supporters.

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