Leadership

"Our foundation is based on the passion of parents."

Melissa Hogan, J.D.

President

Melissa Hogan, J.D. is the President of Saving Case & Friends and is also a lawyer, author, and speaker on rare disease advocacy and strategies. After her son Case was diagnosed with Hunter Syndrome (Mucopolysaccharidosis II) in 2009, she began writing a blog at SavingCase.com that is now read in...

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Melissa Hogan, J.D.

Jamie Fowler, Ed.S.

Vice President

Jamie Fowler, Ed.S., is the Vice President for Saving Case & Friends. She is a veteran advocate and adviser for parents of children with special educational needs. She has been providing assistance to families throughout the United States for more then 10 years. Jamie did her undergraduate work at the...

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Jamie Fowler, Ed.S.

Sarah Mitchell

Treasurer

Sarah Mitchell graduated from North Park University with a BS in Marketing in 1998. She worked in the financial services industry for 12 years including sales roles with Nuveen Investments in Chicago and American Funds, followed by a marketing position for a high profile wealth management team at Merrill Lynch...

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Sarah Mitchell

David Adams

Board Member

David is the President and Owner of David Adams Wealth Group, LLC, An Independent Firm affiliated with Raymond James.  His team specializes in comprehensive financial planning, including estate, tax, investment and insurance planning, and their passion is helping people restore vital balance and financial strength during life’s many transitions.  David...

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David Adams

Jennifer Boyd

Board Member

Jennifer is a Private Tutor, Children’s Coordinator at her church,  and a Skin Care Consultant for Rodan and Fields.  She has taught in private and public schools, and helped many families home school.  Jennifer has a strong desire and heart to help children and adults in many areas of her...

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Jennifer Boyd

Jennifer Carter, M.D.

Board Member

Jennifer Carter graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in 2005. She completed her internal medicine residency at Maine Medical Center in 2008. Dr. Carter practiced initially as a hospitalist at Portstmouth Regional Hospital after her training. Since 2010, Dr. Carter has maintained a part-time adult primary care office in...

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Jennifer Carter, M.D.

Gabe Colmenares

Board Member

Gabriel (Gabe) Colmenares is the president and founder of Ivy League Early Learning Academy with five successful early learning schools in the greater New York City area. Gabe and his family have a strong devotion to the care and education of children and their company is a front runner in...

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Gabe Colmenares

Michael & Angela Hoover

Board Member

Mike Hoover is Nashville based entrepreneur, having started several successful small businesses.  Mike received a BA in Finance from West Virginia University. As President of Accurate Mortgage, Mike is credited with closing over one billion in funded loans in the Middle Tennessee area. In addition to the mortgage company, Mike...

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Michael & Angela Hoover

Deb Purcell

Board Member

Deb Purcell is the Director of the MPS II Research Fund within The Isaac Foundation, a Canadian registered charity. Since their son Trey’s diagnosis in 2006, the Research Fund has granted over $350,000 to MPS II Research projects around the world. As a result of the diagnosis, Deb became an...

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Deb Purcell