Jennifer Conley, Co-Founder
BS in Apparel Marketing and former Nursing Home Executive Director, now stay at home mom to twins through a gestational carrier, and currently a Real Estate agent with Coldwell Banker. With a business management background and passion for this organization, I hope to bring much success and happiness in helping many families achieve their dreams of parenthood.
Colleen Brierley, BA, JD, Co-Founder
Litigation attorney, member Massachusetts BAR, specializing in children and family law before the Probate and Juvenile Trial Courts. Colleen is also a guardian ad litem and certified by the trial court as a court investigator in child abuse cases. She is the mother of five, having adopted three children through the foster care system. Colleen is enthusiastic and dedicated to the mission of JTP to provide financial support and education for people seeking to become parents through infertility treatments and adoption.
Sr. Accountant/Financial Analyst at Beacon Mutual Insurance Company in Warwick, RI. Dan had previously spent 7 years as an auditor in public accounting after graduating from the College of the Holy Cross in 2005. Dan is very passionate about JTP’s goals and will serve the organization by providing accounting and financial expertise.
Surrogate for Jennifer (co-founder) and her husband, Kenneth Conley. B.S.S.P from Emerson College. In addition, to working on various projects in both the non-profit and profit sectors, Kristine’s primary careers were in the areas of marketing, programming, promotions, and sales for WODS-FM and WBZ-AM. Currently, lives in Braintree with her husband and two children, ages 7 and 12.
Dr. Rita Sneeringer
Reproductive Endocrinologist at Boston IVF. She graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed residency and fellowship training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She loves working with couples to help them to build a family. In working with her patients, she has seen how difficult infertility can be on a financial and emotional level. As a board member for Journey to Parenthood, Dr. Sneeringer is excited to be involved in building a new resource for patients struggling with infertility.
Kate McNutt, RN BSN
25 years nursing experience within the maternal child health field currently working at Lowell General Hospital on the mother-infant unit past experience both personally and professionally with infertility view the “journey to parenthood” as a personal and necessary journey that a prospective parent explores to achieve a simple dream with a possible complicated reality.
Deb Cohen Peckham, M.Ed, LICSW
Deb is an Assistant Director of Angel Adoptions, with over 20 yrs of clinical and adoption experience. She is affiliated with the Center for Family Connections in Cambridge, MA and has a private therapy practice with a focus on adoption and adopted related issues. She has lectured to pre-adoptive and adoptive families and professionals in the field. Deb herself is an adoptee and in August of 2001, Deb adopted her daughter. She understands the journey to parenthood can be overwhelming, obstacle-ridden and emotional, but in the end so very rewarding. She is honored and excited to be part of such a wonderful organization, Journey to Parenthood.
A proven corporate strategist and experiential marketing innovator, Bob has designed and orchestrated game-changing global marketing events, corporate meetings, summits, and trade show sponsorships. His forte is to synchronize diverse marketing messages to create renowned, compelling and highly attended convergences of customers, business partners, and global service providers.
Bob Millin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Fitchburg State College in Massachusetts.
Utilizing over 25 years of experience working in the event management business, Bob helped launch Journey To Parenthood’s first annual fundraising event, raising funding to support JTP’s mission to offer grants to families struggling with infertility a chance of fulfilling their dreams of parenthood.