2016 Champions of Hope

Meet Our 2016 Champions of Hope

All the candidates for Man & Women of the Year are exceptional individuals. And some of them are so exceptional we've given them a special name: They are our Champions of Hope. These are candidates who went the distance and then some, raising, in ten weeks, $100,000 or more. They get a standing ovation from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and from more than one million patients battling blood cancers. Kudos to the Champions of Hope!

>Laurie Adami

Jessica Aldridge

Indianapolis, IN
Erie Insurance

Anjou Ahlborn

Ruben Alvarez

Phoenix, AZ
Molera Alvarez

Yvette Aleman

April Ancira

San Antonio, TX
Ancira Auto Group

Brian Allain

Erica Andrew

Washington, DC
Washingtonian Magazine

Mark Barsotti

Cromwell Baun

Atlanta, GA
UBS Financial Services

Jim Beltz

Eric Bencivenga

Amityville, NY
Edward Jones Investments

Ashlee Berard

Dr. Brian Berryman

Dallas, TX
Texas Oncology-Baylor

Rose Bevilacqua

Stacey Biagi

Napa, CA
Biagi Bros.

Katie Biehl

Ann Austria Bockrath

Dayton, OH
Ann Bockrath DDS Inc.

Katie Biehl

Kim Boerman

Charleston, SC
The Boerman Real Estate Group

Matthew Campbell

Abigail Boldt

Zionsville, IN
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School

Ryan J. Claxton

Lexie Boudreaux

Houston, TX
Corporate Suites

Amy Cohen

Beverly Brean (In Memoriam)

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Cruise Planners, Travel Representative

Derek L. Copeland

Derek Brock

Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Brock Development Corporation

Catherine Courage

John Brookbank

Ashburn, VA
Cisco Systems

Randy Cubriel

Michael Brooks

Raleigh, NC
PRA Health Sciences

Gary DePreta

Craig Browning

San Antonio, TX
Phyllis Browning Company

Amy Cohen

Amanda Bush

Austin, TX
Steele Resources, LLC

Eric Eissenstat

TJ Caplinger

San Antonio, TX
Child?s Play Therapeutic Homecare

Eric Eissenstat

Kelsey Carr

Lake George, NY
The Chazen Companies

Vince Ellison

Elizabeth Childers

Zionsville, IN
PwC

Vince Ellison

Jim Chrisman

Denver, CO
Forest City Stapleton, Inc.

Michelle Fee

Michael Clark

Cincinnati, OH
TEKsystems

James Glover

M. Preston Clarke

Scottsdale, AZ
Arizona Venture Consulting

Jamie Graham

Greg Clary

San Antonio, TX
Team Brionne

Brittan Griffith

Julia Cogburn, MD

Tampa, FL
Florida Cancer Specialists

>Laurie Adami

Ron Cohn

San Diego, CA
Owner, Sprouts

Chuck Hauff

Tom Collins

Cincinnati, OH
Procter & Gamble

Chuck Hauff

Katie Daily

Houston, TX
 

Julie Hopkins

Genevieve Dean

Des Moines, IA
AdelmanDean Group

Jessica Jung

Patrick Daoud

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Daoud?s Fine Jewelry

John B. Kellenyi

Stephanie DeFreese

Columbia, SC
BlueCross BlueShield

Dr. Bill Kortesis

Surinder P. Dhillon, MD

Fresno, CA
Owner, Internal Medicine Practice

JAmanda Leonardo

Matthew Donaldson

Clive, IA
Papa John's

Cheryl Levanduski

Anna Donlon

Los Angeles, CA
Riot Games

Tim Lowe

Katherine Ferguson

Reston, VA
Cooley LLP

Nicholas Mastroianni, III

Matt Flinchbaugh

Camp Hill, PA
Flinchy?s Restaurant

Dan McCarthy

Christopher Foy

Boston, MA
Brean Capital

Reeves McGee

Dan Goodrich

Carmel, IN
RE/MAX Ability Plus


John Merrill

Maria Grasso

Smithtown, NY
Flushing Bank


Nadder Nejad

Mary Guzek, DMD

Charlestown, MA
 


Grace Ng

Chris Hadermann

Atlanta, GA
Southern Proper Hospitality Group, LLC


Richard P. Ojeda

Brent Hagey

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Farris Foundation


David P. Osborn

Janet Harden

Lake Orion, MI
Continental


Gwen Ottenberg

Chad Harthan

San Antonio, TX
Survivor, TMI


Stacie Oxman

Bill Hauser

Malvern, PA
MidAtlantic MultiSport


Michael Parrish

Jennifer Heckler

Dayton, OH
Philanthropist


Justin Paschal

Greg Hostetler

Merced County, CA
Stonefield Home & Hostetler Ranches


Alex Perdikis

Lisa Howell

Sandy, UT
Where Much Is Given


Dr. Matthew Priddy

Lou Ann Hughes

San Antonio, TX
Performance Probiotics, LLC


John Ragan

Dr. Meera Iyengar

Orlando, FL
Florida Cancer Specialists


Joel Seleskie

Danielle Johnston

Houston, TX
Texas Children?s Hospital


Tom Sessi

Megan Jones

Salt Lake City, UT
 


Kris Shanahan

Ari Kahan

San Francisco, CA
Goldman Sachs


David Shapiro

Dr. Ramesh Kolluru

Lafayette, LA
University of Louisiana


JoAnn M. Shaw

Scott Kurinsky

Chicago, IL
Bear Construction Company


Sonu Singhvi

Victoria Landau

Scarsdale, NY
Cycle for Life


Evelyn Smallwood

Chris Lee

Ladera Ranch, CA
City National Bank


Alex Stamas

Trenton Leffingwell

New Braunfels, TX
New Braunfels High School


Nick Stefanakis

Craig Marking

Lake Forest, CA
The Marketeers Group


Hasti Taghi

Patrick McAndrew

New York, NY
Warburg Pincus


Lee Tessier

Erin McFarland

Newport News, VA
Orthopaedic & Spine Center


Mark Torello

Susanna Merriman

In Loving Memory of Brian Merriman
Anderson, SC


Greg Trayer

Elex Michaelson

Los Angeles, CA
KABC-TV Los Angeles


Vanessa Walker

Jon Moellenberg

Boulder, CO
RBC Capital Markets


Christopher D. Wilno

Alissa Moody

Indianapolis, IN
Physical Therapist


Christopher D. Wilno

Dr. George Moynihan

Chicago, IL
Gold Coast Plastic Surgery


Christopher D. Wilno

Emily Murray

Church Hill, MD
Anne Arundel Co. Public Schools


Christopher D. Wilno

Diva Nagula

Arlington, VA
Physician


Christopher D. Wilno

Matt Newsom

Charlotte, NC
Fullcube, Inc.


Christopher D. Wilno

Kevin O?Neill

Providence, RI
Acertitude


Christopher D. Wilno

Richard Ostroff

Albany, NY
Ostroff Associates, Inc.


Christopher D. Wilno

Alex Pascual

Miami, FL
BBVA Compass Bank


Christopher D. Wilno

Katie Plichta

Los Angeles, CA
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP


Christopher D. Wilno

Connie Robins

Syosset, NY
Northwell Health


Christopher D. Wilno

Tracy Robinson

Purcellville, VA
Rain Salon


Christopher D. Wilno

Angela San Martin

Atlanta, GA
Metromont Corporation


Christopher D. Wilno

Marc Schneider

Woodbury, NY
Schneider Mitola, LLP


Christopher D. Wilno

Lisa Schlehuber

Indianapolis, IN
Elements Financial


Christopher D. Wilno

Jared Shusterman

Fort Lauderdale, FL
SproutLoud Media Networks, LLC


Christopher D. Wilno

Billy Jack Snelson

Austin, TX
NFP


Christopher D. Wilno

Tony Sorrentino

Omaha, NE
SilverStone Group


Christopher D. Wilno

Scott Stankavage

Durham, NC
Team Stankavage


Christopher D. Wilno

David Stone

Los Angeles, CA
William Morris Endeavor


Christopher D. Wilno

Christine Thayer

Alexandria, VA
Thayer Clinical Psychology Services


Christopher D. Wilno

Jessica Tursi

Des Moines, IA
Bracco Diagnostics


Christopher D. Wilno

Lindsay Vogelman

New York, NY
Tommy Hilfiger


Christopher D. Wilno

Ryan Wade

Iowa City, IA
Wade Investments


Christopher D. Wilno

Noreen White

Montclair, NJ
Acacia Financial Group, Inc.


Christopher D. Wilno

Sarah Wilbur

Las Vegas, NV
Findlay Automotive Group


Christopher D. Wilno

Thomas Williams, Jr.

Coopersburg, PA
Cityline Construction


Christopher D. Wilno

Alissa Moody

Indianapolis, IN
Physical Therapist


Christopher D. Wilno

Michael T. Woolf, D.D.S.

Fresno, CA
Owner, Woolf Farming & Processing


Christopher D. Wilno

Mark Yoffe, MD

Raleigh, NC
UNC REX Cancer Care


Christopher D. Wilno

Julie Zimmet Smith

Vienna, VA
Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce


 

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