Meet the Winners

Meet our 2014 Man & Woman of the Year Winners

We are honored to introduce this year's winners. All of our candidates did an outstanding job of raising funds to help advance LLS's mission to find cures for blood cancers.

Christos Giannoulias with Piper Novak, National Girl of the Year

Christos Giannoulias
Illinois Chapter
with Piper Novak, National Girl of the Year

Samara Wolpe with Jordan Shahbaz, National Boy of the Year

Samara Wolpe
California Southland Chapter - Los Angeles Campaign
with Jordan Shahbaz, National Boy of the Year


National Runners Up National All Stars
Man of the Year Runner Up
Gary DePreta, National Capital Area Chapter
  Man of the Year All Star Alumni
Ryan LaFontaine, Michigan Chapter
Woman of the Year Runner Up
Michelle Fee, Southern Florida Chapter -
Ft. Lauderdale Campaign
  Woman of the Year All Star Alumni
Kim Tindall, South Central Texas Chapter -
San Antonio Campaign

LLS extends its gratitude to all the local winners for
helping save the lives of blood cancer patients.

Alabama

Birmingham

Daniel Snyder
Burr & Forman

Toni Hill
Freedom Financial Group

Mobile

Bob Mobley
Hargrove Engineers + Constructors

Ashley Daves

Arizona

Chuck Hauff
Snell & Wilmer

Cristina Muņoz
RedFlex Traffic Systems

Arkansas

Jeremiah Palmer
General Mills

Anne Wells
Anne Wells, Attorney at Law

California

Bay Area

Marc Hopkins
Veros

Anjou Ahlborn
HackCancer; FusionStorm and Bamboo Asia

Fresno

Mark Barsotti
Chicago Title

Katie Biehl
Mercedes-Benz of Fresno

Los Angeles

Chris Wilno

Samara Wolpe

Monterey Bay

Hakan Erdinc
Rabobank

Cathy Sampognaro
Intercontinental The Clement Monterey

North Bay

Gordon Huether
Gordon Huether Studio

Jennifer Buffo
Pure Luxury Transportation

Orange County Inland Empire

Greg Trayer
James Hardie

Kimie Metcalf
Team Kimie

Sacramento

Alex Stamas
Granite Bay High School

Dulcy Wilson
Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region

San Diego

Nathan Crowley
Team Metro Real Estate

Talin Hartounian
One Hart Events

Colorado

Colorado Springs

Austin Szall

Hayden Milligan
Cyr

Denver

Jason Epstein
NAI Shames Makovsky

Naomi Binkley
Fireside Production

Connecticut

Robert O'Meara
Keller Williams Realty
Greater Hartford

Vivian Altman
Janney Montgomery Scott

Delaware

Frank Monaco
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

Rose Bevilacqua

District of Columbia

Gary DePreta
Cisco Systems

Evelyn Smallwood
Ted Britt Automotive Group

Florida

Boca Raton

Rick Schuerger
John Moriarty & Associates of Florida

Jaclyn Herbst
National Life Group

Fort Lauderdale

Tony Sanchez, Jr.
Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc.

Michelle Fee
Cruise Planners · American Express Travel

Miami

Michael Parrish
Aon Risk Solutions

Yvette A. Aleman, P.E.
F.R. Aleman & Associates, Inc.

Orlando

David Altman
Jacksonville Jaguars

Dr. Jennifer Cultrera
Florida Cancer Specialists

Tampa

Dr. Gregoire Bergier
Florida Cancer Specialists

Shelly Glenn
Florida Cancer Specialists

West Palm Beach

Nicholas Mastroianni, III
Allied Capital & Development of South Florida

Elena Peroulakis
Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place

Georgia

Atlanta

Neal Shah
Feather Touch Dental

Krystall Waters
UBS Private Wealth Management

Augusta

Ryan McArdle
Blanchard & Calhoun Commercial

Andria Duff
Greenbrier High School

Savannah

Michael Caputo
WR Starkey Mortgage

Jessica Neeley
Workmen's Circle Credit Union

Illinois

Dr. Christos Giannoulias
G&T Sports Medicine

Meghan McWalters
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Indiana

Fort Wayne

Mike Kelley
Kelley Automotive Group

Amy Fisher
Quest Diagnostics

Indianapolis

Dr. Matthew Priddy
Priority Physcians

Dr. Julie Fecht
North Star Pediatrics

Iowa

Des Moines

Tim Lowe
Bernie Lowe & Assoc.

Dr. Melissa Deer
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Eastern Iowa

Vince Ellison
Bergan Paulsen

Michelle Ridder
Lil' Drug Store Products

Kansas

Larry Provo
Rusty Eck Ford

Gwen Ottenberg
Imagine That Toys

Kentucky

Dr. Cesar Rodriguez
University of Louisville

Julie Mitchell
Universal Linen

Louisiana

Neal Hargrave
FMOL Health Systems

Sue Bourque
Acadian Ambulance

Maryland

Baltimore

Lee Tessier
Keller Williams Real Estate

Sarah McMahon
The Columbia Bank

Eastern Shore

Ricky Kerrigan
Ocean Pines Police Department

Kris Shanahan
Kris Shanahan Fitness/ Club One Fitness

Massachusetts

John Ragan
KBW - A Stifel Company

Cynthia Paleologos
Volunteer

Michigan

Tim Nelson
Kroger Of Michigan

Chris Albi
Kroger Of Michigan

Minnesota

Joel Seleskie
Northwestern Mutual

Amber Melby
Allina Health

Missouri

Kansas City

Tyler Paytas
CBRE

Abbey Brockman
The University of Kansas Cancer Center

Springfield

Jason Hite
Drury University

Patty Davis, RN, OCN
Oncology Hematology Associates

St. Louis

John Sanders
RBO PrintLogistix

JoAnn Shaw
Survivor

Nebraska

John Sorrentino
Student

Karen Warner
Community Volunteer

Nevada

Dr. Marvin Spann
Couture Dermatology & Plastic Surgery

Deirdre Strunk
South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa

New Jersey

John Kellenyi
Misty Properties

Brenda Cioce
Roseland Properties

New Mexico

Philip Le
Wells Fargo

Lisa Contreras
PNM Resources

New York

Albany

JR Rickert
JR Sports Enterprises

Leah Slocum
RealtyUSA

Long Island

Bobby Menges
Garden City High School

Katharine Gallardo

New York City

Mark Torello
M&S Mechanical

Grace Ng
Barclays

Rochester

Adam Durst
Annechino Law Firm

Pamela Powley
Chubb & Sons

Westchester

Matthew Campbell
Laridae Capital

Team Today
Montefiore, G2 Trading

North Carolina

Charlotte

Derek Copeland
Morgan Stanley

Stephanie Melish Neuman
cc: Stephanie

Triangle

Reeves McGee
Investors Management Corporation

Kristi McKeown
Millennium

Ohio

Cincinnati

Ed Crane
OHC

Julie Hopkins
Medpace

Cleveland

Redmond (Roy) Keating
MTD Products

Jessica Jung
Chubb & Son

Columbus

Christian Langwasser
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Tina Badurina
YMCA of Central Ohio

Dayton

Danny McGeady
Amish Cabinets USA

Sonu Singhvi
Elizabeth Diamond Company

Toledo

John Smythe
Habitec Security

Betsy Nooney
Biosense Webster

Oklahoma

Eric Eissenstat
Continental Resources

Julie Boyd
Evolve Research

Oregon

Mark Pahl
EMC2 Corporation

Dr. Gabrielle Meyers
Center for Hematologic Malignancies · Oregon Health and Science University

Pennsylvania

Harrisburg

Donald L. Carter, Jr.
Dukes/Dockside Willies/ RockBass Grill

Kathy McCauslin-Cadieux
Creative Elegance Boutique

Lancaster/York

Nate Fochtman
Ace Distributing

Vy Banh
Rice & Noodles Restaurant

Lehigh Valley

Nadder Nejad
Major Hyundai

Linora Gula
RCN

Philadelphia

Jim Beltz
Morgan Stanley

Michelle Fowler
Martino Cartier Salon

Pittsburgh

Drew Paolicelli
Paolicelli and Associates

Erin Prager
Marsh USA

Puerto Rico

Ivan Morales
Amway

Elena Alvarez, M.D.
M&P Radiology

Rhode Island

Brewer Rowe
International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum

Amanda Leonardo
Hall Communications

South Carolina

Charleston

Dr. Matthew Beldner
Lowcountry Hematology & Oncology · Roper St. Francis Physicians

Ellen Hoffman
Nirenblatt, Nirenblatt, & Hoffman, LLP

Upstate

Jon Brock
Half Frog Jumping DBA Fedex

Nadine Lavigne
General Electric

Tennessee

Knoxville

Eric Coffey
Genentech, Inc.

Samantha Lane
King University

Nashville

Justin Paschal
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

Rebecca Sweet

Texas

Austin

Randy Cubriel
Law Office of Randy Cubriel

Dana Smith
Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company

Houston

Nick Stefanakis
Womble Company

Hasti Taghi
Texas Childrens Hospital

San Antonio

Richard Ojeda
Black Tie Affairs Catering, Inc.

Brittan Griffith
Survivor

Utah

Zack Forbush
Orion Holiday Lighting

Kae Lynne Nielson

Virginia

John Daylor
Joyner Fine Properties

Lynn Polizos
Polizos & Company Communications

Washington

Greg Rankich
Xtreme Consulting Group

Sonya Rocha
Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company

Wisconsin

Paul Westrick
LLS Board of Trustees

Kim Schuetz
University of WI Hospital



 

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