Joseph Bean (Joe) was born in Springfield MA and grew up in Montgomery MA. Joseph graduated from Babson Collegewith a Bachelor's degree in Marketing in 1992. He was a buyer for Filene's, a division of May Co for 10 years and spent the next three years in product development for Brookstone based in Merrimack NH. Since 2004, Joe has worked in wholesale sales for Clarks Shoe Company were he currently is Vice President of Key Account Wholesale for Men's Shoes. He resides in Braintree MAwith his 2 children. Joe feels strongly about this organization as he has had Ulcerrative Colitis for many years. In addition, his mother and Uncle have Crohn's; and his grandfather and brother have Ulcerative Colitis.
Stacy Bruder grew up in Maine and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Colby College majoring in Art History. A member of the Daniel Islandcommunity, she currently serves as the Interactive Director for Advertising Sales for the Post and Courier. Stacy has also held sales, marketing and advertising management positions with Pulte Homes, CBS.SportsLine.com, PennWell Media Online and PictureTel. Stacy brings to her position on the board these professional experiences, coupled with volunteer work with the Junior League, Big Brothers Big Sisters, The United Way and Susan G. Koman for the Cure. Filled with compassion for the Woodward’s challenge with Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis she is determined and motivated to work together to instill hope, find remission and ultimately a cure for all of those affected by this disease.
Nichole Hinske (Nikki), managing partner of Hinske & Clarey, LLC in Charleston SC, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from The College of Charleston. After graduation in 1997, she worked in public accounting for a large firm in downtown Charleston. She earned her CPA license and then went back to obtain her Masters in Accounting in order to further her knowledge in the areas of tax and accounting. She has been a member of the SC Association of CPAs since 2001 and has been partner in the firm that is now Hinske & Clarey since 2004. Hinske & Clarey has extensive experience with charitable and not-for-profit organizations. Nikki has served on several boards in the course of her career mostly focusing on education. She is excited to be bringing her expertise and knowledge to WCCF as it is a cause that she feels strongly about. Nikki currently lives in Daniel Island with her husband and 2 boys.
Jason Moyer is a Daniel Islandresident and graduate of the renowned Charleston Southern University. Now serving as Director of Business Development for Student Transportation of America, the safety and welfare of children is an integral part of his job, and he has made a personal commitment to helping children and others living with Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Jason has several dear friends who have been affected by the disease and, driven by his compassion for humanity, wants to do everything possible to help work towards finding a cure. In his role as a board member, Jason hopes to reach out to the community, not only to educate but to invite neighbors and friends to support the ongoing fight against Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis.
Lesley Robertson lives in Wellesley Massachusetts and can't believe she has been there almost 13 years, not counting the
four years she spent attending Wellesley College. She has a BA in French from Wellesley and a Masters in Public
Administration from American University. Lesley has worked for various non profits, both federal and local government, and several educational institutions. Currently, she is Chair of the Wellesley Youth Commission and a freelance writer. She has known both Woodward kids since they were born and saw firsthand the symptoms, the tests, the dread of diagnosis, and
the difficult decisions about treatments. Lesley is excited to be a part of WCCF providing support for research of non-pharmaceutical treatment options to help all families struggling with IBD.
Roberto Serrallés was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico where he currently lives with his wife and 2 kids. In 1998, Roberto graduated from Brown Universityafter completing his Bachelors and Masters degrees. He joined the family company, Serrallés Distillery, after completing his PhD in Environmental Sciences from the University of Oregonin 2004. As the brother of Gisele Woodward, co-founder of the Foundation, Roberto feels deeply about the family struggles with Crohn's and Colitis.
Mark Woodward grew up in Wellesley MA and graduated from Babson College in 1993. Currently, he lives in Daniel Island, SC with his wife and two kids. In 1997, he focused his work in the Healthcare industry were he worked at Partners Healthcare for 9 years. Later, Mark joined EMC under the Healthcare vertical division and currently, he works for Merge Healthcare Solutions. Mark is one of the proud Founders of this organization. He is passionate about finding a cure for Crohns and Colitis as he himself has lived with Crohn's for over 20 years. In 2012, both of his kids were diagnosed with
IBD, his daughter with Colitis and his son with Crohn's. Funding research to find remission and a cure for this debilitating condition is of the outmost importance to him.