“Faces of JAF”, hosted by Jen Andruzzi – President and CEO of the Joe Andruzzi Foundation (JAF) – highlights the tireless work and POV’s of individuals within the extended New England cancer community. Topics will include relevant, current industry news and how it relates to and affects the JAF community – especially during the current pandemic.
Ep.12 – Michael Lombardo (CEO, GlideFast Consulting)
Jen welcomes Michael Lombardo, CEO of GlideFast, to discuss his own personal cancer journey, the perspectives gained from it, and GlideFast’s sponsorship of the Joe Andruzzi Foundation’s 2021 Pediatric Financial Assistance Program.
Ep.11 – Liz Stott (Director of Campaign Strategy & Execution, Empower Retirement)
Jen is joined by Liz Stott, Director of Campaign Strategy and Execution at Empower Retirement, to discuss teamwork and execution while working remotely, family health and work disruption, and Empower Retirement’s generous support of JAF over the years.
Ep.10 – Ashley Haseotes (Founder & CEO, One Mission)
Jen welcomes Ashley Haseotes, Founder and CEO of One Mission, to discuss how she got into the philanthropy world, the ever evolving cancer community, and how JAF and One Mission are partnering together to help families battling pediatric cancer.
Ep.09 – Julia Conner (Pediatric Social Worker, UVM Children’s Hospital)
Jen is joined by Julia Conner, Pediatric Oncology Social Worker at UVM Children’s Hospital in Vermont, to discuss her role in helping cancer patients and their families navigate a diagnosis, her work through the lens of COVID-19, and how the Joe Andruzzi Foundation is able to assist families in need of financial relief.
Ep.08 – Abby Porosky (Managing Director, One Mission)
Jen is joined by Abby Porosky, Managing Director at One Mission, to discuss her battle with breast cancer, partnering with the Joe Andruzzi Foundation on pediatric assistance, and her career transition from criminal investigating to non-profit leadership.
Ep.07 – Jasmine Miller (Patient Recipient & Med School Student)
Jen is joined by JAF patient grant recipient and current medical student Jasmine Miller to discuss her journey with breast cancer, how it has shaped her pursuit of a career in medicine, and what it’s like to battle cancer at such a young age.
Ep.06 – Lisa & Carly Silva (JAF Patient Family)
Jen is joined by JAF patient grant recipient Lisa Silva and her daughter, Carly, a 13-year-old battling acute lymphoblastic lymphoma, to discuss the family’s battle with cancer, their connection to JAF, and the impact of the current pandemic on their day-to-day lives and treatment plan.
Ep.05 – Ronny Mosston (JAF Board Member)
Jen welcomes Ronny Mosston, a cancer survivor and a member of JAF’s Board of Directors, to discuss battling breast cancer, her commitment to philanthropy, and we get her HR-perspective on the COVID-19 reopening’s path forward.
Ep.04 – Brent Crouch (JAF Development Committee)
Jen is joined by Brent Crouch, a cancer survivor and a member of JAF’s Development Committee, to talk about his connection to the Foundation and the backstory behind his current “Co-Hawk” hairdo.
Ep.03 – Julie Ann Chase (JAF Patient Grant Recipient)
Jen chats with Julie Ann Chase, a former JAF patient grant recipient, to discuss Julie Ann’s cancer journey, how she first connected with the Foundation, and how the current pandemic is presenting a “new normal” for patients.
Ep.02 – Dana Haseotes (Clinical Social Worker, Women & Infants Hospital)
Jen chats with Dana Haseotes, Clinical Social Worker at Women & Infants Hospital in Rhode Island, to discuss how Dana’s work has been affected by COVID-19 and the challenges cancer patients face in navigating the current pandemic.
Ep.01 – Shannon Gallanty (Program Manager, Joe Andruzzi Foundation)
Jen chats with Shannon Gallanty, Program Manager at the Joe Andruzzi Foundation, to discuss how Shannon works with social workers and healthcare advocates to provide financial assistance to cancer patients and families in need, how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting support services for patients, and the challenges of working from home during these uncertain times.