The foundation has a dedicated team of professionals who are committed to fulfilling the mission of the organization.  

Kerry B. Funkhouser, EdD

Executive Director

Kerry works closely with the board to set the overall strategy of the foundation and oversees all aspects of the day-to-day management, including partnership development, education, and communications of the foundation. Kerry has extensive experience in the non-profit sector, including serving as the director of a coordinated school health program developed for a national non-profit focused on the prevention of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Kerry may be reached at kfunkhouser@fwgbd.org

Kimberly Roque, MPA

Manager of Education

Kim has responsibility to ensure excellence in the educational programs and webinars offered by the Foundation for Women & Girls with Blood Disorders. She has worked extensively in the nonprofit sector on issues ranging from literacy to children’s safety to mentoring, and has recently served as education director for a health services organization and a philanthropic association. Contact her at kroque@fwgbd.org.

Rachel Moehl, MA

Manager, Digital Communications and Social Media

Rachel has responsibility for the social channels and digital content at FWGBD, including LinkedIn, Facebook and the website. Specializing in the strategy and management of integrated brand marketing and communications plans for websites, social media and other channels, Rachel has worked in a variety of industries and served as a consultant for several non-profit organizations. Rachel may be reached at rmoehl@fwgbd.org

Virginia Schulze

Operations Manager

Ginny has responsibility for the operational management of the foundation, including budget management, accounts payable, policies, and audit.  Ginny has worked for several non-profit organizations and brings her extensive accounting expertise and process management to the foundation.  Ginny may be reached at vschulze@fwgbd.org.

Elizabeth Kearns

Program Coordinator

Elizabeth has responsibility for the event management aspects of the foundation’s programs, coordination of board and medical advisory meetings, as well as managing the logistics of internal and external meetings.  Elizabeth spent 16 years in magazine publishing, as a business manager, and brings her exceptional organizational and budgeting skills to the foundation. Elizabeth may be reached at ekearns@fwgbd.org

Jennifer Longo

Database and Membership Manager

Jennifer primarily oversees the organization’s membership database, maintaining its efficiency and integrity. She also responds to membership and patron inquiries, and provides assistance in the operations/logistics of all member engagement events. Jennifer has acquired ample experience in database management, quality assurance, fund-raising and special events. Her experience in the non-profit industry includes environmental beautification, stewardship and research, youth mentoring, and various aspects of the health field - all with an educational component. Jennifer may be reached at jlongo@fwgbd.org.