Fertility is changing. We’re here to make sure that parenthood isn’t.
Not just as experts in fertility. As parents, too. And aspiring parents. And people who understand how much that decision matters.
We ensure your legacy. You define it.
Together with today’s leaders in fertility.
We’d like you to meet our advisors—a group of international fertility and healthcare experts as passionate about parenthood as we are.
Dr. Aaliya Yaqub
Dr. Paul Turek
The Honorable David J. Shulkin, MD
Dr. Gail Prins
Dr. Denny Sakkas
Dr. Alister Martin
Dr. Marcia Inhorn
Dr. Allan Pacey
Dr. Francisco Arredondo
Dr. Aaliya Yaqub
We are all
We’re a Harvard-backed group of experts who understand parenthood—and how much it matters.
The Legacy team brings international experience in male fertility, healthcare policy, and business with a world-class advisory board.
Khaled Kteily is a former healthcare consultant at Oliver Wyman in Toronto and studied healthcare and public policy at Harvard University, where he received a full scholarship and graduated with distinction. Khaled has previously worked at the World Economic Forum in Geneva, where he had his work on the future of entrepreneurship published at Davos.
Khaled is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Canadian Fertility & Andrology Society.
Sarah Steinle previously worked at Extend Fertility, a New York-based clinic that specializes in egg freezing. Sarah operated as a consultant for women who were considering fertility preservation and oversaw the intricacies of the patient experience. Before her work in healthcare, Sarah spent four years in sales at a FinTech startup, also in New York.
Sarah graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in Psychology and has earned her health coaching certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.
Matt Wozny has experience building teams and helping startups scale. After a career in management consulting and venture capital, he has held various commercial and finance leadership roles at high growth startups in the Boston startup ecosystem. Matt holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in History & Literature from Harvard College.
Dr. Ramy Abou Ghayda
Dr. Abou Ghayda is a trained Urologist and graduate of the Harvard School of Public Health, with work experience at Brigham and Women’s Hopsital, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and St. Elizabeth Medical Center.
In his role at Legacy, Dr. Abou Ghayda oversees clinical research, telehealth offerings, and assesses the viability of new male fertility products
Meryl Haddad holds a Master’s in Public Policy from the National University of Singapore and a BA from the American University of Beirut. She has extensive experience working as a policy researcher and consultant in the UAE and Lebanon and has previously worked as a journalist and copywriter for various publications in the Middle East.
In her current role at Legacy, Meryl provides strategic content across social platforms
Dave Lastovskiy is a growth leader who is passionate about blending the art and science of brand, acquisition, and analytics. For the last decade he has worked at high-growth startups ranging from transportation to fintech.
Lastovskiy holds a Bachelors of Commerce in Marketing from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University.
CPT John Crowley
John Crowley is pursuing a joint MBA/MPP at Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School where he is a Harvard Presidential Scholar, LunaCap Foundation Scholar, and Rubenstein Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership.
John’s work with Legacy includes business development, growth strategy, and marketing for active military and veteran clients. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy and is a US Army veteran of the Global War on Terror.
Vrushab Gowda is pursuing a joint JD/MD program at Harvard Law School and UNC School of Medicine. He merges in-depth knowledge of the regulatory space with an international perspective on health policy, honed at the Parliament of the United Kingdom, a Massachusetts General Hospital-affiliated think tank and independent field studies in the Netherlands.
Vrushab’s work with Legacy includes securing all necessary regulatory approvals and ensuring compliance with state, federal, and international standards.
Kim Li is a designer with over a decade of industry experience in product design, branding and art direction. She was awarded the Top Graduate Award at Boston Media House in Design, Marketing and Digital Communications. Kim’s multi-disciplinary design projects included works for Wunderman, Google, Tencent and a wide array of startups ranging from fintech to lifestyle brands.
Alecia Eberhardt-Smith is a health communicator who has worked in the fertility space for 10 years. Prior to joining Legacy, she was the content and social media manager for Extend Fertility, building their brand voice and educational material from the ground up. Alecia has a writing degree from Emerson College.
In her role, she strategizes, writes, edits, and manages content creation across web and social platforms.
Harnek likes building things and pours his heart into everything he works on. From building textable cameras to watches that’ve repeatedly gone viral, he makes sure that that every product that he touches delights his customers. He believes that engineers are characterized by the products they build and the customer relationships that form from them. He believes that engineers are more than just people that fill out technical specifications, but are oftentimes the ones the most emotionally invested in the product and customer.
Harnek graduated from Harvard in 2017 with a degree in Computer Science and has built two companies from the ground up. He now leads the tech team at Legacy.
Sarina Richard has experience building and scaling global healthcare businesses. She has spent time in Investment Banking with Merrill Lynch and Management Consulting with Bain & Co, as well as started 4 previous healthcare startups (exited 3). Her most recent business success was a gynecology and fertility telehealth company for women in India.
Sarina holds an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School, and a Bachelors Degrees in Business Honors, Finance and Spanish Honors from the University of Texas at Austin. She is an avid mountaineer and is married with a one-year-old daughter.
Dr. Paul H.G. Simon
Dr. Simon formerly worked as a strategy consultant at Oliver Wyman across the firms operations, corporate finance and healthcare practices. He holds an M.Sc. and Ph.D. from McGill University where he respectively focused on the molecular biology of male fertility and the genetics of type 2 diabetes to develop precision medicine diagnostic tests.
In his role at Legacy, Dr. Simon manages operations and coordinates clinical research and R&D efforts with our Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ramy Abou Ghayda.
Paige Coolidge is an intern at Legacy on the product team. She is a senior at Harvard College taking the semester off to work at Legacy. At Harvard, she walked onto the varsity women’s crew team where she was a coxswain for two years and founded a fashion magazine, scaling it to 60+ people. She is passionate about consumer health and wellness and strongly believes in Legacy’s mission. In her role, she researches and develops new products for Legacy.
Jaclyn Doyle is a native of Los Angeles who has worked in client services and operations for over 15 years. She has specialized in industries from corporate transportation and e-commerce, to logistics and healthcare. Combining her professional knowledge with her personal research and infertility experience, Jaclyn is deeply invested in providing a stellar client experience at Legacy.
Graduating with a double major in Environmental Sustainability and Sociology, Matt has always had a keen interest in the connection between human health and environmental surroundings. With over a decade of experience in the hospitality industry he continued on to work at several successful startups in Canada’s tech capital, Toronto.
A lover of good coffee, Matt is one of our Client Experience Specialists and is happy to connect and talk about Legacy and the suite of services we offer, the best cafés in your town, or how pollution and micro plastics can have an impact on sperm health.
Jordana Finkelstein is a customer centric, pizza loving New Yorker with over 10 years of client management experience in the healthcare industry.
Prior to joining Legacy, She worked at Extend Fertility, the country’s first clinic to specialize in egg freezing. Jordana acted as a consultant, guiding and educating women on fertility preservation, ensuring a positive journey. In 2018, Jordana was an integral part of creating and launching Extend Fertility’s IVF clinic by building out the patient journey and leading the patient experience team.
Jordana always had a passion for human connection and educating others. Her strengths and expertise will be used at Legacy to lead and help grow the Client Experience team.
A California native, Aniela received her BA in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine before moving to the east coast to pursue a Masters in Teaching. She is a self-described “do-er” who believes that building relationship, working cross-functionally to create solutions, and taking action are the most important aspects of building a customer-centric company. Aniela has worked across several customer-facing industries including wealth management and healthcare and is a former high school Special Education teacher.
At Legacy, Aniela is our Operations Manager working largely on client results automation and supply chain logistics.
Andrew has worked as a software consultant team lead with multiple government agencies across the US after graduating from Emory University with a B.A. in Vocal Performance and a minor in Computer Science. He sees customer-driven design and collaborative technical/nontechnical development as integral to good software solutions. He is also a classically trained opera singer, amateur choir director, composer, and very mediocre pianist.
Fariya Mostafa has several years of experience managing and growing healthcare products. Previously, she was Product hire #1 at a fast-growing Canadian startup, helping take their service from early product-market fit through to Series A. At Legacy, Fariya works on making our Dashboard useful and accessible to our clients. Fariya holds a Masters in Physiology from the University of Toronto. She was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Katie currently supports Legacy as an Executive Assistant. She most recently held roles in Human Resources and Operations at a fast-growing startup after spending many years working alongside executives in venture capital and private equity in Boston. Katie holds a Corporate Communications degree from Susquehanna University with a minor in Business.
When she’s not helping organizations run more efficiently, you can find her running a tight ship at home managing a flock of chickens, playing in the garden or developing one of her many culinary delights.
Brian Ventura is a Florida native who has worked in fields ranging from investments to admissions consulting to economics research to college dorm catering. Over the last few years, he has worked at Boston-area companies in product development, with a focus on creating online marketplaces. Brian is currently pursuing an MBA from Harvard Business School and holds a BA in Economics from Harvard College.
Ania is a seasoned performance marketer, with comprehensive experience in search engine marketing, display media buying, project management, and analytics. Her natural curiosity, inquisitiveness, and sense of adventure led her from her childhood home in Belarus to the United States to progress her education, career, and personal ambitions. Today those same qualities drive her to recognize and appreciate diverse viewpoints of both internal stakeholders and external partners, increasing Legacy’s competitive advantage and advancing business growth.
Ania has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Bates College and London School of Economics. Her career path spans nonprofit organizations, startup ventures, and global publicly traded corporations.
José (pronounced in the Brazilian pronunciation, Jho – Zeh) is obsessed with all things that combine technology and design. He’s a mostly self-taught engineer with a varied background of engineering, design, and animation. Prior to joining legacy, he earned a BAS in Animation and Visual Effects, worked for a number of years as a freelance designer + animator, co-founded and ran a digital web design & marketing studio, and worked for a global marketing agency developing digital products for some of the largest tech companies around.
José was born in Brazil, and moved to California at a young age with part of his family. When he is not on a computer, he is likely spending time outdoors, shooting landscape photography, mountain biking, or cooking for a group of friends.
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