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.
VP CLIENT EXPERIENCE
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
CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
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
Fabien is obsessed with creativity. Prior to working with Legacy, he helped high-growing startups like Zeroheight, Dialogue and The Decision Lab improve their experience. He also founded a design community called Montreal Interactive and given trained multiple companies on design systems.
At Legacy, he’s dedicated to provide a stellar customer experience and leverage the design culture.
On his free time, he makes music under the name of Inscience.
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.
Dr. Vrushab Gowda
Vrushab Gowda is graduate of 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.
Senior Communications Manager
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.
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.
CLIENT EXPERIENCE SPECIALIST
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.
Brian Ventura is a Florida native with varied product experience in both direct to consumer and B2B companies. At Legacy, he is working to create a premier experience throughout the user journey. Brian currently lives in southern California with his fiance.
Brian holds an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics with honors from Harvard College.
CLIENT EXPERIENCE MANAGER
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 pacific-north-westerner at heart, Janel was born in Seattle and now lives in Portland, Oregon. She started her career in NYC where she worked for 5 years then moved to SF for another 2 years before moving back home. She enjoys long walks on the beach with her husband and 3 year old mini golden doodle. She is an avid pixel pusher and design strategist by day and home renovator by night.
Janel holds a Bachelors of Science in Visual Communications from the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University.
SR MANAGER OF CLINICAL SERVICES
As a nurse, Stephanie has a decade of experience as a specialist in men’s health and male infertility and is certified in andrology. Most recently, she worked at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, where she was instrumental in building the men’s health department. In her role, she held training programs for doctors and staff across the nation, and specialized in penile implant surgeries and erectile dysfunction. She has been recognized by the Boston Globe for field excellence and by Jet Blue as a “Healthcare Hero."
Volunteer work is a big part of Stephanie’s life. She is the past President and currently an active member of the charitable organization Easton Women of Today and also participates regularly in the Power of the Quilt Project supporting cancer patients. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, cooking, reading and music. Stephanie is also a current member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT
Kelly Eppard is a product leader with experience building and scaling global product organizations that focus around healthcare and technology. She loves rallying teams to meet overall customer and company goals. Hailing from Southern California, Kelly enjoys playing sand volleyball or being anywhere close to any body of water.
Justin has spent his career providing strategic decision support across multiple industries. For the past 8 years, Justin has held financial leadership positions in leading bio-tech companies and has driven “right sized” approaches for the business as they scaled. Justin is excited to help democratize family planning and bring awareness to male fertility.
Justin holds an MBA in Strategy and Asset Management from SDA Bocconi and an undergraduate degree from Santa Clara University. Justin spent 10 years living and working in Europe and skis every chance he can get!
SENIOR OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR
A Denver native and University of Oregon Alumni, Madeline moved across the country to Boston to gain a wider perspective and expand her horizon. Experienced in designing and implementing innovative solutions within supply chain operations of small, growing businesses; Madeline joined the Legacy team to help scale their supply chain activities and contribute to their existing center for operational excellence.
Ali is originally from Lexington, MA. She has lived in Vermont, Washington, DC, London, England and now resides in New York City. She is a fitness fanatic and loves coffee, wine, farmer's markets, and traveling. Her passion lies in connecting people and building supportive communities.
Ali holds a Bachelor of Business Administrative from the George Washington University. She has worked in marketing and nutritional sciences for over 10 years.
SENIOR PRODUCT ENGINEER
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.
Associate Product Manager
A Chicago native, Theo moved to Colorado in 2015 and has been there ever since. Her hobbies include camping, skiing, climbing, and crocheting. Her passion outside of work is animal welfare and adoption. A problem solver at heart and an avid solution seeker, she spends her time at Legacy working on project management.
Kerby Pickens is a passionate educator and has been a professional development coach for 10 years. She enjoys helping others realize their potential and setting them on a path to success. Coupled with her personal infertility journey and drive to help others become parents she is committed to providing a stellar client experience at Legacy.
Dr. Jennifer O'Brien
Medical Billing Specialist
Jennifer has been in healthcare for over 20 years. She co-owned a pediatric practice outside Philadelphia until last year when she decided to focus on Medical Billing exclusively. She hopes to work to get as much insurance coverage as possible for Legacy products. She enjoys spending as much time as possible with her two teenaged daughters and their new puppy.
Director of Product
Ai has over a decade of product management experience in various industries. The majority of her time has been in healthcare tech where she loves developing ideas that delivers value to internal and external customers. At Legacy, she is working to help innovate and build internal tools to operate the business with efficiency.
People Operations Specialist
Nicole is a University of New Hampshire graduate of the class of 2017, with a degree in business and communications. Nicole is an experienced Human Resources and Personnel Development professional with 5 years of experience in the law practice and technology industries. She is member of Legacy's Boston office as the first People Operations team member, and will be collaboratively developing our human resources and talent policies and processes. Leading with our core company values, Nicole prioritizes kindness, responsibility and openness in her approach to professionalism. She is a live music lover, dog mom, and is a Boston native.
VP of Engineering
John has over two decades of experience in technology, software development, and agile/lean transformation. John brings a broad set of experiences and accomplishments, from startups to enterprises across several industries. His primary focus will be to build a solid technology organization, align product and technology strategy, and ensure quality execution of technical work.
Outside of work, John enjoys crafts and DIY projects, including restoring old cars, metalwork, welding, and numerous around-the-home renovations. In addition to the honorary Tennessee Colonel Aide de Camp, he’s also an ordained reverend (online) and has officiated several weddings. Plus, he can make his own fireworks.
Director of Marketing, B2B
Kate is a former World-Class Figure Skater turned Marketer with 9 years experience helping SaaS startups grow.
As a seasoned go-to-market strategist and brand builder, with a track record of building and leading teams to IPO, Kate is hyper focused on the customer and building stories that move them. Based in Montreal, she currently leads B2B Marketing at Legacy and is a mental performance coach. When not working, you’ll find her on an adventure with her partner and daughter and getting in her daily workout.
Max was born and raised in Exeter NH and received a B.S. in Physics from the University of New Hampshire where he spent most of his time not in class working at early/mid stage startups. After college Max moved to Brookline MA where he now resides. He enjoys working end-to-end on products and believes having a holistic view of the product development process is the best way to execute on great ideas.
When he’s not working, Max enjoys reading and writing fiction, hiking the White Mountains, and listening to podcasts while taking long walks around the Boston area.