Ela – Founder and President
Ela is the principal behind First Smile Egg Donation Agency. She has a background in medical sciences and research. By administering research programs at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and at Northwestern University, Ela has developed a strong appreciation for the intricate science behind fertility research.She has chosen to use her knowledge and organizational skills to help build families, one step at a time. With the joy that children bring into a family, she believes everybody deserves to experience parenthood.
Ela is very sensible, project oriented, and empathetic. She considers infertility a disease, albeit a fully treatable one. She approaches treatment systematically, with focus on the goal, but flexibility for individual circumstance on the approach. The motto that truly defines her may be “Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.” (by Napoleon Hill) Ela enjoys spending time with her twin daughters, travelling and horseback riding.
Eneke – Case Manager
Eneke is responsible for coordinating the egg donation process and works closely with both the intended parents and the donors. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Medical Anthropology from Michigan State University and is currently completing a Master’s in Public Policy and Administration with a focus in health policy at Northwestern University. Her background is in public health, clinical research, and social work.
Megan – Donor Coordinator
Megan joined First Smile Egg Donation Agency because she is very passionate about helping people build their families. As a mother herself, she greatly appreciates the opportunity to assist others in achieving their dreams of parenthood. Megan carefully screens potential donors with the utmost attention to detail to ensure only the most qualified and dedicated donors are enrolled in our database. This helps ensure that the process runs smoothly for all parties involved. In Megan’s spare time, she enjoys being with her family, traveling, and going to museums.
Nicole – Donor Coordinator
Nicole is a very detail oriented person and always available to help with any questions regarding the donation process. She is knowledgeable in the day-to-day steps of donating. She develops excellent rapport with First Smile egg donors, which makes the process of screening and interviewing the egg donors very smooth. In her free time she loves to spend time with her family.
|Our goal is for intended parents and donors to be able to deal with just one case manager, who will be intimately familiar with their concerns, from the moment of matching, up until transfer and beyond.|
|Ultimately, when you choose to work with First Smile Egg Donation Agency, you are choosing astute and sensitive professionals with high degree of confidentiality. First Smile Egg Donation Team assures you receive only the very best service for your egg donor cycle. We work with a global population, so you can feel confident about our understanding of your cultural values. When it comes to creating a first smile, our team will be with you every step of the way with empathy and, perhaps most importantly, a well grounded, intellectual approach to achieving your results: A new family member.|