MEET THE TEAM
MOTHER-TO-LEA / DIRECTOR / CO-FOUNDER
Besides her most important role of being a CF mom to Lea, Laura brings to the table more than 25 years of executive leadership in healthcare, working with major organizations such as Johns Hopkins Medicine, MedStar Health and Genesis Healthcare. Laura holds a master’s from University of Maryland Baltimore. As director, Laura has a key focus on bringing Lea’s plans, legacy and mission to life!
SISTER-TO-LEA / CO-FOUNDER
Leeza has a lifetime of experience being a sister to a CF fighter, Lea, but also brings a background of clinical research from Johns Hopkins University of Medicine as well as a degree in biochemistry from Mount St. Mary’s University. Recently, she has embarked on a new journey as a physician assistant student at the Anne Arundel Community College/ University of Maryland Baltimore Collaborative PA Program. She plans to graduate with her master’s and PA licensure by 2021, with hopes to give back her new-found medical knowledge to the Lea Marie Faraone Foundation!
FATHER-TO-LEA / CO-DIRECTOR / CO-FOUNDER
Henry is a superhero when is comes to being a CF dad to Lea. He continues to give back to the community with more than 10 years experience as a teacher for students with special needs at Sheppard Pratt Health System. He holds a certification in special education from University of Maryland University College. Henry has committed himself to drive Lea’s legacy with the Lea Marie Faraone Foundation to a national level!