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Marlee Lauffer Professional ImageMarlee Lauffer
Foundation President
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Phone: 661.200.1200
Email: laufferml@henrymayo.com

Marlee Lauffer was appointed President of the Henry Mayo Hospital Foundation in September 2015 and also serves as the Hospital’s Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Previously, Marlee was Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Newhall Land, the developer of Valencia and the future Newhall Ranch. A 26 year resident of the Santa Clarita Valley, Marlee has been deeply involved with the local business and nonprofit community and has volunteered extensively at the Hospital, serving on its Foundation Board and Hospital Board of Directors.

Andrei Nikitin Professional ImageAndrei Nikitin
Director of Development
Phone: 661.200.1203
Email: nikitina@henrymayo.com

Andrei Nikitin brings more than 15 years of broad fund development experience to the Foundation. At Henry Mayo, he focuses on expanding relationships with major supporters, while ensuring appropriate recognition and stewardship. His goal is to broaden Henry Mayo’s philanthropic constituencies through cultivating strong relationships with new major donors.

Laura Chesler Professional ImageLaura Chesler
Annual Giving Officer
Phone: 661.200.1202
E-mail: cheslerlf@henrymayo.com

A development and writing professional with more than a decade of experience in nonprofit environments, Laura Chesler manages the planning, implementation and revenue development for all annual giving programs, including direct mail, corporate giving, memorial giving and major gifts. She also oversees the Foundation's largest fundraising event, the Frontier Toyota/Henry Mayo "Drive Safe" Golf Classic, now in its 45th year. She is an experienced public speaker and a nationally published freelance writer.

Renee Leon Professional ImageRenee Leon
Donor Relations Officer
Phone 661.200.1201
Email: leonrm@henrymayo.com

As Donor Relations Officer, Renee works closely with the Foundation Board of Directors. She also manages the Healthcare Hero Program and targeted capital campaign efforts, donor recognition, naming opportunities and acknowledgement of significant philanthropic gifts. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from UC Davis and has more than 10 years experience working in the medical and health industry.

Sherry Kreuzberger Professional ImageSherry Kreuzberger
Data Coordinator
Phone 661.200.1200, option 4
Email: kreuzberst@henrymayo.com

Sherry Kreuzberger brings more than 12 years of experience in non-profit philanthropic healthcare to her position as Data Coordinator for the Foundation.

She provides support to the fund-raising staff, assists with special events activities, is responsible for maintaining the Foundation’s donor database, and oversees all daily operations from gift entry and acknowledgements to monthly pledge reminders.

Patty Talumassawatdi Professional ImagePatty Talumassawatdi
Administrative Assistant
Phone 661.200.1200, option 1
Email: talumassp@henrymayo.com

As Administrative Assistant for the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation, Patty Talumassawatdi provides a wide variety of support to the Foundation President and staff.

Patty holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from California State University, Northridge.

Patty, who also volunteered at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital prior to joining as a staff member, brings more than 8 years of experience in hospitality and hotel management to her role in the Foundation.

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