Get to know us!

Donate Life America’s staff is lean, dedicated and effective – working tirelessly to support the needs of the donation and transplantation community while also educating and engaging the public in saving lives through donation. We are givers, advocates and ambassadors for life.

David Fleming

President & CEO

(804) 377-3580

Melissa Devenny

Executive Vice President

(804) 377-3580

Hilary Czarda

Director of Communications

Media/Social media

National Donate Life Registry


(804) 377-3584

Valerie Gray

Product & Brand Manager

Donate Life brand and logo

Online store and licensed vendor relations

Materials research and development

(804) 377-3588

Karen Headley

Vice President, Partnerships & Philanthropy

Fund Development

National partnerships

Corporate sponsorships

(804) 377-3586

Anneli Kirby

Graphic Designer

Print and web materials

Social media ads

Corporate communication materials

Lida Pieterman

Communications & Outreach Coordinator

Staff writer

Internal publications

(804) 377-3583

Jocelyn Reed

Project & Office Manager


Local engagement opportunities

General information

(804) 377-3580

Loren Squares

Communications Assistant

Development and Communications support

(804) 377-3582

Casey Watkins

Senior Development Coordinator

Individual & peer-to-peer contributions

Fund Development

Website administration

(804) 377-3589

Cindy Wharton

Finance Director

Financial accounting and reporting

Payroll and benefits administration

Budget management

(804) 377-3585

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