CMT Research Foundation Young Professionals Board

Meet the young professional volunteer corps

working to advance the mission of

the CMT Research Foundation

Hunter Stahl

MBA Candidate at MIT Sloan School of Management

Founder and Chairman of the Young Professional Board

Hunter is a MBA Candidate at MIT Sloan School of Management. Before that, she was a consultant at Deloitte a global network of independent firms that provide audit & assurance consulting, risk & financial advisory, risk management, tax, and related services to clients. She works closely with the CEO of the CMTRF on a number of initiatives, increasing awareness of the foundation’s progress and designing pitches for pivotal collaborations. Hunter holds a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Bucknell University and studied abroad at the University of Queensland (AUS). 

Hunter Campbell

Senior Accountant, Bogus Basin Recreational Association

Hunter lives in Boise, Idaho with his wife, Dakota, and two young boys, Porter and Keegan. Currently the Senior Accountant at the largest nonprofit mountain recreation area in the US, Hunter has spent the past 6 years as an accountant for nonprofits. After years of searching, he was finally diagnosed with CMT at 23 with no family history of it. Hunter is a huge hockey fan, so much so that his family and friends call him the hockey encyclopedia. Hunter is ready to stop treatment of symptoms and find a cure for CMT.  

Amy deSilva

Medical Speech-Language Pathologist

Amy is a medical speech-language pathologist at a hospital in Upstate, NY diagnosing and treating speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders.  Amy has an extensive history of advocating and raising awareness of CMT through fundraising, volunteer opportunities, and community service.

Amy and several members of her family live with CMT 1A.  She holds a graduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Syracuse University and an undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Maine. She Interned at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Sarah deSilva

Customer Success Manager, mabl

Sarah is a Customer Success Manager at mabl, an intelligent test automation SaaS for quality engineering enterprises. Before that she was at Marsh and McLennan in Boston advising clients on which medical health and benefits packages best suit their employee populations. Earlier, she was a Senior Program Associate – Customer Success at Catalant Technologies.

Sarah holds bachelor’s degrees in both Business and Economics from Northeastern University and studied abroad at the American College of Thessaloniki (Greece).

Sarah was diagnosed with CMT1A at birth. Currently, she has nine living family members all battling CMT on her father’s side.

Laura Kathrein

Dance Teacher and Freelance Artist

Laura is a coach with the Commonwealth Circus Center in Boston as a dance, art, and circus educator. While growing up in the Chicago-land area, Laura trained extensively in classical ballet, modern, and jazz. She began teaching dance in high school and continued her work as a dance teacher and choreographer during her pursuit of a BS in Outdoor Education as a member and co-Artistic Director with Rock Hard Modern Dance at Ithaca College. She also holds an M. Ed. in Community Arts from Lesley University.

As a freelance artist, her work is featured in a permanent instillation at the Peabody Essex Museum. In joining the Young Professionals Board, she is eager to advocate for treatments and greater education of CMT.

Lauren Miller

Lazard Asset Management

Lauren works at Lazard Asset Management. A recent graduate of Tulane University, she recently relocated to New York City. She was diagnosed with CMT 1A the summer of 2019 and Lauren is eager to help find a treatment and cure for others going through this with her. 

Eloise Schlafly

Financial Advisor, Moneta Group Investment Advisors

Eloise is an advisor at Moneta Group Investment Advisors in St. Louis where she provides guidance on family financial situations such as tax and estate planning, changing education goals and understanding investment implications.  She joined Moneta immediately after earning a BA in Economics from Rhodes College. 

Personally affected by CMT 1E, Eloise has always been a champion for research efforts. 

Austin Stahl

Analytics Product Specialist Regional Manager, FactSet

Austin is analytics product specialist regional manager for the Northeast Analytics team at FactSet, a financial technology solutions company for investment professionals. He holds a bachelor’s in economics degree from the University of Richmond.

He was diagnosed with CMT at age 16. Working to minimize the effects of CMT has given him a strong passion for the outdoors/fitness so is an avid skier, hiker, biker, and weightlifter.


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