Young Professionals Board

Meet the young professional volunteer corps

working to advance the mission of

the CMT Research Foundation

Hunter Stahl

Consultant, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Founder and Chairman of the Young Professional Board

Hunter is a consultant at Deloitte focused on driving innovation in the patient-centric digital health space. She works closely with the CEO of the CMTRF on a number of strategic and philanthropic initiatives, increasing awareness of the foundation’s progress and designing pitches for pivotal collaborations. Her background in biomedical engineering and expertise as a consultant in the pharmaceutical industry brings clear communications, strategic thinking and business development to the Foundation.

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 enjoys continuing her education through various courses related to swallowing disorders, attending virtual cooking lessons with her partner, and spending time with family, friends, and her dog, Champ. 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. 

Sarah deSilva

Associate Consultant, Marsh and McLennan Agency

Sarah is an Associate Consultant at Marsh and McLennan Agency and advises clients on medical and other employee health and benefits packages that best suit their employee populations. She has a background in technology and working for startup companies, and interests in business strategy and entrepreneurship. Sarah attended Northeastern University and was the President of the Women’s Sailing Team.  Sarah was diagnosed with CMT1A at birth. Currently, she has nine living family members all battling CMT on her father’s side.

Carter Hayes

Digital Marketing Associate, Wentworth Management Services

Prior to joining Wentworth Management Services, Carter received a BA in International Security and Diplomacy and a BA in Economics from the University of North Texas. At the age of 15 Carter was diagnosed with CMT and has been determined to help raise awareness and find a cure.

Laura Kathrein

Teacher and Freelance Artist

Laura is a teacher in multiple youth educational settings and holds an MEd. in Community Arts from Lesley University. Through her work in the arts, STEAM education, and non-profit management, she weaves together a diverse career focused on fostering impactful youth and community programming. As a freelance artist, Laura blends her studies in environmental science with her life-long dance career to create site-specific movement videos and community programming. 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

Eloise is an advisor at Moneta where she serves as Family CFO to her clients – managing all the pieces that make up their financial picture.  Personally affected by CMT 1E,  Eloise has always been interested in and a champion for research efforts. 

Anna Simpson

Operations Specialist

Anna R. Simpson is an Operations Specialist in Pricing and Legal Project Management at Crowell and Moring LLP, an international law firm based in Washington, DC. Before that, she was an Administrative Assistant at The Oneness Family School in Chevy Chase, MD. She is a 2017 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and holds a BA in Public Health. Anna was a volunteer for the Oakton, VA PRS CrisisLink, a hotline for those in mental health crisis.

Anna was diagnosed with CMT1A in 2011and is hoping that by sharing her expertise and experience with CMT, she can generate more funding to help CMT Research Foundation find a cure.

Austin Stahl

Financial Consultant

Austin is a 27 year old fintech consultant raised in the suburbs of Boston and was diagnosed with CMT at age 16. Working to minimize the effects of CMT has given him a strong passion for the outdoors/fitness. Austin is an avid skier, hiker, biker, and weightlifter. He is also a huge fan of any live music and Boston sports.