Meet the board


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Lorraine Tallman

Founder and CEO

Lorraine is the driving force behind Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels. Her personal experience in the pediatric cancer treatment world, sparked her lifelong devotion to advocacy and support for children with cancer and their families. She is committed to fulfilling Amanda’s last wish to provide dignity and comfort to every Oncology and Hematology patient through the gift of their very own Comfycozy. She is a member of the Steering Committee for the Arizona Childhood Cancer Coalition. She serves on the Family Advisory Council and the Memorial Service Grievance Committee at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. She also teaches the ‘Family Centered Care’ class to their new healthcare professionals. She is a sought after speaker for Mother’s Grace, MASK magazine, the Child Life Specialist Association, and many other organizations. Lorraine was awarded the Phoenix Business Journal's Healthcare Heroes Innovator Award in 2018. She also shared Amanda's experience with Bard to inspire the AllPoints Port Access System Port Stabilizer.


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Kyle A. Bohannon

Chairman of the Board

Kyle is the President and CEO of American Vision Partners. He began his career in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley, where he focused on both mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Kyle spent multiple years in the private equity industry with HarbourVest Partners, LLC in both the United States and Europe. Kyle was President and CEO of FastMed Urgent Care, leading company growth from nine to 110 clinics and treating more than one million patients annually in just 6 years.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Amherst College where he was a four-year member of the men’s lacrosse team. Kyle currently serves on the Board of Directors for Great Hearts Academy and plays an active role in the Special Olympics organization.


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Jeff Lemaster

Co-Chairman of the Board

Jeff is the Chief Commercial Officer of Corindus Vascular Robotics, with over 20 years of commercial sales and marketing experience in the cardiovascular medical device industry.  Most recently, Jeff served as Global Vice President of Marketing at C.R. Bard, Inc., where he was responsible for all commercial marketing activities for the company’s $1.1B global peripheral vascular division.   Jeff is the proud father of 3 children and is a graduate of the University of Michigan and an enthusiastic and at times obnoxious fan of their football team.


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Garth Price, CPA

Treasurer and Chairman of the Finance Committee

Garth is the CFO of Sunstate Equipment Co. Previously, he was the Manager of the Audit Department for banks, developers, construction and manufacturing firms at Deloitte & Touche. Throughout his life, Garth has been active in his community serving on the Executive Council of the Boys and Girls Clubs, the Audit Committee of a community bank, and as a member of the Executive Leadership Team of the Arizona American Heart Association. Garth and his wife Lori are owners of Flip Dunk Sports, LLC, a trampoline and gymnastics center. Garth earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Northern Arizona University.


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Sharon Henley

Board Secretary

Sharon is a Senior Attorney with CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Companies representing insured employers in workers’ compensation litigation since 1989. She earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Illinois and a juris doctorate from ASU College of Law. As a 10+ year breast cancer survivor with a history of volunteer work helping children, Sharon brings a depth of personal understanding to the work we do and the people we serve.


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Kathleen Dowler

Chairman of the Governance Committee

Kathleen is the Director of Community Integration for Dignity East Valley Arizona, Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert Medical Centers. She believes that building a bridge from hospital to community is an important part of healthcare delivery. To that end, she is developing community partnerships for the evaluation and implementation of new service delivery models, and facilitating collaborations between local and state governments, community-based organizations and healthcare to create a collective impact for improving health. Kathleen started her career as an RN in the Oncology unit at Midland Memorial Hospital, earned a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and ultimately a Master’s of Health Administration from the University of Phoenix in 2013.


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Marty Tallman

Co-Founder

Marty is the “The Original Comfycozy”. “Too early in our life together, our sole focus became the healing of Amanda and assuring her comfort and dignity throughout the battle with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.  We founded Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels to fulfill Amanda’s Dream, to give every child a comfortable shirt that allowed them to receive Chemo treatments without undressing.” Marty earned a BA Degree in accounting with a minor in Leadership from the University of San Diego. He has started and operated import/export companies, as well as real estate and mortgage brokerage companies.


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Kathryn Marchwick

Kathryn is a Certified Financial Planner and Investment Advisory Representative in the Greater Phoenix Metropolitan area. She is currently affiliated with Williams Financial Broker Dealer as an Independent Representative and Financial Planner. Kathryn serves as a member of the Financial Planning Council at Blessed Sacrament Church in Scottsdale, Arizona.  She earned an Associates Degree from the Kenosha Memorial Hospital School of Histotechnology at the University of Wisconsin Parkside.


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Susan Reina

Susan is a Physician Assistant at FastMed. Working in research for the National Institutes of Health fostered Her dedication to the healthcare industry. As committee chair, Susan will lead the development and implementation of our “Person Centered Care” curriculum designed for the sector of the Healthcare Industry that specializes in pediatric cancer.  Susan earned her PA degree from Northern Arizona University.


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Pedro Quiroga, MD

Pedro is the Division Chair of Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, brings personal experience to our Board in healthcare, as a doctor, in pediatric cancer, as a parent and in nonprofits, as a board member. He serves on the Board of Directors for Anilu’s Partners, a nonprofit founded by his wife and daughter to help children undergoing chemotherapy treatments. His daughter, Anilu, is currently fighting leukemia at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Originally from La Paz, Bolivia, he grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He received his medical degree from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Maricopa Medical Center and his specialty training in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine at Texas A&M, Scott & White Hospital in Temple, Texas.


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Frank DeBlasi

Frank is Senior Vice President, Private Wealth Advisor for U.S. Bank. Prior to joining U.S. Bank, he was Senior Vice President and Private Banker for J.P. Morgan Private Bank and Regional Vice President with Morgan Stanley in the New York City market. Frank is a current board member of the Arizona Coyotes Foundation, and a coordinator and manager in the North Scottsdale Little League baseball program. Frank, a cancer survivor, founded BallsFest, a nonprofit organization, to give back to children battling cancer. Frank earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Wagner College, Staten Island, New York.

 


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Alex Londen

Alex is Senior Vice President of Lincoln Heritage Life Insurance Company. During his seven-year tenure at the company he has held various positions in the marketing and service departments. Alex has been involved with the development and growth of the company’s proprietary lead system, directing the improvement of efficiency and quality standards of several customer service platforms and as manager of a network of independent agencies.