Jeff Olliffe, M.D. – Medical Director
Dr. Jeff Olliffe conducts the initial and follow-up exams for our donors. He also works alongside our geneticist in the process of approving candidates into our program. Dr. Olliffe is a Member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Washington State Medical Society, the King County Medical Society and affiliates with Swedish Medical Hospital. Dr. Oliffe is a precept/instructor at the University of Washington Department of Family Medicine and has an affinity for bringing fertility options to those who are biologically incapable of producing offspring.
Katherine Hornberger, M.S., C.G.C. – Certified Genetic Counselor
Katherine is a board certified and licensed genetic counselor who supports recipients, donors, and clinics working with Seattle Sperm Bank. Prior to joining Seattle Sperm Bank, Katherine worked for a large IVF center and a genetic testing laboratory. With years of experience providing genetic counseling to individuals and couples utilizing donor gametes to build their family, she understands the questions and concerns that can arise regarding donors. Katherine holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin- Madison and a M.S. in Genetic Counseling from the University of Colorado.
Danielle Young, M.S., C.G.C – Certified Genetic Counselor
With over a decade of clinical experience supporting patients in their multiple paths to pregnancy, Danielle brings expertise in third party reproduction, preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), in vitro fertilization, and carrier screening interpretation. She is passionate about the psychosocial aspects of her position and is honored to support our generous donors and serve the clients who have entrusted Seattle Sperm Bank with their fertility journey. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of San Diego and a Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from the University of Colorado. Danielle is both board-certified and licensed.
Steven L. Mardis, MSW – Donor Counselor
Steven provides initial and follow up counseling services to donors who participate in the Seattle Sperm Bank program. He specializes in providing counseling and educational information for our international clients, to ensure donors are informed and aware of the differing guidelines/regulations inherent within the international community. Steven is an active member of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), Fertility Society of Australia (FSA), Australian and New Zealand Infertility Counselors Association (ANZICA), and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
Angelo Allard – Compliance Supervisor
Angelo’s responsibilities include our compliance with the FDA’s regulations and guidance. This key role of ensures the safety and quality of the specimens. He is also responsible for our directed donor program, and manages allocations to international clinics. Angelo’s experience with regulated quality control and database management are essential to the overall efficacy and efficient nature of our program.
Alan Dowden – Donor Coordinator
Alan is an key member of the Seattle Sperm Bank team. He brings three years of experience in engineering, quality control, and customer service while also having obtained an undergraduate degree in Biology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics. Alan’s diverse background contribute to his high skill levels in both laboratory and compliance procedures which are essential to the ongoing success of Seattle Sperm Bank.
Courtney Maddox – Clinic Relations Manager
As Clinic Relations Manager, Courtney works with clinic professionals across the U.S. to expand the relationships and interactions between clinics and Seattle Sperm Bank. She ensures that clinics and their patients have the necessary resources throughout the process of choosing a donor. Courtney has a degree in Marketing from the University of Alabama and currently resides in Charlotte, NC.
Alyse Mencias – Clinic Relations Manager
As a Clinic Relations Manager, Alyse will be out visiting clinics and talking with industry professionals first hand. Alyse completed her Master’s in Reproductive Clinical Science from Eastern Virginia Medical School through the Jones Institute, the first IVF clinic in the U.S. She also has experience working in the biotechnology and medical device fields as well as technical writing, quality assurance, and regulatory compliance. When Alyse isn’t working hard she enjoys spending time with her daughter, husband, and large mastiff puppy in sunny southern California.
Fredrik Andreasson – Chief Executive Officer
Fredrik has over 15 years of executive experience in the healthcare industry. He is responsible for all strategic, financial and operational aspects of our company. He is also in charge of IT, including Web Development, and Digital Marketing.
Josh Sharp – IT Director
Josh has more than sixteen years of experience as an IT professional, with the last decade spent working on IT systems in the healthcare industry. His responsibilities include maintaining and improving our infrastructure, systems, and databases. Josh’s experience with HIPAA and the healthcare industry contribute to his ability to implement secure systems that ensure quality control and privacy of information.
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