Who We Are

The Hemophilia Foundation of Greater Florida is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that has supported the bleeding disorder community throughout the state of Florida since our founding in 1996. For over 20 years, we have been helping those living with and affected by bleeding disorders live without limits through much needed services and programs.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for people with bleeding disorders and their families through education, information and referral services, advocacy and research.

Board of Directors

The Hemophilia Foundation of Greater Florida Board of Directors are non compensated volunteers who serve the bleeding disorder community .

Pete Vrochopoulos, President

Mike Berkman, Vice-President

Alan Apte, Vice President

Ed Bookbinder, Board Member

Hector L. Cartegena, Board Member

Joe Riggs, Board Member

Eileen Gregory, Board Member

Jose Villareal Charris, Board Member

HFGF Staff

Fran Haynes, Executive Director
FranHaynes@hemophiliaflorida.org

Leah Nash, Development Manager
LeahNash@hemophiliaflorida.org

Dina Richardson, Social Worker
DinaRichardson@hemophiliaflorida.org

JoAnn Brownrigg, Volunteer Coordinator
JoAnnBrownrigg@hemophiliaflorida.org

Missy Zippel, Education Outreach Nurse
MissyZippel@hemophiliaflorida.org

Shannon Baidenmann, Office Administrator
ShannonBaidenmann@hemophiliaflorida.org

Leanne Buchanan, Education and Outreach Nurse
LeanneBuchanan@hemophiliaflorida.org

Katherine Ramirez Massey, Development Assistant
events@hemophiliaflorida.org

CHANGE THEIR WORLD. CHANGE YOURS. THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING.