Starlight team members are passionate about bringing joy and comfort to hospitalized children and their families.

  • Chris oversees all press and media relations, celebrity engagement, entertainment marketing, social media and public relations campaigns.

    Chris de Haan
    Senior VP, Marketing & Communications
  • Jon’s areas of responsibility include accounts payable, accounts receivable invoicing and various government compliance filings.  

    Jon Eisenstein
  • Aimee melds the direction and management of technology platforms and the different ways we use information to better fulfill our mission.

    Aimee Finn
    Director, Data and Technology
  • Christine manages our partnerships with major corporations and supports Starlight programs and initiatives.

    Christine Soldner
    Manager, Partnerships
  • Samantha delivers, manages and supports our programs throughout our growing nationwide network of children’s hospitals and other partner facilities.

    Samantha Martinez
    Vice President, Programs
  • Certified Child Life Specialist who cultivates relationships among our growing hospital partner network to help guide and enhance our program delivery and impact.

    Sara Mathews
    Manager, Programs
  • Tara runs our social media channels and she researches, writes and shares Starlight stories and curated blog content.

    Tara Millspaugh
    Digital Media Manager
  • Sandra manages the day-to-day operations at the office and provides support to the Starlight team so the organization can achieve its mission.

    Sandra Neill-Gerstel
    Manager, Partnerships and Operations
  • Ray Operacz
    Manager, Technical Programs
  • Lisa Potter
    Senior VP, Digital & Grassroots Engagement
  • Alejandra manages all daily communications activities including the website, program marketing, and influencer relations.

    Alejandra Sacio
    Senior Manager, Communications
  • Shikha Shah
    Coordinator, Programs
  • Irina is responsible for the processing of payroll and benefits for Starlight and record keeping functions.  

    Irina Stavchanskiy
  • Amy creates partnerships with major corporations and activates these companies to fund our programs through a variety of initiatives including product donations, grants and other forms of corporate giving.

    Amy Stillion
    Senior Vice President, Partnerships