Our Team

A team you can trust for egg donation

 

All the experience you need under one roof
All the compassion you want standing beside you

Family Creations: Our dedicated people



Family Creations has the industry's most experienced and knowledgeable experts. We choose to work with people who have our passion for this very special kind of sharing. Each of us here at Family Creations is committed to providing the very best assistance to each of our clients. and address all your concerns – every step of the way. We look forward to being a part of your donation experience.

Family Creations Team

Julia Alkire
Founder, CEO
 
" I am amazed by the miracle's of Third Party Reproduction and have found so much fulfillment in the work that I am blessed to do. I am grateful to be involved in this truly incredible process in which new families are created every day!"

As Founder and CEO of Family Creations, Julia leads Family Creations' team.
She developed Family Creations' standardized procedures to ensure delivery of professional and compassionate agency services to each of our clients.
Her devotion for family and children along with her extensive management experience is a unique blend that gives her the ability to compassionately guide intended parents, surrogates and donors through this incredible journey.

Along with her role as a visionary CEO, Julia is married to her husband Keith and is the mother of two beautiful daughters.
Julia was named one of America's Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under the age of 30 by INC. Magazine and was also honored in ForbesWoman Magazine in an article titled Success at Every Age.
Mechelle Langley
Director of Client Services
 
As Director of Client Services, Mechelle Langley facilitates the matching process with clients seeking an egg donor and or surrogate.  With both personal experience and years of professional experience Mechelle is able to expertly guide and assist our clients through this pivotal and emotional time in their lives.  
 
   “I have true passion for helping any person who has a desire to become a parent through egg donation and surrogacy, I am here to be your helping hand throughout your journey. More than anything I want this dream to become a reality for every person out there struggling with infertility.”  Mechelle asserts. 
 
Mechelle has assisted hundreds of Family Creations clients over the years and she is truly passionate about her work! In these complex cases, all parties can rest assured that they are in competent, caring hands with Mechelle's assistance. Mechelle feels privileged to be on Family Creations team and to be a part of our clients amazing journeys.
 
Mechelle was born and raised in Southern California and works out of our Los Angeles Branch location.  She is currently working towards a degree in Psychology.  Mechelle enjoys spending time outdoors and taking trips with husband and son. 
Marla Soriano
Surrogate Case Manager
 
"I have always found that my greatest strength has been in my ability to connect with all types of people.  I embrace the opportunity to become an integral part of changing lives and I am committed to helping our clients create the family of their dreams."

Marla facilitates the Surrogacy process from match to after delivery by maintaining constant contact with all parties involved.  Marla's exceptional communications skills allows our Intended Parents and Surrogates to feel supported and confident in their experiences. 

Marla was born and raised in Southern California and is married with two amazing children! She graduated from California State University Northridge, and holds her Bachelors Degree in Psychology.
Joann Stewart
Egg Donor Case Manager
 
“Being able to assist those on their journey to having a family is something which I find very fulfilling. Children are an absolute blessing.”

As Egg Donor Case Manager, Joann guides each client and egg donor through the donation process while providing personal attention and care. She also works directly with clinics and attorneys to ensure the process runs smoothly.

Originally from New York, Joann earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Society at SUNY College at Old Westbury and has taken subsequent courses to continue her education. She is the mother of two wonderful children. 
Cindy Luna
Administrative Assistant & Egg Donor Coordinator
 
“Family is the most important thing a person can have. Children make families brighter, and helping people to receive the blessing of a child is something that is so precious and dear to my heart.”  

As administrative assistant Cindy has an integral role of assisting each of our departments to ensure a smooth and seamlessly running office. She handles a high volume of calls and processes a large volume of applications.

Cindy is also in contact with each of our egg donors on a frequent basis ensuring that their information is up to date and accurate. She is the heart of our office and handles everything from answering phones to collecting medical records and everything in between.  Cindy expertly guides prospective donors through the application and interview process. Family Creations is very selective in the donors they invite to join their program, and Cindy’s role is to facilitate the applications to ensure only the most qualified donors are approved. Only after Cindy personally interviews each prospective donor, are they invited to join Family Creations' program.

Cindy does a fantastic job of getting to know each donor while assessing their maturity level and commitment to the process. Cindy educates each prospective donor about her responsibilities going forward in the process so each donor knows exactly what to expect once she is selected by Intended Parents. Cindy takes pride in her work and feels inspired by these incredible young women every day.
Danielle Dryer
Bookkeeper
 
“Having and raising my daughter has been my dream come true, and it means so much to me that I am affiliated with an organization whose mission is to help others make their dreams come true.”

Danielle is the Family Creations bookkeeper and handles the recording of all financial transactions for all branches of the program.

Danielle was born and raised in Southern California and is married with a beautiful daughter. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and she holds her Bachelor Degree in Business Economics with an emphasis in Accounting.
Liliana Rodriguez
Egg Donor Coordinator
 
“Family is everything to me, and children are the most precious gift a family can receive. It is very rewarding to see this process come together, beginning with an application, and ending with the happiness and excitement of a family who has struggled to receive their gift. I have a passion for helping others and I am so honored to be a part of this wonderful experience where I can see so many people’s dreams come true.”

Liliana expertly guides prospective donors through the application and interview process. Family Creations is very selective in the donors they invite to join their program, and Liliana's role is to facilitate the applications to ensure only the most qualified donors are approved. Only after Liliana personally interviews each prospective donor, are they invited to join Family Creations' program.

Liliana does a fantastic job of getting to know each donor while assessing their maturity level and commitment to the process. Liliana educates each prospective donor about her responsibilities going forward in the process so each donor knows exactly what to expect once she is selected by Intended Parents. Liliana takes pride in her work and feels inspired by these incredible young women every day.

Liliana was born and raised in Southern California and is actively pursuing a degree in Child Development.
Elysa
Director of Development
 
Elysa's experience in Egg Donor Case Management allows her to facilitate cases by guiding our egg donors and clients through the process with both compassion and efficiency. As office manager of our Atlanta location, Elysa assists in building relationships with fertility clinics across the US. In addition, she strives to provide support to the community of people utilizing assisted reproduction, as well as educating and connecting with potential egg donors and surrogates through our blog and social media outlets.

“We have a wonderful group of compassionate employees that work very hard to help others achieve their dreams of creating a family. We recognize the journey to parenthood is a challenge for some, and at times we cry tears of struggle or tears of joy right along with our recipients. We value our relationships with everyone involved in each case. I am so proud to be a part of the Family Creations team.”

Currently residing in Atlanta, Elysa has lived in several states from the east to west coasts. Elysa holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, and certifications in Holistic Nutrition and Pilates. She enjoyes travelling as a way to experience different cultures and cuisines.