The Emily’s Entourage (EE) Champions Campaign recognizes and applauds young professional leaders helping to make a difference in the quest to cure CF.
Nominated in recognition of their philanthropic spirit and community involvement, the 2019 EE Champions leverage their personal networks to reach a fundraising goal of $1,500 by the Evening with Emily’s Entourage gala on Saturday, December 7, 2019.
We are blown away by the commitment and passion of these young professionals every year and we are excited to recognize their amazing efforts at the gala this year, including awarding the champion that raises the most money the EE “Champion of the Year.”
Bio: Claudia is a senior at Temple University majoring in Media Studies and Production and minoring in Digital Marketing. She has been part of EE since the very beginning and has volunteered for every gala. She is excited to use her network to do even more for EE and fundraise.
Bio: Sarah grew up in Harrisburg, PA and attended West Chester University where she studied respiratory care. She is currently a Respiratory Therapist at Hershey Medical Center. This is her third year being an EE Champion!
KATHLEEN HALLY & LINDSEY SMITH
Bio: Kathleen and Lindsey are both patient advocacy champions at Corbus Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical company that lives in the CF space. People with CF motivate them every day to accelerate research and cures. They are happy to play their role in expediting life-saving treatments for everyone with CF.
ANNIE & COBY KRAMER-GOLINKOFF
Bio: Annie acts as EE’s Honorary President, while Coby is a member of the EE Board and Co-Chair of EENY. They are each motivated to find fast breakthroughs and a cure for CF to save their older sister, Emily. This is their first year as a TeamEE Champion!
Bio: Jarrod is a 43 year old living with two nonsense mutations of CF on the Gold Coast of Australia with his wife and two kids. He works as a foreign exchange trader and this will be his second year as an International EE Champion!
Bio: Greg and his family have known the Kramer-Golkinkoff clan for over 30 years. They got more involved with EE during the inaugural EENY and have been integral players since. This will be Greg’s third year as an EE Champion and his second as a TeamEE Champion!
EMMA MARTINEZ & CHLOE PLISSONNEAU-DUQUENE
Bio: Chloe and Emma were our first ever International EE Champions, and now they are entering their third year! These french natives met six years ago while attending high school in the city of Carpentras. Chloe studied Organizational and Decision Science at Paris-Dauphine University and Emma studied at the Vatel International Management School.
Bio: Daniel grew up in Delaware County and studied Mechanical Engineering at Drexel University. He currently works as a CAD Designer for Corsi Associates. As a first time EE Champion, he looks forward to trying his best to win the 2019 Champ of the Year Award.
ALEXA SCHWEITZER & ALEX LYON
Bio: Alexa grew up in Scarsdale, NY and attended Tulane University for her undergraduate education with Emily’s siblings. She made her way to the city of Brotherly Love, six years ago when she became a dental student at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. This is her third year as an EE Champion (second year as a TeamEE Champion) and this time around she is joined by her boyfriend, Alex Lyon.