BOSTON (October 12, 2016) – The Children and Athletes Regenerative Medicine (CHARMED) Foundation announced the appointment of Erin Lynch as CHARMED Foundation’s new Executive Director.
“We are pleased to welcome a dynamic leader of Erin’s caliber to the CHARMED Foundation’s leadership team,” said President, MaryAnn R. O’Neill. “Erin brings a wealth of experience in the philanthropic field and we have the utmost confidence that her leadership and vision will help further our mission as we promote the body’s ability to heal itself to save children’s lives and prolong athletes’ careers.”
Lynch founded Foundation Management and Pro-Productions, INC in August of 2010 and has been in the event production and charitable foundation industry for more than 15 years. She is responsible for overall corporate strategy, business and financial management, event and charitable partnerships, and the day-to-day operations of FMP Productions. Over the course of her experience, Erin has delivered on over 250 successful events and has had a hand in raising over $3.2 Million for local New England non-profit organizations.
“We are extremely excited to be working with the CHARMED Foundation and assisting them in fulfilling their mission,” said Lynch. “The possibilities of regenerative medicine are endless and our goal is to have the CHARMED Foundation lead the charge in funding research.”
In her new role, Lynch will oversee the CHARMED Foundation’s ongoing development, provide leadership to the Board of Directors and spearhead the foundation’s day-to-day operations and implement major fund-raising initiatives including the CHARMED Foundation’s inaugural benefit and gala at the Mandarin Oriental Boston on November 19. The benefit and gala hopes to raise funds and awareness for regenerative medicine research specific to pediatric illnesses and sports medicine.
A longstanding philanthropist, Erin enjoys running marathons to raise money for charity. Erin has completed 6 marathons including one for the Boston Bruins Charitable Foundation, 2 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and 2 for The Greg Hill Foundation. She helped raise over $100,000 in her 6 races.
About the CHARMED Foundation: The Children and Athletes Regenerative Medicine (CHARMED) Foundation was founded in 2015 and is devoted to clinical research of regenerative medicine, discovering new ways to promote the body's ability to heal itself to save children's lives and prolong athletes' careers. With collaborative efforts among leading scientists, bioengineers and clinicians, research focus areas include: cell manufacturing, personalized medical devices and therapeutic delivery. The CHARMED Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organization, with hopes of dramatically accelerating the development and translation of regenerative medicine for children and athletes. To learn more about The CHARMED Foundation and its work, please visitwww.CharmedFoundation.org or visit Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. The CHARMED Foundation does not support research involving embryonic or fetal stem cells.