The Motherboard

Meet the founding board of directors.

President & CEO

Martelle Esposito, MS, MPH

After a decade of working on health and nutrition policies and programs, including many years with WIC, Martelle currently leads Mothership’s operations, program development, and program implementation. Martelle admires the hard work of moms, dads, and other supportive caregivers as they create the future of our world.

Vice President


Joey Zeledon

With a decade of design experience in many industries, Joey currently designs meaningful healthcare experiences as a Principal Designer with Steelcase Health. In his free time, as Chief Creative Officer of Mothership, he reflects on being a son, a WIC baby, a partner, and a supporter of parents.


Vice President

Augusta Meill

As Executive Director of a non-profit social impact design firm and mom of a 5-year-old, Augusta uses design methods to tackle complex problems. Currently, these include building a more equitable education system across the city of Boston and helping her daughter conquer her fear of swim class.



Kimberley Broomfield-Massey, PhD

As Senior Project Director at EMSTAR Research and mom, Kimberley helps organizations achieve their visions by evaluating and improving their programs and partner relationships. She does all this while holding back tears as she sends her baby out into the big, fascinating world of elementary school.


Georgia Machell, PhD

After working several years as a researcher and consultant on local and national food policy issues in the UK, Georgia now works in the US to bridge the gaps between research, policy, and practice in the field of early childhood nutrition as the Research and Evaluation Manager at the National WIC Association.

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Emily Brown

As Founder and CEO at Food Equality Initiative and mom, Emily leads a team dedicated to improving health and ending hunger in patients with food allergies and celiac disease through access to safe foods, nutrition education and advocacy.

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Sascha Donn

As Group Director of a brand engagement firm, Sascha helps organizations' brands live up to the work they are doing. She uses empathy, conversation and observation to understand what makes people tick and brings those insights to life across communications, products and teams.


fOUNDing members

The following people have also helped to make Mothership a reality with talent and financial donations in the first official year of operation. We are grateful for their contributions.

Anisha Bagchi, Communications Expert

Abby Bleakney

Emily Brown, Co-Founder and CEO of Food Equality Initiative, Inc. Mom

Kimarie Bugg, MSN, MPH, IBCLC, CLC, President & CEO at Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE) 

Tawny Boyce, MS, MPH, Biostatistician and Mom

Geneva Brundage, Mom of Three

Beverly Callan

Victoria Connor-Eagen

Gayle DeBruyn's Fall 2016 Design Thinking Class, Collaborative Design Program, Kendall College of Art and Design

Geetika Dhaundiyal, MS, Nutritional Epidemiology and Mom of Two

Sharon R. Depcinski

Sascha Donn, Brand Strategist

Shaylyn Esposito, Web and Graphic Designer

Karen Farley, RD, IBCLC, Executive Director, California WIC Association

Christiana Femano, MSN, CRNP, CPNP-PC

Jennifer Noll Folliard MPH, RDN

Georgia Galanoudis, Content and business strategist helping brands transform for the future

Angie Horjus, NASM-CPT, Certified Health and Wellness Coach

Connor Irwin, Graphic and Service Designer

Marta Johnson

Elaine Kelly

Peter Kelly

Theresa Landau, MS, RD, Sr. Associate Director, NYCHHC

Samantha Lee

Liv Lyszyk, Photographer

Julie MacCartee, MS, MPH

Katie Maloney

Christine Mullan, LLMSW,  Pregnancy Counselor and Mom

Doug and Kosha Oswald

Jesse Pervola

Mari Pierce-Quinonez, Data Scientist

Jamie Platt

Kristin Revere, CD, Co-Owner, Gold Coast Doulas LLC

Erin Sanders, Operations Consultant

Laura Siddons, LIDA, Inc. Board Member

Jennifer Slom, BA Women's Studies and Mother of One

Marjorie Steele's Spring 2017 Business Design Class, Collaborative Design Program, Kendall College of Art and Design

Jeff Sprague, Product and Experience Designer

Kelly Ann Sullivan, Industrial Designer

Dario Stefanutto, Visual Designer

Jesse Vande Werken

Brady Venables, Passionate Mother

Kelly Wysocki-Emery,RN, IBCLC, Baby Beloved, Inc.


Come join us in growing Mothership by donating time, talent, or money.