Board of Directors

Gregg Benson, J.D.

Gregg Benson retired from Pfizer Inc as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for Intellectual Property. He has served on  numerous boards including leading two private school boards as President.  Gregg believes in the importance of contributing to the community in which he lives and beyond to positively impact others.  Gregg is excited about the mission of Envision Kindness and is pleased to serve on its Board of Directors as Secretary of the Board.

Soraya Betancourt-Calle, Ph.D.

Soraya is a professor of microbiology and genetics at Assumption College and former school principal who has served in multiple community secular and religious leadership. She is married and has four children.  Soraya serves as a Director on the Board.

David M Chess, M.D.

David is a highly-regarded gerontologist and serial entrepreneur who has established multiple health care start up businesses to improve the quality of patient care, most recently a unique telemedicine business providing innovative care to nursing home patients.   David has also started a non-profit organization, the Beacon Initiative, that creates tools and educational systems that identify and minimize the language of manipulation and hate.  David is married and has five children.  David serves as a Director on the Board.

David Fryburg, M.D.

David is an endocrinologist and research scientist who has held medical school faculty and pharmaceutical industry leadership positions and now works as a consultant.  David is married and has three children.  David serves as President of the Board.

Julie Fryburg, M.D.

Julie is a pediatric geneticist and research scientist who has held medical school faculty and pharmaceutical industry leadership positions and now works as a consultant.  Julie is married and has three children.  Julie serves as Treasurer of the Board.