Our Board of Directors

About Our Executive Committee

James Connolly, Board Chair

Jim has been involved with RESOLVE New England since 2015, following his family’s journey with infertility. He and his wife Maureen conceived their only child, Bridget, through IVF. Jim brings nearly two decades of experience in marketing, public relations and media to RNE. For 12 years he worked in corporate public relations and advertising at various firms throughout New England before beginning his own consulting business in 2010. He also has served as a sportswriter and television/radio personality. Jim received his bachelor’s degree from UMass-Lowell in 1996

 

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Julie Richardson Paige, Board Vice-Chair

With many years of personal experience with infertility and in-vitro fertilization, Julie has extensive first-hand knowledge of the logistical and emotional intricacies of the family building journey. For ten years she was Program Director for Tiny Treasures and this year took over full ownership and management of the company. Julie is a certified Bereavement Doula and also is the President of the ACDK Hope Foundation, which helps bereaved parents after the loss of their baby during pregnancy or shortly after birth. Julie became a member of RESOLVE New England in 2014 when she joined the Board of Directors. Due to Julie’s infertility struggles and losses, she is very invested in RNE’s mission and is honored to be part of such a wonderful organization. Julie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Westfield State College and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Counseling at Salem State College.

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Delainna Burton, Treasurer

Delainna is Founder and Principal of Milance Wealth Management, a registered investment advisory firm of Massachusetts. Delainna became active in RESOLVE New England in 2015 after successfully overcoming her struggle with infertility. Now a Mom of two, Delainna takes great pleasure in being a resource for others as they embark on their journey to parenthood. Delainna brings to the board over a decade of finance and investment experience, and has helped many businesses and families to maximize their assets, gain financial freedom and reach their financial goals. The keys to Delainna’s success are her straightforwardness, honesty and educational approach to money matters.  Academically, Delainna holds an MBA from Babson College, and a BS Degree in Finance from Wayne State University.

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Chrissy Hanisco, Secretary

Chrissy first joined RESOLVE New England in 2011 following her infertility diagnosis and regularly attended her local peer support group. She credits RNE with getting her through the dark times and is committed to supporting others on their journeys. Her personal journey also led her to leave her longtime career as a public defender, and she now primarily practices adoption and assisted reproductive technology law. Chrissy is a 1993 graduate of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH and earned her law degree in 2000 from New York Law School, in New York City.