Meet The Team!

We're mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, grandchildren, friends, and members of this online community along with you. We understand the difficulties and struggles you face when trying to take care of the ones you love.

Each one of us has a story that put a passion in us to build powerful, easy-to-use tools that make managing your or your loved one's health simpler than ever.

Pam Henry
Pam Henry, MEd, Founder and Mom of a child with diabetes – In Charge of Keeping it Simple
Pam was thrust into the diabetes community in 2003 when her daughter Sarah was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. She is an active outreach mentor and advocate for children’s rights. Pam speaks to groups of families, school personnel, and clinicians about the importance of mobile technology to enable all caregivers to be actively involved and collaborative in a child’s care. Pam lives in Allen, TX with her husband of 20 years and their three children, and like all good native Texans, she’s an avid Cowboys, Rangers, Stars and Mavericks fan!

Contact Pam at pam.henry@mycareconnect.com or (302) 4OurKids (302) 467-7543

John Henry
John Henry, Dad of a child with diabetes – In Charge of What's Next
John has over 20 years’ experience in the Information Technology industry, primarily as a business consultant. His connection to diabetes dates back to his childhood when his best friend was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1969. In 2003, his daughter Sarah was diagnosed and became John’s inspiration to help people with diabetes better manage the disease. John and his family are active fundraisers for their local ADA and JDRF chapters, being awarded numerous awards as diabetes advocates and fundraisers.

Contact John at john.henry@mycareconnect.com or (972) 841-1310

Nancy Curran
Nancy Curran – In Charge of the Grown-Ups
Nancy has over 30 years of experience in Sales & Marketing. Nancy is in charge of our Adult Care Solutions, which was inspired by her late Mother, Anne Curran. Nancy was her mother’s primary caregiver, progressively over a 10 year period, as her mother faced the challenges of heart disease and dementia. Nancy believes that all life experiences provide some type of opportunity for growth or change. As a result of her caregiving experience, she is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of seniors and those who care for them.

Contact Nancy at ​nancy.curran@mycareconnect.com or (610) 692-2640

Drew Zodrow
Drew Zodrow – Nice Guy and Jack of All Trades
Drew spent many years in IT supporting customers in various industries, including financial, military, and travel… but always hoped to bring his talents to benefit a nobler cause. For many years, Drew volunteered his time with the Henry family, playing an active role in fundraising for local diabetes groups and helping spread the word about MyCareConnect at various events – all because he’s just a nice guy like that! In 2011, Drew came onboard with MCC on a full-time basis.

Contact Drew at drew.zodrow@mycareconnect.com or (214) 929-8594

Dean Audirsch
Dean Audirsch – Programmer
Dean has been part of the MCC family since 2006 and has been – and continues to be – an integral part of MCC’s growth. He is a rare combination of programming guru, creative talent, and saint-like patience, and for that we are most grateful! Dean’s father and aunt both have type 1 diabetes. He lives in Humble, TX with his wife and adorable little boy.

Contact Dean at support@mycareconnect.com

Melissa Caraway
Melissa Caraway – In Charge of Keeping It Real
Melissa was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 14 years of age (you guess the year!). While a Walk Director for the American Diabetes Association in North Texas, she met the Henrys shortly after Sarah's diagnosis in 2003. Melissa has been an inspiration for the Henrys, and many others, as diabetes has never slowed her down. Melissa is also a Personal Fitness Trainer, Kickboxing instructor and regularly runs in the ADA's 1/2 marathon. Melissa is a true Texan, graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University and lives on "her ranch" in the bustling metropolis of Henrietta, Texas.

Contact Melissa at melissa.caraway@mycareconnect.com or (469) 323-4089

Katie Clark
Katie Clark – Asher’s Motivation
Katie was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in May of 2008, just before the start of her Freshman year at Texas A&M University. Now a recent graduate, she and her Diabetes Alert Dog “Asher” have joined us to focus on customer care and to help spread the good word about MyCareConnect!

Contact Katie at ​katie.clark@mycareconnect.com or (302) 468-7566

Asher
Asher – People Connection Maker
Asher is Katie Clark’s Diabetes Alert Dog. In addition to keeping Katie safe and generally brightening her day, Asher is a great help in connecting to families at events!

Contact Asher by contacting Katie

Natali Young
Anne Marie Anderson – In Charge of Making Connections
Anne Marie is in charge of customer outreach. Her daughter was diagnosed with type 1 in 2008. Anne Marie advocates for families of children with diabetes and was actively involved in the passing of "The Care of Students with Diabetes Act." in Illinois. She leads support groups, both locally and on Facebook, and The Anderson family are tireless fundraisers, especially in their local Chicago Tour de Cure cycling event.

Contact Anne Marie at annemarie.anderson@mycareconnect.com or (847) 312-0609

...And Our Advisors!

Larry Ellingson
Larry Ellingson
Previously the Executive Director for Endocrine Professional Relations and Advocacy at US pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly, Mr. Ellingson is the immediate past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association and life member of the International Diabetes Federation.
Advisors
Donna Rice
Donna Rice, MBA, BSN, RN, CDE
Ms. Rice has been involved in diabetes management for more than 20 years. She is a national and international thought leader on diabetes care and has chaired a national task force for the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Rice also serves as the current Immediate Past President of the American Diabetes Educators. She is frequently called upon to speak on the topic of diabetes education and has authored many publications on diabetes care.
Crystal Jackson
Crystal Jackson
Ms. Jackson, a parent of a child with diabetes, is Associate Director of Legal Advocacy at the American Diabetes Association, where her primary responsibility is managing the Association’s Safe at School Campaign. Crystal is considered a national authority on the rights of students with diabetes and has spoken at conferences and forums throughout around the globe on how to effectively advocate on behalf of students with diabetes, training hundreds of parent advocates, attorneys, and health care professionals. Crystal is a member of the Virginia Diabetes Council and serves on a number of other diabetes and youth advisory panels.
Larry Deeb
Larry Deeb, MD
Dr. Deeb is a pediatric endocrinologist and cares for 400 children with diabetes. He is a Clinical Professor at the University of Florida College of Medicine as well as medical director of the Diabetes Center at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. He is the head of the IDF Task Force on Insulin and has served the American Diabetes Association as Chair of the Council on Diabetes in Youth. He also served as president of ADA Medicine and Science.
Sarah Butler
Sarah Butler, MSN, RN, CDE, NCSN
Ms. Butler is a nationally certified school nurse and certified diabetes educator. She is the Director of Diabetes and Nursing Education for the National Association of School Nurses. Sarah is a member of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) Strategic Directions Group and was on the writing team for the NDEP School Guide. Through the development of educational programs for school nurses, national speaking engagements and multiple publications, Sarah facilitates safe and effective diabetes management for students in our nation’s schools.