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Hope Happens
Our Mission: To find a cure for ALS by funding progressive research and in the process create a new methodology for funding, researching and developing treatments for ALS and other neurological disorders.

Hope Happens Board of Directors

Toby Martin (SVP, St. Louis Operations, Duke Realty Corporation), President

Christopher Danforth (Partner, Cultivation Capital), Secretary

Mary Bettis (Director, Sales Operations Support - Research Pharma Markets, Sigma Aldrich)

A.J. Chivetta (Partner, Armstrong Teasdale)

Bill Finnie (President, The Finnie Group)

Leigh Hobler Gerard (Community Volunteer)

Jean Hobler (Community Volunteer)

Peter Hobler (Transformational Author and Personal Development/Success Coach)

Cynthia Meiners (VP, Strategy and Business Development, Fresenius Medical Care)

Marcia Mellitz, MBA (President, Bioscience Strategies)

Tom Ruwitch (Founder and President, MarketVolt)

Glen Stettin, M.D. (SVP, Clinical, Research & New Solutions, Express Scripts)

Clark Thomas (Mortgage Banker, The PrivateBank)

Stephen Wolff (Principal and CEO, Wolff Properties)

Bill Hizar (General Partner, Edward Jones)

Hope Happens Board of Advisors

John Brightman (Private Consultant)

Russell Brightman (Merrill Lynch)

Tony Chiodini (Chiodini Associates)

Pete Genovese (President, UMB Bank— St. Louis)

Jennifer Hobler (Community Volunteer)

Hal Kroeger (President, Halak Inc.)

Flip Maritz (President, Maritz, Wolff and Co.)

Paul Wagman (V.P./Partner, Fleishman-Hillard Inc.)

Carole Wilson (Community Volunteer)

Thomas A. Woolsey, M.D. (Professor of Neurological Surgery, Washington University)


Gabriela Inderwies, MA, Development Officer

Dmitriy Voznyuk, Administrative Coordinator

101 South Hanley Road
Suite 1320
St. Louis, MO 63105

p: 314-725-3888
f: 314-725-3892

Christopher Wells Hobler
1965 - 2005

Chris lost his battle against ALS on Wednesday, February 16, 2005, surrounded by his loving wife, family, friends and caregivers.
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The Hope Center
for Neurological Disorders

HOPE HAPPENS was formerly

ALS HOPE: The Chris Hobler/James Maritz Foundation