Chief operating officer & Program Director
Chasidy is a leadership studies doctoral student at Dallas Baptist University with over 10 years of information technology, business leadership, and small business startup experience. Chasidy brings her dynamic research, strategic planning, and process improvement skills to developing The Vitamin Bridge prenatal vitamin donation program.
Chasidy joined The Vitamin Bridge to explore and understand better ways to serve under-resourced pregnant women by developing creative leadership and research initiatives. Chasidy has an undergraduate degree from Baylor University and a graduate degree from Carnegie Mellon University
Hope is a Texas A&M Aggie and a former teacher in public school and private preschool. She loves to connect with people and serve behind the scenes. Vitamin Bridge development is an opportunity for her to connect donors and needs while making a difference in the next generation.
She loves to play tennis, walk her yellow lab named Emmie, and travel with her golfing husband, Chip. Pickleball is the sport she and her husband enjoy playing together.
Lyndsay has spent the last 10 years working alongside nonprofits and small businesses to help them tell their story and reach more people.
As a mom of two small children (Ezra, 6 and Zoe, 3), she personally understands the importance of prenatal nutrition and support during pregnancy and joined The Vitamin Bridge team to play a part in helping other moms enjoy healthy pregnancies too!
A Texas A&M University graduate, Don spent the majority of his 40-year business career working in commercial real estate banking. After retiring in 2020, his heart’s desire was to serve people in some capacity. Don found that opportunity to serve with The Vitamin Bridge. Don’s work experience, formal education, and logistical knowledge make him a good fit in overseeing the distribution of vitamins to our various partners.
Sai is a Senior, Public Health major at Baylor University.
He recently received Baylor’s John S. Below Award for Outstanding Male Student in Community Service for his contribution of time, talent, and effort to the Waco community. Sai contributes to The Vitamin Bridge in many ways, especially in research-related matters.
Tom co-founded The Vitamin Bridge alongside his wife, Martha, in 2019. He draws from experiences gained from a career in commercial banking, which he applies in directing the day-to-day activities of The Vitamin Bridge. Tom leads from the perspective that The Vitamin Bridge maintain a strong organizational foundation while growing in its service to others. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Baylor University.
Greg joined The Vitamin Bridge Board of Directors when co-founders (Martha and Tom Day) shared their vision to help solve the urgent need to fill the gap in prenatal nutrition. As founder and CEO of Summit Investors, LLC, he provides advisory guidance from his many years of experience as a business owner, university educator, and nonprofit board member. Greg holds an undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Carol serves as Chief Financial Officer of The Catholic Foundation where she leads all financial activities of the organization including accounting, benefits, insurance, and tax filings. Her accounting and nonprofit expertise are integral to The Vitamin Bridge’s financial operations. Carol is a graduate of Baylor University.
Martha became aware of nutrition gaps for underserved, pregnant women in her community – and saw an opportunity to help! Women who lacked financial resources, health insurance, and prenatal care, were also starting their pregnancy without prenatal vitamins. Understanding how important prenatal vitamins are in reducing pre-term births, low birthweights, and birth defects, she was moved to action. Along with her husband Tom, she co-founded The Vitamin Bridge to help moms and babies get off to a better start and a brighter future. Martha has an undergraduate degree from Baylor University and a graduate degree from Liberty University.
Joining The Vitamin Bridge team was a no-brainer for Steve. The vision for the initiative was simple, clear, impactful and important. Steve uses his diverse business experience gained as a financial professional at Lincoln Property Company, along with his unique problem-solving skills to help underprivileged moms and babies get off to a fast and healthy start! Steve is a graduate of Baylor University.
Joann Romano-Keeler, MD, MS
Dr. Romano-Keeler brings her vital medical insight to The Vitamin Bridge as a neonatologist in the Department of Pediatrics at University of Illinois Health. She holds a Master of Science in Nutrition from Columbia University and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Vermont. She completed postdoctoral work in pediatrics at the University of Vermont and neonatology at Vanderbilt University. Her clinical and research interests include neonatal nutrition and optimization of growth during the newborn period. She is Director of the Neonatal Transport Team, and she also cares for patients and their families in the NICU neuro developmental follow-up clinic.
Whitney Freeman, RN, BSN
As Director of Nursing at Prestonwood Pregnancy Center, Whitney loves being on the front lines to help educate women on how to have healthier lives, pregnancies, and babies! When asked to be on the board, it was a very quick "YES" from Whitney! She brings important knowledge from her experience working at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, now known as Children’s Health. She also relays the insightful perspective of one of our First-Touch Provider partners. Whitney is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University.
Jason has spent thirty-two years leading and nurturing people and organizations to achieve their potential and maximize results in corporate and ministry organizations. He serves as VP of Mission Strategy and Operations with ABWE International. He brings vast insight to The Vitamin Bridge from his senior positions in a variety of companies including Accenture, IBM, Verizon, Ariba and a number of software companies. He also has an extensive ministry background including multiple pastoral roles and co-founding a parachurch ministry that focused on church planting and medical missions in West Africa. Jason has an undergraduate degree from Georgia State University and advanced degrees from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.