Our Leadership Team




Team Leader Dr Stephanie Wosniak

OUR TEAM

Syed M. Raheel, President/CEO Cord For Life Inc., has over 20 years experience successfully charting companies through all phases of a business from start-up to turnaround and always focused on directing growth strategies.

He has lead companies with as many as 1,200 employees. Mr. Raheel’s entrepreneurial spirit has led him through a variety of industries spanning, real estate, financial services, restaurant and life sciences. The diversity of professional experience and personnel has led to a leadership style that centers around genuine appreciation of individuals and loyalty. Internal development and promoting from within is a core-theme throughout Mr. Raheel’s organization.

Personal Background:
Rugby Athlete, representing the Sri Lankan National Team
University of Southern California, Computer Sciences
California State University, Business Administration



Chief Medical Director

Sara Irrgang, M.D


During the last two years of Medical School, Dr. Irrgang was in the United States Navy 1915 Ensign Program and completed a clerkship at the Naval Hospital at Charleston, South Carolina as well as a research clerkship at the Naval Aerospace Institute at Pensacola, Florida.


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Operations Manager

Donald Hudspeth


Mr. Hudspeth has over 17 years of clinical laboratory experience as a certified Medical Technologist (ASCP), including ten years with the University of North Carolina Hospitals.


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Director of Administration at Client Services

Kelli Cable


Mrs. Cable brings over 20 years of experience to Cord For Life directing the Client Services, Account Management and Personnel departments. She began working in the cord blood industry in December of 2006.


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Manager of Quality Assurance

Deborah A. Sardone


Ms. Sardone has over 30 years of clinical laboratory experience as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist, including over 25 years with Central Florida Regional Hospital (CFRH).


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LATEST ARTICLES


August 27, 2020

The results of a Phase I study published in Stem Cell Translational Medicine suggest that it is safe and feasible to infuse stem cells from banked umbilical cord blood into adults following an acute ischemic stroke. This research paves the way for additional studies into the efficacy of umbilical cord blood in treating stroke patients. […]

August 6, 2020

The human umbilical cord is being increasingly recognized by the medical community for its potential in regenerative medicine and cellular therapies. Once discarded as medical waste, the umbilical cord contains valuable stem cells that are now at the forefront of medical research.  Cord blood derived Hematopoietic  Stem Cells (HSCS) are currently approved by the FDA and being used to treat over 80 diseases and cord tissue derived therapies have been approved in the […]

June 5, 2020

If you’re considering storing stem cells from your newborn’s cord blood, you only have one opportunity to do so – immediately after your child is born. You may be asking how to choose the right cord blood bank to entrust your valuable stem cells to for the next 20 years.  But it can be confusing, […]

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Ready to sign-up for cord blood banking?

Reserve your Cord Blood Collection Kit in time to bring it with you when you go into labor.  Give your newborn every advantage with cord blood banking!


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Donate Cord Blood

By donating your newborn’s cord blood, you are joining a nationwide effort to create a genetically diverse inventory of stem cells for transplant to a child.


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Our purpose is to provide the expectant mothers with information necessary to discover the lifesaving potential of umbilical cord blood.

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