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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


June 7, 2018

So much research is going on with stem cells from cord blood as scientists work to unlock the secrets of stem cells.  Much of the research centers on the anti-inflammatory properties of stem cells from umbilical cord blood. Medical research into stem cells is ongoing, offering the potential to treat diseases or injuries that have […]

June 7, 2018

Stem cells perform three important functions:  1.  They renew themselves; 2. Differentiate into other cells; and 3. Renew other cells. Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) can restore the immune system following  chemotherapy or radiation for leukemia, lymphoma, and other life-threatening diseases. Historically, HSCs have only been available from bone marrow and peripheral blood transplants.  As cord […]

June 7, 2018

In addition to potentially life-saving stem cells, your newborn’s umbilical cord blood also contains their DNA.   Storing your child’s cord blood ensures that their baseline genetic information will be available if ever needed. What Can Genes Tell Us? The sum total of all the information coded into your child’s individual genes is their genome.  Simply […]

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