Brandy Montague, Graphic Design Consultant
Brandy Heyde Montague is always getting involved in new ventures to help animals around the world. She’s currently the owner of Trendy Little Sweethearts, an eco-friendly apparel line that focuses on teaching children compassion for animals as they grow. She tackles life on a daily basis with her husband, Shawn, and four children, two of the human kind (Miya + Bauer), and two of the furry rescue kind (Cuzco + Maku).
Damon Douglas, Informatics Consultant
When Damon is not working as a pharmacist to support his cat's lifestyle, he works to build his craft as a full stack web developer. He has a track record in solving near-impossible electronic medical record problems involving disconnected systems. His dream is that one day healthcare will finally embrace the modern Web.
Eric Boughman, Holiday Fundraising Consultant
Eric Boughman is the co-founder of Forster Boughman Lefkowitz & Lowe, a Central Florida based law firm serving businesses and entrepreneurs. In his practice, Eric counsels clients on a wide range of legal issues including business disputes, corporate structuring and governance matters, internet and technology issues, and asset protection and recovery. He is a frequent author and presenter in the areas of asset protection, law, and technology. He is the President-Elect of the Rotary Club of Lake Mary for 2017-2018. He and his awesome wife, Heather, are parents to Peyton, her little brother, Ethan, and their dog, Chloe (by adoption). He and his family have been enthusiastic supporters of Franklin’s Friends since its creation. His fondest childhood memories include sneaking rum balls at family Christmas gatherings in Philadelphia and that has been an inspiration for creating rum balls to raise money for Franklin’s Friends.
Heather Boughman, Holiday Fundraising Consultant
Heather Boughman is a wife, mother, healthy lifestyle advocate, animal lover, and entrepreneur. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in “Network Information Systems” from the University of Minnesota which provided a great educational experience, but which she’s never used. She has held several personal training certifications (including ISSA and NASM), owns a healthy vending company (www.nutritiousvendingoptions.com) and is a skin care consultant for Rodan + Fields. All aspects of “healthy living” go out the window each year during the holiday season, however, when she and her husband, Eric, begin making Rum Balls to raise money for Franklin’s Friends.
Sasha Lederman, Social Media Consultant
Sasha Lederman is a Meeting and Event Planner with the global event team in Orlando, Florida. She earned her degree in Hospitality Management from the Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida and has been in the events industry since 2012. In her spare time she loves travelling, cooking, and running road races. She and her husband Ryan are the proud parents of 10-year-old boxer Ivy.
Dr. Tabbie Franklin, Veterinary Consultant
Tabbie Franklin is an associate veterinarian at BeeVet Animal Hospital near Austin, TX. She just moved to Austin from Longwood, FL where she worked at Sanlando Springs Animal Hospital for almost 14 years. Originally from Oklahoma, she obtained her DVM from Oklahoma State University in 2004. She then came to Central Florida to do an internship at Affiliated Veterinary Specialists in Maitland. In her spare time she enjoys travelling, going to concerts and spending time with family and friends. Her family includes two adopted dogs (Scoot Dog and Jack) and one kitty (Em). She is excited and honored to be a part of Franklin’s Friends.
Kristi Klein, Social Media Consultant
Kristi Klein joins us as our second social media consultant. Kristi is a former elementary school teacher and now a stay-at-home-mom and crazy dog lady. She got involved with rescue when her family adopted their first dog in 2010. Kristi and her 2 daughters currently volunteer with several rescue groups by fostering, transporting, running events, working on administrative work and whatever else Kristi can’t say no to. Her favorite part of rescue is watching the scared, sad and sometimes sick dogs learn how to trust and live joyfully again. Kristi, her husband and their two daughters have 4 rescue dogs (Gracie, Chloe, Emma and Millicent).
Our work is made possible in part by a generous grant from the Art and Phyllis Grindle Foundation.
This gift represents the love that Art and Phyllis had for animals in need.
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR FRANKLIN'S FRINEDS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800) 435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE OR VISITING THEIR WEBSITE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.
Florida registration CH38383. No fees paid to professional fund-raising consultant or solicitor. The organization receives 100% of each donation.