Jenn McCartney

Co-President

Jenn is a Master of Public Health student in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health. Jenn previously studied Interior Architecture in her undergraduate studies and then worked in the private energy sector. She works as a research assistant in the Healthy Home Lab, using her expertise in design and public health to aid in technology and research to advance the ability of aging adults to remain in their homes safely. She also conducts research on polypharmacy in older adults as well as young adults who are Dually Eligible, meaning they have both Medicaid and Medicare. Jenn has dealt with an eating disorder since the age of 10. She spent much of high school and college cycling in and out of inpatient treatment centers. She has known over 30 individuals to pass away as a direct result and other comorbidities of eating disorders, including her close friend, Em Upton for whom she co-founded the Em Upton Scholarship Fund in her memory. Jenn faced many obstacles in obtaining adequate care which has fueled her interest in bettering insurance and treatment options. As a board member, she focuses her time on fundraising, evaluation of HHRR, and sharing her lived experience.
 

Cody Charvat

Co-President

Cody is an Audit Manager at KPMG in the Cleveland office.  He has seen up close how the negative aspects of an eating disorder can add immense challenges to one’s life and is eager to help however he can.  Cody has been a director on the Hull House RR board since August 2021 and focuses his efforts on improving the overall accounting, finances, and fundraising operations of the organization.

Beth Hoffman, PhD

Secretary

Beth is a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, where she received her PhD in public health in 2022. Beth’s work mostly focuses on the intersection of media and health, with a recent project focusing on depiction of weight stigma on television medical dramas. Personally, Beth has dealt with an eating disorder for over 25 years, spending much of her late 20s cycling in and out of inpatient and partial hospitalization programs. She is now in recovery thanks to an amazing professional and personal support system, and recognizes how valuable peer support would have been when she was newly in recovery. She has also known over 30 people she met in treatment who have passed away from their eating disorder, substance use, or other mental health issue. This includes her friend Em Upton, with Beth meeting Ann at Em’s funeral. For the past few years Beth has co-led the Em Upton Scholarship Fundraiser and as a board member focuses her efforts on assisting with fundraising, evaluation, and sharing her lived experience.

Juliet M. Hull, CFP

Director

Juliet is the Director of Relationship Management at Elk River Wealth Management, a registered investment advisory firm in Denver, CO.  Juliet is a Certified Financial Planner, working in the financial services industry for over 10 years.  Originally from Ohio, she grew up in Colorado and graduated from the University of Colorado.  She lived in England for many years and returned to Denver where she began her career in finance.  Julie is Ann’s sister and she shares with us her knowledge about investing and financial planning.

Richard McLaughlin

Director

Dick lost his sister, Katie, to an eating disorder several years ago.  His sister Katie was our first donor when she left money to Ann when she passed away.  Dick is a managing partner at World Steel Dynamics.  He has served on other boards and wants to be on the Hull House RR board to make a difference in the lives of people with eating disorders.  Dick is committed to providing guidance and support to Hull House RR, so we can carry out our mission to provide programming in ways that no one else does.

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