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Shantai Rivera-Bonilla

Director of Third Party Reproduction

Shantai Rivera-Bonilla

A passionate advocate for gestational surrogacy and egg donation, Shantai Rivera-Bonilla oversees the third party reproduction program at New England Fertility. She has more than 20 years of direct experience in the fields of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive medicine, and has helped countless domestic and international patients during their journey to parenthood. Shantai’s firsthand experience as a past egg donor allows her to bring even greater insight and comfort to her relationships with intended parents, donors, and surrogates. In addition to her degree in Human Services, Shantai received her Medical Assistant credentials from Bridgeport Hospital’s School of Nursing.

Building a family is very personal, so connecting on a personal level with intended parents is crucial. They need to feel supported by their clinic, and I make sure that happens.”

Beatrice Abshire

Third Party Reproduction Coordinator

Beatrice Abshire at New England Fertility

Fluent in Spanish, Beatrice Abshire, or Bea, has expert knowledge about the medical, psychological and financial aspects of third party reproductive medicine. Bea also has worked extensively with same-sex couples as well as international patients.

Bea brings to New England Fertility more than 20 years of experience in reproductive medicine and has held numerous roles in the medical community, including a position in the labor and delivery department at Norwalk Hospital. She earned her Associates Degree in Science as well as a certification as a Medical Assistant at Norwalk Community College.

For a lot of intended parents, starting or expanding a family can feel overwhelming. It’s my job to make it less overwhelming and make the journey easier.”

Molly Corcoran

Third Party Reproduction Coordinator

Molly Corcoran at New England Fertility

Molly brings to NEFI the unique perspectives of an experienced third party coordinator with experience working on both the fertility clinic and agency side of surrogacy. Molly is a highly reassuring figure for intended parents and gestational carriers because, in addition to her professional background, she has completed three surrogacy journeys herself. So, it’s clear that Molly is passionate about helping to build families, both personally and professionally, and patients are confident to have her by their side.

Kae-Lynn Washington

Third Party Reproduction Coordinator

Kae-Lynn Washington at New England Fertility

Kae-Lynn’s combined experience in administration, health care, and customer service in fast-paced environments makes her a great coordinator to serve gestational carriers, surrogacy agencies, and intended parents during their fertility journey. She comes to New England Fertility with experience as a coordinator for Hartford Healthcare and previously has held administrative positions with Mount Sinai Hospital and Unity. Kae-Lynn graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Dowling College.

The journey can feel overwhelming for patients, but it is also beautiful and joyful. It is my priority as a coordinator to make sure that our patients feel supported and heard.”

Christina Alicea

Egg Donor Coordinator

Christina Alicea at New England Fertility

In addition to her day-to-day responsibilities of screening and coordinating egg donors for New England Fertility's in-house egg donation program, Christina has the unique perspective of having been an egg donor; her experience and demeanor are welcomed especially by donors who are new to the process. Christina was promoted to this position after working for several years as a medical assistant at our clinic. She is currently pursuing a degree to become a registered nurse.

Yishai Eliason

International Liaison & Third Party Reproduction Coordinator

Yishai Eliason at New England Fertility

With nearly a decade of experience in assisted reproduction, Yishai is an international liaison and third party coordinator who helps assisting New England Fertility patients around the world fulfill their dream of becoming parents. Fluent in English, Hebrew and Spanish, Yishai was born in Israel and graduated with a BA from Tel Aviv University where he majored in Chinese, Linguistics and East Asian Studies. Today Yishai represents NEFI at family building events across the globe and is the main point of contact for NEFI's international patients.

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