The Cleft Out Foundation

Board of Directors for the Non-profit Organization


  • Rick Kapitan - Cleft surgeon, Dir. Carolinas Center for Cleft Lip & Palate Surgery 
  • Danny Ketola -  Business Manager at CCOFS 
  • Andy Shene -  Charlotte Metro Area Executive, First Citizens Bank
  • Erin Kiehna -  Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Novant Health
  • Hillary Lacouture -  VP of Marketing, BECO Management
  • Lucas Garber -  Attorney, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
  • Brooke Hall - Model/spokeswoman, cleft advocate

A Night For Smiles

In Partnership With ANFS

Dr. Mark Tadrissi, representing the ANFS Committeee awarding the Cleft Out Foundation non-profit organization a check for $65,000.00 

ACPA Cleft Lip Team

In Partnership With Our ACPA Approved Cleft Lip Team