Lauren SpikerFounder & Executive Director

Lauren is our chief visionary with a pulse on what's happening in the world of AYA oncology. 13thirty began as a promise to her daughter, Melissa, and has grown over the years to be such an important place of connection, healing, support, and friendship for so many teens, young adults, and their families. Her dreams are big and bold!

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Steve EspositoProgram Director

Steve brings a heart of gold and a collection of dad jokes everywhere he goes. Whether it's planning a crazy game night here at the Center, leading the charge for our fitness programs, helping to manage our Syracuse Center, or finishing off the last box of Girl Scouts' cookies, Steve's got it covered!

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Christina DiBaudoROC Special Events & Donor Relations

Raising funds, planning events, helping to grow our presence in Rochester, lending a hand -- you name it, Christina's our girl! Bringing a smile and a love for all things philanthropic, you will most likely find Christina sipping a hot beverage and brainstorming the next big thing for 13thirty!

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Katie LannonSYR Community Relations

Having always dreamed of working for a non-profit, Katie found the perfect fit at 13thirty! You’ll most likely find her listening to Spotify and drinking iced coffee while keeping up with the Syracuse community. Whether it’s presenting at schools or planning unique events, Katie is ready for all things 13thirty in ‘Cuse!

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Megan ScottSYR Program Leader

Megan brings enthusiasm to the new Syracuse Center and is eager to introduce new members! When she’s not coming up with new and exciting programs, Megan likes to unwind through daily meditation. Come visit 13thirty Syracuse and she might have some homemade, gluten-free pastries to share!

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Matt SengbuschDesign and Tech

Originally from Rochester, NY, Matt keeps things working and looking nice from San Francisco.