Our Board

President and Founder: Tony Conniff

Tony Conniff is the Founder and President of Dr. Kristy KC Foundation and the widow of Dr. Kristin Krizmanich-Conniff. Kristin “Kristy” Marie Krizmanich-Conniff M.D., 39, passed away suddenly from an accident on June 14, 2020 leaving behind Tony, and her young children, Ryder, Chloe, and Scarlett. To honor her life and spirit, Tony established Dr. Kristy KC Foundation. Tony also serves as Vice President at Choctaw-Kaul Distribution Company. Tony lives in Northville, Michigan.

Kristina Maynard

Kristina Maynard is a founding Board Member for Dr. Kristy KC Foundation and a friend to Dr. Kristy who shared many passions: family, motherhood and community. Kristina is a partner in the Private Client Practice Group at Honigman, a leading business law firm serving the Midwest. Kristina focuses her practice on counseling families, business owners, and charitable organizations on all aspects of tax and estate planning. Kristina lives in Northville, Michigan.

Dr. Mazen Saab

Mazen Saab is a founding board member to Dr. Kristy KC Foundation, childhood friend and close confidant to the founder Tony Conniff. Dr. Saab serves our community as an emergency physician at Ascension Providence Hospital and Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital. Dr. Saab lives in Northville, Michigan. 

Dr. Leslie Jurecko

Leslie Jurecko, MD, MBA, is a founding Board Member to Dr. Kristy KC Foundation and a close friend to Dr. Kristy after meeting at Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich. during medical school. Dr. Jurecko also serves as Chief Safety and Quality Officer of Cleveland Clinic Health System, and a pediatric hospitalist with Cleveland Clinic Children’s. In 2020, Becker’s Hospital Review named Dr. Jurecko is one of the top 50 patient safety experts to know. Dr. Jurecko lives in Cleveland, Ohio.