Head_Shot Lillian Frost
Program Director and Owner

Lilly Frost is the Founder and Program Director of My Donor Cycle. She started My Donor Cycle over nine years ago after being a donor herself. The experience was so rewarding, she wanted to share the experience with others as smoothly and ethically as possible. Her background is in accounting for technology companies in the small to medium range. Lilly pioneered the idea of inter-agency donor sharing and is a big proponent of inter-agency communication and support. Lilly was excited to work in the field of ethics with other agencies. Her goal with the Society for Ethics in Egg Donation in Surrogacy is to encourage self-regulation in the assisted reproduction industry and provide the best service to clients while honoring, respecting and valuing the donors and surrogates participating in our programs.

Lilly grew up in Portland, Oregon and graduated from Portland State University with a degree in Business. She now lives in San Diego with her three children and husband. My Donor Cycle has offices in San Francisco and San Diego.

Lilly can be contacted by email at Lilly@MyDonorCycle.com or by calling (858) 312-6129

Head_ShotStacey Soderberg
Senior Case Manager

Stacey is the Donor/Surrogate Manager and handles the day to day business management for My Donor Cycle. She manages all aspects of our cycles from 1st patient appointments through the retrieval, along with the business details. Stacey has a background in legal services and Office Management for mid-size companies. She has a passion for helping those around her and strives to keep our donors/surrogates informed and on track for successful cycles. In her spare time, Stacey enjoys crafts, such as crochet, painting and small handcrafts. She also loves to spend time with friends and her 4 year old granddaughter. She also belongs to a local bowling league for a bit of sport!

Stacey can be reached by email at stacey@mydonorcycle.com or by calling (503) 875-5152

Head_ShotSilvia Castro
Case Manager

Silvia Castro is our Mexico Surrogate Recruiter and a Case Manager. She is originally from Villahermosa Tabasco, Mexico. She is the only daughter in a family of 4. She also has one daughter, AnaPaula who is 5 years old. Silvia is a Clinical Psychologist, specializing in adults and children and has a diploma in Couples Therapy.

Silvia has worked with Surrogacy Beyond Borders for 3 years. She loves her work as she gets to utilize her training in psychology and allows her to guide the surrogates through some of the more emotional aspects of the journey. She feels it is a privilege to be able to work helping couples fulfill their dream of forming a family.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time and playing with her daughter and enjoys reading in the evenings after AnaPaula goes to bed.

Head_ShotElaine Esparza
Donor Recruiter & Cycle Coordinator/Cancun

Elaine has been involved with SBB Cancun since 2013. She helps find the perfect donor for our intended parents and then coordinates all cycles through retrieval. Additionally, she is in charge of hosting and transporting intended parents while in Cancun. Elaine is very focused and diligent in her coordination and hosting duties and can be a true fountain of knowledge for intended parents and donors alike!

Elaine can be reached by email at Elaine@surrogacybeyondborders.com

My Donor Cycle Resources:

Dr. Jose GaytanDr. Jose Gaytan

Dr. Jose Gaytan graduated from Anahuac University in Mexico City as General Practitioner, later specialized in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México UAEM. Continued to prepare, and continued with a Master’s Degree in Human Reproduction and Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of Valencia in Spain, and a sub-specialty of Human Reproduction was obtained in IVI, Valencia, Spain.

Dr. Jose Gaytan is a memeber of AMMR, AC, as well as the Asociación de Ginecología y Obstetricia del Estado de México, also belongs to the Consejo Mexicano de Especialistas en Ginecología y Obstetricia A.C., a member of the American Society for Reproduction Medicine and an active member of the Colegio de Obstetricia y Ginecología de Quintana Roo. Dr. Gaytan, is a memberof Red Latinoamericana de Reproducción Asistida.

Dr. Gaytan has attended several national and international meetings; both as an assistant and as a speaker. He was a pioneer in using PGD and Vitrification in México and especially Cancun, and has several relationships with centers of Reproduction all over the world. 90% of his patients are not Mexican. He has 13 years of experience, he has served more than 6000 patients, and he has assisted in creating many babies throughout his career.

Currently, Dr. Gaytan is working as Medical Director and CEO at Fertility Center Cancun, was previously founder, director, and partner of different clinics in Mexico.

Dr. Jose Gaytan has obtained recognition as Distinguished Visiting the Honorable XVII Constitutional City of Ensenada, Baja California for his brilliant career in Academics and Research for the benefit of Mexico.

Dr. Jose Gaytan has made several publications, including the Journal of Spanish and Infertility Society, authored the topic Assessment Infertile Couple and author of the paper entitled Preliminary Results: 10 Cases of Egg Donation IVF Devitrified using Conventional Insemination as the only method, within the 47th Annual Meeting – Reproductive Medicine, the Mexican Association of Reproductive Medicine, A. C.

Dr. Azul TorresDr. Azul Torres

Dr. Azul Estefanía Torres Rivera graduated as Medical Surgeon in the Anahuac University in Mexico City, where she was invited to study with full scholarship for obtaining first place in the contest of Mathematics – “Andrei Nikolaevich Kolmogorov”. She is a Member of Excellence Group “Vértice” Anahuac. She completed her internship at the Instituto Nacional de Perinatología (INPer) and the Instituto Nacional de Pediatría (INP) in Mexico City and the Hospital Virgen de la Macarena in the city of Seville in Andalusia, Spain.

In Mexico City she studied the courses “Mother Cells and Cell Therapy” and “Hyperbaric Medicine”, both endorsed by the Asociación Americana de Avances en Medicina Hiperbárica (ALAM) and the Asociación Americana de Medicina Hiperbárica (ALMH); meanwhile she acquired experience in occupational medicine, as she was responsible for the nationwide coordination of the Wellness program at Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA).

Later she made her certification as Diving Medical Physician (DMP) in a course endorsed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) in the City of Seattle WA, USA. Simultaneously she became involved in medical tourism, focusing on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine as she developed as DMP in SSS International Clinic, on the island of Cozumel in Quintana Roo, Mexico.

In 2014 she become a member of the team of Fertility Center Cancun as Cycle Coordinator fully venturing in the Medical Tourism field becoming part of and developing a new national and international program.

Dr. Azul TorresDr. Michael A. Feinman

Practicing Locations

Encino Fertility Clinic
Westlake Village Fertility Clinic
West Los Angeles Fertility Clinic



•  Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles
•  Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles
•  Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology
•  Sloane Hospital for Women, Columbia-Presbyterian
•  Medical Center, New York City
•  Fellowship: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
•  University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Board Certification

•  Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
•  Obstetrics and Gynecology

Academic Appointments

•  Associate Clinical Professor, UCLA

Hospital Affiliations

•  Los Robles Medical Center
•  Providence Tarzana Medical Center
•  Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital

Honors and Awards

•  Puah Institute Doctor of the Year Award, 2013
•  American Fertility Association Family Builder Award, 2005
•  Semmelweis Award, 1990

Professional Organizations

•  American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
•  American Society for Reproductive Medicine
•  Association of Private Assisted Reproductive Technology
•  Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists

Groundbreaking Work

•  Performed one of the first transvaginal ultrasound guided egg retrievals in America and the first in New York
•  Developed one of the first anonymous egg donor programs in the world, at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York
•  Featured on the cover of the New York Times and ABC Evening News.

Areas of Interest and Research

•  Third-Party Parenting, with local and national patients
•  Implantation failure (http://IVFimplantationfailureclinic.com)
•  Minimal-Stimulation and natural cycle IVF for poor prognosis patients
•  Strategies for minimizing multiple pregnancies

Speaking Engagements

•  Family Through Surrogacy Conference (Australia), May 2015
•  American Bar Association Family Law Conference, May 2015
•  Fertility Authority Egg Freezing Seminar, May 2015

Kristen MontezKristen Montez
Attorney at Law
4655 Cass Street, Suite 406, San Diego, CA 92109
(619) 431-0424

Kristen E. B. Montez, the Global Healthcare Attorney, has been at the forefront of new breakthroughs in the healthcare industry since starting her legal practice.  She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Lafayette College and graduated from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, CA. She has been committed to transforming healthcare access since the start of her legal career.

Her scholarship in the cutting-edge practice of Medical Travel has garnered the attention of the American Bar Association, which published her study on the concept as it related to healthcare proposals that at the time the Affordable Care Act was merely a campaign proposal. From this article, her passion for medical tourism and global healthcare flourished.

Kristen’s practice is concentrated in healthcare transactions and compliance. Her passion is being a part of the journey that is the assisted reproductive process for her clients worldwide.  Kristen represents clients in drafting legal agreements to be executed with gestational carriers and intended parents. She also represents parties engaged in egg, sperm and embryo donations. She zealously advocates for her clients’ interests from a healthcare perspective. Her legal background in the healthcare industry makes her a force in ensuring the journey for all parties involved is as honest and positive as possible.

MBGMichael B. Grant
Attorney at Law
255 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Michael B. Grant graduated from Providence College earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and graduated from Suffolk University School of Law located in Boston, Massachusetts. He is an attorney admitted to practice in the State of Rhode Island and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Michael served as a judicial law clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Jacob Hagopian, United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island, and for Justice Joseph R. Weisberger, Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court.

In 1990, Michael personally attempted to become a parent through surrogacy with the assistance of a gestational carrier. Following two unsuccessful embryo transfers, Michael, in 1992, achieved parenthood in adopting his twin boys domestically. Michael has personally experienced the emotional and sensitive issues involved in attempting to become a parent through surrogacy and adoption.

Since 1991, Michael has assisted countless individuals and couples achieve parenthood through surrogacy. Michael has represented clients in drafting legal agreements to be executed with traditional surrogates (using the surrogate’s egg) and gestational carriers (using embryos produced from the genetic material of the intended parents or with the assistance of an egg donor). Michael has extensive experience in reviewing and evaluating health insurance policy issues relative to coverage for prenatal care and delivery services to surrogates/gestational carriers. Michael has also obtained pre-birth parentage orders in Rhode Island and Massachusetts where the parent(s), including same sex partners, utilized their own genetic embryos or embryos produced with the assistance of an egg donor.

Since 2002, Michael has represented parties engaged in egg, sperm and embryo donations. Michael’s experience involves the drafting and negotiation of legal agreements involving these types of donations, and he has provided representation in over 1000 arrangements.

stephanieStephanie Caballero
Attorney at Law

As a law firm, The Surrogacy Law Center assists clients from all over the world with all legal aspects of third-party reproduction, including:

• Known and anonymous egg donor contracts
• Gestational and traditional surrogacy agreements
• Pre-birth orders to establish parental rights for clients working with surrogates
• Step-parent adoptions for clients working with surrogates in states where pre-birth orders are not available
• Co-parent adoptions for same-sex couples
Stephanie M. Caballero, Esq. the found of The Surrogacy Law Center, PLC has represented nearly 2,000 clients, including Intended Parents, Surrogates and Donors from all over the world through Surrogacy, Egg Donation, Sperm Donation, and Embryo Donation. Stephanie specializes exclusively in Family Formation and Reproductive Law and has appeared on various programs and print media including The Examiner, NPR, Fox News, The Los Angeles Times, The Union Tribune and the L.A. Daily Journal.
Stephanie had her own journey through infertility: after eight years of treatments including more than 10 artificial insemination procedures, three surgeries, three miscarriages, and 13 IVF procedures she finally realized her dream of having children when a surrogate carried her twins. Stephanie also had to adopt her twins because the state where they were born did not recognize surrogacy.
Stephanie is also a member of the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys, American Fertility Association, American Bar Association, San Diego Bar Association, and American Society of Reproductive Medicine, serving on the Executive Board of its Legal Professional Group. Stephanie also serves on the boards of Fertile Action and Parents Via Egg Donation (PVED)

GregGregory S. Masler, Esq

Greg earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University and graduated from Thomas Cooley Law School in Lansing Michigan. He is admitted to practice law in the State of California. Greg has been married to his wife Sharon for 10 years and they have two sons, Steven and Cooper.

Gregory S. Masler, Esq. founded the Law Offices of Gregory S. Masler in 2003 and has represented over 4,000 clients in assisted reproductive law matters, including Intended Parents, Egg Donors, Surrogates and Embryo Donors throughout all aspects of the Surrogacy, Egg Donation, and Embryo Donation process. Greg’s specialized legal services include drafting and negotiating contracts between parties to an Egg Donation or Surrogacy Contract and Pre-birth Order Judgments to establish parental rights.

Greg and his staff enjoy assisting clients through the third party reproductive process to help achieve their dream of having a child. Throughout the entire process, Greg is dedicated to ensuring that his clients receive the most complete service possible in creating their families

Angela BowersAngela Bowers
Psychologist, Ph.D.

Dr. Angela Bowers has been in private practice in Scottsdale, AZ since 1985. She enjoys the diversity of seeing clients with many different life challenges. She has also been an instructor in psychology courses at Cal State University, Fullerton. She has created several CDs for anxiety management, meditation and for fertility enhancement. She particularly enjoys working with couples and individuals who are on their journey towards creating a family. She does evaluations of potential donors, donor recipients, and potential surrogates. She is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, as well as the American Psychological Association and the AZ Psychological Association. In her free time, Dr. Bowers enjoys painting, hiking, yoga, reading and traveling. Please feel free to learn more about her by looking at her website, www.artoftransformation.com

Gloria Baxter
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Mrs. Gloria J. Baxter is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. (lic# 14217) with more than 20 years of experience working with individuals, families and youth. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Welfare from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from San Jose State University. Gloria provides evaluation and testing for donors and gestational carriers and ongoing support for gestational carriers throughout their cycles.

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