Alena is our ultrasound technician. Prior to joining our team, Alena worked in the emergency room performing a variety of exams focusing on emergency and obstetric ultrasounds. She is a mother of two energetic boys and has been happily married to her soul mate for nine years. Alena thrives when she can bring a smile and encouragement to someone no matter what situation they might be walking in. When not at work, Alena enjoys family time with her large Russian extended family and beach days.
Ben Jett is our Rookie Dad Coordinator, Ben has been happily married for 6 years. He has two beautiful children. Ben has been working with men and young adults for 9 years. Ben is most fulfilled when he is helping people break free from the hurt and barriers that keep them from reaching their full potential. Ben thrives on speaking life into people and helping people gain the tools they need to be successful! Ben is an adventurer at heart and is an avid film fan and is always good for a joke!
Brianne Welch is the proud adoptive mother of a 7 year-old son and has been married to her husband for 15 years. She has over 7 years experience as the Director of Client Services for Pregnancy Solutions and currently works as one of their Intervention Coordinators and their Marketing Coordinator while also running her own marketing business. She specializes in assisting men and women in difficult situations with compassion and care. Brianne feels compelled to be a voice for the hurting and to come alongside those in need with excellence and no judgement. Brianne never misses out on an opportunity for a good laugh and she is always down for some adventure!
Jacqueline Zdrojowy, our Executive Director who is also affectionately known as JZ, grew up in Birmingham, AL. If you happen to run into her on an autumn Saturday, she will more than likely be wearing a crimson t-shirt and will probably input Roll Tide into your conversation at some point. Jacqueline has been married to her husband, Brian, for sixteen year, and they have six beautiful children (five biological and one adopted) and one additional coming soon in March of 2021. Jacqueline is passionate about men, women and youth realizing their value and discovering the purpose they were created for. Jacqueline has been actively involved in serving and ministering for over eighteen years. She believes that no matter one’s background or story, it only takes one generation of change to change the story for all future generations that follow. Working at Pregnancy Solutions has fit her passions perfectly as she has the opportunity to lead a non-profit that offers that hope and Good News to every client that enters their doors. Jacqueline loves serving alongside her husband at a local church they planted in 2013 and is always planning her family’s next road trip adventure.
Melissa Gordon is newly married and the proud mom of a blended family of six. Melissa came to Pregnancy Solutions in 2020 with a background of helping others improve their lives and overcome their circumstances through education and fitness. She is passionate about walking in partnership with others as they navigate life’s many challenges. In her free time, she enjoys reading classic novels and planning trips to unique locations.
Shannon Keller is a proud mother to three beautiful daughters and has been married to her high school sweetheart for 11 years. She earned an Associates Degree from Valencia College and has been an Intervention Coordinator since earlier this year. Shannon has a passion for encouraging women going through complex situations. She understands the sometimes overwhelming emotions that come from an unplanned pregnancy and wants to offer hope and encouragement to women and men facing these experiences.
Alisha Ayala is one of our ARDMS certified sonographers. Alisha and her husband have been together for 20 years and have five children. Alisha received her Associates of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography in October 2015 and has been with Pregnancy Solutions since December 2015. Alisha received her certification by the ARDMS in OB/GYN in February 2018. Alisha loves giving the women and men that come through Pregnancy Solutions an inside look at the life that they have created. Alisha also enjoys just being there to listen to people in their time of need and helping in anyway she can.
Our Director of Operations, Bobbie Smith, joined Pregnancy Solutions in 2012 and has extensive experience operating small businesses including travel agencies, bookkeeping and air conditioning. As a single mom for over 10 years, she has learned to be resourceful in finding ways for her family to enjoy life on a budget. She loves encouraging others to thrive and is always available for support and education. Bobbie is a self-proclaimed nerd who loves spreadsheets, technology, and research.
Our Director of Intervention, Erika Schlabach, joined the Pregnancy Solutions team in July 2019. She is a dedicated wife to a Marine Corps veteran and mother to three beautiful children. She holds an Associates Degree from State College of Florida, and is currently pursuing a degree in Developmental Psychology at Liberty University. Erika’s life experiences have aided in her passion of helping others experiencing adversity with true compassion. Because Erika’s heart is for helping others, you can often find her volunteering, coaching competitive cheerleading, or at the local coffee shop with a good group of friends.
Jennifer McCloud joined Pregnancy Solutions in 2018 and serves as Intervention Coordinator in our Port Charlotte office. She began serving alongside her husband Kevin, who volunteers as a Rookie Dad. Jennifer and Kevin have been married for 17 years and stay busy balancing the lives of three teen/pre-teen daughters. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services for Kennesaw State University. Jennifer’s passion is for others to know they are loved, valued and created for a purpose. When she is not working, you can find her supporting her daughters in their many activities.
Michelle Kossmann is a dedicated mother to a wonderful teenage son and has been married to the love of her life for 19 years. Michelle’s role as an Intervention Coordinator with Pregnancy Solutions has fulfilled a deeper calling to be of service to others experiencing adversity. Michelle has a diverse background in accounting, finance, state government, corporate training, and mental health and development services. When not at work, Michelle can be found with her nose in a good book or playing with her animals.