Gestational surrogacy isn't just a business to us ~ it's personal.
Carey Flamer-Powell is the original founder and owner of All Families Surrogacy, LLC. An experienced gestational surrogate, Carey founded AFS in 2014 with the intention of making surrogacy accessible to all families. In October 2020, Carey sold AFS to its current owner, Wendie Wilson-Miller.
During her six year tenure, Carey grew AFS into one of the most well known and respected surrogacy agencies in the world, winning the 2017 Better Business Bureau's Business of the Year Torch Award for Ethics. Carey also co-founded and served as Co-President of the Oregon Surrogacy Professionals Association (OSPA), served as the LGBTQ Surrogacy Advisor for Parents Via Egg Donation (PVED), and was elected as Chairperson of the Grievance Committe for the Society for Ethics in Egg Donation and Surrogacy (SEEDS). Carey is honored to have been an instrumental member of the professional surrogacy community, and to have helped so many wonderful families across the globe.
President and Owner
With over 20 years of industry experience, Wendie has existing relationships with clinics, doctors, attorneys and many other professionals in the surrogacy and egg donation industry, nationally and globally. She purchased AFS in October 2020, and is proud to carry on the amazing work AFS has done in the surrogacy industry since 2014. Wendie is the respected co-founder of the Society for Ethics in Egg Donation and Surrogacy (SEEDS), a national non-profit organization with over 300 members, providing an educational resource to egg donation and surrogacy industry professionals to promote ethical industry practices. Wendie also wrote The Insiders Guide to Egg Donation, which won a gold medal Ben Franklin award in 2013 for its LGBTQ chapter. On a personal note, Wendie is a married mom of 2 young boys, a health and fitness guru and the kind of loyal and steady person you want in your corner.
Kaylyn Hawkins is the Accounting/Business Manager for All Families Surrogacy, LLC.
She is responsible for all of the “behind the scenes” operations that keep our company running smoothly, including accounting, reporting, forecasting, managing the workflow for each surrogacy case, and maintaining accurate client files. Kaylyn brings over 18 years of operations and management experience to her role as Business Manager.
As a wife and mother to two small children, Kaylyn values family and loves being part of helping to create new families every day at AFS. Kaylyn and her family live in Portland, Oregon and enjoy spending time at the local museums, parks, beaches and beautiful forests.
As a Surrogate Coordinator, Tawni is responsible for managing all of the day-to-day aspects of each surrogate's journey and ensuring each surrogate has the support they need. She became interested in surrogacy when she was pregnant with her first child after a close friend struggled with infertility and went through the surrogacy process. It’s been an integral part of her life since.
Tawni brings several years of administrative experience to her position and is also an experienced surrogate. She is married to her high school sweetheart and is the mother of three boys. She enjoys family trips, watching her boys play sports, exploring the outdoors and game nights in her free time. She also has a passion for animals and adores play time with her labradoodle, Keizer.
Over the past several years, Krystle has been a birth and postpartum doula, client coordinator for a birthing center, and a surrogate herself. Krystle is an experienced surrogate with AFS, having just begun a sibling journey for her intended parents. Krystal holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, as well as a Masters in Geological and Environmental Engineering. With the analytical skills honed through her years as an engineer, and the heart-centered intuition she practices as a doula, Krystle brings a unique balance of structured organization and attentive, compassionate care to her role.
Krystle is a mom of three boys who fill her life with excitement and adventure. Her family loves the outdoors and they get outside as much as possible. When Krystle is not supporting families, she is in the kitchen cooking!
Courtney has been interested in surrogacy since she saw Phoebe on "Friends" carry triplets as a surrogate. After welcoming 4 of her own children, Courtney knew it was time to help someone else make their family. In March of 2016, she delivered a beautiful set of twins for an amazing pair of daddies with AFS.
Since the birth, Courtney has been interested in helping other women become surrogates. She assists AFS with various operations duties, including surrogate medical records, operations and financial and escrow assistance.
Courtney is involved in La Leche League as a volunteer, and enjoys finding adventures with her family.
Elana began her career with AFS as our Intended Parent Coordinator. Since welcoming her first child, she has taken on the role of Marketing Coordinator, supporting our Director and corporate team with all marketing related projects. From events, to advertising, to making sure the AFS brand stands out as stellar in the industry, Elana helps make our marketing efficient and effective.
Elana has years of administrative experience and is a Lamaze-certified childbirth educator. She is extremely passionate about birth and building families in a positive, confident atmosphere. Elana spent several years living abroad and is fluent in Hebrew and English. In her spare time Elana enjoys hiking and being surrounded by nature, swimming, eating and traveling.