Elinor Poole-Dayan, Website Developer

Elinor has been working for MHB  since 2017 and began working on the website in 2018. She modernized and updated the website to ensure mobile compatibility and incorporated a CMS. She continues working on improving the website and keeping it up to date. In addition, she helps with general administrative tasks and data management. Elinor is an honors math and computer science student in her second year at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Ron Poole-Dayan, board member / Executive Director

Ron is the executive director and founder of Men Having Babies. He has over 20 years of experience in marketing and business strategy development both in the USA and internationally. Ron earned his Masters degree in political economy and comparative politics from Columbia University, and his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Ron is married to Greg Poole-Dayan, the COO of the Wartburg, a leading provider of senior healthcare and residential services in NY. The couple met in 1994, and are among the first same-sex couples in the nation to father children through gestational surrogacy. The twins, born in 2001, were conceived with the use of eggs donated by Greg's sister, and carried by a gestational carrier. Ron has been the MHB program coordinator since 2005, and was appointed as the Executive Director of Men Having Babies upon its incorporation in July 2012.