Meet our board

Board of Directors

One Mission’s Board of Directors is comprised of medical professionals, business leaders, and parents of children who have been touched by cancer. All board members generously volunteer their time and expertise to fulfill our mission of making life better for children and their families living with cancer.

David Blouin

David R. Blouin is a Certified Public Accountant and the President and Founder of Blouin & Company, Inc., a financial management firm specializing in providing accounting, tax and consulting services to high net worth individuals and their families. David’s firm provides “Family Office” and “Personal CFO” services to many successful, prominent individuals, families and their foundations. David has over 20 years of experience as a certified public accountant.

David received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and his Associates in Science Degree in Management from Bentley College in 1984. David has served as the Treasurer of the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, Inc. since the year 2000, and is the current Treasurer and Board member of the Kevin Youkilis Hits for Kids charity. David had previously served as Treasurer and Board member of the Newton Schools Foundation. David is proud to be part of the One Mission team and utilizing his professional skills and foundation experience to helping them fulfill their mission of making life better for children and their families living with cancer.

Ashley Haseotes – President & Founder
Ari Haseotes – Founder

Ari’s career with Cumberland Farms began in the Marketing Department, in 2003.  In 2005, he was appointed to the position of Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development within the company’s Finance Department.  In 2007, he was later promoted to Vice President of Marketing and served in that position until his promotion to President and Chief Operating Officer on October 1, 2008.  Effective September 1, 2013, Ari was promoted to President and Group Chief Operating Officer of the Cumberland Gulf Group of Companies.  On July 1, 2014, Ari was named Chief Executive Officer of the Cumberland Gulf Group by the Board of Directors.

Ari is also a member of the Board of Directors.  Ari holds a B.S. in Business Management from Boston College and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

Ari is a member of the NACS Board of Directors (October 2012) and a Member of the Client Advisory Board for KSS Fuels, Inc. (September 2012).

Ari and his wife, Ashley, are the founders of One Mission.  One Mission is a childhood cancer foundation dedicated to enhancing the lives of pediatric cancer patients and their families. One Mission is a registered 501(c) (3) foundation that provides help, hope, care, and support to children and their families touched by pediatric cancer. One Mission funds patient and family support services, cutting-edge cancer research, and programs and services that help children and their families cope with the many physical, emotional and financial challenges associated with this disease.

Gina M. DeAcetis Powers

After a third child close to Gina was diagnosed with cancer, she felt called to become involved with One Mission. While visiting with these children and their families during treatment, Gina was drawn to Ashley Haseotes’ vision for One Mission of improving the day-to-day life of children battling cancer.

Gina M. DeAcetis Powers is an Attorney in Boston, Massachusetts, and a Professor in the Markets, Public Policy and Law Department at Boston University Questrom School of Business. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communications and a Master of Education degree from Boston College. She received her Juris Doctor degree from New England School of Law.

Gina and her family reside in Boston.

Melissa Rees

Melissa Rees became associated with One Mission in 2009.  Mrs. Rees heard about Ari & Ashley’s moving story from her husband.  Ari & Ashley’s passionate commitment to making a difference in the lives of children with cancer inspired her to join the One Mission team.  Melissa has worked in the marketing and branding field for over 15 years both with Fortune 500 companies and as an independent marketing consultant.   Melissa is proud to use her marketing and branding skills to help One Mission achieve its mission of providing help, hope, care and support to children fighting cancer and their families.   Mrs. Rees holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Emmanuel College.

Melissa and her family reside on the South Shore.

Erika Siegal

Erika Siegal was born and raised in central Connecticut. She received her Associates Degree in Science before moving to Boston to complete her studies in Art Therapy at Emmanuel College. Erika is happily married to Sean and they have four children, a son and a three daughters. Erika helps coordinate benefits for their family business, but her real passion is her healthy, happy, beautiful children. They are what led her to One Mission. Erika met Ashley Haseotes, founder of One Mission, on a fateful day at their pediatricians office. Meeting Ashley and hearing her inspiring story was how Erika became interested in giving back. She always had philanthropic tendencies, but never an outlet or a calling. This was it; this chance meeting was the beginning of a wonderful friendship, as well as a partnership to help make a difference in the lives of pediatric cancer patients and their families. Erika has been involved with one Mission since the beginning. She is responsible for our monthly toy deliveries to the treasure chest on the oncology floor at Children’s Hospital Boston. She takes great pride in knowing how the toys, and other programs One Mission funds, put smiles on the children’s faces.

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One Mission is a Section 501(c) (3) public charity under the Internal Revenue Code. All donations made to One Mission are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the Internal Revenue Code. Tax ID# 26-3741880