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Christopher Hudspeth

Christopher Hudspeth is program manager of MS Focus Radio and specializes in audio and video for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. He was a volunteer at MS Focus starting in 2005 and was hired in the fall of 2013 to begin his current duties. Chris has spent a majority of his life in broadcasting working for radio stations and television networks, as well as being the director and teacher of a national broadcasting school. Chris is involved in other not-for-profit organizations and says his parents were his biggest influence in deciding to work in the not-for-profit sector.

Christopher C. Paine

Christopher C. Paine is the Editor for MS Focus. In addition to writing and editing for the Foundation's MS Focus Magazine, EmpowerSource newsletter, and MSFYi e-newsletter, he helps develop content for an array of educational fact sheets and publications about multiple sclerosis. Always interested in discovering what people with MS want to read about, Chris welcomes ideas for publication content. A former newspaper journalist, Chris has interests in history, science fiction, and classical music. He is fond of cats and is a graduate of Indiana University.

Marianly Primmer

Marianly H. Primmer is the multimedia and communications coordinator for MS Focus. You can also see her writing in the MS Focus Magazine. She earned a bachelor of science in communication with a concentration in broadcast journalism from Florida International University. Before coming to MS Focus, Marianly was a news reporter for several years. She and her family live in South Florida.

Kasey Minnis

Kasey Minnis has been with MS Focus for more than 20 years and currently serves as the Director of Communications. She oversees all of The Foundation's publishing, social networking, and multimedia production. Additionally, Kasety chairs the annual National MS Education and Awareness Month campaign, and trains new MS Focus Ambassadors, who serve as MS and disability advocates, both locally and in communities around the nation.

Jules Kuperberg

Jules Kuperberg is co-executive director of MS Focus. A graduate of Northern Michigan University and a seasoned business executive, he has served in various capacities since joining in 1991. Jules takes great pride in his involvement in the evolution of The Foundation - helping it to grow from a regional agency into the multidimensional national service organization it is today. A cohost of MS Focus' online educational video series, Living Well with MS, his greatest satisfaction comes from the effect that The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation has had on people’s lives through the years.

Derrick Lee

Derrick Lee is the Associate Director of Quality of Life Programs at MS Focus. He works closely with the Program Services department at The Foundation, and is also the lead singer of The Lee Boys, a blues band made of family members. With the Lee Boys, Derrick has performed on stages and at festivals all around the country, and has shared stages with some of the biggest names in music. For MS Focus Radio, Derrick conducts interviews with musicians with MS.