Team Members

Sharon Sutton
Executive Director

Ms. Sutton is the co-founder of Transplants for Children, along with her late husband, Eric C Sutton. She has been a part of TFC through the years. Ms. Sutton received a degree in Dental Hygiene from Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia, and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communication from UTSA, San Antonio, Texas. She has more than 30 years of providing health care delivery, education, volunteer management, and nonprofit work.

Diana Kendall
Deputy Director

Ms. Kendall has been with TFC since August 2005 and is accountable for leadership of efficient and effective operational practices within the organization in the areas of finance, personnel administration, and management and operations. Ms. Kendall received a Bachelor of Science degree in health management from Bellevue University in Bellevue, Nebraska, and a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management from Our Lady of the Lake University. She has more than 29 years of professional experience in bookkeeping, accounting, human resources , payroll administration, and human services.

April Medellin
Development Manager

Ms. Medellin has worked 20+ years in marketing.  She also has corporate experience with companies such as USAA, where she is a member for life. Positions held have been in media, account service, project management, marketing manager, and public relations. Ms. Medellin is a past advisory board member of Guide Dogs of Texas and current member of Grace Avenue Church, where she and two of her three children serve in this community.  She can be found as a guest speaker on topics dear to her heart for Texas Organ Sharing Alliance & University Transplant Hospital.  Her oldest son is a recent Living Liver Transplant Recipient.