Contact ALD Foundation

General Contact Information

241 Camden Street
Slidell, LA 70461
(985) 718-4728
General Inquiries:
David Cry, CEO

Chief Executive Officer

Besh Restaurant Group

David A. Cry, C.E.O.

Founder and C.E.O., The ALD Foundation.| Read David's Bio

Medical Advisory Board

Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore

Edwin Horwitz, M.D., PhD | The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. Horwitz received his MD PhD from Indiana University in 1988 before doing his clinical training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology Oncology and his laboratory postdoctoral work at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Horwitz is the international authority on mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). He was also the first investigator to infuse allogeneic MSCs into patients. Dr. Horwitz's current research is focused on furthering knowledge of the MSC biology as well as advancing MSC therapy for hematologic and non-hematologic disorders. We are proud to be affiliated with such brilliance.

Slidell Memorial Hospital

Richard Clatterbuck, M.D., PhD | Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg, MS

Dr, Clatterbuck completed his medical school, internship, and residency at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland. A member of the neurosurgical team for many years, Dr. Clatterbuck then did his neurosurgery fellowship at the renowned Barrow Neurologic Institute, Phoenix, AZ. An extremely gifted surgeon, the foundation is delighted by our association with such eminence.

Honorary Board of Directors

Melissa Miramontes
ALD Parent

Edward Chase
Westchester, New York

John Besh
Executive Chef, Restaurant August
New Orleans, LA

The Honorable James E. Fitzmorris, Jr.
Louisiana Lieutenant Governor
New Orleans, LA

The Honorable J.T. "Tom" Schedler
Louisiana State Senator
Slidell, LA

Patricia Mach
ALD Parent
Tulsa, OK