Meet Our Team

Cheryl Hart
Cheryl HartFounder & Executive Director
Cheryl Hart is the founder and executive director of Supporting Mamas and the regional California coordinator for Postpartum Support International. She founded Supporting Mamas in 2015 to address the serious lack of support for moms with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders in Santa Clara County following her own experience with depression and anxiety after the birth of her first two babies. She lives in San Jose with her husband and three children.
Allyson Schaeffer
Allyson SchaefferDirector of Marketing & Communications
Allyson helped found Supporting Mamas after her own experience with postpartum anxiety and OCD following the birth of her eldest son. She is a resource coordinator for Postpartum Support International in Northern California. She has a degree in Communications and a Masters of Business Administration. Allyson is a proud TexPat and lives in San Jose with her husband, two children, and two dogs.