Jonathan Richards, MBA, MSIA

Lab Director

Jonathan Richards received a B.S. degree in biochemistry and microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University. He started his career in 1983 at the University of Pittsburgh in the ART program at Magee-Women´s Hospital. His first position as laboratory director was in 1986 at the Northwest Center for Infertility and Reproductive Endocrinology in Margate, Florida. He returned to Pittsburgh to complete his graduate studies and in 1990 became the laboratory director at Fertility Associates, Inc. in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. He has been the Laboratory Director at CORM since 1995.


Leslie Smith, RN, BSN

Director of Clinical Services

Since joining CORM in 2014 as the Director of CORM Surgery Center, Leslie Smith is responsible for spearheading the accreditation process of its surgery center through American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF), the largest not-for-profit outpatient accrediting organizations that focus on standardization and improvement of the quality of health care in outpatient facilities.

In 2016, Leslie assumed an additional role as Director of Clinical Services, overseeing clinic operations of all CORM locations.  In this capacity, Leslie’s priority focuses on ensuring that all offices work together as ONE team.  She travels to all clinic locations and is very involved in employees, physician and patient satisfaction. 

Leslie holds a degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston. Prior to joining CORM, Leslie has assumed various director positions in both hospital and outpatient surgery centers setting.


Maryanne Reilly Fisher, RN

Manager, Clinical Research

Maryanne completed her degree in nursing in 1989 in Houston, Texas. Prior to receiving her degree she was a clinical research coordinator at Baylor College of Medicine for over 8 years. After receiving her degree she then became the clinical research coordinator inside the Reproductive Endocrinology Division at Baylor College of Medicine where she continued her career in research as well as expanding her roles and advancing into other departments of women’s healthcare. Maryanne's career in clinical research coordination in infertility and women’s healthcare has spanned over two decades and allowed her to work with companies such as Serono Laboratories,  Berlex Laboratories, Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceutical, Davis and Geck, Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Parke-Davis Laboratories, Reid-Rowell Corporation, Columbia Laboratories, Schering-Plough Laboratories, Syntex Laboratories, R. W. Johnson Pharmaceutical, Tap Pharmaceutical, Inc., Solvay Pharmaceutical, Inc., Collagen Corporation (Palo Alto, CA), Organon I, Advanced Care Products, Warner Lambert, Eli Lilly, Searle, Ferring, Barrier Therapeutics, Xanodyne,  Neurocine Biosciences, EMD Serono, Inc., Duramed, Repros, Agile Pharmaceuticals,  Warner Chilcott, Abbott, Merck, Watson Laboratories, Inc., AbbVie, Nora Therapeutics,  Finox Biotech, Beckman-Coulter and Illumina.

Maryanne is a member of the American Nurses Association, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Houston Infertility Nurses Association, SOCRA and Women’s Health Network. Her career has included over a decade of teaching, lectures and several papers and publications.


Todd Stegner, MLT (ASCP), BA, TS(ABB)

Manager, IVF Lab

Todd’s interest in biology and health sciences began in elementary school and has grown over the years. He first graduated in 1988 with his Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology while living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He immediately received ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathology) certification and worked in the lab at Presbyterian University Hospital from 1987-1988. From there, he desired to cultivate more expertise by hiring on at Magee Women’s Hospital and was employed in their Hematology/Endocrinology laboratory from 1988-1996. Todd joined the Center of Reproductive Medicine in Webster, Texas in 1996 as an andrologist. He furthered his studies at the University of Houston Clear Lake, received his Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences degree in 1999 and subsequently began his career as an embryologist. In 2000, Todd received his certification as a Technical Supervisor in Andrology and Embryology from the ABB (American Board of Bioanalyst). As of April 2020, he became the Lab Manager at the Center of Reproductive Medicine.

When he is not working as part of the team caring for the patients of the Center of Reproductive Medicine, Todd enjoys spending time with his wife of 33 years, Lora, and their two daughters. Together, they travel often to the beautiful Texas Hill Country and abroad when not serving in various outreach programs which benefit and provide services to the community around them. Todd is also an exercise/biking enthusiast and avid fan of his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers.