Our Team

Jane Groenendaal

Director of Surrogacy | Surrogacy Coordinator

Jane Groenendaal, Director of Surrogacy Jane is committed to helping couples achieve their dreams of parenthood. She brings over 10 years of experience to New Beginnings Surrogacy and a strong passion for aiding anyone who has the desire to become a parent through surrogacy. Jane has successfully matched over 100 intended parents with gestational carriers. She works closely with intended parents, gestational carrier, attorneys, escrow company and leading IVF centers throughout their journey, guaranteeing a smooth journey. Jane thoroughly interviews all potential gestational carriers to determine their suitability and only selects the best surrogates for the program.

Melanie Danchisko

Surrogacy Coordinator

Melanie is dedicated to helping and guiding Intended Parents and Surrogates through our extensive surrogacy process. Originally equipped with a background in computers, Melanie discovered her true passion in pursuit of her Bachelor’s degree, and received her B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature. Melanie has studied abroad in China for nearly 4 years, where she obtained her M.A. in Chinese. Her passion for helping people achieve their dreams of having a family coupled with previous experience in third party reproduction within the Egg Donor departments at other fertility clinics gives her an advantage to acting as the liaison between Surrogates and Intended Parents.


Dominic A. Farole, Esq.

Lauren Murray, Esq., AttorneyDominic A. Farole practices primarily in the Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) field, including Surrogacy and genetic donations, and is admitted to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. His experience in the ART field spans more than a decade and includes clients worldwide. ​Mr. Farole has represented Intended Parents, Gestational Carriers, Egg Donors and Sperm Donors and routinely works with Surrogacy Agencies to complete the legal documents necessary to accomplish a successful Surrogacy journey. Mr. Farole has reviewed and prepared Gestational Carrier Agreements for Intended Parents, Surrogates and Surrogacy Agencies and also acts as trust account manager.

Lauren Murray, Esq.


Lauren Murray, Esq., AttorneyLauren Murray Law Offices, LLC proudly provides professional, comprehensive legal services with a focus on family. They are licensed in both New York and New Jersey, and proudly serve the legal needs of families in Rockland County, the tri-state area, and beyond.

Andrew Chan MD

DPsychiatristr. Andrew Chan is a psychiatrist in New York, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Beth Israel Medical Center and New York Downtown Hospital. He received his medical degree from Natl Defense Medicine Ctr and has been in practice for 40 years. He is one of 62 doctors at Beth Israel Medical Center and one of 48 at New York Downtown Hospital who specialize in Psychiatry. He speaks English, Mandarin, and Cantonese.

Allison Rosen Ph.D

DAllison Rosen Ph.D, Psychologistr. Rosen is a clinical psychologist in private practice for more than 30 years, specializing in general infertility counseling, third-party reproduction, pregnancy loss, and adoption. She sees individuals, couples and groups to help with reproductive issues, depression, anxiety and other psychological problems. She received her B.A. from the University of California, her Ph.D. from Michigan State University and her Certificate in Psychoanalysis from the William Alanson White Institute.