Our Team

Help us achieve our mission.

Improving quality of life by creating memory tools for senior citizens and caregivers.

Ava A. Thomas

Founder & President

Ava is a student at Yale University, double majoring in Economics and Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology. She is a sprinter on Yale’s Varsity Track & Field Team. Ava is from Cleveland, Ohio, and an alumna of Gilmour Academy.

Pierce T. Thomas

Vice President

Pierce is a student at the University of Chicago, double majoring in Economics and Psychology. He is from Cleveland, Ohio, and an alumnus of Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School.

Matt Hladczuk

Executive Director

Matt is a student at the University of Pennsylvania currently taking a gap year. He plans to major in Economics with a minor in Psychology. Matt is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and an alumnus of La Salle College High School.

Our Values

What Motivates Us Everyday


Making a difference by improving the quality of life for senior citizens.


Accelerating a positive change in local communities.


Teaming with community leaders and volunteers to expand our reach and impact.


Serving Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients as well as senior citizens who enjoy reminiscing about their past.

Our Partners

All donations are greatly appreciated to continue the production of Memory Mats.