Founded by Tarja Huuskonen in 2019, just a few years after her life changing ruptured brain aneurysm, The Harbor of Life is working to remove the stigma surrounding brain injury and empowering brain injury survivors during their reentry into daily life.

Our Board

Tarja Huuskonen

President & Founder

Colleen Clark

Treasurer & School Coordinator

Taylor Koester

Secretary & Dance Advocate

Corey McCarthy

Vice President & Technical Lead


Dr. Dhruvil J. Pandya, MD

Medical Director for Stroke at Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital


Interventional Neurology, Integrative Stroke Neurology

Tierney Clark

School Program Advisor

Carolina Bonaventura

Dance Program Advisor

Dr. Robert Taylor, MD

Dr. Robert Taylor specializes in Neurointerventional Surgery, Neurocritical Care, and Vascular Neurology. His practice is based out of Santa Barbara, California