About Us

The Fertility Council is focused on Support and Education for the Practice of Reproductive Medicine and Women’s Health through a network of dedicated websites, mobile applications, products, and publishing. We promote empowering women in fertility through wellness and community health smartphone apps available for Apple and Android powered devices which cover the reproductive health cycle.

Our Management Team

Dr. Richard Buyalos | Chief Medical Advisor

Dr. Buyalos has spent 25 years becoming one of the world’s leading fertility specialists. he has published over 90 scientific articles, abstracts and book chapters. Dr. Buyalos has won numerous awards, including being named “Best Doctor for Women” by Good Housekeeping magazine. He is board certified in both Reproductive Endocrinology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.


Del Polikretis | CEO / President

Del has been actively involved with developing Internet businesses since 1999. When it comes to technology, he has been involved with start ups, acquisitions, application development, and high traffic web properties. Del has also worked in both the government and private sector, including companies such as Alcan, Walt Disney, James Hardie, and the US Congress. He holds a degree in Communications with an emphasis on Public Relations and has earned his MBA from Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA.


Rick Kouns | Director of Business Development / Administration

Although a Certified Public Accountant, Rick enjoys working as a women’s reproductive health care advocate. He has operated numerous businesses, including being a co-founder of Ja Ja Beans, a coffee bar chain throughout the midwest. Rick has also worked with Youth Stream Media Networks, New World Coffee, and Profit Planners, a business planning consulting firm. Besides his accounting background, he also holds a degree in Health Administration from Lehman College in New York, NY.


Ciara Parsons | Director, Communications

Ciara has been active in empowering women throughout her career. Her interest in women’s reproductive health started in 1999 when she become a certified doula. As a practicing doula, she brings a wealth of information and knowledge about our target market and subject matter. She holds a degree in Communications from Baylor University in Waco, TX.