Our Team

Our agency prides itself on educating you in the process of egg donation and surrogacy, while providing support along the way.

Creative Conception, Inc. is a liaison service for couples who desire the assistance of egg donation and surrogacy. Creative Conception, Inc. offers individual, personal, and professional services with proven success in helping couples realize their dreams of having a family.

Creative Conception, Inc. has a great team with first hand experience of the egg donation and surrogacy process.

Celebrating 25 years in 2020!

Kellie Snell has been an egg donor and has first hand knowledge of the procedure. Paired with her extensive experience within the industry, she and her staff guide each client and egg donor through the process.

Our surrogate mother case managers understand how the process can be overwhelming for first time surrogates. Their experience is invaluable to the surrogates they will be supporting. They will be available throughout the process from the time a surrogate inquires about the program to the time she delivers.

About the Founder / CEO – Kellie Snell

In 1995, Kellie Snell founded Creative Conception, Inc. one of the first egg donation and surrogacy agencies in Orange County. Her reproductive medical experience is an essential component in the proven success of Creative Conception, Inc.

Prior to founding Creative Conception, Inc., Kellie had 11 years of combined experience in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, specific to egg donation and surrogacy. With the experience of supervising an Egg donor program, and the medical experience of IVF, GIFT, ZIFT procedures, protocols, injections, and blood drawing. She has supervised over 900 egg donation cycles and more than 300 surrogate cycles. Creative Conception, Inc. and Kellie Snell’s expertise in egg donation and surrogacy is well recognized and is referred to by over 50 doctors in the field of Reproductive Medicine both nationally and internationally. Kellie is a frequently requested presenter for national organizations on the subject of Egg Donation and Surrogacy.

With Kellie Snell’s dedication and experience, Creative Conception, Inc. continues to provide their clients with excellent individualized personal attention, education, support and confidential third party services. Creative Conception, Inc. has many success stories for their clients.

Egg Donor and Recipient(s) Case Manager – Amber

Amber Smith is our Case Manger for Egg Donors and Recipient(s) at Creative Conception, Inc., and has been a part of the CCI team since 2009, she is a married and has two daughters. Amber is an experienced Egg Donor and is very knowledgeable about the process and has a true passion for helping build families. Her role not only entails coordinating with all parties involved, but also supporting both the Egg Donor and Recipient(s) throughout the cycle, she is here to help ensure a smooth transition throughout the entire process from start to finish.

“I believe that we are capable of accomplishing our goals and dreams if we work hard enough even if the journey is not easy.” Amber Smith



CCI Accommodations was created to help find the most cost-effective accommodations possible (while still keeping your Egg Donor and or Surrogate comfortable).

Amber is responsible for managing travel arrangements for Donors and Surrogates traveling to out-of-town clinics for their cycles. Amber will coordinate with your IVF doctor, nurses and Donor to arrange travel such as; hotel, flights, transportation, monitoring center, etc.

Surrogate & Intended Parent Case Liaison – Amy


Amy Benes, MA, received her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and became a licensed mental health therapist in Washington State, where she was born and raised. She has worked in the mental health field for 11 years and owned a private practice where she did individual and family counseling.

Amy has since moved to California with her husband and little girl. They love living here and enjoy their days at our pool and going to the beach.

“It has always been my passion to help others fulfill their life goals, which is why this position is perfect for me! I look forward to working with each and every one of our clients and make it my priority to guide them through this journey as smoothly as possible.”


Egg Donor Recruiter – Michaela

Michaela - Egg Donor Recruiter

Michaela Clark is our Egg Donor Recruiter, she also takes care of CCI’s social media and marketing. Michaela has been with us since 2015 and has been an Egg Donor herself. Michaela is married, with two daughters and finds happiness in helping others.