Executive Team

Bill Golderer

President and CEO

Chenora Burkett, CPA

Chief Administrative Officer

Jessica Paschke

Chief Giving Officer

Managing Directors

Jennifer Gleason

Managing Director, Social Venture Partners Philadelphia (SVP)

McKinsey Alston, SHRM-SCP

Managing Director, Talent, Culture & Organizational Effectiveness

Michael Banks

Managing Director, Employment Opportunities & Entrepreneurship

Sonjeya Fitzgerald

Managing Director, Business Operations

Kate Houstoun

Managing Director, Capacity Building

Julie Howard Taylor

Managing Director, Private Philanthropy

Dr. Nikia Owens, PhD

Managing Director, Financial Empowerment

Jordan Schwartz

Managing Director, Civic Engagement

Our Focus

Regional Board of Directors

  • J. Gordon Cooney, Jr., chair, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Christopher Bruner, treasurer, EY
  • Philip Norcross, secretary, Parker, McCay P.A.
  • Douglas H. Allen, Innovative Consultants, LLC
  • Marcus Allen, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Independence Region
  • Andrea Anania
  • John Armand, Creative Financial Group
  • Mary Stengel Austen, Tierney
  • Michael W. Banks, African American Chamber of Commerce of PA*NJ*DE
  • Ethelind Baylor, AFSCME DC 47
  • Dennis Bianchi, WTXF FOX 29 Philadelphia
  • Brian Block, Simkiss & Block
  • Karen Dougherty Buchholz, Comcast Corporation
  • Rochelle Cameron, Philadelphia International Airport
  • Flora Castillo
  • John Chou, AmerisourceBergen
  • David L. Cohen, Comcast Corporation
  • Nicholas DeBenedictis, Aqua America, Inc. (Retired)
  • Roger Dennis, Drexel University
  • Michael D. DiCandilo
  • Joseph A. Dougherty, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
  • Patrick Eiding, Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO
  • Orlando Esposito
  • Karen Etchberger, Ph.D., CSL Behring
  • Frank Frabizzio, PwC
  • Dr. Jacqueline Galbiati, Camden County College
  • Kenneth Garrett
  • Darrell Giles, Mitchell Titus
  • David Greed, KPMG, LLP
  • Lon Greenberg
  • Melissa Grimm, Grimm & Grove Communications
  • William Hankowsky, Liberty Property Trust
  • Mindy Holman, Holman Enterprises
  • Dr. Ali A. Houshmand, Rowan University
  • Brian Jackson, MBA, Stockton University
  • Robert J. Keyes, Enterprise Holdings
  • Kevin Kutcher, Salem Community College
  • Charisse R. Lillie, Esq., CRL Consulting, LLC
  • Marcos Lopez, Exude, Inc.
  • John J. Lynch, Main Line Health System Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • Robert G. MacLean, New Jersey American Water
  • Pamela Sarne McCormick, SEPTA
  • Frances McElhill, Esq., Archer & Greiner, P.C.
  • Robert J. McNeill, Deloitte LLP
  • Ned Montgomery
  • Elizabeth Murphy, PECO
  • Edward O’Malley, RHU, CLU, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Trayce Parker, UPS – Chesapeake District
  • Patrick Pruitt, EY
  • Michael J. Renna, South Jersey Industries
  • Chari Richardson, TRC Staffing Services
  • Jennifer Rodriguez, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • John Salveson, Salveson Stetson Group, Inc.
  • Anthony Sanzio, Campbell Soup Company
  • William R. Sasso, Esq., Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP
  • Richard Strittmatter, Ph. D., The Dow Chemical Company
  • Lonny Strum, Strum Consulting Group, Inc.
  • Thomas R. Trala, Jr., FS Investments
  • Paul A. Tufano, Esq., Independence Blue Cross/AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies
  • James E. Turner, Chester Water Authority
  • Sharmain Matlock Turner, Urban Affairs Coalition
  • Susan Van Buren , SEPTA (Retired)
  • John L. Walsh, UGI Corporation
  • Marilou E. Watson, Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Sonya Weigle, SWC Management Consulting
  • Harriet Weiss, CRW Graphics
  • Denean Williams, 4Alphas Capital
  • Dalila Wilson-Scott, Comcast Corporation & Comcast Foundation
  • Robert Wonderling, Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

Local Boards

  • Mark Blumco-chair, The Press of Atlantic City
  • Tracy Swan-Grova, co-chair, Rutgers University
  • Ann Arena, Spencer Spirit Holdings
  • John Armand, LUTCF, Creative Financial Group
  • Wendy Bartlett, Fulton Bank of New Jersey
  • Alan Beatty, Shore Medical Center
  • Steven Callender, Tropicana Casino & Resort
  • Margo Carr, South Jersey Industries
  • Joe Cavilla, Resorts Casino Resort
  • Donna DeCaprio, UNITEHERE! Local 54
  • Anthony Fanucci, City of Vineland
  • J. Forrest Gilmore, Atlantic Co. Dept. of Family & Community Development
  • Dr. Mary Gruccio, Vineland City School District
  • Dean Hedelt, Fulton Bank of New Jersey
  • Javier Hurtado, Sun National Bank
  • Brian K. Jackson, MBA, Stockton University
  • Aaron Katzoff, Spavia Moorestown
  • Rebecca Lafferty, Esq., Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law
  • Maria Mento, Jersey Professional Mgmt.
  • Thomas J. Merighi, Jr., Merighi’s Savoy Inn
  • Timothy Miller, Kramer Beverage
  • Marifrances O’Neill, OceanFirst Bank
  • Patrick Pruitt, EY
  • Ken Pustizzi, SNJ Today
  • Rob Puttillo, Harrah’s Resorts Atlantic City
  • Matthew Rudd
  • Donna Vassallo, Atlantic Cape Community College
  • Henry Wimberg, Glenn Insurance
  • James Ziereis, Tropicana Casino & Resort

  • Karen Koenig, co-chair, Beneficial Bank
  • Joseph Tredinnick, co-chair, TD Bank
  • Anthony Bonanato, OceanFirst Bank
  • John C. Connell, Esq., Archer & Greiner, P.C.
  • Anthony Covington, Blackney Hayes Architects
  • Roger Dennis, Drexel University – Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  • Theresa Dozier Daniel, Camden County College
  • Karl Eckstrom, Fulton Bank of New Jersey
  • Michael I. Gilman, AECOM-URS
  • Jodina Hicks, Urban Promise
  • Jennifer Hutchinson, ARI Global Headquarters
  • Barbara Irwin, Gould BCS
  • Ryan Kastner, Innovative Benefit Planning
  • Kevin Kutcher, Salem Community College
  • Constance Martin, Dateline Travel
  • Dennis Moore, J&J Snack Foods Corporation
  • Richard M. Muhlberg, Metis Advisors Inc.
  • Michael Munoz, AmeriHealth New Jersey
  • Kevin Nesbitt, Bank of America
  • Corey S. D. Norcross, Esq., Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP
  • Mary Ann O’Brien, Esq., Crammer, Bishop & O’Brien, P.C.
  • Frank G. Odri, Jr., co-chair, Fulton Bank of New Jersey
  • Edward O’Malley, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Brian C. Saggiomo,
    CBRE, Inc. Brokerage Agency Services
  • Julie Strohlein, CPA, Alloy Silverstein
  • Scott Tourtellotte, Bank of America
  • Glen Walton, Bowman & Company
  • Jean Wang, Quantum, Inc.
  • Jacquelyn Weaver, New Jersey American Water
  • Robert B. Worley, Republic Bank

  • James E. Turner, chair, Chester Water Authority
  • Christopher Albrecht, Harrah’s Philadelphia
  • Ralph E. Brown, Community Volunteer
  • James Decker, 1251 Capital Group, Inc.
  • Dionne Douglas, Kimberly-Clark, Chester Mill
  • Aleasha Freeman, Delaware County Office of Early Intervention
  • Ryan Grace, Delaware County District Attorney’s Office
  • Alyssa Harnish, TEKsystems
  • George E. Hassel, Widener University
  • Adriene M. Irving, Delaware County Intermediate Unit
  • Nafis J. Nichols, City of Chester Council
  • Pamela Prescod-Caesar, Swarthmore College
  • Kristalyn Smith, Kimberly-Clark, Chester Mill
  • Antoinette C. Truehart, Entrepreneur Works of Delaware County

  • Chari Richardson, chair, TRC Staffing Services
  • Kareem Afzal, PDC Machines
  • Valerie Arkoosh, MD, Montgomery County Board of Commissioners
  • Gary R. Candia, Ph.D., Abington-Lansdale Hospital
  • Im Ja Choi, PASSi
  • David Decker, Community Volunteer
  • Paul Delp, Lansdale Warehouse
  • Glenn Fox, ACTS Retirement-Life Communities, Inc.
  • Jennifer Hammel, Key Bank
  • Roberta Herald, Covenant Bank
  • Shamsul Huda, Community Volunteer
  • Dr. Francis Jeyaraj, MD, Lansdale Pediatric & Adolescent Medical Assn.
  • Nelly Jimenez-Arevalo, ACLAMO Family Centers
  • Russell Johnson, HealthSpark Foundation
  • Pam Kelly, PennSuburban Chamber of Commerce
  • Brad Landis, Ed.D., MontCo Intermediate Unit
  • Kim Licata, Harleysville Bank
  • David MacFarland, Precision Transmission
  • Kathryn McCarter, Abington Jefferson Health
  • Stephen Nelson, The H&K Group
  • Brian O’Dell, Nationwide Insurance
  • Chinwe Onyekere, Lankenau Medical Center
  • Dan Pigott, Henkels & McCoy
  • Rev. Charles Quann, Bethlehem Baptist Church
  • Ella Roush, Roush Associates, LLC
  • Theresa Schwartzer, Univest Corporation
  • Kym Shegog-Ramsey, The Willow School
  • Tony Strickland, CSL Behring
  • Monica Taylor, Hatboro-Horsham School District
  • Dr. Andrew Trentacoste, Creative Health Services
  • Barbara Wilhelmy, Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities
  • Stewart Williams, Ph.D., Dow
  • Heng You, Guang Hua Chinese School

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