Staff & Board



Mary Kay Meeks-Hank

Executive Director

Tara Monihan
Director of Programs
Altenor Vaval
Director of Operations & Food Service
Becky Messa
Volunteer Coordinator
Jeanne Reiche
Director of Development & Communications
Adrienne Smythe
Director of Finance & Human Resources


Aidan O’Shea

Facility Manager

Tanisha Hickenbottom
Dining Room Coordinator
Janet Elfant
Rodney Howard

De Escalation Specialist

Kitchen Assistant


Program Support

Nyemady Wright

Legal Assistant & Community Case Aide

Phyllis Figgs-Hall

Program Receptionist

Sheree Morris
Program Evaluation & Administration Manager

Social Services Center

(215)438-7939 ext 220

Pete McCauley
Director of Social Services

Legal Center

(215) 438-7939 ext 235

Michael LiPuma, Esq.

Director of the Legal Center

John Winicov, Esq.

Staff Attorney

Health Center

(215) 438-7939

Sr. Bella Davila
Behavioral Health Coordinator
Claudia Nembhard, R


Educational Equity

(215) 438-4739 ext 210

Carla DiOrio James

Director of Educational Equity


Davi Chandrasekaran
Events Manager
Craig Heim
Grants Manager

Board of Directors

 Executive Board

James R. Domenick, Chair

Retired President

Domenick and Company,
Insurance Agency

Maureen Holland, Vice Chair


Cozen O’Connor

Dan Sardaro, Secretary

Customer Account Manager


Joe McIntyre, Treasurer

Director, Global Support


 Board Members

Danielle Arnold

Senior Director Community Impact

Comcast NBC Universal

Peter Bellwoar

Executive VP of Sales

Colonial Electric Supply Company

Robyn Graham

Brand Marketing Strategist & Business Coach

The Robyn Graham

Katie Brown Jones, Esq

Assistant General Counsel

School District of Philadelphia

Stuart Katz

Public Health Administer

Philadelphia Department of Health

Tara Maguire

Maguire Foundation
Tom O’Rourke

Retired Banker

Philadelphia National Bank/
CoreStates Financial

Sylvester Peterka, C.M.


St. Vincent de Paul Parish

Cortney L. Reed

Manager of Community Initiatives

Einstein Healthcare Network

Miles Rittmaster, Esq


Law Offices of Miles B. Rittmaster

Louise Johnston

Retired Realtor

Carolynn Rainey

Director of Clinical Operations & Quality

Organization: Drexel Medicine

Advisory Board

Robert Elfant


Elfant Wissahickon Realtors
and Martin Elfant Inc.

William Ewing, Esq

Retired Senior Partner

Saul Ewing, LLP

Betsy Longstreth

Executive Director

Vincera Institute

William MacDonald

Retired Chairman / CEO

Houghton International, Inc.

Ron Pete


Chestnut Hill Hotel & Market


Ken Weinstein


Weinstein Properties, LLC and 5301
Development Associates, LLC


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