Board of Trustees

Mary A. Schell, Chair
Joseph J. Turner, Jr., Vice Chair
Michael O’Malley, Secretary
Brad Conner, Treasurer
Deepak Ajmani
Julie Bieszczat
Todd L. Boehly
Leigh Burnside
Eric Daly
Liliana Esposito
Pamela Farber
Robert Geen

John Inwright
Kurt Kane
Jhonny Mercado
Blair Miller
Scott L. Moeschberger, Ph.D.
Sean Niklas
M. Coley O’Brien
Todd Penegor
Ken Strottman
Wendy Thomas
Rita Soronen, ex officio

Meet the Team

Rita Soronen

President & CEO

Jennifer Blank

Director, Major Gifts

Julia Brake

Senior Manager, Adoption Program

Dean Bring

Director, Partnerships

Jill Crumbacher

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Development

Sye Cunningham

Director, Finance and Accounting

Quinn Dybdahl

Staff Attorney

Melissa Eck

Director, Data and Performance Measurement

Caroline Finnegan

Senior Manager, Development Data

Alison Fournier

Director, Events

Stephanie Fowler

Office Manager

David Frissora

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Marissa Furr

Executive Assistant

Laura Garvin

Adoption Program Manager

Andrea Glass

Director, Wendy’s Wonderful Kids

Stacy Gonzalez

Manager, Training

Melinda Haggerty

Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Tina Howard

Adoption Program Manager

Jennifer Justice

Senior Vice President, Strategic Program Development

Tim Kelso

Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications

Christina Killilea

Adoption Program Manager

Stephanie Kirkland

Adoption Program Manager

Tara Latella

Adoption Program Manager

Maggie Malloy

Manager, Graphic Design

Angela Marshall

Director, Wendy’s Wonderful Kids, Canada

Leigh Anne McDermitt

Adoption Program Manager

Rachel Milligan

Manager, Partnerships

Donna Minor

Adoption Program Manager

Jared Moloney

Senior Staff Accountant

Jason Monn

Adoption Program Manager

Clare Nejedly

Information Coordinator

Julianne Nichols

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Lisa Rovner

Senior Manager, Development

Mervat Saa

Senior Manager, Adoption Program

Lisa Shiff

Fulfillment Coordinator

Mary Ellen Smalley

Director, Marketing and Communications

Betsy Walker

Senior Manager, Partnerships

Maree Whitlow

Senior Director, Human Resources

Andrea Williams

Director, Training

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