William J. Nolan, Executive Director, KenCrest Centers

Mr. Nolan has been the leading force behind KenCrest for the past 30 years. Under his guidance, KenCrest has expanded its scope from serving approximately 660 individuals with developmental disabilities in two Philadelphia counties to serving and supporting more than 10,000 children and adults with developmental disabilities at more than 400 sites throughout southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, and in Connecticut.

As Executive Director, he can also be credited with fostering a positive work environment as KenCrest has been voted “Best Places to Work” finalist four years in a row by Philadelphia Business Journal and Philadelphia Inquirer.

In 2009, Bill Nolan was announced KenCrest's Chief Strategy Officer and remains as Executive Director of KenCrest Centers.


W. James McFalls, Executive Director, KenCrest Services

Mr. McFalls has been with KenCrest since 1982, having served as Director of Youth & Adult Services, and prior to that, as Clinical Director.

Mr. McFalls is a current doctoral candidate in Psychology at New York University. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Psychology from Temple University and Glassboro State College, respectively. Mr. McFalls is also a licensed Pennsylvania psychologist and a certified family therapist, member of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH) and AAIDD. In addition, he serves on state, county, and regional committees on non-restrictive approaches for people with disabilities and has published numerous articles in professional journals on various aspects of working with people with disabilities.

In 2009, Jim McFalls was announced as Executive Director of KenCrest Services.


Tonia C. McNeal, Chief Financial Officer

Ms. McNeal has been with KenCrest since 1984. She first served with the agency as Accounting Manager before being promoted to Controller. In 2002, she began her tenure as Chief Financial Officer.

Ms. McNeal earned her B.A. from Rutgers University. Prior to joining KenCrest, she was employed with Price Waterhouse.

A certified scuba diver since 1995, Toni McNeal helped to organize the Atlantic Rangers Scuba Club, a Delaware Valley association of African American divers. This organization offers African American youth from Philadelphia, Chester, and Wilmington the opportunity to experience scuba diving and learn leadership skills. In addition, she has gained national recognition, as evidenced by the following accolades: Diver of the Year, National Association of Black Scuba Divers (2001), Appreciation Award for Outstanding Commitment & Dedication to Youth Development, Atlantic Rangers (2002).


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KenCrest Centers, Board of Directors
  • Mr. Jerry Beil
  • Rev. Bradley Burke
  • Ms. Herta Clements, President
  • Mr. Dan Cuneo, Secretary
  • Mr. Hal Davidow, Treasurer
  • Ms. Mikie Fernley
  • Mr. Charles W. Horn III
  • Mr. Theodore Knauss
  • Ms. Lauren Ladd
  • Mr. Eric Rahe, President Elect
  • Ms. Diane Santoro
  • Ms. Le Su
KenCrest Services, Board of Directors
  • Ms. Gloria Adams
  • Mr. Joseph A. Cullen
  • Ms. Melissa DiSipio, President
  • Mr. Mark Gibbons, Treasurer
  • Ms. Sally Dennis Linder, Secretary
  • Ms. Mamta Maini
  • Mr. Jim Van Horn
  • Ms. Tomiko Wolf

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