Leadership

Marian Baldini, President and CEO 

Ms. Baldini came to KenCrest as a CEO in December, 2015. She has over 38 years of executive planning, adminstration, academia, and director support in the human services sector, of which the past 14 years she served as a Chief Operating Officer at Jewish Employment and Vocational Services (JEVS) of Philadelphia. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from Temple University, an M.A. in Mental Health Evaluation from Drexel University, and an M.B.A. from Widener University. She is currently an Adjunct Faculty Member of the graduate program at Widener University School of Business.

Prior to her tenure with JEVS, Ms. Baldini was Regional Operations Director for Northwestern Human Services, (NHS) and before that, Vice President at Elwyn. Her first position following graduate school was as a Direct Support Professional in KenCrest community homes.

Pam Schuessler, Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Schuessler has been with KenCrest for 32 years where she started as an Assistant Teacher. She has also held the positions of Coordinator of Early Intervention Services, Assistant Director of Early Intervention Services, and Assistant Division Director of Children and Family Services. She was appointed a KenCrest COO in 2009.

Ms. Schuessler graduated with a BS in Human Services and an ECE Certification from Antioch University. She is a member of Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources (PAR) and Council of Exceptional Children.

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.

 Kathleen Stevens, Chief Human Resources Officer

Ms. Stevens has been with KenCrest since 1992 holding the positions of HR Assistant, HR Specialist, Associate Director of HR, HR Director, and Chief HR Officer.

A graduate of King's College with a BS in Human Resources Management and a BA in Economics, Ms. Stevens earned her MBA from Drexel University. Prior to joining KenCrest, she worked in the HR department at Toys R Us.

John Howe, Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Howe was named Chief Technology Officer for KenCrest in September of 2014 and has been with the organization for over 23 years previously serving as the Director of Information Systems as well as the Data Processing Manager. During his tenure, he has built the company's technology infrastructure and spearheaded joint IT ventures with other non-profit organizations.

Prior to joining KenCrest, Mr. Howe was employed by TV GUIDE Magazine. He has successfully completed numerous Information Technology courses from Penn State University and holds an IT Management Certification from Villanova University.

Mik Gregoire, Director of Community Engagement

With KenCrest since 1971, Mr. Gregoire started as a Staff/Parent Training Consultant. While at KenCrest, he has served as Director of Early Intervention Programs, Grantwriter, and Director of Development, Marketing, and Communications. Mr. Gregoire earned a BS at the University of South Dakota in Child Psychology and a MS in Child Psychology/Intellectual Disability from the George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University.

Frank Guthridge, Chief Development Officer

Joining KenCrest as Chief Development Officer in 2016, Mr. Guthridge previously served as Vice President for Northwestern Human Services (NHS) Foundation for seven years, and before that, Vice President for Development and Communications at Elwyn for 13 years. Mr. Guthridge earned his BS in Health and Physical Education with a science emphasis from the University of Delaware, and a MS in Adaptive Physical Education and Rehabilitation/Developmental Disabilities from Long Island University.

 Joyce Reiss, Assistant to the President

Beginning her career with KenCrest in 1999, Ms. Reiss served as an Employment Consultant for the Employnet programs. She was promoted to Site Facilitator and the Director of Facility Based Programs with Employnet. In 2009, she became Assistant to the Executive Director of KenCrest Services. Currently, she is Assisant to the President/CEO. She has earned her AS in Occupational Therapy from Penn State and her BA in Psychology from Lebanon Valley College.

 

 

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KenCrest Centers, Board of Directors
  • Mr. Jerry Beil [President Elect]
  • Rev. Bradley Burke
  • Mr. Dan Cuneo [President]
  • Ms. Melissa DiSipio
  • Ms. Diane Santoro
  • Mr. Joe Flood (Secretary)
  • Mr. Jim Hatch
  • Mr. Theodore Knauss
  • Ms. Catherine Nold
  • Rev. Alina Gayeuski
  • Ms. Le Su   
  • Mr. Kevin Dougher (Treasurer)                                                                            
KenCrest Services, Board of Directors
  • Ms. Mikie Fernley
  • Ms. Mary Anne Belisario
  • Mr. Hal Davidow (Treasurer)
  • Ms. Mamta Maini (Secretary)
  • Mr. Steve Potts
  • Mr. Jim Van Horn [President]
  • Ms. Sharon Wilhelm
  • Mr. Eric Rahe
  • Mr. Charles W. Horn III

 

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