about us

Our Team

Working together to strengthen communities

Our team, board and committee members work diligently, together, making our communities a better place to live and work.

Our Team

We are advocates for change and the stewards of strategic philanthropy within your communities.

Board of Directors

Diverse community leaders, our Board of Directors provide their expertise and commitment to responsible philanthropic governance for long-term community impact.

Standing Committees

Audit Committee

David J. Manbeck, Principal, CPA, Chair
Michael R. Gillespie, Hersha Hospitality Trust
Glen P. Heisey, Capital BlueCross
Steven M. Hoffman, CPA, KPMG LLP, Retired
William Lehr, Jr., Capital BlueCross, Retired
*Kirk Demyan


Communications Committee

Carolyn Dumaresq, Co-Chair
Dr. Jeffrey Ritchie, Ph.D., Co-Chair
David G. Forney, Community Volunteer
Emily Grun, Ahold
Wendy Kaufman, Freelance Copywriter & Marketing Consultant
Kathy L. Pape, McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC
Alexandra Rhodes, Merit
Jennifer Holman Zaborney, Best Space LLC
Nate Kresge, GK Visual
*Michael Blymier


Finance and Administration Committee

Greg D. Klopp, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, Chair
Dorothea Aronson, Service Oil Company
Robert J. Dolan, ASA, Conrad Siegel Investment Advisors Inc.
*Kirk Demyan


Governance Committee

Neal West, Esq., Chair
Velma Redmond, Esq.
Jonathan Vipond, Esq.
*Janice Black

Grantmaking Committee

Richard D. Spiegelman, Community Volunteer, Chair
Jennifer N. Baar, HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College
Esmeralda Hetrick, Community Volunteer
Phillip Horn, Executive Director, PA Council on the Arts
Nicole Stezar Kaylor, McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC
David Kutz, Community Volunteer
Susan Simms Marsh, PA American Water
Donna Murray
*Andrea Iguina

Human Resource Committee

Dr. Carolyn Dumaresq, Retired Educator, Chair
Robert E. Caplan, CFA, River Wealth Advisors LLC
*Janice Black

Investment Advisory Committee

Robert E. Caplan, CFA, River Wealth Advisors LLC, Chair
Catherine Azeles, CFP, ConradSiegel
Jennifer Collins, CFP, River Wealth Advisors LLC
Frederick D. Fischer, Fischer Financial Services
Kenneth E. Lehman, Lehman Volvo, Retired
William Lehr, Jr., Capital BlueCross, Retired
Samir S. Parikh, Morgan Stanley
Conrad M. Siegel, FSA, ConradSiegel
Richard D. Spiegelman, Community Volunteer
Jonathan Vipond, III, Esq., Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C.
*Kirk Demyan


Conrad Siegel, Conrad Siegel, Consulting Actuary and Founder
Brian Hess, The ENVISION Group, Inc., Print Support
IntermixIT, IT Support
MERIT, Marketing Support
Lucca AM, Website Support
Maher Duessel, Auditor
Spencer G. Nauman, Jr., Esq., Nauman, Smith, Shissler & Hall, LLP, General Counsel
Robert E. Caplan, CEO, River Wealth Advisors