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Diana Lunt, LCSW, President

  • Nationally Certified Psychoanalyst and maintains a private practice in Metuchen, NJ
  • Member, National Association of Social Workers
  • Current Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Masters of Social Work, from Rutgers University, School of Social Work

Kathleen Day, Vice President

  • Owner, Bailey Funeral Homes of Mendham & Peapack, NJ
  • Former Vice President and National Sales Coordinator, New York Life Investment Management (NYLIM)
  • Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers School of Business, New Brunswick NJ

Nicholas Lorusso, Treasurer

  • Director, Spencer Savings Bank, Garfield, NJ
  • Past President, North Jersey Savings League
  • Member Board of Directors, Bankers Cooperative Group Inc. and NJ League Employee Benefits Trust
  • President, the Planning Association of North Jersey

Karen Campbell, Secretary

  • Over 22 years as a healthcare marketing professional specializing in medical education
  • Clients are top pharmaceutical companies, and experience is in a wide range of therapeutic areas
  • Currently Senior Vice President, Medical Education, at Ogilvy Health
  • Previously, Vice President of Program Management and Operations at MPE Communications

Paul Cocja, Director

  • Over 15 years in senior human resources positions within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Vice President & Head, Human Resources, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • Previously, Vice President, Human Resources, Celgene Corporation
  • Holds a Master’s Degree, Human Resources Training and Development from Seton Hall University and BA in Psychology and Business, Drew University

Eileen Griffith, Director

  • Former Member, Board of Trustees, New Jersey Chapter, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-NJ)
  • Current President, NAMI – Morris County Chapter
  • Court-appointed Monitor, Doe vs. Klein Monitoring Committee
  • State Certified Site Reviewer, Community Mental Health Services Facilities
  • Former President and Current Member, Greystone Park Association
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Mental Health Association of Morris County
  • Member, American Legion Auxiliary, Post 342

Eugene C. Holloway, III, Esq., Director

  • Retired Maryland Attorney, formerly member of the bars of New York, Florida and District of Columbia
  • Former Vice President and General Counsel for New Jersey manufacturing companies
  • B.S., U.S. Naval Academy; J.D. and L.L.M. (Administrative Law), George Washington University
  • Formerly U.S. Naval Officer (Financial Management

John Iannetta, Director

  • Vice President of US Commercial Operations, BD
  • Currently leads BD’s Commercial Operations Center of Excellence comprised of 400+ associates across 10 domestic locations which has responsibility for Commercial and Government Contracting, Sales Operations, Business Insights & Analytics and Customer Master Data & Commercial Technology Enablement. Also co-Chairs the US Region Operations Excellence Committee.
  • Served in various Director-level leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems and other J&J divisions from 2003 to 2014, in areas including Strategic Account Management, Contract Strategy & Management, Customer Marketing and Supply Chain.
  • Earlier in his career also held various leadership positions of increasing responsibility at General Electric, PECO Energy and Philips Lighting.
  • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical/Electrical Engineering from Rutgers College of Engineering. Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Black Belt in process design and improvement.

Belinda Perichi McMahon, Director

  • Current Vice President of Human Resources of International Brands for Allergan plc
  • Former Executive Director of Human Resources for Forest Research Institute of Forest Laboratories, Inc
  • Former Sr. VP of Human Resources – North America for Chartis Insurance (AIG)
  • Previously served in several capacities with Schering-Plough Corp. (now Merck & Co.) as Senior Director of Human Resources – Latin American Region; Senior Director of Human Resources – Global Pharmaceutical Business-US; and Director of Human Resources/Schering-Plough Research Institute
  • M.S., Industrial Labor Relations, University of New Haven and B.A., Psychology, Minor: Business Administration, Florida International University

Jamian R. Probber, Esq., Director

  • Investments, Insurance and Benefits Advisor with Affinity Investment Services at Affinity Federal Credit Union in Basking Ridge, NJ.
  • Private law practice in Montville, NJ specializing in real estate, asset protection, estate and financial planning, business consulting and entertainment law.
  • Member of the Bars of NJ, NY, and CT.
  • Previously worked for CBS, MCA EMI and Motown in the entertainment field.
  • Juris Doctorate, New York Law School, New York, NY. BA from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA.

Anne Kelligrew St. Clair, CIMA, Director

  • Regional Managing Director at Wilmington Trust
  • Private Bank Team Lead at Wilmington Trust, M&T Bank
  • Overlook Hospital Auxiliary Board of Directors 2010-President; Co-Vice President 2014-President
  • Bachelor of Science degree from University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. Master of Business Administration in Finance and Management from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
  • Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA), The Investment Management Consultants Association

Bruce A. Silver, Director

  • Managing Director, Private Client Services Ladenburg Thalmann NYC; Selected by Five Star Professionals as one of NYC’s Wealth Managers appearing in New York Magazine January 2016 Issue
  • Serves on the Board of Trustees of the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center and the Capital Finance Committee for Montclair
  • B.A. in American Government, Political Science from The George Washington University and M.B.A in Finance from Rutgers Graduate School of Business

David Wissert, Esq., Director

  • Partner, General Counsel and Chair, Employment Group, Lowenstein Sandler LLP
  • Formerly served as Chancery Clerk to the Hon. Wilfred P. Diana, A.J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Somerville, NJ
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI, and BA Degree, Cum Laude with Distinction in American History from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Jay Yarnis, Director

  • Presently on leave of absence from Board
  • Retired from dentistry practice

Community Hope’s  Leadership Committee represents business and community leaders who serve as ambassadors in support of our mission and are actively engaged in raising funds for our nonprofit’s operations and programs.

Leadership Committee

Leadership Committee Members at the 2018 Sparkle of Hope Gala.
Photo by Stephanie Lin

Leadership Committee Co-Chairs

Kevin Rigby
Rigby Consulting
Jen Zimmer
Partner
Insigniam

Leadership Committee Members

Breanna Atkinson
Consultant
Insigniam
Paul Boudreau
Private Banker, Office of the President
Peapack-Gladstone Bank
Christopher Clare
Commercial Healthcare Banker
M & T Bank
Paul Cocja
Vice President & Head, Human Resources
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Lisa DeBerardine
Strategic and Financial Forecasting Consultant
Fran DeSena
VP US Public Relations & R&D Communications
Allergan
Aleksandar Francki
Patient Advocacy
Celgene
Richard Goldberg
President & CEO
R2 Associates LLC
Lori Grifa, Esq
Partner
Archer & Greiner
Adele M. Gulfo
Chief of Commercial Development
ROIVANT Sciences
George Hanley, Esq.
Partner, Weiner Lesniak LLP
Chairman, Welcome Home Vets
Julie Kampf
CEO and Chief Possibilities Officer
JBK Associates International
Thomas Kolaras
VP & General Manager, Urology Business Unit
Endo Pharmaceuticals
Michael Lazar
Leader - LifeSciences, Executive Search
Johnson & Johnson
Michael F. Lupton
Branch Manager/Vice President - Investment Officer
Wells Fargo
Stacia McDonough
CEO, Neva Imports, LLC
Honorary Member
Ann Mohamadi
Managing Director, Health Advisory
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Kelsey L. Nakamura
Director of Leasing & Asset Management
Cushman & Wakefield
Laurie Reingold
Sr. Director, US Commercial Operations
BD
Cheryl Ressland, RHIA
Regulatory Business Process and Organizational Effectiveness
Sanofi
Craig Robertson
Partner
Accenture - Life Sciences
Carol Rutkowski
Partner
Pyxa Solutions
Bruce Silver
Managing Director
Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc.
Anne St.Clair, CIMA, Director
Private Banking Team Lead
Wilmington Trust, M&T Bank

Carmine V. Deo

Carmine V. Deo, MBA, MSW, LCSW

Executive Director

cdeo@communityhope-nj.org
973-463-9600 Ext. 305

  • Promoted to Executive Director in November 2018
  • Previously served as Community Hope’s Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Clinical Services
  • Board Member New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Certified Military and Veteran Clinical Social Worker
  • Certified Clinical Social Work Supervisor
  • Certified Non Profit Leader
  • New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies “Courage and Compassion” Award Recipient
  • Past member of the Housing Subcommittee of Governor Cody’s Mental Health Task Force

Marissa H. Fanelli

Marissa H. Fanelli, MSW, CCEP,
SHRM-CP

Associate Executive Director

mfanelli@communityhope-nj.org
973-463-9600 Ext. 306

  • Promoted to Associate Executive Director in December 2018
  • Previously served as Community Hope’s Chief Compliance Officer and Vice President of Compliance and Quality
  • Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional
  • SHRM Certified Professional
  • Former Director of Community Programs for New Jersey Association of the Deaf-Blind, Somerset, NJ.
  • Previously served as an IRB Board Member for UMDNJ, New Brunswick, NJ.
  • Masters of Social Work from Columbia University.

Margaret Banko

Margaret “Peggy” Banko, MBA

Development Director

mbanko@communityhope-nj.org
973-463-9600 Ext. 303

  • Joined Community Hope in June 2019
  • Serves on the Community Hope Leadership Committee
  • M.B.A. Marketing, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • BS in Management & Marketing from the University of Scranton
  • NJ Certified Elementary Education Teacher
  • Volunteered extensively with Delbarton School, Villa Walsh, and the Seeing Eye

Stephanie P. Lin

Stephanie P. Lin, MA, LPC

Mental Health Services Director

slin@communityhope-nj.org
973-463-9600 Ext. 319

  • Appointed to Mental Health Services Director in September 2018
  • Previously served as Community Hope’s Training & Education Coordinator
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Presidential Member of the American Association of Christian Counselors
  • Masters in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College

Carolyn A. Perry

Carolyn A. Perry, MA, LPC, ACS

Veterans Housing Director

cperry@communityhope-nj.org
908-647-5717 Ext. 303

  • Transitioned to the Veterans Housing Director in June 2018
  • Previously served as Community Hope’s Mental Health and Co-Occurring Services Director
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Certified as an Approved Clinical Supervisor
  • New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies “Courage and Compassion” Award Recipient for Outstanding Leadership in Mental Health Services

Jennifer Stivers

Jennifer Stivers, MA, LCADC, CCS

Director of Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

jstivers@communityhope-nj.org
973-463-9600 Ext. 354

  • Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor
  • Certified Clinical Supervisor
  • Certificate in Executive Non Profit Leadership from Fairleigh Dickinson University 2015
  • Recipient of the NJ American Legion 2013 Homeless Veterans Outreach Award for outstanding activities toward eliminating homelessness among veterans
  • Recipient of the Society for Human Resources 2013 Pinnacle Award for providing information, guidance, and job-search support to transitioning homeless veterans
  • Co-created the first Stand Down for veterans in Morristown

Robert Wick

Robert Wick

Finance Director

rwick@communityhope-nj.org
973-463-9600 Ext. 304

  • B.S. Accounting, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • M.B.A. Finance, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • C.P.A., State of New Jersey (Inactive Status)
  • Certified Management Accountant (C.M.A.)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Board Member and Treasurer, Lighthouse Pregnancy Resource Center

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