Staff & Leadership

At Foundations we are committed to helping you transform the world of learning for children and youth. Please call us at 856-533-1600 or toll free at 888-977-5437.

Meet the Team

Rhonda H. Lauer

President and Chief Executive Officer

Rosanne Ahlholm

School Business Services Manager

Patti Altobello

Director, Executive Services

Craig A. Butler

School Business Services Specialist

Elizabeth Cieri

Executive Director, Teaching and Learning

Marci Comisky

Individualized Student Support Coordinator

Jenn Conner

Director, Center for Afterschool and Expanded Learning

Tony Cost

Senior Advisor

Kate DeValerio

Director, Human Resources

Andrew Francis

Education Specialist, Center for Afterschool and Expanded Learning

Janice Goldstein

Program Director, Center for Afterschool and Expanded Learning

Ron Goldstein

Executive Director, Center for Afterschool and Expanded Learning

MaryEllen Gorodetzer, Ed.D.

Senior Special Program Administrator

Paula Houghton, Ph.D.

Director, Special Projects

Christina Ingrassia

Finance Coordinator

Yana List

Education Specialist, Center for Afterschool and Expanded Learning

Emilio Matticoli, Ed.D.

Senior Advisor

Kate McCoach

Finance Manager

Dave McConnell

Senior Education Specialist, Center for Afterschool and Expanded Learning

Reneira Nieves

Program Assistant and Exhibiting Coordinator

Michael Piazza-Sugarman

Chief Financial Officer

Kerry Stouffer

Education Specialist, School Services

Jessica Tilli

Director, Social Media

Hershawna Turner

Education Specialist, Center for Afterschool and Expanded Learning

Jessica Williamson

Human Resources Specialist

Board of Directors

  • Robert S. Schwartz, Chair Emeritus, Foundations, Inc. (Mount Laurel, NJ) and President, Food Sciences Corporation (Mount Laurel, NJ)

  • Rhonda H. Lauer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Foundations, Inc. (Mount Laurel, NJ)

  • K.C. Burton, President and Chief Executive Officer, Keveske and Associates (East Orange, NJ)

  • Linda Romano, Board Chair, Educational Consultant, Advantacore School Improvement Solutions (Powell, OH)

  • Janet Samuels, Chief Recovery Officer, Pennsylvania Department of Education, (Harrisburg, PA)

  • Martha C. Young, Parent Involvement Administrator (Retired), School District of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)

National Advisory Committee

  • Carol Auerbach Berger, Trustee, Auerbach Family Foundation (New York, NY)

  • Albert J. Berger, Chairman (Retired), Allied-Universal Security Services (New York, NY)

  • Jerry Blanchard, Director, 21st Century Community Learning Centers (Retired), Shawnee State University (Portsmouth, OH)

  • K.C. Burton, President and Chief Executive Officer, Keveske and Associates (East Orange, NJ)

  • Sharon Darling, President and Founder, National Center for Families Learning (Louisville, KY)

  • Charles R. English, President & Chief Executive Officer, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas (Dallas, TX)

  • Anthony Fears, Chief Executive Officer, SRAEF Educational Consultants, Inc. (Bowie, MD)

  • Stacy Gill-Phillips, Chief Executive Officer, West Philadelphia Achievement Charter Elementary School (Philadelphia, PA)

  • Lori Godorov, Executive Director, The Work Group (Pennsauken, NJ)

  • Rev. Dr. W. Wilson Goode, Sr., President, AMACHI, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA)

  • Steven Guttentag, Chief Executive Officer, Reading Plus (Winooski, VT)

  • Lois Harrison-Jones Fears, Professor Emeritus, Howard University (Washington, DC)

  • David Irving, Chief Executive Officer, HigherSchool Publishing Company (Annapolis, MD)

  • Stephen Jones, Associate Dean of Students and Strategic Planning, College of Engineering, Villanova University (Springfield, PA)

  • Arline Kitchen, Consultant, Trainers and Consultants Group (Columbus, GA)

  • Joseph Kretovics, Senior Research Professor of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology, Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)

  • Rhonda H. Lauer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Foundations, Inc. (Mount Laurel, NJ)

  • Dayna Long, Division Chief, Department for Community Health and Engagement, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland (Oakland, CA)

  • Sharmain Matlock-Turner, President and Chief Executive Officer, Urban Affairs Coalition(Philadelphia, PA)

  • Liza McFadden, President, Liza & Partners (Tallahassee, FL)

  • Kent McGuire, Education Program Director, Hewlett Foundation (Menlo Park, CA)

  • Ioannis Miaoulis,  President, Roger Williams University (Bristol, RI)

  • Reuben Mills, Director, Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education, Pennsylvania Department of Education (Harrisburg, PA)

  • Richard Myhre, Assistant Superintendent, Indian River School District (Selbyville, DE)

  • Heather Norton, Vice President of Learning Experiences, Discovery Place (Charlotte, NC)

  • Terry Peterson, Director of Afterschool and Community Learning Network, College of Charleston (Kiawah Island, SC)

  • Judith J. Pickens, Senior Vice President (Retired), Boys and Girls Clubs of America (Sandy Springs, GA)

  • Della Pitts, Principal Consultant, Pitts-Fowler Enterprises (Marietta, GA)

  • L. Kimo RichardsonDirector of Child and Youth Development Program Accreditation, Council on Accreditation (New York, NY)

  • Melvin Rogers, Associate Instructor, University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL)

  • Linda Romano, Educational Consultant, Advantacore School Improvement Solutions (Powell, OH)

  • Janet Samuels, Chief Recovery Officer, Pennsylvania Department of Education (Harrisburg, PA)

  • Jacquelyn Santiago, Chief Executive Officer, Compass Youth Collaborative (Hartford, CT)

  • Robert S. Schwartz, Chair Emeritus, Foundations, Inc. and President, Food Sciences Corporation (Mount Laurel, NJ)

  • William F. Snell, President, Pretty Shield Foundation (Billings, MT)

  • Robert Stonehill, Founding Director, 21st Century Community Learning Centers (Washington, DC)

  • Derrick Swinton, Chair and Professor of Chemistry, Claflin University (Orangeburg, SC)

  • Fran Welch, Interim Provost, Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, College of Charleston,  (Charleston, SC)

  • Julie Wild-Curry, Director, 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Community After School Programs (Fairbanks, AK)

  • Laveta Wills-Hale, Network Coordinator, Arkansas Out-of-School Network (Fairbanks, AR)

  • Tyra Witsell, Witsell Associates (Orlando, FL)

  • Martha Young, Parent Involvement Administrator (Retired), School District of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)

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