Our Staff & Board

OUR STAFF AND BOARD

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Blair Schleicher Bravo
Chief Executive Officer

Liz DeCoursey
Chief Operating Officer

Dipal Shah
Chief Financial Officer

Christopher Palazzi
Chief Development Officer

Kathy Ritchey
Director of Development

Rehana Flessner
Director of Homeowner Relations

Douglas Wright
Director of Construction

Stephanie Sayki
Director of Volunteer Services

Ben Roberts 
ReStore Director

ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROGRAM TEAM

Kathy Hunt
Finance Assistant

Pauline Vaccaro*
Grants Coordinator

Dawn Sherman*
Special Events Coordinator

Heidi Schlager*
Administrative Specialist

CONSTRUCTION TEAM

Richard Cooke
Homeowner Sustainability Coordinator

Spencer Reckford
NRI Program Coordinator

John Q. Martin
Project Manager

Bob Preis
Project Manager

Michael Dakak, Sr.*
Construction Supervisor

Don Harris*
Construction Supervisor

Jimmy Lombardo
Construction Supervisor

Ray Graber*
Construction Assistant

RESTORE TEAM

John Castiglioni
Donations Manager

Ann Keefer
Donations Assistant

James Montalto
Assistant Corporate Donations Coordinator

Martin Leyva
Donations Supervisor

Adrienne Day
Donation Door Supervisor

Samantha Corsi
Donation Door Assistant

John Frost
Donation Door Assistant

Jeremy Rich*
Donation Door Assistant

Rosemary Kuletz*
Front End Supervisor

Barbara Buonauro
Cashier/Volunteer Trainer

Heidi Schlager*
Cashier

Dana Tappen*
Cashier

Peter Trachtenberg
Cashier

Joseph DeVito
Truck Driver

Dominick Gagliano*
Truck Driver

Tyler Hunt
Truck Driver

Tim Simmons
Truck Driver

Gail Kraynak
Assistant Manager

Bart Litvin
ReStore Collection Manager

Cassie Furnare
Online Sales Associate

Chad Lloyd
Floor Supervisor

Nyann Amin*
Floor Assistant

Anthony Calcaterra
Floor Assistant

Ian Cesareo*
Floor Assistant

Jason DeVito
Floor Assistant

Dale Montalto*
Floor Assistant

*Part-time

2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OFFICERS

James Nigro
President, Provident Bank

John Lester
Vice President, Community Partner

Richard Barrett
Treasurer, Quattran Associates

Penny Nelson
Secretary, New York Life Investments (Retired)

MEMBERS

Peter H. Eliot
AB Global

David W. Farrell
MetLife

Rev. Dr. Denison D. Harrield, Jr.
Wallace Chapel, AME Zion Church

Jasmine L. Lim
Community Partner

Elizabeth K. Parker
New Jersey Hills Media Group

Kenneth R. Sauter, Esq.
Hill Wallack, LLP

Hank Tomlinson
Chevron Corporation (Retired)

Alan Albin, Esq.
Board Attorney, Law Offices of Alan Albin, Esq.

LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Raymond Trevisan
Chair, Cushman Wakefield

David Bossart
Property Research Associates

Kevin Cummings
Investors Bank

James M. Downs
The Downs Group

Tucker Glavin
PineBridge Investments

Peter Holmberg
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

Ricky C. Jones
Travelers Insurance

Christine Lenthe
Precision for Value

David Lewis, Esq.
Law Offices of David Lewis

Russ J. LoPinto
Wells Fargo

Carolyn F. O’Connor, Esquire
Wilson Elser

Ira Robbins
Valley National Bank

Amani Thorpe-Lee
Ethan Allen

Patrick Walsh
WithumSmith + Brown