PATF Board Executive Committee

Executive Committee (from left): Derek Baker, Christine McGinley, Susan Tachau, MaryLou Knabel, Katherine Reim, and Tom Giamoni. Not pictured: Peter Kennedy.



Executive Committee

Derek Baker


Derek Baker joined the PATF Board of Directors in 2010. Derek is a partner at Reed Smith, LLP, Philadelphia, specializing in commercial restructuring and bankruptcy law and has been recognized by several publications as a local and regional “leader” in restructuring and bankruptcy. Mr. Baker is…

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Tom Giamoni

Vice President

Tom Giamoni has been in banking for over 39 years and has been with the Bryn Mawr Trust Company for the past 21 years. Mr. Giamoni is the Group Vice President of Small Business Lending and is also the Fair Lending Officer for the Bank. Besides his duties at BMTC, Mr. Giamoni is a member of the…

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Peter Kennedy

Vice President

Peter Kennedy, who has lived with several family members who have disabilities, has spent his professional and volunteer efforts on developing community resources based the needs of people who are underserved. As a creator of innovative programs and services in the area of employment, independent…

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MaryLou Knabel


MaryLou Knabel is Vice President of Home Care Services for Allied Services in Clarks Summit, PA. Ms. Knabel oversees both Home Health and In-Home Services for the Allied, providing all aspects of home care services including Home Health and attendant care, personal care and financial management…

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Christine McGinley


Christine McGinley, treasurer of PATF for 14 years, has over 20 years of experience as a financial advisor.  Ms. McGinley was certified as a financial planner in 1996, was President of the Academy of Certified Portfolio Managers, nominated by Research Magazine as a top financial advisor in 2008,…

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Katherine Reim

Past President

Katherine Reim is the Regional Trust Liaison at ACHIEVA Family Trust (AFT). She works with beneficiaries to ensure that they have access to information pertaining to AFT as well as information on community resources such as PATF, waivers, etc. Before joining the staff full-time, Ms. Reim provided…

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Additional Board Members

Marian Baldini

Marian Baldini has served as CEO of KenCrest since December, 2015, and has extensive professional experience in serving older Pennsylvanians and people with disabilities, as well as having close personal experience with issues that affect people with disabilities. She has over 38 years of…

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Amy C. Beck

Amy Beck has been the Executive Director at Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living (LVCIL) since 1999. She holds a BA in Social Work from Elizabethtown College, and an MSW in Social Work Administration from Marywood University. She is vice President of the Pennsylvania Council on Independent…

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Jeffrey W. Cooper

Jeff Cooper is retired from his position as President/CEO of UCP Central Pennsylvania, an agency with a multi-disciplinary staff of 500, a presence in 15 counties, and a $20 million budget. UCP provides Early Intervention therapies to over 700 children, inclusive childcare and preschool, assistive…

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David Gates

David Gates is the Senior Attorney for the PA Health Law Project. Mr. Gates has been representing families and adult consumers in efforts to access services and supports under Medical Assistance and other forms of health insurance and public funding since 1976. He previously worked for the Bucks…

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Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly joined the PATF Board in 2012. He is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Inglis, a 138 year old, Philadelphia-based not-for-profit that provides housing, care and services to people with physical disabilities. He also serves as Managing Director of Inglis Housing Corporation,…

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Janeen Latin

Janeen Latin is Chief Operating Officer (COO) for UCP Central PA where she is responsible for directing UCP program operations across a 17-county area. She most recently served as Chief Management Officer (CMO), responsible for leading the agency’s fundraising, development, marketing,…

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Nancy Murray

Nancy Murray M.S. is currently the President of The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh at ACHIEVA. She has 35 years experience in the disability field in the areas of public policy, advocacy, supports coordination, health care and state government serving people with disabilities and their families. Ms.…

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Jeffry Parker

Jeffry Parker recently retired from his position of Chief Operations Officer after 15 years of working at CLASS, a nonprofit human service agency in Southwestern Pennsylvania. He originally served on their board’s finance committee utilizing his funding administrator background from 14 years at a…

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Matthew Seeley

Matthew Seeley joined the PATF Board in 2015. After a life-changing car accident left him paralyzed, Matthew spent five years in a nursing facility. While in the facility, Matthew earned an Associate Degree from his local community college. Upon moving out of the facility, he then went on to…

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Bob Shilling

Bob Shilling is the Assistant Director of Special Projects for the Maguire Foundation, a nonprofit family organization that is committed to improving the quality of life for people by investing in education, arts & humanities, and relief of hunger &…

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