PATF Board of Directors

Top Row (from left): Roy Diamond, MaryLou Knabel, Marian Baldini, Peter Kennedy, Tom Giamoni, Kevin Kelly, Christine McGinley. Bottom Row (from left): Bob Shilling, Nancy Murray, Susan Tachau, Derek Baker, Katherine Reim, Gina Alm-Myers.


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Executive Committee

Derek Baker

President

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

Secretary

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

Treasurer

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 Program Manager /Assistive Technology Coordinator for Service Coordination, Unlimited (SCU). She oversees the day-to-day operations of SCU’s Erie office which includes Erie, Crawford, Warren, Forest, Venango, Mercer and Clarion counties. She also supervises the agency’s…

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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 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 technology, adult programs,…

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Roy Diamond

Mr. Diamond has over 25 years of experience as a developer and consultant in residential and commercial projects, with a focus on the conception, financing, construction, implementation, management, and policy of affordable housing. He has served as legal counsel and advisor to developers,…

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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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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 Associate Director 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 & homelessness. Mr. Shilling…

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