Board of Directors
Robert Hunn, Esq.
Robert Hunn is an attorney at Kolsby Gordon, where he represents the interestes of those who have been injured through medical and other professional malpractice, faulty or mislabeled products, personal injury and employment-related claims. He is known as a scholar, with a deep knowledge of both the law and medicine. Much like the entire team of attorneys at Kolsby Gordon, he is an experienced courtroom lawyer, unafraid of taking a case to trial if a sufficient settlement for the client cannot be reached. It is this combination as a scholar and tough litigator that makes Mr. Hunn such a formidable opponent and staunch advocate for his clients.
Susanne Stone, MSW
Board Vice Chairperson
Susanne Stone is a consultant in real estate development for non-profit organizations developing affordable housing and facilities. Her consulting services include acquisition, proposal writing and fundraising, finance closing, architect, contractor and engineer management, and interfacing with funders, public agencies and stakeholders. She holds an MSW from Temple University.
Joseph Powell, CPA
Joe Powell is a senior financial executive with significant experience leading both for-profit companies and non-profit human service agencies. His expertise includes operational planning and analysis, business development, team building and people development, risk management, and creating/managing financial control environments (treasury, reporting, audit, investments, and corporate tax).
Joe is Chief Financial Officer for Children and Adult Disability Education Services (CADES), a Swarthmore-based nonprofit offering early intervention programs, a school for children with cerebral palsy, as well as residential and day programs for adults with disabilities. Joe is a Certified Public Accountant with an MBA in Finance from Drexel University and a BS in Accounting from St. Joseph’s University.
Mark Salzer, PhD
Mark Salzer is a Professor and Founding Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Temple University. He is the Principal Investigator and Director of the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities, a research and training center funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research.
Since 2006, Doug has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RealWinWin, a privately-held, services company, headquartered in Philadelphia. RealWinWin focuses on the energy-efficiency incentives landscape in North America and is an industry leader for identifying and capturing rebates and incentives in support of “national brand” customers and vendors. Doug’s operational experience includes senior leadership positions in sales, business development, investment and IT. Prior to joining RealWinWin, Doug held increasingly senior roles in the sales organizations of three national, cable-based telecommunications providers. Doug’s investment background includes private equity, futures portfolios, and time with two leading east coast venture capital firms. Doug has held hands-on, start-up roles in retail, consulting, software and business services. Doug has an MBA from the Wharton School, an MSE from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA degree from Colgate University.
Cassie Ehrenberg, Esq.
Cassie Ehrenberg is a partner at Cleary, Josem & Trigiani, LLP. She represents labor unions, union members, and employee benefit plans. Prior to joining Cleary, Josem & Trigiani, she clerked for the Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court. Cassie graduated from Dartmouth College and Cornell Law School.
Renata Cobbs Fletcher
Renata is the President and CEO at Northern Children’s Services, a child welfare and behavioral health organization in Philadelphia. Prior to this position she served as the Assistant General Secretary for Integration and Impact (I&I) at the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC). Under her leadership, the I&I Department was established in 2012 to support increasingly effective and impactful programs across AFSC’s eight U.S. and International Regions.
She received a B.A. from Spelman College, and an M.S. in Social Change Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a former Fellow at the Wharton Leadership Program for the Lipman Family Prize, an annual global prize that celebrates leadership and innovation among organizations creating positive social impact. Renata has authored and co-authored several publications, including Mentoring Former Prisoners: A Guide for Reentry Programs (Public/Private Ventures) and How Much Progress Can We Make with Our Mothers in Prison? (The Huffington Post).
Ms. Imperiale is a native of West Philadelphia who has lived and worked in her home town and in several other states across the country for more than 25 years.
During her 12 years in public health in Philadelphia and Denver, Colorado, Ms. Imperiale is most proud of helping to lay the groundwork for system reform in health, education and child welfare and improving access to health insurance and care for children.
As a marketing communications consultant, Ms. Imperiale has worked with myriad nonprofit agencies and small businesses to help them brand themselves, define and refine their messaging across platforms, raise money and increase sales.
Ms. Imperiale attended both Hofstra and Temple Universities for her undergraduate degree in Communications and is a graduate of the Colorado Institute of Leadership Training. She currently resides in Ardmore, PA.
Jill Margraff has a passionate thirst for life, art and culture. She is an artist, an entrepreneur and an enthusiastic communications specialist. After graduating American University in Washington, DC with a Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design, Jill began honing her own artistic vision and voice as an emerging graphic designer and creative director. Today, as the founder of Margraffix, Jill continues to feed her thirst for creative thinking by providing the highest possible level of service and creativity for her clients. Jill has been a board member of several organizations in the past including The Art Director’s Club of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Committee to End Homelessness.
William E. Parshall
William Parshall is currently the Director of Temple University Center City and Off-Campus Programs and Training. The Center City campus serves a graduate, professional and adult student population. 2,875 credit students are currently enrolled in classes. The campus is home of the Temple University Real Estate Institute, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and the Boyer Music Preparatory Program.
Prior to his arrival at Temple in 2001, Mr. Parshall was an Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Drexel University.
He received his B.A. in political science from Eisenhower College in Seneca Falls, New York and his Masters of Public Affairs (M.P.A.) from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.
After graduation, Mr. Parshall served as legislative assistant to United States Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr. (D-DE). In 1982 he moved to Philadelphia to become Director of Community Affairs at Hunt Manufacturing Co., an office products and art supply firm. In 1993, Mayor Edward G. Rendell appointed Mr. Parshall to coordinate the City of Philadelphia’s homeless and special needs housing programs.
His past board memberships include the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation- Philadelphia Advisory Council and Delaware Valley Grantmakers.
He and his family live in Montgomery County.
Jeff Raudenbush is a Vice President and Senior Business Banker in the Philadelphia Market. He serves as a Business Relationship Manager and Advisor, with focus around maximizing Cash Flow for Operations. Jeff is a leader in the market place and serves as a Mentor and Trainer for his colleagues.
Brian currently serves as a Sr. Strategy and Research Lead at LRA by Deloitte, conducting marketing research and brand risk mitigation strategy. In addition, he's the co-founder of Qventures LLC, which organizes and convenes meet-ups and social events for the local LGBT community. Brian also chairs the marketing committee for another non-profit, the DVLF, which advances the Philadelphia-area LGBT community by providing grants and scholarships from its endowment.
Brian holds an MA in Psychology from Syracuse University.
Sharon Suleta is an attorney and LEED Accredited Professional who has practiced land use law and election law in Philadelphia for more than twenty years. She is currently employed as counsel to the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Board of License and Inspection Review. Sharon additionally serves on the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention. On Saturdays, she can be found distributing meals and socks to the homeless in the area surrounding Love Park.
Michelle became part of the Exude team in 2009 spearheading Specialty Products with a strong focus on sales and marketing. Michelle’s accomplishments include running the TrustScripts Discount Prescription card program which has helped people save $3.5 million nationwide on their medication cost . More recently, she established an educational Women Series at Exude for other female communities leaders. While this is her first position with Exude, Michelle spent 17 years in the assisted living industry.
She was the Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for Emeritus, an assisted living company based out of Seattle overseeing the marketing efforts of 25 assisted living communities in 8 states. Most recently, she spent 11 years working at Atria of Center City as their Director of Marketing.
Eric van der Vlugt
Eric is a principal and co-founder of Articus Ltd., an integrated marketing communications firm in Philadelphia, where he leads the firm’s engagements and translates research and raw data into actionable plans and creative direction. He also co-founded Articus Media Labs, focused on digital media and technologies; Ardent Group, a joint venture in OTC pharmaceutical product development; and Production People, a creative talent management agency. Eric has taught communications at Maryland Institute College of Art, West Chester University, and University of the Arts, and has served on the board of various non-profits, including Philadelphia Committee to End Homelessness and Morris Arboretum.
Paul Levy, Ph.D.
Board Advisory Member
Paul Levy has headed Philadelphia’s Center City District since its founding in 1991, providing security, hospitality, cleaning, marketing, promotion and planning services for the central business district. He also heads the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation, a downtown business advocacy and planning organization. Levy teaches city planning and downtown development and management at the University of Pennsylvania, and advises U.S. and international cities on the formation of city center management organizations.
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