Board of Directors

Elizabeth Alfonsi

Frank Angeleri
Frank is a partner in the Philadelphia office of KPMG LLP, an audit, tax, and advisory firm. With more than 30 years experience, Frank specializes in tax structuring for U.S. and multi-national companies.  He currently advises clients in the utility, manufacturing, gaming, and communications industries.  Frank is a licensed CPA in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and is member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey State Accounting Societies.

Joseph Cordino

Lou D’Angelo

Diane DeCesare
Diane is a shareholder and executive committee member at Drucker & Scaccetti, a public accounting firm specializing in complex tax solutions and planning. Diane manages all staffing and recruiting in addition to her extensive consulting practice with corporations and small businesses. Diane is a member of numerous professional organizations.

Joseph Devine
Joe is President and CEO of Kennedy Health. Under his leadership, Kennedy Health has been honored as one of the “Best Hospitals in the Country” by U.S News & World Report (2014-2015) and a top workplace by Philly.com (2014 and 2015). Kennedy also received the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ network as a top performing hospital for safe, high-quality, and effective patient care. Joe has received many professional awards, including being selected by South Jersey Biz magazine as one of the 50 most influential people in the region. In addition, he is actively involved in numerous charitable organizations and sits on numerous nonprofit boards.

Teresa Diamond
Teresa is a 1975 graduate of St. Maria Goretti High School and holds degrees from both Saint Joseph’s University and Chestnut Hill College. Teresa has been an educator for more than 30 years, including previously serving as principal at Lady of Hope School in North Philadelphia and currently serving as principal of La Salle Academy, an independent Catholic School for low-income children in the West Kensington neighborhood in Philadelphia.

James Eastwood
Jim has held various executive positions at Medifac, Inc., a project management company providing planning, architecture, design and real estate services to hospitals and health providers, before acquiring the company in 1995. He expanded the company’s products and capabilities, creating a national reputation for providing project services to all customers. Jim sold the company in 2009 and has continued to hold an executive position at Stantec, an international design services company. He is a retired Two Star Admiral and completed his Navy career as Commander-in-Chief of the Atlantic Fleet.  He has received numerous business and community services awards, and continues to be active in numerous nonprofit boards.

Robert Groody
Bob is a managing director with JP Morgan Chase responsible for the firm’s residential mortgage underwriting and loan closing business. He manages a team of more than 1,800 employees across the firm’s retail, consumer direct, home equity and correspondent lending businesses. Bob has extensive experience in building the residential mortgage business with PHH, Ally Bank, Discover Financial, and JP Morgan Chase. Bob has also held a senior management position with Deloitte & Touche.

Janet Hagan

Dorette Rota Jackson

Joseph Jacovini
Joe is chair of the executive committee for Dilworth Paxson. He regularly represents clients in complex and sophisticated corporate matters and commercial transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and commercial agreements. He represents publicly held, private and family-owned corporations and businesses in matters of governance, control transactions, and agreements. Joe also represents government entities and individuals in litigation matters. He has received numerous professional awards, including named one of the “Best Lawyers in America” and a “Super Lawyer.”  Joe also serves on many civic and philanthropic boards and is actively involved in the community.

Edward McBride
Ed is the president of the Millay Club, the school’s alumni group that has raised millions of dollars over the years supporting students in South Philadelphia. He is retired after a successful sales-oriented business career, but continues to be extremely active in numerous charitable ventures helping students and families attain a better life. Ed has received many awards for his charitable work but his passion continues to be the success of Neumann Goretti.

Patrick McCormick
Pat serves as the Neumann Goretti board chair and is president and CEO of PMCC Ventures, a management-consulting firm focused on solving complex problems for businesses. Pat has more than 35 years of diverse industry and business leadership experience. Recently, he has focused on helping companies and local universities turn around business operations as both a consultant and interim business leader by successfully improving performance. Previously, Pat was a partner at Arthur Andersen, leading their finance business solutions practice. He was also a managing director at Alverez & Marsal, a turnaround and consulting firm, and served as CFO for both an Internet start-up and real estate development firm. Pat has served on numerous nonprofit boards.

Brian O’Neill
Brian formed O’Neill Properties in 1988 with a specialty in remediating and repositioning brownfield sites throughout the United States. The company was an innovator and assisted in the writing of brownfields legislation in many states. Currently, the company develops retail, apartments, office buildings and luxury housing throughout the country, and has been involved in billions dollars projects. Both Brian and the company have been involved in many charities throughout the Philadelphia region. He was one of the founders of “Faith in the Future,” a nonprofit venture formed by successful businessmen to successfully operate the Philadelphia Catholic School system.

Sal Patti
Sal was born in Palermo, Sicily, and became a United States citizen in 1986. He is currently a senior vice president for commercial banking with PNC Bank, and has received numerous sales performance and achievement awards from the bank. Sal is committed to serving the community and currently holds board positions with numerous nonprofit organizations.

Shara Pollie
Shara is the senior director of development at the Barnes Foundation. She joined the Barnes in 2009 as the director of institutional giving and special events. Prior to the Barnes, Shara managed corporate giving at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. From 2001-2008, Shara helped launch and served as the first director of development for Steppingstone Scholars in Philadelphia. Prior to working in the nonprofit field, Shara practiced law in the New York metropolitan area.

Dawn Rhodes

Jane Scaccetti
Jane is the CEO of Drucker & Scaccetti, in which she manages more than 50 professionals plus three active affiliates and related business operations. In this capacity, Jane is responsible for strategic initiatives, business development and professional career development in addition to servicing complex family-owned and closely held businesses. She has expertise in retail, real estate, health care, sophisticated wealth planning techniques and board governance. In 1987, Jane became the first woman tax partner of any Big Eight firm in Philadelphia. She has served on numerous public and nonprofit boards, often directing the audit committee. Jane has received many professional awards, and is active in many civic endeavors.

Mark Squila

Deanna Telese
Deanna is the corporate controller of Recovery Centers of America.

Joseph Travaglini