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
Lou is the Secretary of Catholic Education and Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Wilmington. Prior to his 10 years in the Diocese of Wilmington, He served the Archdiocese of Philadelphia as a teacher, principal, and Office of Catholic Education administrator. Lou is a graduate of Bishop Neumann High School.

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 (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.

Janet Hagan
Janet is the current President of the Millay Club, the school’s alumni group.

Thomas Hogan

Dorette Rota Jackson
Dorette currently owns and publishes Philadelphia RowHome Magazine with her sister, Dawn, who is also a Board member. She has extensive experience in advertising including set direction and production of commercials. Dorette has also produced and coordinated special events in venues throughout the region. She is a resident of South Philadelphia and a graduate of St. Maria Goretti High School.

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.

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.

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.

Dawn Rhodes
Dawn currently owns and publishes Philadelphia RowHome Magazine with his sister, Dorette, who is also a Board member. She has extensive experience in corporate communication, media advertising, and the production and coordination of special events in venues throughout the region. She is a South Philadelphia resident and a graduate of St. Maria Goretti High School.

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
Mark represents Philadelphia City Council’s First District, a diverse and growing area. He was first elected in 2011, Mark had previously worked for the Office of Pennsylvania’s Auditor General under four separate administrations. He is a tireless advocate for the City and the residents he serves. He continues to be involved in many nonprofits organizations, including the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the Delaware Valley Planning Board, the Reading Terminal Market, The Cultural Fund, Fleisher Art School, and the Avenue of the Arts. Mark is a graduate of St. John Neumann High School.

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

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