Staff Directory

Office of the President

 Name  Title  Contact
Dr. Thomas W. Burnford, D.Min. President/CEO Email
Stephen Comeau, CFX Executive Assistant to the President Email
Cedric Bernescut Director of Information Technology Email
Amy Durkin, CEM, CMP Director of Events Email
Jennifer Stewart Events Coordinator Email
Dale McDonald, PBVM, PhD Director of Public Policy Email
Matt Russell Director of Advancement Email
Mickie Abatemarco Director of Assessments, ACRE, School Catechesis / Senior Consultant Email
Heather Gossart Director of Executive Mentoring/Coaching / Senior Consultant Email

Service Areas

Philip M. Reilly, MBA Director Email
Len Grus, CPA Controller Email
Ethelyn Martin Accountant Email
Davene Holland Accounts Receivable Email
Leadership Development  
Matt Russell Interim Director Email
Annette Jones Assistant Director Email
Thomas Pigg Administrative Assistant Email
Lucy Shufflebarger Administrative Assistant Email
Marketing Communications    
Matthew Valleskey Director Email 
Gabrielle Gallagher Assistant Director Email 
Margaret Kaplow Public Relations Manager  Email 
Kisha Briscoe Marketing Communications Manager Email 
Bea Ruiz Graphic Design and Production Manager Email 
Ryan Lombardozzi Social Media Coordinator Email 
Scott Matthias Webmaster  Email 
Member Services     
Wade Marshall Director Email
Jacinth Bryan Receptionist Email
Quintina Armstead-Brown Member Services Representative Email
Elizabeth Ganem Member Services Representative Email
Sterling Morse Membership Operations Coordinator Email
Professional Development    
Pam Bernards, EdD Director Email
Andrea Kopp Assistant Director of Professional Development Email
Rochelle Baylor Administrative Assistant Email




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