Board of Directors
Janice Snyder, President
Partner, McKonly & Asbury, LLP
Janice Snyder is a Partner at McKonly & Asbury, LLP with over 15 years of experience in public accounting. She is the incoming Chair and current Vice Chair of the Women’s Leadership Network of the United Way of the Capital Region. Additionally, she serves as a Board Member of Tri-County OIC and a member of the life and social issues committee of the PICPA. She has specialized in service to nonprofit organizations, healthcare entities, and family owned businesses (manufacturing, distribution and services). Snyder is a member of the Pennsylvania and American Institutes of Certified Public Accountants as well as a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Janice is a graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Janice was born in Adams County and currently resides in Cumberland County. She is married to Jason Snyder and has two children, Logan (9) and Keira (5).
Joanne Brown, Vice President
President, WJKB Management Co., Inc.
Joanne Brown is a local McDonald’s owner/operator and the PA State Government Relations Person for McDonald’s Corporation. Previously she was Vice President of the McDonald’s W.O.N (Women Operators Network) board for six years and continues to serve W.O.N. on a National basis. Joanne served on the Board of Directors 18 years ago and was a leader with the very first expansion of Hershey’s Ronald McDonald House. She is very active in and served on the boards of local, divisional, and national Parent Teacher Associations. Joanne is involved in many local community educational programs and McDonald’s committees as well as activities at her grandchildren’s school. Residents of York, Joanne and her husband, Bill, are the proud parents of Kristen and grandparents of three grandchildren.
Kimberly Greenwalt, Vice President of Grants
Kim began her career as a part-time crew member at McDonald’s Corporation. She held a variety of McDonald’s management and supervisory positions in Connecticut, Nebraska, and Rhode Island before becoming an Owner/Operator in 1995 and is currently the owner of several McDonald’s restaurants in Central Pennsylvania. Nelson attended the University of Nebraska. Nelson, a resident of Mechanicsburg, is an ardent community supporter. She is chairperson of RMHC of Central PA’s Grant Committee, has served as President of Parents Association, Board of Trustees at the Harrisburg Academy, and Secretary of Women’s Operator Network. In addition to spending time with her family, she enjoys traveling, bowling and reading.
Ken Hugendubler, Treasurer
Partner, Baker Tilly
Ken Hugendubler is a CPA, partner and insurance industry practice leader with Bakery Tilly. As insurance industry practice leader for the world’s 12th largest accounting firm, Ken oversees all audit, accounting, tax and consulting services within the insurance industry. Ken has been active in the nonprofit community in the Harrisburg area. He is currently president of CV Softball Association and head coach of its 12U Dynamite Travel Team. He has been chair of the Endowment Subcommittee of RMHC of Central PA since 2012. A long time Rotarian, Ken is currently the past president of the Mechanicsburg North Club, He has also been pet therapy volunteer at the House since 2011 with his dog, Jackie, and daughter, Amanda. Ken was recipient of the 2008 Volunteer of the Year award by the PICPA and the 2012 Alumnae Volunteer of Year award at Susquehanna University. A Hershey native, Ken is a magna cum laude graduate of Susquehanna University. He lives in Hampden Township with his wife, Lisa, daughter Amanda.
Beth J. Shaw, Ph.D., Secretary
Executive Director of Student Support Services, Milton Hershey School
Beth J. Shaw, Ph.D.
Beth Shaw, Ph.D. is Executive Director, Student Support Services of Milton Hershey School.
In her role as a strategic Senior Administrator, she is responsible for all support and direct care services in the pre-k through 12 grade student population. Beth also has point accountability for the development and implementation of all Student Support Service areas which encompasses Applied Research, Enrollment Management and Family Relations, Student Character and Leadership programs, as well as Dental, Medical/Nursing, Psychological and Behavioral, and Social Work services. Prior to joining Milton Hershey School in 1994, Beth held various positions in the educational and psychology fields. A native of Hershey, Pennsylvania, Beth received a Ph.D. in Psychology from The University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island and is a licensed psychologist. She is a member of the Penn State Children’s Hospital Executive Committee and serves on the Boards of Fishburn Flock Daycare Center and Hershey Aquatic Club. She’s married to Jason Pedersen, Ph.D. and together they have a wonderful, high energy daughter, Ella.
Director of Government Relations, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Sheilah Borne is Director of Government Affairs for Penn State Health Medical Center and College of Medicine. She represents Penn State Health on the local, state and federal levels on legislative and regulatory matters before elected and appointed governmental bodies. Prior to her tenure with Penn State Health, Sheilah was Assistant Director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness in the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Sheilah serves on the Board of Directors for the Harrisburg Regional Chamber of Commerce and Chairs the Chamber’s Government Relations Committee. She is Vice President of the Shalom House Board of Directors, serves on the Executive Board of the Modern Transit Partnership, the Community Advisory Board of the Harrisburg Academy, the Board of the Anstine Excellence in Public Service Series, and the St. Catherine Laboure School Board. Sheilah earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Temple University. Sheilah resides in Paxtang with her husband, Timothy Fuller, and children Brigid and Liam.
President, General Construction Management
Steve Blount began his career by working his way up through all aspects of McDonald’s® restaurant management with ARH, Inc. Blount transitioned into the construction business in 2005 and became a part of General Construction Management, Inc. (GCM). After five years with the organization he became the owner. GCM is an approved contractor and manages projects for McDonald’s and other restaurants, other national brands, motorcycle shops, commercial businesses, and new home construction. In 2013 Steve acquired Rhino Contracting and, making it his own, he changed the name to Rhino-Excavating. Steve is a past Director of Annville-Cleona School Board and volunteers with many local area organizations. Blount is a food safety certified instructor for Serve Safe which certifies restaurants in Pennsylvania that serve to the public. Steve and his wife, Millie, have two children and four grandchildren. Together Steve and Millie have volunteered and served as spokespersons at many of RMHC of Central PA’s events.
Robert E. Cilley, MD
Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery & Surgeon in Chief
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital/Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Executive Assistant Manager, Director of Rooms, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts/Hershey Lodge
Community Volunteer, Country Meadows Retirement Center
Karen Chronister Leader is an educator and active community volunteer. A Hershey resident for over 23 years, she is also a 23 year volunteer, past president, and current board member of the Friends of the Hershey Library. She has served with Meals on Wheels for over 10 years and serves on the Derry Presbyterian Church Mission and Peace Committee where she helps to evaluate and allocate funding and volunteers for numerous charitable organizations in the capital region including Habitat for Humanity, Bethesda Mission, Allison Hill Clinic, Boys and Girls Club, Goodwill Industries, YWCA, and RMHC of Central PA. Karen is on the Board of Directors of G.M. Leader Corporation and serves on the charitable contribution committee for Country Meadows Retirement Communities as well. Karen graduated from Gettysburg College with a B.A. in Sociology and Education and received a Master of Science degree in Reading from Johns Hopkins University. Born and raised in the Harrisburg area, she now lives in Hershey with her husband, Michael, and their four children.
President/CEO Members 1st Credit Union
Bob Marquette is President/CEO of Members 1st Federal Credit Union. Members 1st has over $2.7 billion in assets with 60 branches and over 850 employees in the south central Pennsylvania area. Bob has been involved with the credit union movement since 1973 – 42 years; 29 of those years with Members 1st Federal Credit Union. Bob was chosen as CEO of Year by the National Association of Federal Credit Unions in July 2014. Bob is a member of the Regulatory Review Committee of the PA Credit Union Association. Bob currently serves on the Board of Capital Region Economic Development Corporation, the Board of the Ronald McDonald House Charities and Advisory Board for the Children’s Miracle Network, and CPARC Board of Directors.
Glen Mattox began his management career in McDonald’s Washington, D.C. Region in 1973 as a manager trainee. He came to the Philadelphia Region as a business consultant, training consultant and last served as the field purchasing manager for the region. In 1989, Glen became a McDonald’s Owner/Operator and currently owns two Lancaster County restaurants. As an Owner/Operator, Glen served two terms as Central PA Co-Op Vice President and five terms as Co-Op President. Mattox is Chair of the Supply Chain Advisory Council for Martin Brower Distribution Center and the Philadelphia Region representative to the Nation Supply Leadership Council for McDonald’s Corporation. He holds a degree in psychology from Washington and Lee University and served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. Glen and his wife, Flo, who is a long-standing RMHC of Central PA volunteer reside in Lancaster and are the parents of four children and nine grandchildren.
Karyn Patterson, and her husband, Emmett, have been McDonald’s Owner/Operators since 1991. They now own and operate nine restaurants in the York, Hanover and Gettysburg areas. Karyn is the Human Resources Director for their organization. Previously while living in Illinois, Karyn worked in the Human Resources Department at McDonald’s Headquarters in Oak Brook. She later became Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of National Operations, where her duties included coordinating the McDonald’s Worldwide Convention, as well as coordinating National Field Operations Managers. Karyn completed undergraduate studies at Monmouth University, majoring in Business Administration. Upon moving east, she continued her studies in Behavioral Sciences at York College and the University of Maryland. She also became certified as an Interior Designer. Karyn has been involved with numerous fundraising campaigns for various school organizations. She and her husband are very active in their community and are firm believers in paying it forward. They reside in Hanover and are the proud parents of five adult children.
Herb Ring, Jr.
National Food Service Director, The Hershey Company
Herb Ring, Jr.
Herb Ring, Jr. leads the foodservice sales effort as Director, National Foodservice Sales for The Hershey Company. Since joining the company in January of 2004, he has been responsible for expanding sales to all segments of the foodservice industry, including restaurants, hotels, bakeries and manufacturers. Prior to joining The Hershey Company, Herb spent over 15 years with Aramark, Bob Evans, Cracker Barrel, Hilton Hotel and Vicorp. Herb was sales person of the year for the J.M. Smucker Company and a two-time recipient of the Founder’s award. A third generation foodservice sales person, Herb started his career with Sweetheart/Lily Cup. He holds a Bachelor of Liberal Science degree from Hillsdale College. Herb is married to Ann-Marie and they have two children, Tristen, 12 and Madelyn, eight.
William “Rob” Robertson
High School Special Education Teacher, Dallastown Area School District
Vice President, AmeriServe Financial, Inc.
Anthony G. Steele is a Senior Vice President within the Business Banking Division for Harrisburg and the surrounding regions for AmeriServ Financial Bank. Anthony has more than 25 years of experience in commercial lending, treasury/cash management services, credit administration/risk management, and government banking. In his new position with AmeriServ, Steele will be responsible for developing and expanding customer relationships involving commercial and residential lending, trust/wealth management, and consumer banking products for south central PA. Steele earned a Masters Degree in business management from Lebanon Valley College and a Bachelor’s Degree in public relations from Shippensburg University. He currently serves on the Shippensburg University Alumni Association Board and Golf Committee. In the past, he has also served a number of organizations as a Board or Committee Member: Ronald McDonald House Charities – Gala Committee; Broad Street Market; SCORE (Service Corporation of Retired Executives); Habitat for Humanities; Harrisburg Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Milton Hershey Alumni Association.
Jennifer Steward, a second generation McDonald’s owner/operator, brings over 20 years of experience with McDonald’s restaurants to RMHC of Central PA. She serves on McDonald’s Philadelphia Region Vendor Team and is a member of W.O.N. – McDonald’s Women Operator Network. Jennifer is a current member of the RMHC of Central PA Grant Committee which distributes grant money to qualifying area non-profit organizations serving children throughout a ten county area. She reviews grant applications and conducts site visits throughout the year. Additionally she has volunteered by assisting committees in fundraising and other duties for special events. Jennifer is Vice President of the Brandywine Woods Home Owners Association, as well as a volunteer at her children’s schools. She is a graduate of Penn State University with a B.A. in Administration of Justice with a Minor in Business Law. She is a proud member of the Penn State Alumni Association. Jennifer resides in York with her husband, Matt, and their four children.
Michelle Suarez Costello is a second-generation McDonald’s owner operator. She began her career with McDonald’s at 14 while working with her parents Antonio and Carmen Suarez. After graduating from Franklin & Marshall College, Michelle received an MBA from Drexel University. She went on to work in advertising and marketing until returning to the family business in 2000. Today Michelle, together with her sister, brother-in-law and parents, operates multiple McDonald’s restaurants in the Lancaster/Harrisburg area.
Michelle and her husband, Tom, reside in Lancaster with their four children. Aside from volunteering her time at the Ronald McDonald House in Hershey, Michelle is an active volunteer with the American Cancer Society, Junior League of Lancaster, and Lancaster General Health Foundation.
Jill J. Walmer
Vice President, Operations, Highmark, Inc.
Jill J. Walmer
Jill Walmer leads Health Plan Operations as Vice President of Select Accounts and as Central Pennsylvania Site Leader for Highmark Inc. Additionally, as the senior Health Plan Operations leader of the Central Pennsylvania campus in Camp Hill, she provides day-to day oversight, guidance, and support. In concert with other Camp Hill management, she is the Central Pennsylvania Site Leader for many of Highmark’s client and community meetings and events. Jill has more than 28 years of experience at Highmark where she has held a variety of management positions in the operational, staff, and project management areas. She is an honoree of YWCA’s Tribute to Women of Excellence and a member of the Leadership Harrisburg Executive Leadership Series alumni. Jill is active with numerous community and civic activities. Jill graduated from Shippensburg University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Administrative Justice. Jill values spending time with her family and giving back to the community. She is particularly proud of her children, Courtney and Colton, who exemplify her philanthropic philosophy.
Anne E. Zerbe, Esq.
Shareholder Attorney, CGA Law Firm