Our People


Karla Mitchell
Executive Director

Patrice Stillwell
Operations Director

Amy Leonard
Development Director

Deb Stegall
Office Manager

Melissa Conchilla
Special Events Coordinator

Debra Jelliff
Kitchen & Housekeeping Coordinator

Bonnie Lazusky
Assistant Ronald McDonald Family Room Manager

Heidi Murray
Ronald McDonald Family Room Manager

Matthew Musser
Digital Marketing and Communications Manager

Alyssa Noel
Volunteer & Operations Manager

Colin Powell
Lead Family Services Manager

Rachel Sutton
Development Manager

Lori Zechman
Administrative Assistant, Development

Loretta Charles

Family Services Manager

Brittanie Grazer
Family Services Manager
Lisa Jones
Family Services Manager
Filip Kapular
Ronald McDonald Family Room Family Services Manager
Mackenzie Straw
Family Services Manager
Victoria White
Family Services Manager

2023 Board of Directors

Michelle Del Pizzo, MBA, FACHE President, UPMC Memorial Hospital

Vice President
William J. Sutton II, LEED® AP
Chief Strategy Officer, Mowery Construction

Matthew Wildasin, CPA
Principal, Boyer & Ritter, LLC

Sara Firestone
Community Relations Manager, Members 1st Federal Credit Union

Directors at Large

Dorothy Rocourt, MD, MBA

Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics Medical Director, Pediatric Trauma & Colorectal Programs, Penn State Health Children’s Hospital

James Strong, Esquire

Attorney, McNees Wallace & Nurick


April Adley, DNP, MHA, RN, CNML, NEA-BC

Vice President of Nursing Services, Children’s Hospital and Women and Babies Center at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Stephanie Arnold-Dinger

McDonald’s Owner/Operator, AGA Corporation McDonalds

Kathy Conrad

McDonald’s Business Unit Regional Field Service Manager, McCain Foods

Marcella Detreville

Educator, Substitute Teacher

Tim Fake

Chief Technology Officer, PA Office of Administration, Conservation and Environment Delivery Center

Chris Garrett

Traffic Anchor, Total Traffic & Weather Network/iHeartRadio

Ellen Kyzer

VP, Director of Client and Community Relations, PNC Bank

Alyssa Livengood Waite

Director of Nursing, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Women & Babies Hospital

Kathleen McKenzie

Vice President, Community Affairs, Highmark Blue Shield

Meghan McNelly Brenckle

Vice President, Quality & Pharmacy Operations, PA Health & Wellness

Carolyn Moser Smith, Esquire

Attorney/Shareholder, McQuade Blasko Law Offices

Bradley R. Newman, CFP®

Lead Advisor, Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC

Matt Romero

Director of Rooms, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

Joseph Tertel, Jr.

Senior Director of Performance Devices, Eko Devices Inc.

David Wagner

Account Manager, Enders Insurance