Board Members

Our Board actively governs BLOCS through quarterly board meetings and more frequent committee meetings. The Board is comprised of individuals who care about providing access to quality education for all children. Board members both donate and actively raise funds for BLOCS. No member of the board is compensated for his or her effort.

Past BLOCS Chairmen

David F. Girard-di Carlo, Esq.

Blank Rome, LLP (1999-2001)

Don Saleski

PRN Network (2013-2017)

G. Fred DiBona, Jr., Esq.

Independence Blue Cross (1990-1998)

H. F. (Gerry) Lenfest, Esq.

The Lenfest Group (2005-2007)

J. Williams Mills, III

PNC Bank (2002-2005)

Matthew Topley

Fortis Wealth (2018-Present)

Michael O’Neill

Preferred Sands (2008-2013)

William S. Fishman

ARA Services/ARAMARK Corporation (1980-1989)

Executive Committee

Bill Streich

Holt Logistics Corporation

Brian McElwee

Valley Forge Investment Corporation

Don Saleski


Dorae C. Sudell


Francis J. Van Kirk

PwC, retired

Gary DeVito

Zarwin, Baum, DeVito, Kaplan, Schaer, Toddy P.C.

Matthew Topley

Fortis Wealth

Michael Savage

PTR Baler & Compactor

Michael Young

Young Capital

Tom Shoemaker

TD Bank

Board of Directors

Amara Briggs

Wells Fargo

Archbishop Nelson J. Perez

Archbishop of the Diocese of Philadelphia

Bill Hieb

S&T Bancorp, Inc.

Bill Larkin

Lopez, Teodosio & Larkin, LLC

Brian Hannan


Brian Markley, CPA

SolomonEdwards Group, LLC

Brian Vesey

PNC Bank

Daniel Astolfi

Citizens Bank

Ed Hanway

Faith in the Future

Fred Massanova

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause

Greg Skalicky


J. Justin O’Malley

J.P. Morgan

James Fitzgerald

Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Joseph Chott

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

Maureen Blom

RTD Financial Advisors, Inc

Michael D. O’Mara

Stradley Ronon

Nick Ciocca

Stephano Slack, LLC

Paul Becker

DDP Roofing

Paul Leary

Cozen O’Connor

Raman Mahadevan

Ernst & Young

Robert Palumbos

Duane Morris

Sean Flynn

Flynn & O’Hara Uniforms

Sean P. Fahey

Pepper Hamilton, LLP

Stephen Maciejewski

Navmar Applied Sciences Corp.

Steve Delaney

Deloitte & Touche LLP

The Most Reverend Michael J. Fitzgerald

Bishop of the Diocese of Philadelphia

In Memoriam

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