Board of Directors

Tom Deal
Sons of The American Legion

Sons of the American Legion Representative since  2012

 

Three things you might not know about Tom:

  • Tom is a home winemaker
  • He enjoys camping and outdoor activities
  • He is recently retired.

Michael A. DiMayo​
Oxford Risk Management Group, LLC & The Affluence Group, LLC​

Board President since 2002

 

Three things you might not know about Mike:

  • Mike plays guitar in an AC/DC tribute band, High Voltage
  • He is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College
  • He is a very casual guy, big sports fan and family person.

Ellen DiMayo​
Former - Insurance Alternatives, Inc.

Co-Chair of Rock ‘N’ Roll Bash Committee since 2002

 

Three things you might not know about Ellen:

  • Ellen is a huge fan of the band Night Ranger
  • She just became a grandma
  • She began the first ladies' tennis league in the Hereford Zone in 1991, and still chairs the organization to this day.

Carmen E. Gonzales​
Maryland Live! Casino​
Rock ‘N’ Roll Bash Committee since 2014

 

Three things you might not know about Carmen:

  • Carmen has been in the gaming, entertainment and hospitality industry for more than 20 years
  • She has worked for ABC Daytime TV, the Miss America Organization, and several casino gaming companies
  • She loves connecting companies with philanthropy.

Becky Halagarda​​
University of Maryland Children
s Hospital
Chair of Program Committee since 2012

 

Three things you might not know about Becky:

  • Becky is now a mom of one happy baby boy
  • She grew up in Michigan
  • Becky works with pediatric oncology and hematology patients and sees the impact of Casey Cares programs on a daily basis.

Thomas B. Kelly Jr.​
Aerotek, Inc.

Golf Committee since 2012

 

Three things you might not know about Tom:

  • Tom graduated from Mount St. Mary's University in 1994
  • Tom is a local boy from Arbutus
  • The Kelly’s have known our Program Director for 19 years.

Gil Kuta​
Capitol Securities Management, Inc.​
Rock ‘N’ Roll Bash Committee since 2006

 

Three things you might not know about Gil:

  • When not helping kids, you can find Gil crabbing in the Chesapeake, at a Ravens game, or at CamdenYards watching the Orioles play
  • Having been born and raised in Highland Town, Gil is a life-long Baltimorean whose accent regularly slips
  • For 25 years Gil has been helping investors develop smart, conservative investment strategies.

Mike McCabe​
American Breadcrumb Company​
Rock ‘N’ Roll Bash Committee since 2006

 

Three things you might not know about Mike:

  • Mike’s family holds a bowling fundraiser for Casey Cares every year in Pennsylvania
  • Mike lives in Downingtown, PA with his wife and two daughters
  • Although a PA resident, Mike is an avid Ravens fan and even has season tickets.

Paul Shifrin​
SC&H Group, LLC​
Treasurer of Financial Committee since 2003

 

Three things you might not know about Paul:

  • Paul lives in Baltimore County with his wife and two children
  • Paul is an avid golfer, reader, poker player and sports fan
  • He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park with degrees in both accounting and finance.

Todd Travis​
National Foundation For Affordable Housing Solutions, Inc.

Co-Chair Gala Committee since 2015

 

Three things you might not know about Todd:

  • Todd lives in Howard County with his wife and two girls
  • When not cheering on the Ravens, Todd may be found on the golf course
  • Travis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and finance from the University of Delaware and a Master of Science in accounting from the University of Maryland.

Bob Weltchek​
Weltchek, Mallahan & Weltchek​
Co-Chair Gala Committee since 2012

 

Three things you might not know about Bob:

  • Bob is a fanatical dog owner and considers his standard poodle, Darwin, a member of his family
  • Has been a lawyer for 35 years and has several of the largest jury verdicts in Maryland in medical malpractice cases
  • Loves spending his free time sitting on the beach and swimming in the ocean in either Delaware or Florida.

David Beares​
39 Minute Workout & Wellness​
Advisory Board since 2014

 

Three things you might not know about David:

  • David is a licensed acupuncturist
  • He has hiked the Appalachian Trail and worked at a wilderness camp for incarcerated youth after college
  • David and his wife run a gym and wellness center in Ellicott City.

Nick Crivella​
Bagley & Rhody, P.C.​
Advisory Board since 2014

 

Three things you might not know about Nick:

  • Nick and his family host a golf tournament yearly for Casey Cares Foundation
  • Nick lives in Millersville with his wife and three young children
  • He works in estate planning, business planning and succession and general corporate law.

Michael Faust​
Horizon Services Inc.

Advisory Board since 2015

 

Three things you might not know about Mike:

  • Before joining Horizon in 2015, he spent 20 working in motorsports marketing
  • He’s been a volunteer firefighter for 30 years
  • The one time he found himself speechless was when he met former Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs.

Timothy Hughes​
Comcast Spotlight

Advisory Board since 2014

 

Three things you might not know about Tim:

  • Tim first got involved with Casey Cares through his daughter, Summer, who did a drive for Casey Cares
  • He graduated from Towson University with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Mass Communications
  • Tim lives in Howard County with his wife and two kids.

Faith Johnson​
TEKsystems​

Advisory Board since 2014

 

Three things you might not know about Faith:

  • Faith holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a master’s in Human Resources from Towson University
  • Faith enjoys playing and coaching lacrosse with her daughter and husband
  • She has more than 20 years of HR experience.

Jay McCutcheon​
Mission Media

Advisory Board since 2014

 

Three things you might not know about Jay:

  • Jay graduated from University of Miami and played professional soccer for seven years as a goalkeeper with the Ft. Lauderdale Sun, Baltimore Blast and Chicago Sting
  • He started the “Survivor Harbor 7” race, which grew to include the largest wheelchair division in the Mid-Atlantic in the nine years it coursed through downtown Baltimore
  • He loves remodeling houses.

Mike Novak​
Consolidated Coatings

Advisory Board since 2010

 

Three things you might not know about Mike:

  • Mike helped us with our first Casey Cares expansion by putting his team to work painting our volunteer space
  • He lives in Joppa, MD
  • Mike is in the construction business, specializing in sealing and preserving structures.

Paul Nussbaum​
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston

Advisory Board since 2014

 

Three things you might not know about Paul:

  • Paul graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University and received his law degree from California Western School of Law
  • He has been recognized as the “Best Bankruptcy Lawyer in Maryland” (Benchmark Litigation 2009) and as one of the leading bankruptcy attorneys in the Northeast U.S. (Legal 500, 2009)
  • Paul is a Howard County resident.

Lauren Rebbel​
The Prosperity Consulting Group, LLC​

Advisory Board since 2015

 

Three things you might not know about Lauren:

  • Lauren and Casey grew up in the same town
  • Lauren is married with two children and is working towards her Martial Arts Black Belt
  • Lauren specializes in working closely with successful and affluent women, including those who are going through a transition, by helping them organize, understand, manage and track progress towardstheir financial goals.

Wanda Smith​​
Symphony Placements​

Advisory Board since 2014

 

Three things you might not know about Wanda:

  • Wanda is married with a son who is an entrepreneur in custom building
  • Wanda first helped Casey Cares by doing a pajama drive
  • In 2014, Wanda was honored with the prestigious SmartCEO BRAVA Award as a women entrepreneur who puts philanthropy as a top priority in her life and business.

John Sovero​
1st TEAM Staffing Services, Inc.​

Advisory Board since 2009

 

Three things you might not know about John:

  • John lives in Grasonville, Maryland with his wife Maggie and four children
  • John is an avid golfer and fisherman
  • John Sovero is the Vice President of a family-owned, Baltimore-based staffing business founded in 1982.

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