Board of Directors

Michael A. DiMayo​
Risk Strategies Company, Inc ​

Chairman of the Board

 

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 big sports fan and family person

 

 

Bob Weltchek
Weltchek, Mallahan & Weltchek
Board President

 

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
  • He has been a lawyer for 35 years and has several of the largest jury verdicts in Maryland in medical malpractice cases
  • Bob loves spending his free time sitting on the beach and swimming in the ocean in either Delaware or Florida

 

 

Ellen DiMayo
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 is an avid tennis player
  • She began the first ladies' tennis league in the Hereford Zone in 1991 and still chairs the organization to this day

 

Carmen E. Gonzales​
Live! Casino + Hotel
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

 

 

Niki Felton 
Live! Casino + Hotel 
 

Three things you might not know about Niki:

  • Niki lives in Anne Arundel County with her husband and their two children. She very active with her children’s school and PTA activities as well as their family church.
  • She also serves as a Team Mom/Asst. Manager to two Baltimore Celtics soccer teams with the Anne Arundel County Soccer Association
  • Niki is Vice President of Loyalty Marketing at Live! Casino + Hotel

 

 

 

 

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

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 children
  • When not cheering on the Ravens, Todd may be found on the golf course
  • Todd 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

 

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.

 

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 children
  • He works in estate planning, business planning and succession, and general corporate law

 

Hugh Purvis 

RCM&D 
 

Three things you might not know about Hugh:

  • Hugh is a 1997 graduate of Calvert Hall and a 2001 graduate of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia.

  • Hugh currently resides in Ruxton, Maryland with his wife, Christine, and their two children

  • When he is not working, he enjoys playing golf

 

Brad Rodier 
The Columbia Bank 
 

Three things you might not know about Brad:

  • When Brad is not working, he enjoys coaching lacrosse
  • He is a retired member of the Army National Guard
  • Brad lives in Phoenix, Maryland, with his wife, Samantha, and their children

 

 

Amy Larkin 
Under Armour 
 

Three things you might not know about Amy:

  • Amy is Vice President of Culture at Under Armour and began the philanthropy engine at the company
  • Amy is a University of Maryland graduate 
  • Amy joined Under Armour in 2002

 

 

 

Steven Manekin 

Ellin and Tucker

 

Three things you might not know about Steven: 

  • Steven was born and raised in Baltimore and lives with his wife and two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels in Pikesville
  • He has been married to Susan Beth Manekin for 40 years and they have two sons

  • When he's not in the office, he loves shooting sporting clays

 

 

Grayson Hanes
Homeside Financial Services
 

Three things you might not know about Grayson:

  • Grayson was born and raised in Herndon, Virginia, in the Washington, D.C. suburbs

  • Grayson is an avid golfer and serves on the golf committee at Congressional Country Club

  • He lives with his wife, Dana, and they have three children 

 

 

 

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

 

Three things you might not know about Becky:

  • Becky is a mom 
  • 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

 

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

 

Michael Faust
Atlantic Broadband

Advisory Board since 2015

 

Three things you might not know about Mike:

  • Mike spent 20 working in motorsports marketing
  • He is the 1st VP of the Maryland State Firemen’s Association 

  • He found himself speechless 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

 

 

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 working towards her Martial Arts Black Belt
  • Lauren specializes in working closely with successful and affluent women by helping them organize, understand, manage and track progress toward their financial goals

 

 

Tom Deal
Sons of The American Legion

 

Three things you might not know about Tom:

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

 

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

 

 

Steve Altshuler 
Triangle Sign & Service 
 

 

Three things you might not know about Steve:

  • He was raised in Catonsville but now makes his home in Western Howard County 
  • He is the president of Triangle Sign & Service, a family business which was founded in 1931. It has been a fixture in the Baltimore business community since 1997

  • Triangle Sign & Service serves many major national retail customers such as GAP, T-Mobile, Ann Taylor, Fossil and Sunglass Hut. It also maintains one of Baltimore's landmark signs, the Domino's Sugar sign downtown

 

 

 

Dan Cathell
Midas Companies
 

 

Three things you might not know about Dan:

  • Dan lives in Annapolis with his wife, Kate, and their children 
  • Dan holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and an MBA in finance from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park

  • Dan has been rescuing dogs for the past 15 years

 

Heather Clark 
Exponential Interactive

 

Three things you might not know about Heather:

  • A New Jersey native, Heather now lives in Canton with a handsome BARCS rescue dog named Jameson
  • Heather loves to travel. She goes to India once a year for work, recently went to London to see the Ravens play, and tries to get to some tropical destinations a few times a year!
  • Heather holds bachelor’s degrees in finance and marketing from the University of Delaware and received her MBA and Masters in Finance from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland

 

Dr. Aziza Shad
Sinai Hospital

Ellen W.P. Wasserman Endowed Chair of the Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital and the director of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

 

Three things you might not know about Aziza:

  • Aziza was involved with Casey Cares from its infancy when she was working at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • She earned her medical degree from Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan followed by pediatric residency training in Pakistan, the United Kingdom and at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Aziza is actively involved in the development of pediatric oncology programs in developing countries, particularly in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa 

 

 

David Shuster 
Kramon & Graham, P.A. 
 

Three things you might not know about David:

  • David is a lifelong ice hockey player, and remains active in area adult leagues and has coached his sons’ youth hockey teams
  • Along with several other colleagues at Kramon & Graham, he participates in the firm’s annual “Ride to the Tide,” a 125-mile bicycle ride from the firm’s Baltimore office to the Maryland State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in Ocean City, Maryland.
  • David is recognized in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America

 

Amber Henggeler

Casey Cares Advisory Board Member since 2016

 

Three things you might not know about Amber:

  • Amber grew up in South Carolina, but have lived in Maryland for 11 years and currently reside in Howard County with her husband and two boys. She is still a huge Gamecocks fan! 

  • Graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Marketing and worked in the Finance field for over 13 years

  • She was first introduced to Casey Cares in 2012 through Aerotek's Holiday Giving Program

 

 

 

 

Ashley Hatter

Casey Cares Advisory Board since 2018

 

Three things you might not know about Ashley: 

  • Ashley worked in air traffic control as a summer job in college
  • She has a master's degree in accounting and worked as an auditor for a public accounting firm
  • Although self-described as "terribly uncoordinated," Ashley can palm a men's basketball

 

 

 

Pam Querio 

Casey Cares Advisory Board Member Since 2018

 

Three things you might not know about Pam: 

  • Pam is at her happiest cooking and baking
  • She loves the beach
  • Pam ziplined in Punta Cana  

 

 

    Matt Stover 

    Honorary Board Member 

     

    Three things you might not know about Matt: 

    • He's a two-time Super Bowl champion 
    • Matt spent most of his career with the Baltimore Ravens and was inducted into the team's Ring of Honor
    • He co-founded the Players Philanthropy Fund, a donor-advised fund to facilitate charitable giving for professional athletes

     

    Kyle Snyder

    Honorary Board Member 

     

    Three things you might not know about Kyle: 

    • Kyle's second best sport is Ping Pong (He is both the youngest Olympic gold medalist as well as the youngest World Champion in American wrestling history)
    • His favorite movie is Mully
    •  He left his senior year of high school to live at the Olympic Training Center

    Josh Kelly

    Honorary Board Member 

     

    Three things you might not know about Josh: 

    • Josh was born in Yokosuka, Japan
    • He served three tours in Afghanistan and one tour in Iraq as an Army Ranger.
    •  He appeared in "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" and "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"

    Give Now!

    Every gift helps us help others.

    Click Here