Executive Director

Executive Administrator to Founders, GateKeepers Ministries International

Nicole Alisha Nance, BBA is a licensed minister at GateKeepers Ministries International and certified teachers with JDT Bible College Training Center  under the direction of its founders Dr. James & Pastor Deana Treadwell. Professionally, Nicole has served as the Founders’ Executive Administrator since 1990 and helps to runs the day to day operations of GateKeepers Ministries International.  Nicole sits on the GateKeepers Supreme Board of Stewards and oversees the financial department.

Nicole is very community oriented.  In 2002, she completed a 10 month course sponsored by the Camden Empowerment Zone on how to empower your community.  From 2006 to 2015, she volunteered with the Camden City Mayors Youth Council and  served as the Co-Chair for the last two years of its existence.   In addition she served as the Mayors Youth Council Honorees Committee Co-Chair.  Nicole was also a part of a 13 member team from 2007-2010, Operation Cease Fire, a government funded program to help address gang violence in Camden, NJ. She is an active member of the Camden City District Council Collaborative Board.

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Board of Directors

Relationship Manager, VP, TD Bank

As a Relationship Manager for TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, Katie focuses on growing a Commercial portfolio through building new customer relationships throughout Camden, Burlington, and Mercer Counties. Katie has been with TD Bank since 2012 where she started as a Credit Portfolio Manager. Prior to her career at TD, Katie held numerous roles at Wells Fargo including: Senior Credit Manager, Financial Consultant, Branch Manager, and Assistant Store Manager.Katie is a graduate of Susquehanna University and received her MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. She is extremely involved in the community and currently serves as the Treasurer of the Doctors Advisory Alliance, and as a board member of the Camden County Chamber of Commerce.

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Vice Chair
Vice President/Consulting, Innovative Benefit Planning, LLC

Ryan is a Vice President, Consulting with the employee benefit consulting firm Producer/Non Profit Practice, Innovative Benefit Planning, L.L.C. Ryan has over 7 years of experience in the insurance and financial advising industry working with mid and large size employer groups. Outside of Innovative, Ryan invests his time in philanthropic interests. Since 2013. Ryan has sat on the United Way’s Burlington County Cabinet. Ryan has been named Cabinet Chair for 2018-19 and has been asked to join the local Board of Directors. Ryan has also sat on the board of the Non Profit Development Center of Southern New Jersey since 2015. In 2016, Ryan was a recipient of the 40 Under 40 Award by SNJ Business People, the 20 Under 40 Award by South Jersey Biz Magazine, and one of the “Men of the Year” by South Jersey Magazine. In 2017, Ryan received the Cabinet Member of the Year award from the United Way.

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Your Part-Time Controller, LLC

Paul is a member of Your Part-Time Controller, LLC. He serves Non-Profits with their controllership and financial modelling/budgeting needs so they can focus on their mission. Paul has over 10 years of experience in the field of accounting and holds the License of Enrolled Agent (EA) with the IRS, an MBA from the Rohrer School of Business at Rowan, and a BS in Accounting from St. Vincent College. He has taught courses on taxation, business and Excel, at both Gloucester County Community College and Rowan University since the Fall of 2011. He has assisted with the pedagogically innovative Entrepreneurial Experiences Class for the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Rowan, which has since prompted the start of several small businesses within the South Jersey area.Paul is the co-author of several research papers within the area of entrepreneurship and opportunity creation which have been presented at USASBE and NEDSI Conferences. Paul also serves on the Alumni Council for Rowan University’s Business school and has served on the board of the South Jersey Technology Park.

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Senior Vice President Adult Services, Lakeside, Pennsylvania and Delaware Programs,  Bancroft NeuroHealth

Darren Blough is a Senior Vice President of Adult Services with Bancroft, and possesses over two decades of experience working with children and adults with disabilities. He leads operations at the Lakeside Campus as well as overseeing residential programs in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Darren is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst. He earned his undergraduate degree in Sociology and his master’s degree in Social Work from Rutgers University. Additionally, Darren is an active member of the New Jersey Association of Community Providers, where he is the President of the Board, and previously served as the Chair of the Legislative and Policy Committee for the organization. Darren is also actively involved with Autism New Jersey and New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis where he serves as the Vice-Chair of the Adult Services Workgroup.

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Board Member
VP Commercial Relationship Manager, Republic Bank

Jennifer currently acts as a VP- Commercial Relationship Manager at Republic Bank, facilitating sustainable growth within the local business community.   Additionally, Jennifer oversees an existing portfolio of commercial customers to whom she serves as an extension of the businesses and their owners, specifically as a conduit for their banking and financial needs.

For Republic Bank specifically, her role revolves around cultivating new and existing commercial banking relationships while providing a source of financial literacy for the Bank’s footprint.  Prior to her career at Republic Bank, Jennifer held numerous roles at Commerce / TD Bank where she acted as a Small Business Credit Officer, Store Manager and Relationship Manager in the Philadelphia market.  Jennifer received her undergraduate degree from Temple University’s, Fox School of Business.

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Executive Director
Katz JCC Cherry Hill

Les has spent more than a quarter century as the Director of the Betty and Milton Katz JCC in Cherry Hill. He began his career as a Teen Camp Director at the Flushing YMHA, then served as Associate Director of the Hartman YMHA, Executive Director of the JCC in Norwalk, Connecticut, and as a national consultant for the JCC Association in New York City. Les has received numerous awards and held many leadership positions, serving as past Chairman of his JCC’s Executive Group, Co-President of Camden County United Way Executives Council, Vice-President of the Association of Jewish Communal Professionals and Chairman of the Tri-State Regional Conference. Under his leadership, the JCC has become the hub of Jewish life in Southern New Jersey, with services for all ages and abilities, including classes older adults, a kosher meal program for the elderly, community-wide programs, the largest Jewish Day Camp in North America, an award-winning early childhood center, a state-of-the-art fitness center and an after-school program for children and teens.

Board Member
Founding Partner, REV Creative Group

Pamela Collins is Founding Partner of REV Creative Group, a full-service marketing and public relations agency that helps companies of all sizes build authentic, purposeful brands.  Surrounded by talented experts in strategic communications, design, digital advertising, social media and web development, Pam’s team transforms visions into successful campaigns that produce results.

Prior to founding REV, Pam spent 13 years managing Communications and Development for Oaks Integrated Care, one of the largest health and social services nonprofits in New Jersey. As Chief Development Officer, she led the organization through two complete re-brands in five years following multiple mergers and affiliations. Awards during her time at Oaks include BCRCC Voice of Business Outstanding Young Professional, SJ Biz 20 under 40, South Jersey Magazine Super Woman, SNJBP 40 Under 40, Burlington County Times and BCRCC Emerging Leader and SJ Biz Executive of the Year.

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Board Member
Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship, Rowan University

Bob teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in strategic management and social entrepreneurship. His academic research focuses on entrepreneurial leadership, social entrepreneurship, and new legal forms for social enterprise organizations around the world. His work is published in entrepreneurship and management journals. He has presented his research at academic conferences in the US and globally over the past twenty-five years and he serves on the board of directors of several professional and nonprofit organizations.

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Board Member

Producer/Non Profit Practice, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Matt’s primary professional responsibility is to partner with nonprofit clients to build risk management programs that protect their mission, reputation and assets. As a licensed property and casualty broker, his strengths include relationship building and consulting on best-in-class risk management practices. Matt has been working in the field of insurance since 2013—the year he joined the Gallagher team as an intern. A Regional Board Member for Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region, he earned dual degrees in Political Science and Economics from High Point University and his certifications includeAAI, Accredited Adviser in Insurance and CRIS, Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist. Matt was named to Southern New Jersey Business People40 Under 40, is a winner of the Robins’ Nest “Spirit of the Community” Award for community involvement and support, was named “Ten Under Ten Distinguished Alumni” from High Point University.

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Board Member

Sharpe Consulting LLC

Tracey Sharpe is an experienced fundraising professional and licensed Grant Writer with more than two decades of dedicated work in the social service field.  Currently, the owner of Sharpe Consulting, LLC, Tracey works with multiple non-profit organizations throughout Southern New Jersey and the Philadelphia region to achieve their fund development goals. Tracey also recently joined the Office of Proposal Development at Rowan University to help facilitate research and grant opportunities for University staff.

A graduate of The George Washington University, Tracey began her career in the social service field as an Americorps member working within elementary school children in underserved neighborhoods in Washington D.C. Upon returning to the Southern New Jersey community, Tracey continued working in direct service in Camden City with at-risk youth before transitioning to her own business.  Tracey is a firm believer in giving back to the community and regularly volunteers her grant writing services to area nonprofits such as the Greater Woodbury Coalition Ministries. She loves to spend time with her family, reading, running, practicing yoga, and writing.



Board Member

Partner, Not-for-Profit Group, Bowman & Co., LLP
Glen is a Partner with over 25 years of public accounting experience. He is licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. He is a Public School Accountant and Certified Financial Planner. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Saint Joseph’s University. He has extensive auditing experience with social service organizations, health care organizations, affordable housing agencies, and various other not-for-profit and governmental organizations. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Institute of Certified Financial Planners, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants/Board of Directors, Southwest Jersey Chapter. His community service includes YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties as Emeritus Board Member, Former Chair of Finance and Audit Committee, and Former Treasurer; United Way of Burlington County as Campaign Chair 2014-2015 and Board Member; Contact of Burlington County – Former Board Member and Treasurer; Township of Moorestown Library—President of the Board of Trustees; Moorestown Community House—Board Member; and Moorestown Rotary Breakfast Club—Member and Former President.

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Board Member

President, Idea Innovations, LLC / Co-Founder Camden Youth Aviation Program
A Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Ira has over 40 years of experience in project and program management, quality and training. He brings with him a passion for non-profit work, where he has spent over 20 years in high-level volunteer positions and has also been a volunteer coordinator for a non-profit coordinating agency. Ira has merged his Lean Six Sigma knowledge and his passion for nonprofits by writing the chapter Operational Excellence in Non-Profits for the book Driving Operation Excellence. Ira’s background includes being Curator\Director—Air Victory Museum; Member Tuskegee Airmen’s National strategic planning committee; Member-Diocese of Camden’s Community Relations Advisory Board; Co-Founder/Chairperson-Camden Youth Aviation Program. Ira is currently working with Gregory Derham of the Garden State Education Group to create the Aviation Maintenance Academy of Southern NJ.

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President & CEO
WMSH Marketing Communications

An Emmy-winning communications veteran, Michael is the co-founder of WMSH Marketing Communications. A graduate of Fordham University (BA) and the University of Pennsylvania Law School (JD), he is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia, as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States. Michael is a former Emmy-winning television news and public affairs producer for Group W Television, as well as an award-winning reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer and an active freelance journalist and editorial consultant. The recipient of Adjunct Teaching Excellence Awards from both Camden County College and Salem Community College, he has been a member of 13 NPO boards, including the Board of NPDCSNJ since its inception and he served as NPDC Chair from 2008 to 2014.A graduate of Leadership New Jersey’s Class of 2001 and the Rutgers-Camden Southern New Jersey Regional Leadership Institute’s Class of 2004, he has receivedthe Philadelphia Bar Association’s Scales of Justice Award and the New Jersey Governor’s Volunteer Award for the Arts. He assumed the role of Interim Executive Director for NPDC in July 2018.

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