Michelle is a Breast Cancer Survivor and currently is the Corresponding Secretary for the Healing Consciousness Foundation. Michelle is a Sales Representative for Art a la Carte and a Senior Director in Stream. She is also a past owner of the retail store Wishlist Boutique.
As a Penn State Graduate, Michelle majored in Criminology and minored in Sociology. She loves to spend time with her husband, 3 boys and friends. Michelle has been a board member since 2012.
Monica Dick, Secretary, Marketing/PR Coordinator and Foundation Administrator
Monica joined the board in 2015 with almost 20 years of Corporate Marketing experience. She began her career in Marketing for Campbell Soup Company and, among other positions, ran the Marketing Department for Tasty Baking Company (Tastykake). She earned her MBA in Marketing from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia where she is currently an Adjunct Food Marketing Professor. She lives in Chalfont, Pennsylvania with her husband (who is a quadriplegic) and daughter and enjoys traveling, reading, organizing, working out and spending time at her lake house in Western New York.
Colleen Falicki grew up in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications, Radio/TV, from Shippensburg University. She was volunteer co-leader of the Montgomery County Chapter of the Holistic Mom’s Network for five years and spent 12 years as a Realtor with Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. Most recently, she is community relations manager for Elementary Connections and is a small business marketing consultant. She resides in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania with her husband, Rick and two children. Colleen enjoys going to the gym, especially spin class, cheering at her kids sporting events and gluten/dairy free baking. Colleen joined the board in 2016.
An extraordinary high school experience volunteering with special needs children inspired Debbie to become a Chiropractor. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Psychology and went on to earn her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Life Chiropractic College in 1995. As a Chiropractor in Florida for over 19 years, Debbie was passionate about educating entire families about making healthy lifestyle choices. Relocating to Pennsylvania in 2014 has given Debbie the opportunity to find new ways to serve her community. In her free time she enjoys playing tennis, cooking and cheering on her two sons in soccer, basketball and lacrosse and she loves shopping at her favorite store, Wegmans! Debbie has been on the board since 2016.
Jeremy joined the board in 2017. He is owner of Moore Cleaning, a commercial office cleaning company based in Doylestown, PA serving Bucks and Montgomery counties. Jeremy is also actively involved in service based organizations in Bucks county including The Heritage Conservancy and Doylestown Rotary Club. Jeremy graduated from Ithaca College and enjoys racquetball, skiing, and hikes with his wife, two sons, and yellow lab.
Lauren joined the board in 2017. A graduate of the University of Hartford, Lauren is a Human Resources Manager with L3 Technologies – Communication Systems-East division located in Camden, NJ. In addition to her professional career, Lauren has a passion for teaching cooking to adults and children. She has been a volunteer teacher for “My Daughter’s Kitchen”, a partnership between the Vetri Community Partnership and the Philadelphia Inquirer since 2014.
In addition to cooking and baking, Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband Jeremy, their wonderful two sons, and their Labrador.
As a Senior Business Analyst at Aberdeen Asset Management, Ryan is based in Philadelphia. He received his MBA from Villanova University and also holds a BS in Finance and International Business from Pennsylvania State University. Ryan has studied in Sevilla, Spain and has been awarded the CFA designation.
Ryan’s hobbies include hiking, rock climbing, racquetball and white water rafting. He has been a member of the Board since 2007.
Amy Nadell, President
As a Founding Member of the Giving Angels Foundation, Amy began her professional career as a Social Worker running the Children and Family Department at a community center. Since 1997, Amy has been the Owner and President of Art a la Carte, Inc., representing Artists in the sale of their jewelry and accessories in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. In addition, she is the Owner of a Stream Business. As a graduate of George Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Amy went on to receive a Masters in Social Service from Bryn Mawr.
Since the age of 3, dancing has been her constant hobby and Cape May, New Jersey is Amy’s favorite place to spend time with her friends and family (also known as her favorite place on the planet). Amy’s husband and 3 children are the loves of her life.
Jordan Nadell, Treasurer
Jordan has been a Board Member since the inception of the Foundation in 2001. A graduate of George Washington University, he is currently the Vice President of Accounting at Comcast NBC Universal and has been employed there since 1994.
As an avid Philadelphia sports fan (from the Phillies and Sixers to the Eagles and Flyers), Jordan is impatiently waiting another championship! His free time is spent in Cape May, New Jersey with his wife, Amy, and their three children.
Katrina Otchet, Vice President
Katrina was schooled at TASIS in Surrey England and is a graduate of Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. As a past Real Estate Professional in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, she enjoyed an exciting career selling estates and historic properties and managing a real estate company. Currently, Katrina volunteers with non-profit organizations for various events benefiting children.
Katrina is the proud Mother of two and loves to travel, boat and entertain with her husband and children. She resides in Sarasota, Florida and has been a board member since 2004.
Matt runs multiple business units for Constellation Software Inc. (CSU:TSX), under the Jonas Software umbrella. The 10 brands he oversees provide software solutions to the Hospital, Long Term Care, Continuing Education, Construction and Moving industries. His travel schedule affords him the ability to see North America visiting with clients, business partners and employees at their many offices throughout the US and Canada. When not at work, Matt enjoys activities of all sorts that include photography, boating and spending time with his wife and 2 amazing young children. Matt has served on the board since 2004.