Board of Directors

Board Members

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

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 
Fulton 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

 

 

Carlos Rodriguez 

Brown Advisory 

 

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 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

 

Advisory Board

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

Matt Buckly

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

 

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

 

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 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

Tasha Newsome

Shady Grove Fertility 

Anne Lehremann

Cheer and Dance Extreme 

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

 

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  

 

 

    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

     

    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 Widner

    Howard Bank

    Katie Vicino

    T. Rowe Price

    Advisory Board - Florida

     

     

    Kristina and Jarrett Bostwick 

    Spearhead LLC

     

     

     

     

     

    Robert Dearstine 

    Seminole Casino Coconut Creek
     

     

     

    Vanessa Fuchs

    Florida State University 

     

     

     

    Kevin Jennings

    Jennings Engineering & Construction 

    Honorary Board Members 

    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"

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