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Board of Directors


 

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Tina Liguori, BCMLC, BCBC

Founder/President

Board Credentialed Masters Life Coach, Board Credentialed Biblical Counselor. Tina lives in Hermitage, PA with her husband Jim. They have one daughter Jennifer, married to Jeff Kollar, two sons Attorney Darryl Liguori, Kyle Liguori and his wife Jennifer. One granddaughter Breah Quatkemeyer-Kollar, two grandsons Tyler and Matthew Liguori and six adopted grandsons, Ibrahim, Lassana, Fousseini, Bakary, Sagaba, and Mohamed. After graduating with honors from the American Association of Christian Counseling and Light University, Forest, VA in 2011, Tina founded Connections to Hope and the company became a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in 2014. Connections to Hope Inc. works with Grief and Loss, Adolescents, Relationships & Empowering Women.

James Matthew Goodwin, Esquire

Vice President

Jamie graduated from Sharon High School in 1977. He did his understudy at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, PA and graduated from there in1981. Jamie graduated from Duquesne University School of Law in 1984. He started practice at the Law Firm of Fruit, Dill, Goodwin & Scholl. As an attorney and partner in the law firm, he is also a current member of the Sharon Rotary Club, Past President of the YMCA and is currently a board member of the Mental Health Association. Jamie resides in Sharon, PA with his wife Colleen and two children Jessica and Matt.

Jeffrey F. Kollar

Secretary/Treasurer

Jeffrey is the President of Aetna Freight Lines, Inc. and TII Logistics, Inc. He serves on the executive Committee of Transport Investment Inc. Prior to joining TII, he was an executive with major transportation and logistics companies in Western, PA and Eastern Ohio. He has previously served as a Board Member for the University of Georgia Trucking Profitability Strategies and as a member of the Young Presidents Organization in Pittsburgh, PA. He graduated from Washington & Jefferson College with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Accounting / Finance. He and his wife Jennifer reside in Sharon, PA and are devoted to their children, a daughter Breah and six sons; Ibrahim, Lassana, Fousseini, Bakary, Sagaba and Mohamed.

Fred P. Gallo, Ph.D.

Board Member

Fred is a clinical psychologist, author, and international trainer. He has published many articles and eight books, the most popular being Energy Tapping, and Energy Tapping for Trauma. He has presented keynotes and workshops throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and parts of the Pacific Rim and Africa. He received his masters from the University of Dayton, and his doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to consulting to several agencies, he maintains a private practice in Hermitage, PA. Dr. Gallo is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, and the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology.



Dr. Vincent Ciambotti

Board Member

Graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1968. Vincent did his internship in Brentwood, Ohio. He then had a private practice from 1970 to 2012. Vincent’s family consists of his wife, Patty whom he has been married to for 52 years. He has 5 children, two whom are physicians, one an orthodontist, two teachers and 13 grandchildren.

Joellen Arenas, CEO, YMCA

Board Member

Appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Shenango Valley YMCA on January 18th 2006. Since taking over as CEO, her core responsibilities include: strategic planning, budget management, operations oversight, key staff supervision and enforcement of adherence to all policies set forth by the Board of Directors. She corresponds closely with YMCA of the USA consultants and Board of Directors to identify community needs, and assure that the short and long term visions of the organization correspond appropriately. Joellen attended Penn State University, Shenango branch and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Youngstown State University; where her major was Corporate Communications, minored in Public Relations and Advertising and her experience spans over 30 years in related fields. Joellen and her husband George have been married for 18 years and they reside in Sharpsville, PA.

Brian R. Uzarski

Board Member

Brian R. Uzarski has joined our Board. Brian is the oldest son of Dr. Gerald and Janice Uzarski of Greenville. He is a graduate of P.I.M.S and has been employed as a funeral director for the past 10 years at the John Flynn Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., where he jhas also been recently promoted to daily operation of the funeral home. In 2010 he married Natalie Blair Uzarski and together in their blended family, they are busy with their 4 children and maintaining the house in which they built together in Greenville. He enjoys hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time with his family and friends.