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Board of Trustees

The Guadalupe Center is fortunate to have an extremely active and engaged Board of Trustees and Advisory Board that serve as advocates and ambassadors for the children and community we serve. The Boards and various committees have regular meetings and are also integral to the Guadalupe Center's events each year. The Board of Trustees and Advisory Board members are an incredible asset to the Guadalupe Center in the mission to break the cycle of poverty through education. In the words of former Board Chair Don Popejoy, "One person can make a difference, but a whole lot of one persons working together can make a huge difference."

Linda Yost, Chair

Retired owner of Carlisle Women's Apparel

James Ledinsky, Vice-Chair

Retired Clinical Professor of Finance, University of Iowa; Former Investment Banker, Limited Partner at Morgan Stanley; Senior Managing Director, First Chicago Capital Markets

Fred Hagemann, Vice-Chair

President and CEO of Cedar Investment Company

Allen Ryan, Treasurer

Retired Owner, North Center Foodservice

Joseph Baughman, Secretary

Retired CEO, Merrill Lynch Capital Markets Bank Ltd. Dublin, Ireland

Alice Arena

Non-Profit Volunteer, Education & Arts/Retired Real Estate Agent, Coldwell Banker

Phil Beuth

Retired President of Good Morning America, ABC Television

Walter Blankley

Retired Chairman and CEO, Ametek, Inc.

Tom Brand

Retired VP of Pfizer Corp. Engineering

Dan Capes

Shareholder, Dunwody White & Landon, P.A.

Bob Coletti

Retired Emeritus Partner of Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

William Dempsey

Retired Executive Vice President of Abbott Labs

Dr. Carl Ehmann

Retired Head of Research and Development at Reckitt & Coleman

John Ferguson

Managing Partner, Ferguson Cohen, LLC, Financial Estate Planning

Richard Monaghan

Principal, Ceres Partners, President, Senior Managing Director, Head of Retail Management Putnam Investments LP, Managing Director, Institutional Client Division, Americas Debt & Equity, Merrill Lynch

Nick Nicholson

Retired President/CEO of Keeneland

Bunny Salisbury

Retired Volunteer of John's Hopkins Hospital Women's Board, Walter Art Museum, Baltimore Museum of Modern Art FOMA

Roger Vasey

Retired Executive VP, Merrill Lynch/Managing Partner, Conyers Capital, LLC

John Vatterott

Retired Founder of Vatterott Colleges in Missouri

Tom White

Executive Chairman of Cardinal Logistics

Gemma Wilson

Retired Vice President of Marketing London Bay Homes

Trustees Emeritus

John Backe*

Founder of the Backe Group, Former President CBS

Doug Herr

Retired business owner and former Treasurer of GCI Board

Ed Marchetti

Retired President of Office Environments New England