Our Board Members

The tremendous individuals behind Lending Hearts are making a difference in the lives of those living with cancer.

Board of Directors

Board of Advisors

Vasso Paliouras

Founder/Executive Director

Corby Larocca

Aspirant

Chairwoman

 

Stephanie Dutton

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Vice Chairwoman

 

Alexa Xenakis

Allegheny Technologies

Secretary

 

Michael P. Gregory

Highmark Health

Treasurer

James Betler, DO

Allegheny Health Network

Cancer Institute

Mary Jo Capozzoli, RN, BSN

Seattle Genetics

Donna DeMauro, MS, LPC

Center for Pediatric Neuropsychology

Tonya Evangelista, MSN, RN, CPHON, CPN

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh 

Linda L. Johnson, MBA

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Heather Kratsas

Highmark Health

Danielle Kruczek

AstraZeneca


Abbigail Linton, CRNP

Allegheny Health Network

 

Joseph A. Macerelli, Esq.

Burns White

 

Nicole J. Rafalko, MSN, RN, CCRN, CPN

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

 

Carley R. Taslov, CPA

Schneider Downs

 

Beth Vukmir

PNC

 

Elizabeth Wild

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Michael Callaghan

 

Thomas Conaboy, CPA

 

Margaret Diamond

 

Janelle Hall

 

Brandi Kennedy

 

Tyler Kennedy

 

Danita V. Knight

 

Charles LaVallee

 

Stanley Marks, MD

 

George Omiros

 

Dr. Louis Rapkin, MD

 

Jameson Taillon

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Our Valued Partners and Supporters

Abbvie
A.J. & Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust
Allegheny Health Network
Amgen
Aspirant
Bristol Myers Squibb
Dickerson Creative Communications
Erie Insurance Co.
GBU Life
Genentech
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Highmark Foundation
i.e.Interactive
Infinity Custom Homes
Interim HealthCare
Mario Lemieux Foundation
Open Hearts Foundation
Pittsburgh Pirates
PNC
PNC Charitable Trust
Seagen
Snee-Reinhardt Charitable Foundation
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

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