University Leadership

Senior Administration

Sister Maureen McGarrity, PresidentSister Maureen McGarrity, CSFN, '70, PhD
Holy Family University President

James Garvey, VP for University AdvancementJames C. Garvey, EdD
Vice President for University Advancement
Margaret Kelly, VP for MissionMargaret Swoboda Kelly, MA
Vice President for Mission
Gene Kovalchick, VP for Information Technology and CIOGene Kovalchick
Vice President for Information Technology/Chief Information Officer
Michael Markowitz, VP for Academic AffairsMichael W. Markowitz, PhD
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Eric Nelson, VP for Finance and AdministrationEric Nelson, MBA
Vice President for Finance and Administration/Chief Financial Officer
Abigail Wernicki, VP for Student AffairsAbigail Wernicki, PhD
Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Board of Trustees

William Strecker, Board Chair
Sister Cynthia Meyer, CSFN, Secretary

James Dever Bennett ‘82, Esq.
Senior Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel

Albert T. Chadwick, III
AT Chadwick Company, Inc.

Sister Janice Fulmer, CSFN, PhD
Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

Sister Rosemarie Griffin, CSFN, ‘63
Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth 

Daniel P. Kilcoyne, ’04
President and Chairman
Mini Melts of America, Inc.

Sister Thea Krause, CSFN, PhD
Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

William Mandia, Esq.
Stradley Ronon

Sister Maureen McGarrity, CSFN, ’70, PhD ex officio
Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth
Holy Family University

Sean O’Hara, ’07, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
Kingsbury, Inc.

Carolyn Padovano, PhD, RN
Health Informatics, eHealth, Quality and Analytics 

Patrick T. Ryan, Esq.
Of Counsel
Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP

Joseph Slabinski III
Owner and President
Slabinski-Sucharski Funeral Homes

Albert M. Tantala, Sr., PE
Tantala Associates, LLC, Engineers & Architects

Mary Keirans Vassallo, ’85  
Community Volunteer

Sister Celine Warnilo, CSFN, ’74, MEd, LHD
Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

Karen Wold, MBA
Group Head
Emigrant Business Credit Corporation

CSFN Representative:

Sister Loretta Theresa Felici, CSFN ’79
President, MMI

Trustees Emeritus:

Ray Angelo
President and CEO
Westinghouse Lighting

Loretta Hennessey, ‘71
Hennessey Associates LLC

Dominic Marano
Marano Truck Lines

President Emeritus:
Sister Francesca Onley, CSFN, '59, PhD
Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

President's Advisory Council Members

The President’s Advisory Council at Holy Family University is comprised of a select group of distinguished professionals from varied industries who provide insight and counsel to the President on strategic issues facing the University. As industry leaders with diverse skill sets, council members provide a breadth and depth of experience in the management of complex organizations.

Sister Maureen McGarrity, CSFN, PhD
President; Holy Family University

Karen Fox ’94, MS’08 (Chair)
Senior Human Resources Manager; Vanguard

John Biasiello III '97, MS '03
President; Sukay & Associates

Mark Chadwick
President; Chadwick Service Company

Philip R. Earley
Owner; Liebermann Earley & Company

Salvatore Faia
Founder and President; Vigilant Compliance, LLC

Roger Falloon ’97
Chief Operating Officer; Chickie's & Pete's

Vincent Frascatore '90
Director, Global Market Access; Merck

Janice Gibson ’10, MSN’14
Clinical Nurse Specialist; Aria Health

Donna Goud '69

Ryan Keller '17
Director of Admissions; Mercy Career & Technical High School

Keith Lafferty ’89
Director; Emergency Medicine/Education, Gulf Coast Medical Center

Fred Leh '03
Director, HR: North American Food Division; Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc.

Kyle Martin ’95, MS’06
Regional/Corporate Director, Internal Audit; Penn National

Michelle Pickels ’01, MBA’11
Special Agent; US Government, Dept of Justice

David Rudy ’83
Property Manager; Rudy Properties

Edward Turzanski
National Security, Intelligence, Political Analyst; Resilience Consulting, LLC

Gerald Wydro ’90
Chair of Emergency Medicine; Aria-Jefferson Health

James C. Garvey, EdD (ex-officio)
Vice President for University Advancement; Holy Family University