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Board of Directors

Dedicated To Making A Difference

Villa of Hope’s Board of Directors is a dynamic group of community-minded professionals dedicated to making a difference. They generously share their expertise to drive fiscal responsibility, advocate for resources, and ensure quality programming. Their commitment to compassionate, trauma-responsive care helps to ensure our youth and their families develop skills for lasting success.


Christopher Bell

Christopher Bell

Board Chair

Chief Operating Officer
Gastro Group of Rochester

Angelica Perez-Delgado

Board Vice Chair

President & CEO
Ibero-American Action League, Inc.

Michael Burns

Board Secretary

Budget Director, City of Rochester


Andrew Bodewes

Andrew Bodewes

Partner and Co-Founder
Park Grove Realty, LLC
Erick G. Bond, Sr.

Erick G. Bond, Sr.

Bond Benefits Consulting

Korey Brown

Monroe County Sheriff Office

Rebecca Burkey

Head of Analytics Products Technology,
London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)
Dawn DePerrior

Dawn DePerrior

Principal Consultant
Burke Group

Kimberly-Ann Hamer

VP of Customer Success
Curtis Johnson

Curtis Johnson

Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
David Krusch, M.D.

David Krusch, M.D.

Vice President for IT Applications and Attending Surgeon
Rochester Regional Health

John Loury

Cause + Effect Strategy

Theresa Marsenburg

Evening Anchor
WROC News 8
Dr. Thomas K. McInerny, M.D.

Dr. Thomas K. McInerny, M.D.

Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Sangita Patel, MBA, RN

Patel Enterprises, LLC

Camille Simmons

MDT (Multidisciplinary Team) Director
Bivona Child Advocacy Center
Carrie Fuller Spencer

Carrie Fuller Spencer

Chief Financial Officer
Strong Memorial Hospital & Highland Hospital

Robert Wendler

Senior Vice President, Health Plan Finance Officer
Excellus Health Plan, Inc.
Kayla Wheeler

Kayla Mayville

Ex Officio Board Member

Business Intelligence Manager
OptiCool Technologies

Carrie Carl, LCSW-R

President and CEO; Ex Officio Board Member

John HorvathIt is with gratitude that we remember the many years of service of John R. Horvath, who passed away on January 25, 2022. His love of humanity and commitment to our community, and to Villa of Hope, are irreplaceable, and we will strive to continue to live up to his spirit of service and charity.

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