Rob is leading the way to high performance outcomes in the nonprofit section. Using enthusiasm and 35 years of experience, this action-oriented leader has held positions as consultant, fundraiser, nonprofit and corporate executive.
Serving as Executive Director of three Foundations, Executive Director of three Nonprofit Organizations, Assistant Director of Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation Columbus Ohio, and Regional Vice President of Development for Franciscan Health, his career highlights include Entertainment Manager of EPCOT at Walt Disney World.
With a B.A in Biology, Indiana University, a M.A. in Philanthropic Studies from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, and graduate studies in business at The Ohio State University, Rob is currently pursuing a PhD in Theology at the University of Notre Dame with the intention of creating the National Endowment for Catholic Education. Through research on the top catholic high schools in the US the goals for the endowment include: 1. Lowering tuition for all students, therefore making it a choice not an economic choice, 2. Endowing the salaries of faculty and staff, including a fund that will allow faculty members to advance their own education, 3. Endowing facility enhancements to keep pace with technology.
Rob empowers organizations as President of Angel Funding Consulting, his own firm dedicated to working with nonprofits and directing them in exceeding performance goals and outcomes.
Mark has been in the fields of marketing and development since 1984. Prior to joining the Fund Development Team for The Ohio Masonic Communities Foundation, he worked as Director of Marketing/Development for Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio. Mark has also served as Executive Director of Fund Development for ProMedica Health System’s east and west regions Toledo, Ohio; Director of Development, Autistic Community of Northwest Ohio, Whitehouse, Ohio; and as Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Lucas County Children Services, Toledo, Ohio.
Mark has been a board member for the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund, Columbus, Ohio, the board of directors for Hospice of Northwest Ohio, the Aurora Project, Toledo, Ohio, and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Waterville Chamber of Commerce.
Additionally, Mark has served as pastor of New Hope Christian Church in Holland, Ohio, East Christian Church, Oregon, Ohio, and First Christian Church, Fostoria, Ohio.
Fraternally, Mark is Past Master of Rubicon Lodge #237 F. &. A.M., and a member of Fort Meigs Chapter #29 R.A.M., Grafton Acklin Council #127 R. & S.M., Toledo Commandery #7 K.T., Valley of Toledo A.A.S.R., Zenobia Shrine, and O-Ton-Ta-La Grotto.
Cathy joined The Ohio Masonic Communities Foundation staff in June 2011. As Assistant Director of Donor Relations, she has a passion to protect the database and to honor donor intent. She enjoys hearing from donors and from those who are blessed by the giving, believing the personal connection brings deeper meaning to our efforts. Cathy is certified at the Professional level in Raiser’s Edge.
Kristen comes to The Ohio Masonic Communities Foundation with over 25 years of executive experience in the nonprofit industry and senior living. Her areas of expertise have included fundraising, communications, and program and relationship development.
Most recently, she led membership and program efforts nationally for the United Methodist Association of Health and Welfare Ministries. She served in Ohio for over a decade as the Vice President of the Wesleyan Senior Living Foundation, and Vice President for Lutheran Elderhood Foundation at Concord Reserve. She has served on the Health and Welfare board of the East Ohio Conference of the UMC, as well as the boards of Lakeside Chautauqua and Flat Rock Homes and Care Center. She is a graduate of LeadingAge Ohio Leadership Academy and Leadership Lorain County, and is a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International.
Kristen and her husband Joel divide their time between Elyria and Lakeside, Ohio. They both love the performing arts, history, and traveling across the globe. As a classical singer, Kristen has performed widely both here and abroad, including more than a dozen choral residencies in British cathedrals.
Harley grew up in the Springfield area. She came back to Springfield because of her close connection to her family that lives in area. She was a graduate of Lee University in Tennessee and has a bachelor degree in Sociology. Harley, recently married in May 2022, was excited to join The Ohio Masonic Communities Foundation team.
Harley loves to take long walks with her husband, watching television and house plant shopping.
Most recently, Harley was with Huntington Bank as a teller and a personal banker. She brings her banking experience to our team and assists with many office tasks such as coordinating projects, working with various team meetings and assists with donor relations and acknowledgment letters.
She enjoys helping others and the position allows her to combine her skills and know that she is helping those in need. She supports The Ohio Masonic Communities Foundation staff as well as The Ohio Masonic Communities’ executive team.