Board of Directors

Uplift Center for Grieving Children’s Board of Directors help guide the organization’s strategic path. Committed to Uplift’s mission, Directors dedicate their time and expertise to ensure a healthy future for the organization.

David B. Lafferty


Wescott Financial Advisory Group
Berwyn, PA

Duane Lacsamana


VP, Senior Relationship Manager
Wells Fargo Business Banking
Philadelphia, PA

Brigitte Addimando

Managing Partner
Raven Point Consulting
Philadelphia, PA

Janice Block, MSS, EdM, LCSW

Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Jenkintown, PA

Steven Bohner

Senior VP, Finance CFO
Amerihealth Caritas
Garnet Valley, PA

Barbara Chance

CHANCE Management Advisors, Inc.
Philadelphia, PA

R. Ryan Conner

Tactix Real Estate Advisors
Philadelphia, PA

Kristine Derewicz

Office Managing Shareholder
Ardmore, PA

Steven Doherty

Senior Vice President
Malvern, PA

Stephanie James

Principal, Senior Financial Advisor
Wescott Financial Advisory Group, LLC
Philadelphia, PA

Eryn Santamoor

Management Consultant

Tiffany Weber

Senior Marketing Manager
American Association for Cancer Research
Philadelphia, PA

Thomas G. Whitworth

NorthMarq Advisors, LLC
Ocean City, NJ

Advisory Board

Thomas Ayala

Mark Duffy

Suzy Furr

Robin Gearty

Mary Ann Hood

Sam Kucia

Robert Mahon

Joseph F. Mullen

Yvette Núñez

Bahar Shariati

Howard Treatman, Esq.

Young Professionals Board

Uplift's Young Professionals Board (YPB) is made up of the next generation of leaders and doers. YPB members use their experience and connections to move our mission forward.