Meet Our Leadership

The Children’s Inn is led by a senior management team with broad non-profit experience. In addition, The Inn has a diverse Board of Directors and active Trustees who provide feedback, guidance, and support to the leadership team.

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Jennie Lucca

Chief Executive Officer

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Tammy Pinson

Chief Operating Officer

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Cathy Morales

Chief Program and Services Officer

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Fern Stone

Chief Philanthropy & Communications Officer

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Donald Rodrick

Chief Financial Officer

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Amir Bahmani

Director of Information Technology

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Brian Schmoyer

Director of Facilities and Construction Management

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Melissa Dell’Omo

Associate Director, Office of the CEO

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Chief of Emotional Support and Engagement

Meet Our Senior Staff

Aisha Campbell, Director of Resident Services and Family Programs

Christine Clemons, Director of the Capital Campaign

Liza Cole, Director of Leadership and Legacy Giving

Liz Gouldman, Director of Strategic Partnerships & Communications

Peter Spring, Director of Development Operations

Joan Wisner-Carlson, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Meet Our Board of Directors

Brian Kelly, Board Chair 
Editorial Director/Executive Vice President US News and World Report

Liz Wurster, Board Vice Chair
Managing Director, J.P. Morgan

Erin Darling J.D., Board Secretary
Associate Vice President and Counsel, Federal Policy, Merck & Co. Inc.

Kamal Narang, Board Treasurer
Vice President, Health Group, GDIT

Lois Alperstein
Business Owner and Philanthropist

Diana Araoz-Fraser
Vice President, HKS, Inc.

Milad Bahrami
Sr. Vice President, Civilian Health Solutions at Leidos, Inc. 

Anton Cohen, CPA
Partner, CohnReznick LLP

William L. Dahut, M.D.
Chief Scientific Officer, American Cancer Society
*Dr. Dahut is serving on the Board in his personal capacity

Prachee J. Devadas
President and CEO, Synergy Enterprises, Inc.

Jamie Gentille, MPH, CCLS
Director of Child Life Services at Inova Children’s Hospital

Christine Grady, MSN, Ph.D.
Chief, Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
*Dr. Grady is serving on the Board in her personal capacity

Philipia Hillman, Ph.D.
Founder, The October Group

Kavita Kalatur
Founder and Chairperson at NetImpact Strategies Inc.

Jill Olmstead
Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services

Susan Penfield, Immediate Past Chair
Chief Technology Officer, Booz Allen Hamilton

Scott Royal, Ph.D.
President and CEO, Westat

Zoe Sharp, CPA, J.D.
General Counsel, SVP Talent & Culture, Optoro

Michelle Taylor
President and CEO, BETAH Associates, Inc.

Scott Vogel
Owner, The Front Porch Restaurant

Ken Wojdon
Principal and Lead Client Service Partner for NIH, Deloitte Consulting

Meet Our Trustees

Dale A. Adams

Timothy J. Atkin

Diane Baker

Matthew Bell, Ph.D.

Abigail Blunt

Sandra Davis

Congresswoman Deborah I. Dingell 

Pepe Figueroa

John I. Gallin, M.D.

Edward Greissing

Robert (Rob) Guerra 

Lee J. Helman, M.D.

Molly Mahoney Matthews

Beth Maloney

Beth Meagher

Edward Orton, Ph.D.

Todd Pantezzi

Holly Cobb Parker

Philip A. Pizzo, M.D.

Jay C. Planalp

Mark J. Raabe

Kristine Ribas

Ryan A. Riel

Kathy L. Russell 

Randy Schools

Porter Shifflett

Sandeep Somaiya

Constantine Stratakis, M.D.

Robert J. Vogel

Dan Weaver, CPA

Lori Wiener, Ph.D.

Lauren V. Wood, M.D.