Bob brings more than 40 years of leadership experience in both business and not-for-profit to the organization.
Prior to joining Surrey, Bob was a Principal and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for McCoy Enterprises, a leading corporate employee training and consulting firm.
He has served as the Chair of the Delaware County Community College Foundation, on the Board of Trustees with The Silver Springs-Martin Luther School, the Boards of Ryan's Case for Smiles Foundation, ADDA, (Attention Deficient Disorder Association), and an Advisory Board member of Educational Excellence and Entrepreneurship (3E Institute) at West Chester University. In addition, Bob was a founding director of the Golden Cradle Adoption. He was an active member with the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Network Group (GPSEG) now Beacon, helping executives in transition.
Bob holds degrees from Widener University and Delaware County Community College. He was raised in Delaware County and has lived in Chester County for the past 33 years.
Frank J. Byrne
Frank Byrne has more than 25 years’ experience in health care and long term care. Throughout his career, Frank has worked extensively with non-profit nursing homes, assisted living residences, continuing care retirement communities, subsidized senior housing and home and community based programs for the elderly. He also was appointed to and has served on numerous state aging-related regulatory councils and committees including the Pennsylvania Governor’s Long-Term Care Commission and the New Jersey Medicaid Long-Term Care Funding Advisory Council. Frank holds a BA from Villanova University.
Kathleen has worked in the non-profit sector for 30 years, first in communications and public relations and then in development. She has served regional organizations, front line human health and social services agencies, independent schools and higher education. Kathleen enjoys all aspects of fundraising from the annual fund to grant writing to events to planned giving. She especially enjoys building relationships with donors and friends of Surrey. Outside of work, Kathleen’s life revolves around soccer with one son playing at the collegiate level, another at the club level and a husband who coaches several teams. Her eldest son was kind enough to recently adopt the family’s first granddog who enjoys visiting Kathleen’s home in West Chester.
Caryn has over 30 years’ experience in Marketing, Management and Operations leadership roles at for profit and non profit organizations. She joined Surrey as Director, Volunteers and Membership in March of 2018.
Caryn recently served as a volunteer Assistant to the Executive Director at the Downingtown Area Senior Center, where she assisted with Center oversight, volunteer management and fundraising. She has also been an active volunteer with the Salvation Army and Susan G. Komen Philadelphia.
Caryn has a BS degree from the University of Richmond in Marketing and Finance. She was raised in Montgomery and Delaware counties and now resides in Chester County.
Senior Director of Finance and Human Resources
Christina has spent more than 22 years in the non-profit arena. Before joining Surrey, she served as the Chief Financial Officer for the Upper Main Line YMCA. She also took on Development responsibility, overseeing some of the Special Events at the Upper Main Line YMCA including the Annual Golf Outings and the 50th Anniversary Gala. After the merger of the Upper Main Line YMCA and the Brandywine YMCA, Christina assumed the responsibility of Director of Corporate Partnerships and raised more than $1.1M in corporate donations in 2015.Christina is very active with a number of community groups including Youth Mentoring Partnership, Justice4PaKids and March of Dimes Women of Achievement dinner committee. She is the President of women’s golf at the Phoenixville Country Club and a member of its golf team.
Senior Director, Social Impact & Marketing
Christi Seidel has more than 25 years of experience at both for-profit and non-profit organizations. She joined Surrey in 2010 as the Director of Marketing, overseeing marketing, public relations and community outreach. In 2016, Christi also assumed responsibility of Surrey's four community centers and the Consignment Shop. She received her undergraduate degree from Marymount University and holds an MBA from St. Joseph's University. Christi began her involvement with Surrey 20 years ago as a volunteer grocery shopper. She is involved with several non profit organizations including the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where she serves on the Cardiac Center Board of Visitors.
Director of Administration
Vicki Weiss joined Surrey in 2012 as the Executive Assistant to the President and now serves as Director of Administration where she is involved in oversight of much of the administrative and operational aspects of the organization. Vicki brings 20 years of experience running programs for non-profits and volunteer organizations. Vicki holds a BA in Economics from Georgetown University.
Mary is responsible for Surrey's Information and Referral, Transportation and CHORE Connection services that our members and their families depend upon. She served as the administrator at the Charles C. Knox Home for Independent Living from 1990 – 2012. Mary holds certifications from Philadelphia Community College in End of Life Care, Gerontology and Integrative Mental Health.