Committed to Surrey's mission

Board of Directors

Surrey is fortunate to have a dedicated and involved Board of Directors as well as five Honorary Board Members. These individuals represent many different industries and professions and lend their expertise on a regular basis to help guide Surrey’s to fulfill its mission.

Board Officers

Andrew A. Signore, PE, Board Chair

Michael C. Hemsley, Esq., Vice Chair
Trinity Health, ret.

Jean P. Kozicki, Immediate Past Chair
System Director, Recruitment, Main Line Health, ret.

Board of Directors

Andrew S. Addis
President & CEO, R:SK Advisory

Jeanne C. Beachler
Member Representative
Speech Language Pathologist, ret.

John Beilenson
President, Strategic Communications and Planning

Andrew J. Bilotta, Jr.
Partner, PAX Partners of Raymond James

Maureen Brennan-Miller
Community Volunteer

Karen Coley, Board Secretary
Director, Process Management, Prudential

Rick Davis
President, Magis Insurance Group, LLC

Ann Lanahan Gill
Chief Philanthropic Officer, Vanguard Charitable

James R. Holt, Jr.
Founder and CFO, Evergreen Environmental, LLC

David Levine
President, Alpha Scientific Corporation

Dawn Mann, Treasurer
SEI Investments, ret.

Kevin OBrien
Sanofi-Aventis, ret.

Daniel T. O’Connell
CFO, QVC, Inc., ret.

Kevin O’Nell
Senior VP, MarginEdge

J. Bradford Parkes
Heritage Insurance Services

Glen Reyburn

Jill Whitcomb
President and CEO

Honorary Board Members

Stephen W. Bajus
M. Parker Blatchford
Robert M. Campbell, Jr.
Beverly Dotter
Carole Rubley


Jill Whitcomb

President and CEO

Jill Whitcomb possesses 30 years of experience in development, communications, and senior level management in the non profit sector. Jill has served as Surrey’s Chief Advancement officer since January 2020 and then as Interim President and CEO.

Prior to Surrey, she served as Managing Director of Philanthropy for the Brandywine Health Foundation. At the Coatesville-based nonprofit, she was responsible for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive development plan that included major donor relations, annual giving, and sponsorship development, as well internal and external marketing and communications.

While at BHF, Whitcomb was also responsible for the management of collaborative projects between the foundation and other civic, corporate, and community organizations including the “Greening Coatesville Initiative” An Action Plan for Lively Parks and Healthy People.

Before joining BHF, Whitcomb also worked with the March of Dimes Birth Defect Foundation in various capacities. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the American University in Washington, D.C., and is a graduate of Leadership Chester County. She also is active with various community and professional organizations and serves on the board of the Coatesville Youth Initiative.

Jill can be reached by email or 484-321-6101.

John Sawyer

Chief Financial Officer

John Sawyer brings 25 years of experience in the fiscal management of non-profit organizations to Surrey.  Prior to joining Surrey, John had been the Chief Financial officer at the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, and the National Disease Research Interchange.

John has served as a Board Member of the Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Chester, PA and as a member of the Audit Committee of the Wallingford Presbyterian Church. He is also a member of the Institute of Management Accountants.

John holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Widener University and a Master of Science in Finance from the American College of Financial Services. He also holds professional certifications as a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC).

John can be reached at 610-540-0118 or by email.

Kristin Kingery

Chief Operating Officer

Kristin brings a wealth of experience to Surrey and a deep commitment to helping older adults live fully. Kristin began her career as a social worker. Her work and community involvement has focused on enhancing the quality of life for older adults. Most recently, she served as Division Director for Bayada Home Healthcare with oversight of Chester, Delaware, Bucks, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties. There, she was responsible for operational management; short and long term strategic planning and innovation; and service expansion. Kristin also has served as Chairperson of the Philadelphia Walk to End Alzheimer’s for ten years, growing participation to become the largest Walk in the United States.

Kristin can be reached at 610-647-6404 x120 or by email.

Maureen McKnight

Director of Marketing

Maureen is an experienced marketer and content creator. Driven by a belief in the power of clear, concise content and images, she takes pride in creating tactics and strategies that support Surrey’s mission and help to advance the idea of positive aging. Maureen has 28 years in for profit and not for profit marketing. Before joining Surrey in 2013, she worked at Merck as a Product Manager and in managed care marketing with Medco Containment Systems. Maureen holds a BSJ from Northwestern University in Evanston. She has served on the boards of St. Katharine of Siena School in Wayne and Devon Preparatory School and lives in Chester county.

Maureen can be reached at 610-647-6404 x 124 or by email.

Anabella D. Tracey

Director of Community Outreach and Engagement

Anabella believes every person has gifts to share with the world, and her job is to create avenues for individuals to share their unique gifts and connect to those around them. Prior to joining Surrey, Anabella worked with individuals and organizations creating strategic partnerships and bringing together talent and worthy causes. Over the last 15 years, she has created volunteer opportunities for local and multinational companies. She is passionate about developing sustainable, long term community connections.

She is a graduate of Tufts University. When she is not driving her kids to and from sports practices, she loves to travel and paint. She lives in Chester county with her husband, two kids, parents, and her dog named Waffles.

Anabella can be reached at 610-647-6404 or by email.

Vicki Weiss

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.