Who we are

The Montgomery County Community College Foundation is an approved non-profit 501c3 organization that benefits Montgomery County Community College and its students through private philanthropy from individuals, groups, organizations, corporations, foundations, and more.

The Foundation functions through the efforts of the Advancement team and the Foundation Board of Directors. The Advancement team is comprised of College employees dedicated to the day to day operations of the Foundation, building relationships with philanthropic constituents, and aligning the resources of the Foundation with the needs of the College. The Foundation Board is comprised of volunteers nominated and voted to the Board to offer strategic development of the Foundation, facilitate and assist in fundraising efforts, and govern on issues related to the policies and procedures of the Foundation.

Please contact a team member or email foundation@mc3.edu, and we will be happy to assist you. The Foundation's EIN number is 23-2253031.

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Advancement Team

Jay Browning, CFRE
Executive Director of the Foundation

Traci Connelly Goidas
Director of Development, Major and Planned Giving

Christie D’Adamo
Advancement Services Coordinator

Shelby Kirchner
Administrative Assistant

Jeannine Perry
Manager of Donor Relations

Sarah (DiSantis) Rudich
Director of Development, Major and Corporate Giving

Foundation Board Members

Chair – Joseph W. Gallagher
Gallagher Fluid Seals, Inc.
King of Prussia, PA

Vice Chair – Richard D. Cottom, CPP
Sovereign Security LLC
Philadelphia, PA

Treasurer/Secretary – Andrew James
Morgan Stanley

Kenneth D. Baker
New Age Industries AdvantaPure
Southampton, PA

Tanya Bamford
Marketing Director
R/A Marketing
Linthicum, MD

Dr. Victoria Bastecki-Perez
Montgomery County Community College
Blue Bell, PA

Richard Buttacavoli
Pride Partners, LLC
Lansdale, PA

Jaisri Chety
Senior Director
Indegene, Inc.
Princeton, NJ

Varsovia Fernandez
Chair, MCCC Board of Trustees

Dr. Dana Robinson Johnson
Physical Therapist
Shriner's Hospital for Children
Philadelphia, PA

John A. Koury, Jr., Esquire
O'Donnell, Weiss & Mattel, P.C.
Pottstown, PA

Giovan Lane
Senior Scientist
King of Prussia, PA

Linda Lavay
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Liaison
Univest Bank & Trust Co.
Souderton, PA

Donald Lyons
MCCC Board of Trustees

George Marin

Christopher McDermott
Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending
Centric Bank
Doylestown, PA

Michael Moore
Vice President, Relationship Manager-Commercial Banking
TD Bank
King of Prussia, PA

Brian Nelson
Owner/Managing Partner
Nelson Business Enterprises, Inc.
Skippack, PA

Allison Risko
SVP/GM Global Commercial Publishing
Philadelphia, PA

James Sanders
Senior Vice President of Commercial & Industrial Lending
Univest Bank & Trust Co.
Hatboro, PA

James Sortino

Bill Vitiello
AVP, Business Development Officer
Victory Bank
Limerick, PA

Honorary Board Members

Alma R. Jacobs (deceased)
Joseph P. Mann (deceased)
William E. Strasburg (deceased)

The Board works alongside Foundation staff to ensure funds are invested and allocated wisely and in compliance with Foundation policies, the “Donor Bill of Rights” and State and Federal requirements. Each year the Foundation is subject to an annual audit by an independent public accountant to confirm that funds are spent properly and in accordance with donor instructions.