Our Team

The Vision of Mary's Place by the Sea is a world where every woman with cancer has a PLACE to feel whole.


Mary Ann LaSardo

"Mary's Place by the Sea represents hope and the future, when everything around you is falling apart. While Mary’s Place provides peace and love, our guests provide us with energy and joy. I am so grateful to serve on the Board of Trustees and as a volunteer." 

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Michele Gannon

"It’s a blessing to meet the women who come to Mary’s Place by the Sea – they are truly courageous. When I hear someone say, ‘This is where my healing began,’ I know that we have made a positive impact."

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Staff

 

 

 


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Board of Trustees


 
Ginny-Whipple Berkner

"Walking through the doors of Mary’s Place instantly instills a sense of calm and puts my life into perspective, making me want to contribute even more of my energy and time to its mission."

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Meghan Hinman

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Chuck Jones III
 

 

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Dr. Alison Ankiewicz

"Working one-on-one with cancer survivors for over 20 years and being a cancer survivor myself, I value the mission of Mary's Place. I am honored to serve as a Board member for this beautiful organization." 

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Jill Govel-Gwydir

Jill is a seasoned non-profit professional with a solid track record in strategic fundraising and development initiatives...

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Joseph Konzelmann

Joseph Konzelmann is Partner and Global Head of the Client and Capital Formation Group at TPG, a leading global private investment firm with over $120bn under management

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Advisory Board Members

 


David Armstrong

"From the outset of my involvement as a board member, I have witnessed first hand the positive impact that Mary's Place by the Sea has on the lives of our guests.  

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Jeanne Reichardt
 

"I was inspired by the mission and the strength of Faith and Hope that I felt each time I was given the opportunity to assist Michele and Maria."

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Jeffery T. Bassett
Trustee, Ex-Officio

“I love Mary's Place by the Sea”

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Karen Carolonza
Trustee, Ex-Officio

“I have been working in oncology arena for years -- on the industry side where patient-centric is a buzz word used to describe a company's commitment to their customers. It wasn't until I spent time at Mary's Place by the Sea that I saw the true demonstration of patient-centric, along with its real-life impact.”

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