Board of Directors
Back Row (left to right): Laurie Ann Foster, Mary Siegel, Shelley McIlroy, Jen Zaltman, Tonja Condron, Renee Kelly, Nancy Delaney, Heidi Gerlach, Suman Golla, Bonnie DeMotte, Beth Ann Fuhrer
Front Row: Heather Kennedy, Tracey Marsh, Paulette, O'Donnell, Sarah Stallings, Lauren Wirt.
Board Members not in the photo: Nancy Baum, Lara Bentz, Brooke Guyaux, & Erica McIlroy
Paulette O'Donnell, one of the founding members of Fox Families Care, is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and holds a Bachelors's degree in Communications, specializing in Broadcast Journalism. She enjoyed a successful career as a Sales Executive in the title underwriting industry for 23 years. Paulette's vision in starting Fox Families Care was to create an organization that would provide meaningful support to families in the community experiencing financial stress. She has also been involved with the Women's shelter of Pittsburgh, where she is a certified volunteer and a donor. In her free time, Paulette enjoys tennis, paddle, golf, traveling, and spending time with her husband, Ed, son Liam, and their three dogs.
Brooke Guyaux is a graduate of Wake Forest University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She is a resident of the Fox Chapel Community and lives with her husband, Clint, and her two children, Clay and Avery. She has been heavily involved with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, serving as community outreach co-chair for the Walk for Children's. Through this endeavor, she has helped facilitate a student initiative that formed Kids4Kids, a group that joined 8 local public and private schools to raise awareness and funding for the patients of the hospital.
Heather Kennedy graduated from the University of Delaware with an Accounting degree. She started her career as a Certified Public Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand, serving as an audit manager. She is currently the accountant for three different small businesses. In addition, she serves as the Treasurer for numerous non-profits and served on the Board of Fox Chapel Golf Club.
Lauren Wirt holds a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and an M.B.A. from Chatham University. Lauren has held many service roles in her 13 years in Pittsburgh. She spent several years with the Junior League of Pittsburgh, concentrating on reducing food insecurities of children in Pittsburgh. Lauren served as the Events Chair for Fox Chapel Young Life for 5 years and as the service coordinator for Fox Chapel Mothers of Preschoolers. Besides volunteering, Lauren enjoys paddle tennis, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband and three children.
Sarah Stallings is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a BS in Political Science and Secondary Education. Sarah grew up in Oakmont and attended Shady Side Academy. After college, she lived in Coral Gables, FL for 10 years where she met her husband, Stephen. They moved back to Pittsburgh in 2004 and have two boys, Tyler and Henry. After having worked in law firms for years and taking time off with the family, Sarah is currently an independent contractor, working in social media, marketing, and website design. She has been involved in many organizations/charities including the Junior League of Pittsburgh, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Girls Hope, Lauri Ann West Community Center, Beechwood Farms, the Adult Battle of the Books, and was President of the Fox Chapel Racquet Club. In her free time, Sarah plays paddle tennis and cheers on the Steelers.
Back Row (left to right): Heather Kennedy, Lauren Wirt & Sarah Stallings
Front Row: Brooke Guyaux & Paulette O' Donnell