Mark Frazier Lloyd

President

    Mark Lloyd is an American historian and University archivist. He was in graduate school when he began his research on Ebenezer Maxwell and the suburban Tulpehocken Street community in which Maxwell lived and thrived. He subsequently served as a member of the board of directors of the Maxwell Mansion, as president of that board, as the executive director of the Germantown Historical Society, and since May 1984, as the Director of the University Archives and Records Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

    Brett Danko, CFP

    Vice President

      Brett R. Danko, CFP®, CRPC® has worked in the financial services industry for nearly 20 years and is a featured nationwide lecturer on matters of personal finance. He teaches all the required CFP® Certification Education Courses (Financial Planning, Insurance, Investments, Income Tax, Retirement and Estate) and CFP® Board Certification Examination Prep Courses throughout the United States. He also provides classroom continuing education to industry professionals. Brett is a regular speaker at key client events where he presents on emerging and hot topics in the financial planning arena.

      In addition, Brett is President of his own RIA, Main Street Financial Solutions, LLC, a fee-only firm specializing in financial planning and asset management. In addition, Brett is a volunteer consultant a number of New Jersey organizations that serve women affected by domestic violence. In that capacity, he helps the agency clients address their complex financial planning situations.

      Brett grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in Lawrenceville, NJ with his wife and two children.

      More information can be found at www.brettdanko.com and www.msfsolutions.com.

      A. Luke Smith

      Treasurer

        A. Luke Smith is a 4th generation Germantowner and a product of the School District of Philadelphia and the State System of Higher Education.  When he is not suing drug companies on behalf of classes of drug purchasers for unlawfully delaying the availability of low-cost generic medicine, Luke volunteers his time as a member of the boards of the Germantown United Community Development Corporation (which he co-founded in 2012 and where he serves as the Secretary), and the West Central Germantown Neighbors Association, where he is Vice President and Chair of the Zoning and Land Use Planning Committee.  Luke takes great pride in the Tulpehocken Station Historic District, both its natural beauty and its cherished historic assets like the Maxwell Mansion, and strives to share that pride with the energetic groups working all over Germantown for its betterment.  Luke is also currently enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government, where he is pursuing (slowly) a Masters of Public Administration.  When not occupied with the foregoing, Luke enjoys spending time with his wife, Rama, and their two young children, Rosie and Aiden.

        A.Luke Smith, B.Sc., J.D. | (267) 738-0407 | http://about.me/a.lukesmith

        Jennifer Hallgren

          Jennifer Hallgren is the Chief Creative Officer at Hallgren Creative. Over her extensive career, Jenn has developed a unique blend of skills in visual communications, marketing communications and membership development that she uses to help local businesses and nonprofit organizations communicate ideas and ideals that connect with their stakeholders. Mrs. Hallgren received her MBA from Temple University, BFA from Wright State University, a Certificate in Fundraising from AFP/Villanova University, and is currently working toward Certifications in nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising at the LaSalle University Nonprofit Center.

          Joan Mount

            Joan Mount is a registered nurse with a graduate degree in Business Administration. She has spent most of her professional life working in the hospital setting starting in clinical nursing in critical care settings. After obtaining her MBA she worked in Nursing Administration at Paoli Hospital and Chestnut Hill Hospital. After leaving Chestnut Hill she worked for Johnson and Johnson in the Pharmaceutical Research and Development section as a senior safety associate. Since retirement her many volunteer activities have included a health ministry program at her church, volunteer work at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, serving as a Board member at the Presbyterian Children’s Village and serving as the Vice-President of the Resident’s Council at Cathedral Village where she is a resident. In addition, she is a docent and Board member at the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion.

            Kevin Ann Blough, Esq.

              Kevin Ann Blough, Esq.: Kevin Ann Blough is a commercial contracts and software licensing attorney with 12+ years in-house counsel experience. Most recently she worked for Oracle Corporation and for Primavera Systems, a small software company headquartered in Bala Cynwyd. She has a B.A. in Art History and English Literature from the University of Virginia and a law degree from IIT Chicago-Kent College. Ms. Blough has a long standing love of history, art and architecture. She grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs, where she took full advantage of the city’s rich culture and history. In addition to serving on the Mansion board, Ms. Blough is a member of the Chestnut Hill Musical Cocktails Committee, a fund raising committee of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Ms. Blough presently lives with her husband, Jim, in Ardmore, PA.

              Lori Brennan

                Lori Brennan is an experienced and visionary nonprofit leader with a track record of contributions in cultivating and managing productive and lucrative relationships with Boards of Directors, businesses, institutions, and the community.  She has extensive experience in building awareness of organizations through media and public relations, fundraising, place-based marketing, and community events, as well as forging public-private sector partnerships that contribute toward achievement of an organization’s mission.  With expertise in advancing an organization’s ability to achieve ambitious funding and programming goal, she is able to extend its reach and sphere of influence.

                Lori currently is Executive Director for CCS Fundraising in the northeast region. CCS is the leading strategic consulting and fundraising management firm to nonprofit organizations worldwide. Core services include: feasibility and planning studies; capital and endowment campaigns; coaching and learning programs for staff and board members; data analytics and predictive modeling; annual funds and appeals; development assessments and audits; major gift initiatives; and resource development management. Prior to CCS, her experience has spanned several prominent regional nonprofits, including People’s Light & Theatre Company, The Nature Conservancy, the Academy of Natural Sciences, and University City District.

                Lori has a Bachelor of Arts from West Virginia University and resides in Broomall with her husband of fourteen years and her 8 year old daughter. She is a vegetarian foodie, loves to travel, explore nature, and visit museums.

                Arthur Holst, PhD

                  Arthur Holst is retired Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Philadelphia Water Department. He previously served as a Chief of Staff at Philadelphia City Council. He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science at Temple University where he also earned a Master in Public Administration and Bachelor in Business Administration. Arthur has contributed to a number of reference works on various subjects related to political science, history and the environment. Arthur served as Vice-Chairman of the Old City Special Services District and on the Boards of the Friends of Independence National Historical Park and the Reading Terminal Market Corporation. His was an adjunct faculty member at Widener University in the Master of Public Administration Program and Fairleigh Dickinson University. He has taught at Temple University and Community College of Philadelphia and was a Fulbright Scholar in Ukraine in the 2001-2002 academic year and was awarded a Fulbright to Russia at Kazan State University of Architecture and Building Constructions in the Spring of 2007.