staff & board

Our Staff

Centre Foundation’s experienced and passionate staff members are always available to help our donors make a positive impact on our community.

Molly Kunkel

Molly Kunkel

Executive Director

Molly is responsible for leadership and management of the organization, as well as working with the board of directors to develop and implement strategic plans which will assure long-term growth and success.

Carrie Ryan

Carrie Ryan

Deputy Director

Carrie is responsible for overseeing the operational, financial, and administrative functions to assure continuing accountability and reliability for all Foundation business, as well as assisting the Executive Director with implementing strategic plans.

Lauren Petrone

Lauren Petrone

Office Assistant

Lauren welcomes all guests to Centre Foundation's office, answers callers' queries, and helps to coordinate meetings in the community board room. She works closely with the Deputy Director to ensure the office runs smoothly.


Current Board

Patrick bisbey
Patrick Bisbey
Retired, Investment Manager
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John Conroy
Partner, Frost & Conn, Inc.
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Joe Dionisio
Health Planning & Admin. Professor of Practice, Penn State
Desiree fralick
Desiree Fralick
Attorney and shareholder, The Mazza Law Group, PC
Gall
Blake Gall
Retired, Investment Manager
Gentzel
Tammy Gentzel
Ex Officio member, Centre County United Way
Ken hall2
Kenneth Hall
Executive Director of Development, Penn State
Infield
Jack Infield
Regional President, Banking
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Oscar "OJ" Johnston
Retired, Program Manager at Raytheon
Kervandjian
Heddy Kervandjian
Vice President, HFL Corporation
Kay kustanbauter
Kay Kustanbauter
Retired, Nittany Lion Club
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Veeral Patel
Radiation Oncologist, Mount Nittany Physician Group
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Heather Pleskonko
Senior Manager, Baker Tilly
Prestia
Carmine Prestia
Judge, Centre County Magisterial District
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Bob Ricketts
Retired, Penn State
Ziff
Ted Ziff
Emergency Department Chair, Mount Nittany Medical Center