Board of Directors


Villa of Hope’s Board of Directors is a dynamic group of community-minded professionals dedicated to making a difference. They generously share their expertise to drive fiscal responsibility, advocate for resources, and ensure quality programming. Their commitment to compassionate, trauma-responsive care helps to ensure our youth and their families develop skills for lasting success.



Dawn DePerrior

Dawn DePerrior - Board Chair
Principal Consultant
Burke Group

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Carrie Fuller Spencer - Vice Chair
Chief Financial Officer
Strong Memorial Hospital & Highland Hospital

Dawn DePerrior

Nicole VanGorder - Secretary
Chief Operating Officer
Upstate Special Needs Planning




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Don Barone
Vice President - Investment Officer
Wells Fargo Advisors

Christopher Bell, Villa of Hope Board of Directors

Christopher Bell
Executive Director
Monroe County Medical Society

Andrew Bodewes on the Villa of Hope board

Andrew Bodewes
Partner and Co-Founder
Park Grove Realty, LLC

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Erick G. Bond, Sr.
Bond Benefits Consulting

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Korey Brown
Monroe County Sheriff Office

Michael Burns

Michael Burns
Director of Accounting & Payroll
Regional Transit Service

Charles Caranci, Jr.

Charles Caranci, Jr.
Executive Vice President
Monroe Capital, Inc.

Adam Chodak

Adam Chodak
Anchor and Managing Editor
News 8 WROC-TV

Ted Cordes

Ted Cordes
Chief Operating Officer
Regional International

Dean Dennison

Dean Dennison
Middle School Math/Science Teacher
Greece Central School District, Olympia

Richard Downs

Richard Downs
Lexipol, LLC
Retired, Deputy Chief of Police
Greece Police Department

John Horvath

John Horvath
Partner, Retired
Arthur Andersen and Co.

Curt Johnson

Curtis Johnson
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

David Krusch

David Krusch, M.D.
Vice President for IT Applications and Attending Surgeon
Rochester Regional Health

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John Loury
Cause + Effect Strategy and Marketing

Richard Manca on the Villa of Hope board

Richard Manca
Lean2 Business Consulting

Dr. Thomas K. McInerny, MD on the Villa of Hope Board

Dr. Thomas K. McInerny, M.D.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

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Gail Morelle
Vice President, Business Development
Christa Construction LLC

Michael Osborn

Michael Osborn
Founder and Managing Director
digm, LLC

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Dawn Sullivan
Program Coordinator
Rochester Institute of Technology

John Treahy

John Treahy
Treahy Consultation Services

Wynndy Tuner

Wynndy Turner
Chief Human Resources Officer
United Way of Greater Rochester

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David Vogt
Director of Treasury Services
Paychex, Inc.

Nancy Wilkes

Nancy Wilkes