President – Dave Hammond
Retired after 35 years Big Box retail management, the last 10 as a turnaround specialist. Second career as Executive Director of the South Street Head House Special Services District of Philadelphia. Served as an adjunct at Drexel University teaching Business Plans. His efforts at Habitat Cape May focus on the administrative aspects but he has been an active build volunteer since 2014. He is also a volunteer at the Cape May Community Food Closet, the West Cape May Shade Tree Commission and the Vestry at Church of the Advent.
Vice President – Bill Patton
Bill is a retired executive with thirty four years of experience managing customer support and implementation for computer companies. After 2 years as an active build volunteer, he is excited to get more involved with the direction of the organization by taking on a leadership position. Bill’s goal is to increase the velocity of the builds to get more people into Habitat homes. In addition to volunteering with Habitat, Bill also serves with the Cape May Point Fire Company and has given 20 years of service to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America in Bucks County, PA – achieving Big Brother of the year in 2015.
Secretary – John Marcelliano
As a retired MA, SPHR, Senior Human Resources Executive for large insurance and financial firms, John has focused his efforts at Habitat on strengthening the affiliate’s talent management components. He also volunteers in the ReStore several times a week lending his electrical repair skills.
Treasurer – Bruce Loversidge
Claiming himself as “actively retired”, Bruce put in 33 years of public service as a Municipal Finance Officer for the town of Red Bank. He stays busy with Habitat as well as the Avalon Lions and was awarded their prestigious Melvin Jones Award.
Member – Dave Adams
Founder of Dave Adams Roofing and completing more than 12,700 roofs since 1988, he is well qualified to impart wisdom and expertise to our construction efforts. His company is one of only 220 nationwide to hold the honor of Platinum Installer for Owens-Corning, among other high level certifications. Dave wants to give back to the community by connecting the building industry to our efforts.
Member – Karen Lynn-Thompson
In the healthcare field for over 40 years, Karen served as a CNA, CHHA and is currently an advocate for the elderly through the Long Term Care Ombudsman for the State of NJ. Her greatest accomplishment is being a Habitat homeowner who owns her home free and clear. As the current Chair of the Family Support Committee, she is able to provide firsthand knowledge to other partner homeowners. A lifetime Christian, Karen is proud of raising five boys and helping to raise 10 grandchildren. Through People of Purpose, Karen was able to share her life experiences with others to help them further grow and succeed.
Member – Quanette McNeal-Vasser
As a realtor, Quanette understands the importance of homeownership and will use this platform to educate and assist residents of Cape May County to make their dreams of homeownership a reality. However, her service to the community does not end there. Quanette is also a certified social worker who is currently employed by Crest Haven and the owner of a successful salon that is heading into its 17th year of business. She was able to accomplish a lifetime of achievements while raising her own children and graciously fostering several others. It is clear that her greatest pleasures are “giving, helping, and making people feel good.”
Member – Louis DeLollis
Louis DeLollis is a partner at the law firm of Monzo Catanese Hillegass, P.C. where he focuses on business transactions, commercial litigation, real estate, and municipal law. He is currently the president of the Cape May County Bar Association and is the attorney-coach for the Middle Township Mock Trial team. Louis has a background in accounting and acted as a Staff Accountant for DuPont prior to pursuing his legal career. He hopes to use his experience in law and accounting background to serve the community and Habitat for Humanity.
Member – Charin Holloway
Charine is a lifelong resident of Cape May County, a mother of four with six wonderful grandchildren. She’s been employed in the Human Resources Department at the Woodbine Developmental Center since 1999. In her spare time, she partakes in long walks, bike rides, and visits her children and grandchildren who all live out of state. As a Habitat board member, this gives her the opportunity to help make a difference in a family’s life. There is a need for affordable housing in our county, and Charine would like to make someone’s dream of homeownership come true. She has a passion for serving/helping her community thrive and does so as a member of The Soar Church of Woodbine, a volunteer of Baptist Resource Network Disaster Relief (PA & NJ), and volunteering at the Atlantic City Rescue Mission.
Member – Paul Guglielmi
Having completed a fulfilling 33-year journey in the Safety industry, the last leg of which involved serving as a Director of Sales with global responsibilities, Paul transitioned into retirement from the Corporate World. Before fully embracing retirement, he managed a Window Genie window cleaning and power washing franchise. Paul’s involvement with Habitat dates back to 2004, originating in Lexington, KY, where he engaged annually in builds orchestrated by the Knights of Columbus, an affiliation he proudly holds. Drawing from his background in construction and adept management skills, he offers a multifaceted perspective vital to CMC Habitat’s growth aspirations.
It’s noteworthy that Paul has played a pivotal role in crafting Habitat’s ramp program and even took the lead in the inaugural ramp installation.
Member – Richard Macaluso
Richard was raised and spent his early years in northern New Jersey, cultivating his roots and raising his family. Post-college, he garnered experience working for both small and large enterprises before embarking on his journey as a “serial entrepreneur.” His inaugural venture involved establishing, administrating, and eventually selling a network of childcare centers. Following a stint in the hospitality industry, Richard ventured into commercial printing and direct mail operations.
With a consistent track record of actively presenting his expertise, Richard’s strengths flourish in marketing and management. Armed with this extensive knowledge, he envisions contributing to Habitat’s noble cause, channeling his competencies to propel its pursuits.