Staff and Board - Light of Life Rescue Mission

Staff and Board

Light of Life is led by caring individuals who are committed to transforming lives through the love of Christ by providing food, shelter, and hope to men, women, and children experiencing homelessness, poverty, or addiction.

Staff

Our dedicated staff works tirelessly to bring help and hope to homeless and hurting men, women and children in the greater Pittsburgh area.

Jerrel T. Gilliam

Executive Director

Doug Smith

Director of Development

Liz Gryger

Director of Administration

Tamiko Dawkins

Director of Programs

Board of Directors

Glenn Graner

Chairman
K & L Gates
Former CFO/COO, Current Senior Advisor

William Wolfe

Vice-Chairman
Hundred Acres Manor
CFO

Richard L. Roadarmel

Treasurer
Genco
Retired CFO

Rebecca Fatica

Secretary
Citizens Bank
Vice President, Business Development Officer

Board Members

Gash Abebe

Veriown

Chris Chaney

Fort Pitt Capital Group
Vice President, Financial Advisor

Stephanie L. Herring

Dollar Bank
Vice President, Human Resources

Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Canton, Ohio Regions

Rita Huckle

Primerica
National Sales Director

Edwin J. Kairis, MD, MMM

The Health Plan of West Virginia
Chief Medical Officer

Natalie Kreter, Esq.

UPMC Health Plan, Inc.
Staff Attorney

Debbie Patterson

Forefront Dermatology
Physician Assistant
University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University
Adjunct faculty

Leonard Petrancosta

Peak Performance Management, Inc.
COO

Donald Tucker

Allegheny Center Alliance Church
Congregational Care Lay Pastor

David Wilke

Wilke & Associates, LLP, CPAs
Managing Partner

Honorary Board Members

Donald L. Foster

Manor Associates
Principal

Tunch Ilkin

South Hills Bible Chapel
Director of Men’s Ministries

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