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.


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

Sherry Rorison

Director of Programs

Liz Gryger

Director of Administration

Board of Directors

Glenn Graner

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

William Wolfe

Hundred Acres Manor – CFO

Richard L. Roadarmel

Retired CFO, Genco 

Rebecca Fatica

Citizens Bank
– Vice President, Business Development Officer

Board Members

Gash Abebe


Chris Chaney

Financial Advisor
Fort Pitt Capital Group

Stephanie L. Herring

– Vice President, Human Resources
Dollar Bank
Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Canton, Ohio Regions

Rita Huckle

-National Sales Director

Jody Johnson
Edwin J. Kairis, MD, MMM

Senior Medical Director
Gateway Health

Natalie Kreter, Esq.

Staff Attorney
UPMC Health Plan, Inc.

Ralph Miller, MD

Director, Systemwide Division of Urology
Allegheny Health Network

Rhonda Moore Johnson, MD, MPH

Senior Medical Director
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield 

Leonard Petrancosta

Sysco – Retired President (July 2011)
Peak Performance Management – COO 

Donald Tucker

– Pastor of Worship Ministries
Allegheny Center Alliance Church

David Wilke

– Managing Partner
Wilke & Associates, LLP, CPAs

Honorary Board Members

Donald L. Foster

Manor Associates

Tunch Ilkin

South Hills Bible Chapel
– Director of Men’s Ministries

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