Our Team

Meet the Team

Michael Gingerich

Co-Founder & Chief Encouragement Officer

Co-leading Someone To Tell It To with his closest friend is a privilege for Michael, and he strives every day to live the mission of the organization. He is most passionate about fostering relationships of depth and about listening with intention to everyone he meets.

Tom Kaden

Co-Founder & Chief Encouragement Officer

As an INFJ, Tom is among the smallest personality types in the world and is a unique hybrid of a dreamer and a realist. Both help him co-lead Someone To Tell It To in its mission. Tom’s deepest passion is to connect with all types of people in a way that makes sense to them.

Elizabeth Armistead

Chief Operations Officer

Growing up in the Czech Republic, Elizabeth learned the importance of having open, safe, and compassionate spaces for deep and genuine relationships to develop. She is passionate about people and systems and loves using her gifts to make an impact.

Angela Dickinson

Chief Listening Officer

Whether parenting three kids, doing yoga, or training for her next karate belt, Angela uses her experience to bring listening into all her relationships by creating safe environments for compassion and vulnerability.

Molly Lindquist

Chief Relationship and Development Officer

With lived professional and service experience in local and international contexts, Molly has invested significant attention to meeting people and promoting strong relationships. Her vocation has brought her passions and talents together to engage others to live in deeply meaningful ways. She desires to nurture human transformation and flourishing through connecting philanthropic legacy to the mission of Someone To Tell It To.

Brianna Campbell

Virtual Trainer

After graduating from Cornell University in 2017, Brianna joined a strategic consultory where she created culture and developed programs for clients. Her background in facilitating leadership, coaching sessions, business workshops, and strategic branding has given her insight into a plethora of industry verticals. Her desire to see teams and organizations empowered to go beyond what they thought possible is what drives her work today.

Matthew Dickinson

Listener Trainer

Matt is a choral and music educator who’s spent his career in public education. He’s especially interested in how he can connect with and empower young people through listening.

Rhonda Dyson

Graphic Designer

Telling Someone To Tell It To’s story through design is an honor for Rhonda. To her, designing is more than simply assembling, but is a way of communicating without saying a word. 

Elizabeth Givler

Trainer & Compassionate Listener

Elizabeth has  seen the power of sharing one’s story without judgment and hopes to create safe spaces for people to feel heard. She puts listening and compassion at the center of her mediation and conflict transformation practice.

Isabelle Harman

Writer Editor Publisher

My personal mission is to alleviate suffering in all its forms as it is presented to me. My chosen method is through writing. My guiding principle is unity. I know what I am meant to do and my method to help others. I am a writer and a publisher.

Davis Holliday

Videographer & Podcast Producer

Born into a family of editors, Davis has always been driven by a desire to find and share meaningful stories. After graduating High School, Davis spent the next year partnering with nonprofits around the world through volunteering and video production work. After returning to Pennsylvania, he founded Searcher Films, a production company dedicated to lifting up powerful stories.

Kristin McAleavey

Media & Communications Manager

Kristin brings a rich career in digital media and publishing to Someone To Tell It To. Having seen the impact of our work firsthand, she hopes to use her skills to communicate our mission to others.

Kofi Odoom


As the founder of Odoom & Associates and having spent 5,000 hours tutoring EMBA/MBA students, Kofi is at the forefront of financial services in Pennsylvania and brings these concepts into the real world.

Debra Steransky

Listener Trainer & Compassionate Listener

Debra is a retired teacher and Master Naturalist living in north-central Pennsylvania. Having spent 34 years in the classroom, she hopes to use her experience to advocate for nature and help others through listening.

Tim Wahlstrom

Executive Assistant & Compassionate Listener

Tim is adept at creating brave spaces for compassionate listening.
As Executive Assistant, he assists the Executive Team with a myriad
of essential day-to-day operations.

Our Board

Conor Donnan

Board Chair

Conor Donnan received his PhD in the History at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his B.A. in History from Ulster University in Ireland and his M.A in Historical Studies from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. At Penn, Conor has been a graduate associate at the Perry World House, a fellow at the Collegium Institute for Catholic Thought & Culture, and a contributor to the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia. Having grown up in Belfast, Conor has always had a strong commitment to public engagement and conflict resolution. Before attending Penn, Conor was a conflict resolution volunteer at Corrymeela and a community volunteer at Quaker Cottage. He worked tirelessly to promote pathways to peace in Northern Ireland and received a UN Peace Day Community Medal from the Mayor of Belfast in 2013. He has brought his dedication to community engagement and non-profits to his profession as a historian by working as a board member of the Irish Railroad Workers Museum in Baltimore, developing a historical video game, and appearing on podcasts for the U.S. National Parks Service and LifeFM radio.

Joshua Bonn

Board Vice-Chair

Joshua D. Bonn, Esq., is a partner at the Harrisburg law firm Nauman, Smith, Shissler & Hall, LLP. Josh concentrates his practice in civil litigation, public records, and municipal law. His interest in Someone to Tell It To stems from his personal and professional experiences. As the father of a child with a rare form of pediatric cancer, he sees the importance of communication between families and health care professionals. In addition, he previously conducted child-abuse investigations while working as an Assistant District Attorney in York, Pennsylvania. He learned that all people, no matter age or circumstance, need a venue to express their concerns. Josh resides with his wife and three children in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Carlisle United Methodist Church. He is a graduate of the 2017 class of Leadership Harrisburg Area’s Community Leadership Series. He attends charitable events for the Four Diamonds Fund, THON, and the Ronald McDonald House. He is a big fan of the Penn State wrestling and football teams.

Sheila C. Bentley

Sheila Bentley, Ph.D., is a past president of the International Listening Association and has been a member since 1984. Although currently retired, she had a consulting business for 30 years providing training and coaching in communication and leadership skills with clients nationwide, including Disney, Nike, FedEx, Johnson & Johnson, the U.S. Army, Dell Computers, Methodist Healthcare, and numerous government and education institutions. Sheila has focused on helping people identify specific behaviors that will produce better outcomes and enhance relationships while listening.

Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson is a proud Native of Buffalo, New York, He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Multidisciplinary Studies from West Virginia University. His minor in Entrepreneurship and Leadership Studies make him a strong advocate for personal growth and leadership development. His eighteen plus years of military service has provided him the opportunity to train and mentor hundreds of our military service members. As the current owner of Continuous Journey LLC, Anthony strives to change lives as a Life Coach and Leadership Consultant. He is excited about the current rebranding of his coaching business; he created a coaching program for co-parenting fathers to transform their lives and create powerful connections with their children.

Moshe Katzenelson

Moshe lives in Israel and has been part of its tech innovation industry for over 30 years. An engineer by background, Moshe soon moved into the business domain and has since been doing Venture Capital investments, International Business
Development and Strategy Consulting for various firms across 4 continents.
In parallel, Moshe is also a long-time meditation practitioner and guide, and is actively involved in non-for-profit organizations that teach meditation and bring it to people whose lives it can improve.
Moshe has become involved in STTIT because he believes listening is what the world needs in order to address the conflicts, misunderstandings and loneliness around us. He considers listening to be THE key to a good life for everyone. Moshe lives in Tel-Aviv and is a proud husband, father of three, brother and friend.

Jude McCrea

Jude McCrea has almost 13 years of executive leadership in healthcare, 16 total years of leadership experience, and more than 21 years of combined experience in health and human services. She completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work through Temple University in 2007, followed by obtaining her Licensure in Social Work through the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors. Jude obtained her Bachelor in Arts degree in Family Studies from Messiah University. Since graduate school, she has completed certifications in Grant Writing, HR Management & Analytics: Unlocking the Value of Human Capital; and more recently was afforded the opportunity to attend STTIT’s Compassionate Listening certification training. Jude has a heart for people, and aligns with STTIT’s focus on providing hope and presence for people during some of their most challenging life moments. She believes that STTIT “just gets it.”

MaryAnne Reynolds

MaryAnne Reynolds is an experienced marketing leader with nearly two decades of experience in the financial services industry. MaryAnne joined Gift CPAs in 2016 as the Marketing Director of the firm and at the end of 2021, was named Firm Partner. She is dual certified with the American Marketing Association and Digital Marketing Institute as a Professional Certified Marketer and Certified Digital Marketing Professional. Her role is overseeing the firm’s external marketing initiatives as well as the organization’s cultural efforts.


MaryAnne has always been a strong advocate for branding and strategy, owning her passion for and commitment to servant leadership. For as long as she has been a part of the business community, she has shared her knowledge and experience while mentoring and training future leaders. Her desire to expand upon the act of compassionate listening in business settings has led her to join the Board of Directors for Someone To Tell It To.


MaryAnne is a graduate of the 2014 class of the Leadership Harrisburg Area Community Leadership Series and is a second-year member of its Alumni Circle Enrichment Series. She enjoys volunteering her time coaching soccer for Saint Joseph’s Catholic School, spending time with her son, traveling, and finding Pinterest projects for her husband to work on around the house.

Sharon Sidorov

Board Recording Secretary

Being a volunteer, supporter and Board Member at the inception of Someone To Tell It To was such an honor. It has been a joy to watch the organization take shape and grow to reach out to the many people world-wide who have responded to the need for compassionate listening. I know first hand how healing and comforting it is to have a non-judgemental, caring place to tell my story. I’ve been able to use what I’ve seen and learned as a co-founder of Wonders Found, an all-volunteer thrift shop where all proceeds are given to missions and ministries. I am privileged to share my abilities to continue to support this important mission.

Our Advisors

Ray Chung

Ray serves as Chief Culture Office at LINKBANK in Camp Hill, PA. Throughout his career, Ray has worn many hats: benefits specialist, compensation professional, trainer, marketer, and HR strategist. Prior to joining LINKBANK, Ray worked for HOPE International, as a human resource consultant for Willis Towers Watson in Asia, and had a variety of roles at TE Connectivity. His other involvement includes serving on the Messiah College alumni council, Christian Leadership Alliance advisory board, and as board member for Rider Musser Development. Ray and his wife, Heather, have three children, Micah, Delia, and Eden. They live in Dillsburg, PA, and are members of The Meeting House Church.

Cecilia Locati

Cecilia has over 10 years of experience in risk management, internal controls, and compliance. After her business degree at Bocconi University, she held a number of senior risk management roles in multinational companies and, in 2015, she founded Fraud Fence, a consultancy company specialized in internal fraud prevention. More recently she founded Internal Control Toolbox, a company providing risk management services and products. She is an active member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Born Italian, Cecilia considers herself a citizen of the world. In the last 10 years, she lived in London (UK), in the USA and worked all around the world (from Singapore to Russia, from Dubai to Brazil). She is now based in Vienna, Austria and she loves to explore the world with her two children and her husband, Carlo.

Saeed Otufat-Shamsi

Saeed has over 20 years experience in establishing and growing businesses with roles that span from international business development, operation, finance, and technology. Saeed is founder and CEO of Xpansion Leasing with the mission to provide financing for all aspects of building mechanical equipment, whether it is multi-residential, commercial, or institutional. He also founded NovoTech Software, which is specialized in providing analytical software for GeoTechnical Engineers. He is passionate about providing helping hands to less fortunate people and has been a board member and director of project funding for World Forgotten Children Foundation (WFCF) since 2013. He resides in North Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada.

Jacqueline Pace Rucker

Born and brought up in the midwest, Jacqueline’s desire was to become a missionary. She attended Valparaiso University and Indiana University Northwest. After completion of an MALS with a concentration in English from Valparaiso University, she continued working in human services (writing on the side!) for the next 40 years. Along the way she obtained a JD degree from Widener University School of Law (now Commonwealth Law). She retired from Christian Churches United as the Executive Director in 2015 and now spends time helping at the garden at Fort Hunter, sewing, knitting and reading. Jacqueline currently serves on the board of Tri County Community Action and is an active member of her church, Messiah Lutheran.

Randy Weaver

Randy is a skillful senior sales executive with exhibited success in building strategic long-term relationships with a habit of exceeding established quotas. Rich experience in the financial services industry, business-to-business market and also the business-to-government market. Adept at building and deploying strategies into financial institutions, businesses and governments to include: consumer and commercial credit risk, fraud and ID theft, marketing, analytics, mortgage and compliances. As a Relationship Manager at Members 1st FCU, Randy develops business for the credit union’s products and services to members and prospects through a consultative sales culture. His position is a pivotal point-of-contact and ensures member awareness of available financial products and services by recognizing needs and assisting in the delivery of a full range of products and services. Additionally, Randy provides team input in the areas of Deposit Services, Lending, Brokerage and Investments.

Meghan Bachmore

Meghan uses her background in sales to connect with others in the Harrisburg region.  Meghan currently serves as the Executive Director for Harrisburg Young Professionals. She values deep, authentic relationships and wants to make everyone she interacts with feel heard..

Adam Porter

As the co-founder of Pursuit coworking  in Harrisburg, Adam brings his enterprenurial mindset, development prowess, and focus on community building to Someone To Tell It To.

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