Board of Directors

A distinguished Board of Directors governs the Urban Affairs Coalition. The Urban Affairs Coalition Board of Directors consists of an Executive Committee and (6) six governing committees that provide oversight to the organization.

Board Officers


James Mergiotti 

Vice Chairs
Joanne McFall

Grant Rawdin, Chair Emeritus


Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake 


Monica Burch

Assistant Treasurers
Kevin Satterthwaite, Chief Administrative Officer, Urban Affairs Coalition

Thomas Love, Controller, Urban Affairs Coalition


Board Members


Dennis M. Allen*       

Owner, D. Allen Accounting Firm


Dr. Bernard E. Anderson      

Retired, College Professor


Ronald A. Bradley*   

VP of Gas, PECO Energy


Paul Brauer   

COO & Executive Vice President, ShopRite/Brown's Super Stores


David R. Bright         

Retired, Banking


Mark Bullock 

Sr. VP, Government & Legal Affairs, AmeriHealth Caritas


Monica Burch* 

Senior Vice President- Market Manager, Community Development Banking, PNC Bank


John Chin

Executive Director, Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation


John Clayton Jr.

Director, Diversity Inclusion & Workforce Initiatives, Independence Blue Cross


Katherine Clupper*  

Managing Director, The PFM Group


Tina D'Orazio Gedgard*

Vice President, Office of the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Philadelphia Eagles


Patrick Eiding

President, Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO


William Ewing

Retired, Legal


Daniel K. Fitzpatrick

President & CEO, Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania


Dr. Donald "Guy" Generals*

President, Community College of Philadelphia


Carolyn L. Green*     

Managing Partner, EnerGreen Capital Management, LLC


Kevin Harden, Jr., Esq.   

Attorney, Ross Feller Casey, LLC


Tom Henneman   

Co-Founder & CEO, Federal Donuts


Sharon Jean-Baptiste*

Infrastructure Program Manager, Jacobs


Joseph F. Kirk*

Executive Vice President – Region Bank President, Wells Fargo


Rhonda H. Lauer*     

President & CEO, Foundations, Inc.


Terri Lee Taylor*       

Vice President, State Government Affairs & Policy, Merck  & Co., Inc.


Alan Lindy     

President, Lindy Property Management


Kafi Lindsay    

Pennsylvania and South Jersey Regional Community Development Manager, TD Bank


Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake*     

President/Vice President of Community Affairs, Independence Blue Cross Foundation/Independence Blue Cross


Sharmain Matlock-Turner*  

President & CEO, Urban Affairs Coalition


Joanne McFall*         

Market President, Keystone First PA


Joseph Meade

Chief of Staff to the President and Director of Governmental Relations, LaSalle University


James Mergiotti*      

Retired, College President


Grant Rawdin*          

Founder & CEO, Wescott Financial Advisory Group LLC


Nilda Ruiz      

Executive Director, APM


Rick Sauer      

Executive Director, Philadelphia Association of CDCs


Donn G. Scott

Retired, Banking


Bernard Smalley       

Attorney, Raynes McCarty


William Smith*         

Retired, Banking


Marian B. Tasco        

Retired, Philadelphia Councilwoman


Kareem Thomas        

Consultant, Banking


Rev. Mark Kelly Tyler

Senior Pastor, Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church


William L. Wilson      

Principal, Synterra, Ltd.


Sharana Worsley      

Community Development Market Manager and CRA Officer, Citizens Bank, Eastern PA, NJ and DE


*Executive Committee Members