Aaron Lattanzio Senior Program Manager

Aaron Lattanzio
Senior Program Manager

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

CONTACT

  • alattanzio@causewave.org

  • (585) 442-0200 x208

PASSIONATE ABOUT

  • Rochester Advertising Federation; Board Member, Addy Co-chair

  • Healthi Kids; Policy Team Member

  • Rochester Melanoma Action Group; Supporter

  • Alzheimer's Association of Rochester & Finger Lakes; Supporter

  • Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America; Supporter

FUN FACTS

  • Proud Member of #BillsMafia

  • Attendee of Woodstock ’99

  • Culinary Institute of America grad

 


Andrea Carvalho Program and Events Assistant

Andrea Carvalho
Program and Events Assistant

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting in the coordination of long-standing programs with community partners

  • Working closely with the Summer Meals Program and The Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning/Finger Lakes Children’s Environmental Health Center at the University of Rochester

  • Assisting with planning and coordinating Causewave’s events and educational programs

CONTACT

  • acarvalho@causewave.org

  • (585) 442-0200 x213

PASSIONATE ABOUT

  • The Cobblestone Museum, Volunteer

  • High Falls Film Festival, Supporter

  • The Women of SoFA from RIT, Supporter

  • Cooking and eating new dishes (mostly eating!)

FUN FACTS

  • Can talk, in detail, about the distinct tastes of different types of vinegar

  • Dotes on her two adorable geckos

  • Is a budding crochet-er


Beth Hershel Vice President of Community Engagement

Beth Hershel
Vice President of Community Engagement

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Fundraising to support Causewave Community Partners' work

  • Managing raised revenue including individual donors, corporate members, grants, events, and in-kind donations

  • Recruiting a large network of engaged and influential volunteers

  • Making (often snobby) food and wine recommendations

CONTACT

  • bhershel@causewave.org

  • (585) 442-0200 x202

PASSIONATE ABOUT

  • Women Build Flower City Habitat for Humanity; Steering Committee Member and Volunteer

  • Mary Cariola Children’s Center; Walking on Sunshine Event Volunteer

  • Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley; 2015 Grantmaking Committee Volunteer

FUN FACTS 

  • Crushing the competition in Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Self-proclaimed hippie, having lived in both Ithaca, NY and Burlington, VT


Elizabeth Murray Program Manager

Elizabeth Murray
Program Manager

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing three community impact initiatives: Pass Life On, H2O Hero, and Be Brave for Kids

  • Partnering with nonprofits to deliver capacity building support

  • Leading special projects with organizations like ACT for Education and Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Association

  • Keeping everyone who’ll listen up to date on the latest political news

CONTACT

  • emurray@causewave.org

  • (585) 442-0200 x207

PASSIONATE ABOUT

  • Young Women’s College Prep Charter School; supporter and volunteer

  • Wheatland-Chili Central School District Sports Boosters, Board of Directors

  • Global Leadership Summit, Planning Committee

FUN FACTS

  • Curbside treasures, Ultimate Collector (the older, uglier, and rustier the better!)

  • Lifelong Fan of Cleveland Browns, Cavs, and Indians


Eric Phamdo Program Coordinator

Eric Phamdo
Program Coordinator

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partnering with nonprofit organizations to magnify their impact

  • Supporting the adoption and sustainability of capacity building projects

CONTACT

  • ephamdo@causewave.org

  • (585) 442-0200 x206

PASSIONATE ABOUT

  • Out Alliance, Finance Committee

  • Rochester Yoga Service Network, Member and Teacher

  • Alum of the University of Rochester and the Simon School of Business

FUN FACTS

  • Attended culinary school in NYC

  • Has lived on 4 different continents

  • Dog person, but likes cat videos


Katelin Pellett Vice President of Programs

Katelin Pellett
Vice President of Programs

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leading the seven-person program team that works with 200+ nonprofit partners on behavior change efforts each year

  • Developing partnerships with nonprofits, businesses, and community leaders

  • Directing strategy and planning of community impact initiatives and capacity building projects

  • Keeping the office fresh with hilarious jokes and the latest trends in fashion

CONTACT

  • kpellett@causewave.org

  • (585) 442-0200 x204

PASSIONATE ABOUT

  • Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley; Board Member, Governance Committee Chair, Executive Committee, Grantmaking Committee

  • Women’s Council; Board Member, Communications Committee Co-Chair

  • Rochester Advertising Federation; Board Member, President

FUN FACTS

  • Shoop by Salt-N-Pepa, Karaoke Mic Dropper

  • Wanted to be a zookeeper or physical therapist when she was little (though she's pretty happy with the way things turned out)


Mary Hadley  Senior Program Manager

Mary Hadley
Senior Program Manager

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partnering with nonprofits to deliver capacity building support

  • Strategic management of collective impact initiatives

  • Facilitating capacity building programs with nonprofits

  • Providing the latest updates on the NCAA Basketball Championship

CONTACT

  • mhadley@causewave.org

  • (585) 442-0200 x203

 

PASSIONATE ABOUT

  • Flower City Habitat for Humanity; Board Member, Women Build Team Leader

  • Genesee Land Trust; Board Member, Urban Initiatives Committee Chair

  • Women's Foundation of Genesee Valley, Grantmaker Committee

FUN FACTS

  • Carabineers, Enthusiast and Collector

  • Purdue Alum, Boiler Up, Chief Basketball Officer

  • "Flight Fest" originator & crew brew enthusiast


Micaela Allen Development and Outreach Assistant

Micaela Allen
Development and Outreach Assistant

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing grant applications and reports

  • Working with media partners to ensure placement of Community Impact Initiative creative materials

  • Recruiting and managing volunteers

  • All things social media

CONTACT

  • mallen@causewave.org

  • (585) 442-0200 x214

PASSIONATE ABOUT

  • 13thirty Cancer Connect, Member

  • Public Broadcasting Network, Supporter

  • Eastside Family YMCA, Volunteer

  • All things chocolate and hazelnut

FUN FACTS

  • Proud Tour de France fan

  • Loves to watch America’s Funniest Home Videos

  • Expert Bavarian pretzel eater


Stacey Saracene Senior Program Manager

Stacey Saracene
Senior Program Manager

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Directing community impact initiative strategy and management

  • Delivering capacity building projects with nonprofits

  • Provide marketing and communications coordination for community organizations, specializing in schools

CONTACT

  • ssaracene@causewave.org

  • (585) 442-0200 x205

PASSIONATE ABOUT

  • Niagara University Admissions; Volunteer

  • Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection; Volunteer

  • Carbs and all things gluten; Enthusiast

FUN FACTS

  • Food, travel, and sports enthusiast

  • Taught high school social studies at the City School District of Albany in a past life

  • Simon School of Business graduate and Simon Games winner


Todd Butler President and CEO

Todd Butler
President and CEO

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supporting entire team’s community improvement work

  • Leading outreach and community involvement

  • Directing strategy and planning of collective impact initiatives

  • Collaborating with individual nonprofits on capacity building projects

  • Working closely with Causewave Community Partners' board of directors

  • Leading office theatrical productions (former star, high school musicals)

CONTACT

  • tbutler@causewave.org

  • (585) 442-0200 x201

PASSIONATE ABOUT

  • Alzheimer’s Association of Rochester & Finger Lakes; Past Vice Chair of Board

  • Rochester Area Community Foundation; Marketing Committee

  • Adjunct Professor; RIT School of Communications and Roberts Wesleyan College of Adult & Graduate Education

  • Lover of all things outdoors: Hiking, Canoeing, Kayaking

FUN FACTS

  • Craft Beer, Geek

  • Buffalo Sabres, Fanatic