Jody consults in the areas of organizational development and human resources management having over 30 years of experience in the human resources field. Previously she was a partner and chief administrative officer with ParenteBeard LLC, the 20th largest accounting firm in the US. There she had oversight responsibility for the human resources and marketing and communications functions. Prior to ParenteBeard, Jody spent over 15 years operating her own business, Keller Resources, Inc., specializing in human resources, management consulting and training. Additionally, Jody had been an adjunct professor at Villanova University and York College for over 20 years. She is an active leader in the community, serving as past chair and current member of the Penn State-York Campus Advisory Board and past chair of the York County Chamber of Commerce. Jody is a member of the board for the York County Library System, York County Heritage Trust, Turning Point, and serves on the advisory committees for The American Red Cross and the Byrnes Health Education Center. She is past president of the Rotary Club of York. Jody lives in York with her husband Jake and together they have two adult children and two grandsons.
Ashley is a Senior Associate in the assurance group at BDO, a large, international public accounting firm that is centered out of Chicago. Ashley is responsible for providing audit services to companies based in Central Pennsylvania that operate in a variety of industries including Manufacturing & Distribution, Agribusiness, and Gaming, Hospitality & Leisure. Prior to BDO, Ashley was employed by a large regional accounting firm in York. Ashley is a graduate of York College of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
She is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (South Central Chapter) and the Rotary Club of York. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys various fitness classes and spending weekends at the cabin with her husband and two dogs.
Carolyn is a York County native and has over 25 years of expertise in the construction field. She worked for over 14 years for W. Alan Deamer, Inc. and since 2000 she has been Operations Manager for Reistville Builders. Carolyn’s strong organizational skills are an essential and valuable asset for Turning Point. She is married with two grown children.
Deborah is a Pennsylvania licensed Registered Nurse and CRNP. A 1976 graduate of York College of Pennsylvania, Deborah received her certification as a nurse practitioner in 1978 from the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark. She has provided healthcare services to women in the York area for 34 years. She is married with two grown sons.
Cindy works for CBL and Associates Properties, Inc. and serves here in York as the General Manager of York Galleria. CBL is one of the largest mall REITs in the United States and owns, holds interests in or manages 165 properties. Cindy has worked in the mall management business for 23 years, 15 of these have been with CBL. Prior to coming to York in 2008 she worked with properties in Huntsville, Alabama and Daytona Beach, Florida. Early in her career Cindy held management positions with major retailers in New York City and Chicago. Cindy graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Retail Management. Cindy holds the designation of Certified Shopping Center Manager as recognized by the International Council of Shopping Centers. Cindy resides in York with her son and daughter.
Christine is the Head of School at York Country Day School and has been a leader in independent school education for the last twenty years. She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in English at Long Island University. In 2001, she earned a Doctor of Education at Columbia University. She is married to Paul Heine, a math teacher and is a mother of five children.
Amy anchors mornings from 4-9 at Fox 43. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Amy spent the past 11 years anchoring local news all over the country and is thrilled be back in her home state of Pennsylvania. In her spare time, she owns a photography business and is also a very competitive Fantasy Football player. She’s volunteered at the American Cancer Society, Big Brother/Big Sisters of America and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Amy married her childhood crush and together they have a furry little daughter named Mattie Meowers.
The Reverend Patrick J. Rooney STS retired in February of 2012 having served most recently as the Senior Pastor of historic Christ Lutheran Church (1733) in York, PA. Prior to going to York he had served for 11 years at St. Paul in Dillsburg and before becoming a Lutheran he was a member of a Roman Catholic religious order for 10 years. He has worked extensively in the human services field including serving as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Welfare and as President and CEO of a large non-profit entity with over 550 staff and a multi-million dollar budget serving the mentally ill and the developmentally disabled. For almost five years, he also served as the interim Executive Directors for two local ecumenical agencies.
In his retirement, Pastor Rooney is an active member of the Rotary Club of York (the 24th largest club in the world) where he is currently the President. He was recently selected as the District Governor 2019-20 for Rotary District 7390. He has served as a member and chair of the City of York General Authority. He is a Board member and Vice Chair of the York County History Center and has previously served on the board of the York County Literacy Council, with a number of attendant committees. He previously served as President of the York County Council of Churches. He has also served on the Candidacy Committee for the Lower Susquehanna Synod as well as the Ecumenical Affairs committee and the Worship Committee. He is the author of a number of published sermons for three different groups including 10 published by CSS under the title “The Perfect Sacrifice.”
Pastor Rooney is a founding member of the Society of the Holy Trinity, a Lutheran Order and Ministerium, which now numbers almost 300 pastors in the United States and Canada. He served as Dean of the local chapter for the 12 years, as Secretary for 3 and in September of 2015 was elected Senior (General Superior) of the Society. He has taught widely across the US to many of the Society chapters.
Pastor Rooney has also taught on a number of other subjects. For the last two years he has taught three different courses in the OLLI program at Penn State York. He has also taught at a number of retreats throughout the United States and Canada, most often on the topic of Mary and Luther, but also on the Sacraments and matters of liturgy and the Authority of the Priestly Office.
Pastor Rooney is a native of England and completed his undergraduate studies at St. Mary’s College, London; studied philosophy at Catholic University of America; has a Master’s degree in Counseling from Shippensburg University and completed his Lutheran studies at Gettysburg Seminary. He has been married to Sally for 37 years and they have two grown children.
Carolyn Schaefer, CFP, is Managing Director of Specialized Banking, at York Traditions Bank. She began her distinguished, 45-year banking career with National Central Bank, continuing with its successors, Hamilton, CoreStates, First Union, and Wachovia. She was Wachovia’s Senior Vice President and Service Director for Branch Banking across Central Pennsylvania and Area Executive Officer for York County before joining York Traditions Bank as Managing Director of Personal Banking and Wealth Management in 2005. A Certified Financial Planner, Mrs. Schaefer has received an Athena Award from the York County Chamber of Commerce and was named one of the “50 Best Women in Business in Pennsylvania.” In 2013, Carolyn was named one of Central Penn Business Journal’s Women of Influence and received the Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to a woman who has committed her life to making Central Pennsylvania a great place to work and live. She also serves on the Boards of YMCA of York County, Better York, the York Collegiate Council, the Women’s Business Center Organization, and is an active member of the York Rotary Club.
Jane is an attorney and partner at Stock and Leader, a York law firm. She practices exclusively in the area of family law and handles all types of cases, in court or collaboratively where matters are resolved by agreement. Jane, graduated from DePauw University and Western New England College School of Law and clerked for US District Court Judge Sylvia Rambo for 2 years before joining Stock and Leader almost 30 years ago. She is a board member and former Chair of the Susan P. Byrnes Health Education Center, former board member of the Southwestern School District Dollars for Scholars, York YWCA and the Children’s Home of York and current member of the Downtown Rotary Club. She lives in York with her husband Mike where they have five adult children between them and three grandchildren.