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A native of Camden, New Jersey, Zulma Gonzalez-Lombardo is the Executive Assistant to Drew Katz and Executive Director of The Rachel & Drew Katz Foundation. Zulma graduated in 2005 with a master’s degree in Organizational Development and Leadership from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM).
Zulma has worked in social service and organizational development for the better part of three decades, starting in 1987 at Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, Inc. (“VOADV”). During her tenure at VOADV, one of the largest nonprofit human services organizations in the tri-state area, Zulma held several positions, including executive coordinator to the President/CEO. In 2005, she left VOADV to complete her master’s degree, and later launched a high-impact advisory service firm, Zed Management Consultancy, LLC. During this time, she has worked with organizations in nonprofit, for-profit, education, and health care sectors, facilitating improvement of administrators, operations executives and teams. Zulma joined The Rachel & Drew Katz Foundation in 2015 as the Executive Director.
Zulma is actively involved in several community organizations. In 2014, Zulma became the President of the Promise Academy Charter School in Camden. She is the Chairwoman of the Salvation Army Kroc Center Camden, the Vice President of the Board of the Camden’s Charter School Network, and a member of the Board of the United Way. She is the Chapter Co-Leader of the Latinas In Motion South Jersey Chapter. Zulma is an avid runner, cyclist and passionate supporter of the Philadelphia Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. She lives in Berlin, NJ with her husband Dan.
Agent06’s secret weapon, the magic behind the scenes if you will, is Bill Barnshaw! Having been born in York, PA with roots in Limerick/Pottstown PA, Bill now calls Cherry Hill, NJ home. He attended the Hill School in Pottstown PA, which at the time was an all-boys boarding school that has since become a co-ed school. He is still very much involved with the school servicing as both Class Secretary as well as being on the Board of Visitors. He graduated the Hill in 1995 and went on to the University of Richmond where he graduated with a BS in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Accounting. Bill’s early career started at Capital One as a Financial Analyst. After 7 years at Capital One he took a job with MRS, a Financial Services company located in Cherry Hill NJ. There he became COO with about 1,200 employees under his supervision. He worked with many of the large banks and lenders in the country and was with the company for approximately 8 years before taking on the role of COO at Agent06. Bill’s wife, Angela Barnshaw started Agent06 in 2012 and with Bill’s transition over to the company in 2014, his skill set and past work experiences helped to run and grow the company. Their long term goal is to take Agent06 national!
Bill and Angela are also proud parents finally! In 2016 they were presented with a unique and blessed opportunity (with less than 24 hours notice) to foster twin baby girls that were only 27 days old at the time. Bill and Angela picked them up from the NICU on that fateful day in 2016 and officially adopted Frankie and Charlie on May 18, 2018!
An award-winning banking professional, with a strong background in sales and marketing, Carla Reinas is the Vice President and Relationship Manager for TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank® in South Jersey. As a Relationship Manager, she services the needs of Commercial Banking customers by customizing a broad range of products and services to meet their financial needs. As a trusted advisor she structures and packages practical and competitive solutions that demonstrate an understanding of their financing, cash management and overall business needs to add value to a customer's portfolio.
Prior to her role as a Relationship Manager, Reinas was a store manager for 13 years where she was responsible for the store's overall sales, service, operational standards, process implementation as well as talent acquisition and development. During her tenure with TD Bank, Reinas received the company’s coveted CEO Leadership Award in 2013, which recognizes top leaders in the company from Maine to Florida. Prior to joining TD Bank, Reinas was a senior account executive with Thomas/Boyd Communications in Moorestown, NJ where she developed, launched and managed public relations and marketing campaigns for a variety of clients including business-to-business, healthcare, telecommunications, not-for-profit, home builders and the like.
In addition to her professional responsibilities, Reinas is also very active in the non-profit and business community serving on the Board of Trustees of the Burlington County Library Foundation. She also served on the Board of Directors for Crossroads Programs as well as the Burlington County Freeholder Appointed Advisory Council on Women.
Reinas received her bachelor’s degree in Communication from LaSalle University in Philadelphia.
CEO/Editor-in-Chief Chris Collins is a native of Camden, NJ and is a member of the local clergy in Camden. In 1995, he started what is known today as the nation’s premier faith-based and professional weekly newspaper for winners, Anointed News Journal (ANJ), which covers 28 states and have been distributed in 8 countries; Germany; Paris; New Zealand; Japan, Ghana and Cameroon, Africa; Malawi, South Africa; and Bloemfontein Free State, South Africa. Anointed News Journal (ANJ) is a publication about people and provides positive information and resources that uplifts and empowers its readers.
Since 1995 Collins has been at the forefront in developing leadership by offering training in workforce development, journalism, entrepreneurship, job readiness, life skills, marketing and public relations to individuals and nonprofit agencies in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Washington DC. He is the co-author of several curriculums; prison reentry, job readiness, financial literacy and youth development.
Collins is a former corporate executive in marketing and community relations and have been very successful in developing collaborations between corporate, private, nonprofit, government, faith-based and grass-roots organizations.
In 2004, he served as a consultant for the NFL (National Football League) Retired Players Association, and helped to write the exit strategy for retired players. In 2006, he was fortunate to coach professional football and made an appearance in the 2007 Arena Championship Bowl.
Collins is a volunteer mentor for the NJ State Dept. of Corrections Office of Chaplaincy Network and the PRI (Presidents Prisoner Reentry Initiative) helping inmate’s transition back into society. He serves as a chaplain for the NJ State Department of Corrections, Camden County Office of the Sheriff and former chaplain for the US Marine Corps Reserves Toys For Tots Foundation.
Since 2007, Collins gives back to his community by spending countless hours in classrooms teaching job training techniques to people in transition, Welfare to Work adults and ex-offenders. Since 1995 he has mentored more than 2,000 youth, adults and professionals in business and life skills.
He is an elected member of the Camden County Democrat Committee and had served as an adviser for the African American market for past governor administrations on small business, education and community development. He served as a member of the Mayor’s Congress for Camden City under the Redd Administration. He has received numerous awards for his many accomplishments. He is proud to have received a letter of encouragement and gratitude from former President Barack Obama himself for his accomplishments with the Anointed News Journal and his service to the public at large.
Chris Collins is a family man and along with his wife have raised four children that are all Penn State University Alumni. He too is a member of the Penn State Alumni Association and holds a Masters of Theology with Biblical Leadership from Belford University.
Colleen Grace Donofrio is a shareholder at Babst Calland. For the past 36 years, her practice has primarily focused on environmental, health and safety compliance for various manufacturing sector clients. She received her B.S. Chemical Engineering and B.A. Economics from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in New Brunswick and J.D. from Rutgers School of Law–Camden. She is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars, S. NJ Chamber of Commerce, and PA Chamber of Business and Industry, and an associate member of the American Iron and Steel Institute and the Chemistry Council of NJ. Mrs. Donofrio joined the Salvation Army Advisory Board of Southwest New Jersey in 2011 and is also a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Mullica Hill, NJ.
Denise Venuti Free has over 25 years of communications management experience in public, private and nonprofit organizations. In her current position since September 2022, Free is responsible for overseeing all communications and external affairs for New Jersey American Water, including customer education, media relations, issues management, and community outreach and education, as well as municipal engagement and workforce development programs. She joined American Water as a manager in Corporate Communications in 2009, and in 2016, was promoted to director of Communications and External Affairs for New Jersey American Water and American Water’s Eastern Division states of New York, Virginia, and Maryland.
Prior to joining American Water, she was senior director of Communications for the American Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, and previously served as senior director of Public Relations for the National Constitution Center and manager of Public Relations for the Pennsylvania Ballet. Free previously held additional roles in several nonprofit organizations and communications firms.
Free is the chairperson of the Communications Committee for the New Jersey Utilities Association and is a current member and past chairperson of the Communications Committee for the National Association of Water Companies. She serves on the NJ PBS Board of Trustees, the Advisory Board for the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Camden, and the Advisory Board for New Jersey SHARES, a nonprofit organization that provides statewide help and referral to essential services for low-income individuals. Free also participates in the US Water Alliance’s Camden Water Equity Task Force, which works to align the resources of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to advance equity and inclusion in Camden through smart water management. She is also a member of the Water Workforce Taskforce of Jersey Water Works, and she was a Fellow in Lead New Jersey’s Class of 2018.
A lifelong resident of New Jersey, Free earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Rutgers University in New Brunswick. She lives in Marlton, N.J. with her husband and two children.
Jennifer K. Goudy is a Senior Program Officer for The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, the charitable giving arm of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. She represents the Foundation in southern New Jersey and is responsible for cultivating strategic relationships with charitable organizations and identifying grant-making opportunities to advance the Foundation’s mission, which is to support organizations that make New Jersey healthier.
A graduate of Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Jennifer acquired a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Graphic Design. She serves on the Advisory Board for the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Camden, as well as their Development/Community Relations Committee. Jennifer also serves on the Community Advisory Committee for Jewish Family Service of Atlantic County. Jennifer is a resident of Audubon, New Jersey where she lives with her husband John and her children Reagan and Jack.
Diane Monaghan Johns is a senior Internal Communications manager with Campbell Soup Co., where she provides expert strategic communications advice and support to leaders, and keeps employees informed and engaged. Her previous roles in journalism, public relations, education and law enforcement communications helped foster her lifelong passion for writing and editing.
Outside of work, Diane has used her extensive communications skills to assist various nonprofit organizations. She has served on the executive committee of Our Lady of Mount Carmel School Board and as vice president of the Gibbsboro School Home & School Association. She was also a longtime volunteer with the Animal Orphanage. She is the class representative on her high school’s alumni association.
Diane holds a bachelor’s degree in English/journalism from the University of Delaware, and a master’s in public relations from Rowan University. She lives in South Jersey with her husband and four children.
Dr Maureen Banfe Josephson, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania, is a board-certified Pediatric Pulmonologist and Medical Director of the Lung and Heart/Lung Transplant Programs at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In addition to directing the transplant program, Maureen contributes to the field of pediatric pulmonary medicine through her care of children with rare diffuse lung diseases, such as Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia, Interstitial Lung Disease, and those with lung disease related to complications of childhood cancer. Maureen is actively involved in research in the above fields and has published several peer-reviewed research articles, review articles, and textbook chapters. She sits on the Lung Review Board for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) and is a reviewer for several medical journals.
Maureen is passionate about service and in partnership with her church, Fellowship Community Church, she has helped to lead a team of medical professionals on several medical mission trips to Guatemala. As the only pediatrician in the group, she has had the honor of providing health care to medically fragile children in the most impoverished conditions. Ministering to not only these children and their families’ medical needs, but also to their spiritual needs, is humbling and one of the greatest privileges of her life.
Maureen was born and raised in the south Jersey town of Medford. She graduated from Lehigh University, with a major in Biology, where she played Division 1 field hockey. Maureen attended medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ School of Osteopathic Medicine (now Rowan University). Maureen resides in South Jersey with her 4 children. She loves the Lord, and enjoys yoga, weightlifting, dancing, and watching her children grow.
In 2012, Dan Keashen was hired to work on one of the most impactful projects in New Jersey’s legislative history- building a new county run police department from the ground up to provide front line policing services for the City of Camden. At the time, the city was the most dangerous and poorest municipality in the nation per capita. That year, Camden broke a record for homicides and according to the 2011 U.N. Crime and Homicide report had violent crime metrics comparable to Honduras and Guatemala. Once assimilated into his new role, Dan’s duties consisted of all external communications, media relations and messaging for the new agency and to oversee the transition from one department to another. On May 1, 2013, the new agency launched, and since that period of time he has worked closely with two police executives, Chief Scott Thomson, Chief Joe Wysocki and Chief Gabriel Rodriguez to manage the public affairs functions of the department on top of the rest of his duties within Camden County. Through Dan’s strong hand he’s helped guide the agency through the transitions, attain positive media coverage and improve public perception of the city through a community policing model U.S. President Barack Obama praised in 2015 as “a symbol of hope for the nation.” Dan has worked closely with hundreds of journalists on the international and national stage, which includes the NBC Nightly News, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, CBS Evening News, the Today Show, Good Morning America, NPR and several cable news hosts and programs. Internationally, Dan has worked with the U.S. Foreign Press Service through the U.S. State Department hosting reporters from 62 different countries who traveled to Camden, NJ. Other international outlets who have visited the CCPD include the BBC, Le Monde, Der Spiegel and the CBC amongst others. While policing and the law enforcement landscape has evolved over the last ten years Dan has worked to keep the CCPD engrossed in the national conversation on culture, policy and accountability. Prior to joining Camden County, Dan was a general assignment reporter for several publications in the Delaware Valley and worked as the Chief of Staff to the Mayor of Cherry Hill Township, NJ for six years. Dan’s career spans more than 20 years in journalism and public affairs where he continues to manage one of the important stories of policing in the nation, the turnaround of Camden City, NJ.
Raymond L. Lamboy is the President & CEO of the Latin American Economic Development Association, Inc. or LAEDA. LAEDA is a community economic development non-profit in the city that leverages entrepreneurship as a means to stimulate grassroots revitalization in the city and other cities in South Jersey.
Mr. Lamboy has been a member of the Salvation Army Kroc Center Advisory Board since 2009 and served as its chair from 2013 -2016. Mr. Lamboy is a dedicated advocate for his community. He is a trustee of St. Joseph Pro-Cathedral in Camden and is a board member of the newly formed Camden Business Improvement District Board.
He is a proud resident of the City of Camden and resides there with his wife, Lisa and his two children Benjamin and Lily.
I am a longtime resident of Southern New Jersey and work every day to make this community a better place to live. As a commercial real estate professional, I work with industrial owners and occupiers that are looking to lease, purchase and sell commercial real estate. The most rewarding part of my job is the opportunity to meet new people each day, develop long lasting relationships, create value for my clients and make lasting impacts in communities.
In my free time, I enjoy rooting on all four Philly sports teams and spending time with my daughters, Ava and Quinn, and my best friend and wife, Rosie.
Among a variety of interests and hobbies, Bill is also a member of the Advisory Board for the Salvation Army Kroc Center located in Camden. He enjoys donating his time to this great institution; you can find him ringing the kettle bell outside Starbucks every December in downtown Haddonfield, NJ! Bill is very passionate about technology (home automation in particular), woodworking and golf. In his free time he likes to research his interests and of course get out on the greens in the warmer weather! Bill is also a big supporter of our military and loves to read military history books. Above all, he loves being at home or traveling with Team Barnshaw (now a 4-member team) to be his life’s greatest joy.
Created by the RCA Corporation, Campbell Soup Corporation, and the City of Camden in 1984 as a private non-private organization, the mission of Cooper's Ferry Partnership (CFP) is to facilitate the revival of Camden, New Jersey as an urban hub, where people choose to live, to work, and to invest. CFP develops visionary long-range plans for the redevelopment of Camden’s neighborhoods and waterfronts, and works with private sector, government and community partners to implement high-quality projects to bring these plans from vision to reality.
Joseph M. Nardi, III is a partner with the firm. He concentrates his practice in estate and business planning, probate litigation, commercial and real estate transactions, and municipal law.
Mr. Nardi presently serves as Solicitor for the Camden County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund, the Borough of Collingswood, and the Borough of Mt. Ephraim Planning Board. Since 1995, Mr. Nardi has also served as the Prosecutor for the Borough of Pine Hill. In addition, Mr. Nardi has served in various municipal positions including Solicitor for the Borough of Audubon Park from 1993 to 1994, the Prosecutor for the Borough of Collingswood from 1996 to 1999, and as Public Defender for the Township of Haddon from 1991 to 1998, and for the Borough of Pine Hill from 1994 to 1995.
Before joining the firm as a partner in 1997, Mr. Nardi operated his own firm and has been in private practice since 1989. Prior to that time, Mr. Nardi served as a Deputy Attorney General for the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement from 1986 to 1989, and was judicial law clerk to the Honorable D. Donald Palese of the Superior Court of New Jersey in Camden County.
Mr. Nardi was admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in 1984, and in the District of Columbia in 1988. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Andrew O’Brien brings a unique combination of entrepreneurial and interpersonal skills to his role as Business Development Manager at Vantage Commercial. Andrew has made diverse and plentiful contacts throughout his career as a business owner and networker. Andrew’s life-long vision of helping other entrepreneurs achieve their goals is an asset to clients and team members alike. Andrew’s charisma and ability to connect with clients has catapulted his career in commercial real estate. He brings personal connection into an industry previously defined as strictly transactional. Andrew’s role is to grow Vantage’s influence in the market and to increase its footprint in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Specialties: Represent private and public sector management in all areas of labor and employment law.
Practice involves client counseling to insure compliance with all aspects of labor and employment law, as well as an active litigation practice involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The Advisory Board is the volunteer army behind the Army that interprets community needs, advocates programs to the community, and provides support to the Army’s efforts to render effective service.
The Salvation Army conducts a variety of religious and charitable activities in the community. It is the purpose of the board to assist The Salvation Army in the conduct of these activities by being familiar with all phases of its operations in the community, by formulating plans for the improvement of the facilities and programs offered, and by making recommendations with respect to fund-raising, community relations, program and expenditures.
"My service with the Camden Corps/Kroc Center has been and continues to be a labor of love. The Salvation Army officers, staff, and volunteers are amazing individuals with unique talents, and they continuously bless the Kroc Center membership, the surrounding communities and the counties they serve with meeting needs right where they are. It is my pleasure to serve!."
–Colleen Donofrio, Advisory Board Member Since 2011