Who We Are
Meet Our Development Team
David F. Lyons, CFRE, Vice President for Development. David joined Good Shepherd in May 2007 after nine years at KidsPeace as vice president of charitable giving and national director of major gifts. As vice president, he oversees all fund raising for Good Shepherd, including major and planned giving, direct mail and sponsorships. A certified fund-raising executive and development professional since 1979, he has held key positions with Cancer Care, the American Cancer Society and Felician College. He is a graduate of Kean College of New Jersey with a B.A. in elementary education and lives with his wife, Dr. Pamela Shields and son in Lower Macungie. You can reach David at 610-776-3557 or email him at email@example.com.
Jeannette Edwards, Major and Planned Gifts Officer. Jeannette joins us with ten years of fundraising experience in key development positions at Muhlenberg College, Communities in Schools of the Lehigh Valley, The Trexler Game Preserve and Mayfair Festival of the Arts. Prior to her fundraising career, she served in the local banking community. She is a graduate of Muhlenberg College with a B.A. in business administration & social science and lives with her husband, Guy, and two children in Upper Macungie. Jeannette can be reached at 610-776-3386 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joie Barry, Major and Planned Giving Officer. Joie happily returned to Good Shepherd in 2012 with 20 plus years experience in the development and not-for-profit field. Most recently she served as a major gift officer at Diakon Lutheran Social Services, assistant director of the Winter Haven Florida Chamber of Commerce and development director at the Caron Treatment Centers. Joie previously served in the development department at Good Shepherd in the 1980's and 1990's. She resides with her family in Lower Macungie and can be reached at 610-778-1033 or email her at email@example.com.
Carol Carpenter, CFRE, Major and Planned Giving Officer. Carol comes to Good Shepherd with a wealth of fundraising experience in capital campaigns, and in major and planned giving services to nonprofit organizations. She was a senior consultant for Farr Healey Consulting LLC. Prior to that Carol worked for the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley where she played a key role with donors in the Tocqueville Society and the Women’s Leadership Initiative. She also served as director of corporate relations at Lehigh University. Carol holds a B.S. in mathematics from Moravian College. She and her husband Dale have four grown children and live in Lower Macungie. You can reach Carol at 610-778-1044 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Andrew Block, Major Gifts and Sponsorships Officer. Andrew joined Good Shepherd in November 2007 after serving on the staff of Congressman Charlie Dent in several key positions for six and a half years. He is an alumnus of Parkland High School and Penn State and holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Kutztown University. He and his wife, Dr. Christine Block, a family practice physician, live in Bethlehem Township and have two children. Andrew can be reached at 610-776-8311 or email him at email@example.com.
Bob Levine, Grant Coordinator. Bob has been with Good Shepherd for more than 12 years after having served as director of development for the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter in Scranton. He is responsible for writing and coordinating Good Shepherd proposals to private, corporate and government grantors and for staying “in touch” with the trustees of local foundations. Bob also looks for opportunities that will help Good Shepherd expand programs and develop research capabilities. He considers Good Shepherd to have the very best of missions serving a wonderful community of people. Bob can be reached at 610-776-3559 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, call 610-778-1075 or Donate Now.