Meet Our Foundation Leadership

Virtua Health Foundation Board of Trustees

Damien M. Ghee, MSc, MFP


Damien currently serves as SVP and Regional Vice President for the Greater Philadelphia Area at TD Bank. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and his graduate degree from Boston University. Damien currently resides in Cherry Hill with his wife, son, and two daughters.

“Growing up in Camden, and seeing the challenges families and children experience today, has motivated me to give back through service and by supporting programs that make a difference. Being part of Virtua Health’s food access initiatives as well as its pediatric programs, such as CASTLE and the Pediatric Mobile Services unit, is something that is close to my heart. Through philanthropy, we’re helping to build a healthier community in Camden and across South Jersey.”

John C. Gillespie

Vice Chair

John is an attorney with the Parker McCay law firm in Mount Laurel, NJ. With 40 years of experience to his name, John specializes in local government law and serves as chair of Parker McCay’s municipal and government department. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College and a Juris Doctor from Villanova University School of Law.

John joined the Virtua Health Foundation Board of Trustees in 2019 and began serving as chair of the Governance Committee in 2022. He has been active in numerous not-for-profit institutions, including Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice, the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce, Church of St. Isaac Jogues, and Crossroads Runaway Program.

Reggie Beckett


Reggie spent 28 years in law enforcement with the Camden County Prosecutor as an investigator, director, and captain. A long-time member of the Knights of Columbus, he is currently the NJ State Vocations Director and a trustee with Santa Maria Council 1443. Reggie is committed to giving back to his community and has served as a trustee on many local non-profit boards.

“My family has been part of the Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital family for more than 50 years, so I know first-hand the exceptional care they provide to our community. The staff is compassionate and care deeply for their patients. For me, it’s also important to support the faith-based mission of the hospital.”

Mary F. Campagnolo, MD, MBA


Dr. Campagnolo has more than 30 years of experience as a family physician and geriatrician. She is the Medical Director for Virtua Medical Group Value Based Programs and Payer Contracts and provides comprehensive care to her patients at Virtua Medical Group Primary Care of Mansfield. She also serves as Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Virtua Mount Holly Hospital. Dr. Campagnolo earned her medical degree from George Washington University in Washington, DC.

“In my role as a family physician practicing in Burlington County for decades, I have viewed Virtua Health as a trusted support for my patients and practice. Virtua helps my patients meet their needs for healthy food, transportation to medical appointments, preventive health screenings, and optimal care for chronic medical conditions. If they ever require emergency care or hospitalization, I know that we can provide them cutting edge, and compassionate treatment for their healing. I am proud to give back to my patients and the community, in service as a Virtua Health Foundation Board Member, and to join Virtua Health in being Here for Good!”

Celeste Canuso


Celeste has spent more than 30 years in the home development, design, and construction industry. She is the owner of InHouse Design Build and Marketing, LLC. Celeste earned her MBA from St. Joseph’s University. She has held numerous volunteer positions as a way to give back to her community.

“Coming from a family with roots in Camden, it’s important to me to give back to this community. I believe in the Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital mission, which combines excellent compassionate care with the latest in innovation, as well as care for the underserved. It is also of paramount importance to me and those around me to know that a top ranked medical facility is within minutes for treatment during times of medical crisis.”

Randolph Deger, MD


Dr. Deger is a gynecologic oncologist and the physician director at Virtua Gynecologic Oncology Specialists in Voorhees and Moorestown. He attended Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Deger has dedicated his time and talents as a trustee with Virtua Health Foundation since 2015.

“As member of the Virtua Medical Group, I feel very fortunate to have my role in health care. I believe as physicians that our duty is not just to provide excellent care, but also to lift up our community and patients in need through personal philanthropic support. My hope is that by serving as a trustee I can inspire other physicians to understand the importance of giving back and take action.”

Thomas J. Fanelle


Tom is an associate with EMR, the largest privately owned recycler in the world, which purchased R. Fanelle’s Sons in 2016. Tom was formerly the president and third-generation owner of R. Fanelle’s Sons, a leader in the local scrap iron and metal industry for more than 100 years. He is a graduate of Stockton College and serves on many local civic and service association boards.

“Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital makes a difference in the lives of the most vulnerable in and around Camden and that’s why I choose to be involved.”

Timothy Healey


Tim is the owner, manager, and director of Healey Funeral Homes based in Haddon Heights, NJ with a branch location in Cherry Hill, NJ. A graduate of St. Joseph’s Prep in Philadelphia, Tim attended the University of California at Berkeley and received his bachelor’s degree in biology. He first joined the Lourdes Health Foundation Board in 2016.

“The commitment to caring for patients at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital is evident from the entry level staff all the way to the physicians. I have always been impressed with their ability to combine the care and concern of a community hospital with the expertise and leading-edge technology of a major health care provider. I am proud to serve as a trustee and support the needs of patients served by the hospital.”

William F. Hyland, Jr.


Bill is a partner at the firm of Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP in Marlton, NJ. He has actively supported his community through service to not-for-profit organizations, including Wiley Mission, Wiley Christian Day Services, and Saints Prison Ministry. Bill attended LaSalle University and Rutgers University School of Law Camden. Bill has served as a trustee with the Virtua Health Foundation Board since 2011.

“For many decades, my family lived in Parkside just a few blocks from Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. Hence, there is a special fondness for Camden and Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes (as it is known today) which has always remained with me. My professional association with Virtua Health and its predecessors spans more than 35 years. The continuous hallmark of this health system throughout my involvement has been an unswerving commitment to the communities it serves through professionalism, teamwork and service. It has been my honor to give back to Virtua and Camden by serving on the Virtua Foundation Board of Trustees.”

George M. Kozub


George has served as Councilman for Burlington Township for more than 25 years. He is a retired facilities project director and graduate of Villanova University. George joined the Virtua Health Foundation Board of Trustees in 2002.

“Virtua is our family hospital and its physicians, nurses, and staff have provided my wife and me with excellent care over the years. I am grateful to Virtua and proud to give back as a trustee and donor. Virtua’s community programs and commitment to advancing the future of health care are what inspires me to give back.”

Mark Kramer


Mark is the president of Kramer Beverage in Hammonton, NJ, a company that has been in the Kramer family since 1924. As a life-long resident of South Jersey, Mark is passionate about making a difference in his community. In 2021, he launched Kramer Cares, a company-wide initiative that encourages employees to give back to causes that are important to them.

“I am committed to supporting Virtua’s mission because I understand the importance of a community hospital to the local population. Virtua inspires us to think about our health and our wellness, and through philanthropy, we can provide the means and methods for people to be healthy and thrive. This is the type of organization that I want to support.”

Lori Lombardo


Lori is a Principal at Entrepreneur Partners in Philadelphia with extensive expertise in mergers and acquisitions, corporate advisory, and nonprofit leadership. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Bates College and a Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania. Lori currently resides in Marlton with her husband Michael and their two sons Luke and Logan.

“As a member of the South Jersey community, it is incredibly meaningful to me to be connected to a local organization that facilitates vitality. Throughout my life, I’ve been inspired in many ways by the impact of health care. First, I’m inspired by my sister, a dedicated OBGYN who cares deeply about her patients and the medical profession. Second, as a mother who has turned to Virtua for both maternity and pediatric care, I’ve been inspired by the level of care and compassion their caregivers provided us. Finally, I’m also inspired by Virtua’s role as a leader working to address the health and wellness needs of our entire community. My motivation for serving as a trustee lies in the ability to live a life of vitality in service and philanthropy to the community in which I live. I can’t think of a better platform from which to serve than the lifeblood of my community – Virtua Health!”

Brian Lynn, CFP


Brian is Managing Partner at Claritas Financial Partners, an independent financial planning and asset management firm based in Marlton, NJ. Brian earned his bachelor’s degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. He currently resides in Marlton with his wife Libby, and two children, Emily and Michael.

“My connection to Virtua Health goes back far beyond joining the Foundation Board. I was born at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital and years later my first internship after graduating college was in the Finance Department at West Jersey Marlton Hospital. My parents spent their careers in health care and instilled in me the importance of service, kindness, and helping those in need. Now, as a local business owner and resident, I feel it is important to volunteer my time and services so that I can give back to the community that has supported me and my family for my whole life.”

Brenda O’Brien


Brenda joined the Virtua Health Foundation Board in 2020. She currently serves as the Vice President of Enterprise Project Management Office at South Jersey Industries in Folsom, NJ.

“I’m grateful for the compassionate Virtua caregivers who supported me through one of the most vulnerable times of my life. Their personalized services connected me with the resources I needed to confidently care for my newborn and myself. I am also inspired very by Virtua’s progress and commitment to advancing wellness in South Jersey with innovative health care solutions.”

Janice O’Neil


Janice spent her career caring for others as a registered nurse. She joined the Auxiliary Board to Virtua Memorial where she previously served as president for several years. Janice earned her nursing degree from Thomas Jefferson University School of Nursing. She has been a trustee on the Virtua Health Foundation Board since 2004.

“Maintaining the legacy of Virtua Mount Holly Hospital has always been close to my heart. I became a volunteer with the auxiliary after nursing as a way to continue making a difference for patients. My beloved husband Jim was a cardiologist at Virtua and cared deeply about his patients. I am grateful to be able to continue to give back to our community and advocate for patients in his memory.”

John J. Parker, Sr.


John is the managing director of Investments at Parker Private Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors and a graduate of Rutgers University. He previously served as Chairman of the Virtua Health Foundation Board of Trustees from 2019-2022.

“I am fortunate to call the Virtua Health system my ‘go to’ hospital for my entire life. I was born at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, and my three children were all born at the former Virtua West Jersey Hospital. Virtua has always impressed me, not only with the quality care they provided to my family, but also with their proactive approach to serving our community; from high quality clinicians and staff, to wonderful facilities, and amazing philanthropic programs aimed at helping those in need. It is truly my honor to serve on Virtua’s Foundation and Hospital Boards and make a difference for my community.”

Althea Pennock

President, Auxiliary Board to Virtua Memorial

Althea has been a long-time volunteer with the Virtua Memorial Auxiliary and was appointed President of the Auxiliary Board in 2021.

Bob Platzer


Bob is the Executive Chairman of Town Square Real Estate Holding, LLC and the Founder/former Executive Chairman of the PJW Restaurant Group. He has a long history of giving back to charitable organizations that support the needs of children and families across the South Jersey region. In 2019, he was honored with Virtua Health’s Humanitarian of the Year Award.

“Growing up, my mother and father raised my siblings and me with the values of faith, family, and loyalty. Those values have guided me through the years, and they are the reason why I choose to give back. Supporting programs like the Eat Well Mobile Grocery Store is important to me because it makes a difference for people right here in my community. Serving as a Virtua Health Foundation Trustee allows me to do something for others — and that’s the real gift!”

Chris Poyatt


Chris is the Director of Operations for AerDux, Incorporated and in conjunction with his wife, Maggie who is the owner, President and CEO, manages 170+ employees. Chris grew up in Haddon Heights, attended Saint Joseph’s Preparatory School and Drexel University.

“Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital strengthens my goal to help the underserved in Camden by actively participating in projects and bringing awareness to the people I encounter each day. They make it possible for everyone to have a seat at the table.”

Margaret Prendergast

President, Auxiliary Board to Virtua West Jersey Health

Margaret, affectionately known as Marge, spent her career in banking, working for Girard-Mellon Bank for 25 years. In retirement, she wanted to use her talents and experience in financial services to make a difference. She began volunteering with the Auxiliary Board to West Jersey Health in 2005. Raised in South Philadelphia, Marge is a long-time Haddonfield resident with four adult children and is a proud Grandmother and Great-Grandmother.

“It’s an honor to serve as president of the Virtua West Jersey Auxiliary and volunteer with a wonderful group of women who are passionate about giving back and continuing the legacy of Virtua Health. Virtua’s programs that focus on increasing food access and addressing the needs of Camden residents are especially close to my heart. When I raised my four children as a single mother I learned just how much of an impact community programs like this can make for families.”

Troy Randle, DO


Dr. Randle is a physician with Virtua Lourdes Cardiology in Cherry Hill. He received his medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and serves as Program Director of the Cardiovascular Fellowship Program at Rowan School of Medicine. Dr. Randle is dedicated to supporting cardiovascular education initiatives for underserved communities in South Jersey.

“As a cardiologist, I am dedicated to improving the health of my patients, but my interests go beyond that to improving the cardiac health of those in our community who may not have access to health care and to preparing the next generation of cardiologists.”

Michael Saccomanno, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA


Michael (Mike) is Partner-In-Charge at Marcum’s Valuation, Forensic & Litigation Support Services in Marlton, NJ. Mike and his wife Barabara are long-time South Jersey residents. Together, they’ve actively supported several local non-profits over the years. In 2019, Mike’s family and firm hosted their first charitable event called “Brave the Shave,” which raised $75,000 for local charities.

“Growing up in South Jersey, Virtua has touched my family in more ways than one can count. Personally, my life changed in 2016 when I had a stroke at the age of 45. The Penn Medicine and Virtua Health Neurosciences care team saved my life. I was and am one of the lucky ones. After recovering from my stroke, my wife and I have deepened our commitment to local charities as a way to share our gratitude. It’s a pleasure to serve as a foundation trustee at Virtua Health – an organization that has given so much to me.”

Melanie Santos Grant


As the founding principal of 2ndGenPartners, Melanie speaks on corporate culture transformation and provides strategic value creation services to founders and management teams of privately held companies. She holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and is an alumna of the Eagleton Institute Undergraduate program at Rutgers University where she served as President of the student body of Rutgers College.

“Excellence in health care is part of my Filipino American family history. Growing up as the daughter of Dr. Z, I was privileged to know many health care innovators like the founders of South Jersey Radiology Associates and Advocare. I am grateful to be part of Virtua’s Eat Well Mobile Grocery Store community wellness initiative. Many years ago, the anesthesiologists in my mother’s group wanted to serve the community of Camden by opening a grocery store; and now thanks to Virtua’s leadership and generous donors, we are bringing fresh and nutritious groceries to underserved communities in Camden and Burlington counties.”

Craig Turner, DO


Dr. Turner is an emergency medicine physician with TeamHealth and the Director of Emergency Medicine at Virtua Marlton Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Turner has served as a trustee with the Virtua Health Foundation Board since 2002.

“Virtua has been there over the years for all of my family’s health care needs and I am grateful. As an emergency medicine physician, I have had the privilege of being an integral part of the Virtua family — serving our community for more than 25 years. I often see patients in the ER at their most distressed moments, and see firsthand their suffering and loss. I am empathetic to their needs and always pledge to provide compassionate care to help them through a most difficult time. The support that Virtua provides to our communities and the services to those communities at risk are unparalleled. I am proud to be a supporter of Virtua and advocate of its charitable causes. Knowing we are making a positive impact on those in need in our communities has been a rewarding experience.”

Martina Walker


Martina serves as vice president and senior fiduciary manager at PNC Private Bank. She is a graduate from Widener University with an MST in Taxation. Martina joined the former Lourdes Health Foundation Board in 2017 and now contributes her time and talents as a trustee with the Virtua Health Foundation Board.

“I believe a holistic approach to health is important and that’s why I’m involved with Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. They focus on the whole person – body, mind, and spirit – and they’re always at the forefront of innovation in cardiac care and emergency services.”