Board Members

Officers

Bill McLaughlin
Founder & Chairman Emeritus
Bio Summary
McLaughlin & Morgan works with American companies that wish to expand to Ireland, as well as Irish companies looking to expand to the United States. We address their relevant concerns regarding international opportunities and ease the transition into these new markets.

Kevin Kent, Esq.
Chairman
Bio Summary
Kevin Kent represents corporations and professionals in a broad range of complex commercial litigation focusing on class actions, civil RICO, director and officer liability, legal malpractice, fiduciary, trademark, copyright, and employment litigation. A substantial portion of Kevin’s practice involves white collar criminal defense, including grand jury investigations overseen by U.S. Attorneys’ offices, and the defense of clients in parallel civil litigations.

Christine Hartmann
Vice Chair
Events Committee Member
Bio Summary
Christine Hartmann was the Director of the Executive Master’s in Food Marketing Program and an Adjunct Professor of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA. A team-oriented, entrepreneurial, business leader with 25 years of winning results in marketing, sales and general management positions, Christine held leadership roles with Campbell Soup Company, ACNielsen, Weaver and Scott Paper Company prior to joining Saint Joseph’s University. She earned her undergraduate degree Magna Cum Laude from the University of Albany and her MBA from Widener University. She was recognized by the YWCA with a Tribute to Women in Industry Award and is active in the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Network for Executive Women.

Sean Flatley
President
Membership Committee Member

Lisa Maloney, Esq.
Vice President
Ambassador's Awards Chair/Events Committee Member
Bio Summary
 Lisa Maloney is currently  Managing Director –Closing at Berkadia Commercial Mortgage where she is responsible for all of the closing, post-closing and delivery functions at the Company.

Prior to working for Berkadia, Lisa was Senior Vice President/Senior Counsel of Capmark Finance LLC, responsible for supporting the legal activities for the European and North America asset management divisions of Capmark Finance LLC.

From 2001-2006, Lisa was General Counsel and responsible for the legal activities for the European operations of Capmark Management PLC (formerly GMAC Commercial Mortgage Bank Europe, PLC). The Company had headquarters in Dublin and operations in Mullingar, London, Frankfurt and Paris. She was responsible for the establishment and implementation of a strategic plan for the start-up of the European operations. Operations ultimately included over 200 professional personnel.

Prior to joining Capmark Management Plc (formerly GMAC Commercial Mortgage Bank Europe, PLC), Lisa was an associate at William Fry Solicitors in Dublin where she focused on banking law, primarily as lender’s counsel.

From 1996-2000 prior to moving to Ireland, Lisa was an associate in the business and finance department at Ballard Spahr in Philadelphia.

Thomas McCool
Vice President
Events Committee Member
Bio Summary

Since January, 2014, Dr. McCool has served as President/CEO of TMC Consulting, LLC. With offices in Santa Barbara, California and Collingswood, New Jersey, TMC Consulting promotes quality programs and services for children and adults with special needs, including autism. From 2005 to 2014, Dr. McCool served as President/CEO of the Eden Family of Services, based in Princeton, New Jersey. From 1996 to 2005, Dr. McCool served as the Vice President of Development and Government Relations for The Devereux Foundation nationally. From 1985 to 1996 Dr. McCool was the Executive Director of Devereux California with responsibility for Clinical, Residential, Recreational, and Educational/Vocational Programs for 235 developmentally disabled children and adults.

John L. McLoughlin
Treasurer
Finance Committee Chair

Jeffery Dailey, Esq.
Secretary
Governance Committee Chair

Business Manager & Marketing Coordinator

Directors

Vincent Burke

Jim Delaney

Michael P. Gallagher
Bio Summary
Michael P. Gallagher concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate finance, private equity, family businesses, securities, mergers and acquisitions, workouts, exit planning and general corporate matters. He represents issuers and underwriters in private and public offerings of debt and equity securities, as well as financial and strategic buyers and sellers in stock and asset acquisitions. Mr. Gallagher has significant experience advising clients in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, technology, healthcare and life sciences, focusing on contract research organizations (CROs).

Mr. Gallagher is a 1984 cum laude graduate of Villanova University Law School, where he was editor of the Villanova Law Review, and a 1980 cum laude graduate of Boston College.

Michael serves on the national Board of Directors of The Ireland Funds and has extensive experience representing a variety of Irish businesses and investors in the US.

Jack Kelly
KG Associates
Events Committee Co-Chair
Bio Summary
Jack Kelly is the President of KG Associates a management consulting practice based in suburban Philadelphia. KGA was founded in 1995 and the company’s focus is to provide marketing, strategy, competitive intelligence and acquisition support to manufacturers engaged in the Foodservice, Vending, Office Coffee Service and Equipment markets. The company’s client list includes many Fortune 100 companies and privately held companies that have leadership positions in various Foodservice categories. Jack is also an adjunct professor in the Graduate Executive Masters Program in Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. He has a BS in Food Marketing from Saint Joseph’s University and an MBA in Organizational Behavior from Drexel University.

Charles Kerrigan

Martin G. Malloy
Bio Summary
Mr. Malloy of Malloy Medicare Advisors, was admitted to bar in 1976 by Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and United States District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and United States Supreme Court in 1992.

Mr. Malloy graduated from LaSalle College with a B.A. in 1971, and received his legal education from Widener University law School (J.D. 1975). He served as Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia from 1976 to 1981.

He is a member of the American Bar Association; Philadelphia Bar Association; Pennsylvania Bar Association; National Council of Self-Insureds; Pennsylvania Self Insured Association; Pennsylvania Claims Association; Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association; and Who’s Who in American Law. He was a featured Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in Philadelphia Magazine in 2005 2006, 2007 and 2008. Mr. Malloy has lectured at the National Business Institute, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, and the Philadelphia Bar Association.

Mr. Malloy has significant trial and appellate experience. He has litigated workers’ compensation cases from initial litigation through appeal for over 25 years and has argued several successful appeals before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He represents many self-insureds and insurers and has provided several in-house seminars to employers and their carriers. Mr. Malloy has also tried many civil arbitration and jury cases and continues to handle insurance defense cases.

Harry McHugh
Events Committee Member
Bio Summary
Harry joined Wawa, Inc. in 1973 as their first Systems Director. Subsequently, he held positions as Strategic Planning Director, Vice President of Real Estate, Senior Vice President of Operations and Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer. Since his retirement last year, Harry continues to serve Wawa as Cultural Ambassador.

Beginning in the early 1990s and continuing for nearly ten years, Harry led the initiative to bring hundreds of University College Cork graduates to Wawa for employment and the opportunity to earn their MBAs. He also provided employment and housing for a hundred Irish students and several 6 month interns each summer at Wawa’s New Jersey shore operations.

Harry received his MBA from The Wharton School and coached CYO soccer for fourteen years. He served as Chairman of the Southeastern PA Chapter of the American Red Cross and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Immaculata University and The Board of Governors of the Food Marketing Academy at Saint Joseph’s University.

Eugene E. McWilliams
Bio Summary

Eugene E. (Gene) McWilliams serves as Vice President for Finance and Administration at Neumann University. McWilliams earned his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

McWilliams is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who started his career with Laventhol & Horwath in Philadelphia. He was a partner with the firm of Baker Tilly (formerly ParenteBeard, LLC/Parente Randolph) in Media and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Included in McWilliams’s former public accounting clients are several public school districts including Upper Darby School District and Rose Tree Media School District.

After fifteen years as a CPA in public accounting, McWilliams became the CFO of Crothall Services which provided managed services for hospitals and higher education institutions. Crothall was sold to Compass in 2000. He was a co-founder, CFO, and COO of Mind Drivers, LLC, which is an entrepreneurial venture development firm in Thornton, Pennsylvania, with investments in internet startup companies. Most recently he was the CFO of Source4Teachers, in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, which provides substitute teachers and paraprofessionals in the K-12 market under managed service contracts. McWilliams, as part of the senior management team, assisted with the sale of the company in 2015 to Nautic Partners, a private equity firm in Providence, Rhode Island.

In addition to McWilliams’s experience with finance, treasury management, managed services, information technology, strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting, he is a former adjunct professor of accounting at St. Joseph’s University.

McWilliams is a member of several professional organizations including; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), Greater Philadelphia Senior Executives Group (GPSEG), Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry (CCCBI), Knights of Columbus, St Cornelius Council, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, North Wildwood, New Jersey, and Judge of Elections, Thornbury Township, Pennsylvania.

McWilliams, a native of North Wildwood, New Jersey, lives in West Chester, Pennsylvania, with his three children Mike, Jack, and Kyra.

Richard Meehan
Bio Summary

Rich serves as a trusted advisor and CFO for families and businesses. Entrepreneurs benefit from his experience managing the financial affairs of troubled companies, providing CFO Services to emerging companies, and investigating suspicions of fraud.

Rich serves on the USGA Regional Affairs committee, is the past President of the Golf Association of Philadelphia, is an Ambassador of the AICPA, and is a member of the finance committee for Our Lady of Good Counsel. He has served as a board member and financial expert of the audit committee of Cornerstone Bank, served as President of the Southern NJ Lehigh University Alumni Association and served as past Chairman of the Sports & Entertainment Group of the NJ Society of CPAs.

Anthony Murphy
Membership Committee Chair
Bio Summary

Anthony Murphy is a Vice President of Commercial Lending with Beneficial Bank. He is responsible for developing new client relationships with real estate developers and owners in the greater Philadelphia area and has significant experience in a variety of commercial financing arrangements. Prior to Beneficial, Anthony was Vice President of Commercial Lending with The Bryn Mawr Trust Company where he was responsible for developing new business relationships and overseeing a portfolio of commercial clients throughout the Philadelphia area.

Anthony is a member of the Business Advisory Council at Neumann University. He holds a B.A. from Neumann University and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from St. Joseph’s University.

Theresa Flanagan Murtagh
Events Committee Member

John J. O'Malley
Events Committee Co-Chair

Siobhan Reardon
Bio Summary
Photo by John Roemer

Paul Sizer
Bio Summary

Paul Sizer is the Vice President of Finance for Aramark’s International group, providing financial leadership for Emerging Markets and Europe representing 19 countries and $3 billion in revenue.  He oversees finance and accounting activities and partners with our senior operators to establish financial objectives and deliver results. Sizer provides oversight for financial reporting, business reviews and forecasting, budgeting and planning.  He also plays key roles in strategic planning and mergers & acquisitions.

Prior to this role, Sizer was an Associate Vice President of Finance for Aramark’s Facilities business, with over $2 billion in revenue.  In that time, he has demonstrated the ability to transfer his financial expertise to operators in a way that fosters their professional growth and development.

Since joining Aramark in 2003, Sizer has held roles of increasing responsibility across several lines of business where he was responsible for driving strategy and financial performance, including serving as Associate Vice President of Financial Planning and Strategy for Aramark Corporation.

Sizer earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from La Salle University, as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University.  Paul, his wife Stacey and their children Sean and Sienna reside in the Philadelphia area.

Frank Reynolds
Bio Summary
PixarBio Corporation is dedicated to developing new therapeutic options for Parkinson’s disease. Co-founded by Robert S. Langer from MIT’s Langer Lab and Frank Reynolds (formally of Invivo Therapeutics), the company is developing novel smart materials to achieve sustained release of dopamine, or dopamine agonists. Research is focused on a platform for chronic neurological applications.

Prior to joining InVivo Therapeutics, Mr. Reynolds was Director, Global Business Development for Siemens Corporation were he was responsible for new business revenue in 132 countries. At Siemens, Frank won numerous awards including the 2005 Global Presidential Sales Award, and he was a 2004 Top+ USA Strategy Award winner for his initiatives in global sales force strategy and collaboration. Mr. Reynolds was Founder and CEO of Expand The Knowledge, Inc from 1997-2002. In addition, Mr. Reynolds has 10 years management experience primarily in healthcare related fields. Mr. Reynolds is a member of the Boards of Wharton Consulting Partners, and Irish American Business Chamber, and the MIT Alumni Association. He is a Moore Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering, an IT Fellow of Temple University, and a MIT-Sloan Fellow.

Susan Ruane
ICON Clinical Research
Bio Summary
Susan Ruane has over 10 year’s experience in the medical and pharmaceutical sales industry. As Director of Business Development at ICON Medical Imaging, a division of ICON plc, Susan was responsible for strategic account management, new business development, account planning, Value-selling, cross-divisional sales training, segmentation and analysis, proposal development and Contract negotiation.

Susan was responsible for growing ICON Medical Imaging’s business in the Northeast, Mid–Atlantic, and Southeast regions of the US. ICON is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. Prior to ICON, Susan worked in Business Development at National Medical Imaging, an outpatient medical imaging company in the Philadelphia area.

Susan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Penn State University. Susan currently resides in King of Prussia, Montgomery County, PA.

Mark Weir
The Almac Group
Bio Summary
Mark Weir is the US Group Financial Controller for The Almac Group. Mark is Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and holds a Master’s degree from Dublin City University in IT & Accounting and a Bachelor’s Degree from Queens University, Belfast, in Economics. Originally from Northern Ireland Mark moved to the USA in 2012 to take up his current position with The Almac Group. Prior to joining The Almac Group Mark trained as a Chartered Accountant with PWC and worked in a number of international organizations, during his time with one he led the international expansion of a family owned firm from Northern Ireland in establishing their first foreign facility in Kansas.

The Almac Group is an established contract development and manufacturing organisation that provides an extensive range of integrated services to the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors globally. The services range from R&D, biomarker discovery development and commercialisation, API manufacture, formulation development, clinical trial supply, IXRS® technology (IVRS/IWRS) through to commercial-scale manufacture.

The international company is a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over almost 50 years and now employs in excess of 5,000 highly skilled personnel. Almac is headquartered in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with operations in the UK, Ireland, across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Tokyo).

Martin K. Welch
Aramark (retired)
Bio Summary
Marty Welch is a retired executive of Aramark Corporation, a $14B global leader in providing food, facilities, uniform and career apparel to clients and consumers in 22 countries. He served in various capacities at Aramark for 34 years. His most recent position was a Chief Operating Officer of Emerging Markets where he led a $3B high growth organization of 80,000 associates in Latin America and Asia to achieve significant growth in revenue and profitability. Prior to that, Marty was Chief Financial Officer of Aramark International where he provided financial oversight of operations in 20 countries as acquisitions were completed in China, Colombia and Ireland and divestitures in Equatorial Guinea and Hungary. He has also held various North American business unit CFO positions in Aramark Higher Education, Facilities Management and Refreshment Services.

Marty has extensive executive level experience and a track record of leading high performing teams to create value through integrated strategies to drive growth, enhance productivity and engage employees. He has considerable experience in strategic planning, using consumer insights to accelerate growth, financial management, employee engagement, developing international operations and leveraging innovation to improve productivity and service delivery.

He was a director of Aim Services, a $1.5B Joint venture with Mitsui & Co for 12 years and has  served on non-profit boards in Philadelphia. He is a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive) and holds an MBA from Drexel LeBow College of Business. Marty has two grown sons and he and his wife reside in Philadelphia. He is very active in efforts to improve the community and participated in the PA Governor’s trade mission to Chile and Brazil.


In Loving Memory

Our Friend and Dedicated Board Member

James Kilcur, Esq.
Saul Ewing

Our beloved Jimmy Mac, Founding Board Member, Mentor and Friend

Jim McLaughlin
Trinity Health Partners